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PHOTOS / VIDEOS: Papa Mali's Double Uptown Shotgun @ The OuterHang - 5/17/12

PHOTOS / VIDEOS: Papa Mali’s Double Uptown Shotgun @ The OuterHang – 5/17/12

07/09/2012  |  No Comments

07/09/2012 • Papa Mali's got a new thing going called the Double Uptown Shotgun that feature's the all-star cast of Papa on... more

Rebirth Brass Band set to tour with Red Hot Chili Peppers

Rebirth Brass Band set to tour with Red Hot Chili Peppers

07/03/2012  |  1 Comment

07/03/2012 • Yes, you read that right. The homegrown, Grammy-winning, brass-banging soldiers of soul from New Orleans, The Rebirth Brass Band,... more

PREVIEW: Pretty Lights returns to NOLA this October

PREVIEW: Pretty Lights returns to NOLA this October

06/29/2012  |  2 Comments

06/29/2012 • WHO: Pretty Lights with 12th Planet, araabMUZIK and SuperVision WHERE: Mardi Gras World WHEN: 10/6/12 TICKETS: $25.00 (PURCHASE) So I don't think we... more

Voodoo Releases 2012 Lineup: Jack White, Avetts, Bootsy and More Join The Ritual

Voodoo Releases 2012 Lineup: Jack White, Avetts, Bootsy and More Join The Ritual

06/23/2012  |  No Comments

06/23/2012 • BOOM GOES THE RITUAL. Check out our Voodoo 2012 playlist HERE. Via the festival's Twitter page, a big chunk of the... more

Flea Gives Props to NOLA, RHCP Plays the Arena October 4

05/20/2012  |  No Comments

05/20/2012 • Flea ‏@flea333 I think new Orleans is the most loveable city of all After last night's (deemed "crushing/epic" via text from... more

Bonnaroo Releases 2012 Schedule, NOLA Acts Land Big Spots

Bonnaroo Releases 2012 Schedule, NOLA Acts Land Big Spots

05/16/2012  |  No Comments

05/16/2012 • Check out Live Music Blog's Bonnaroo 2012 Spotify Playlist Bonnaroo released their annual round-the-clock schedule of Music, Comedy and Arts programming... more

Voodoo Announces Initial Headliners, On-Site Camping

Voodoo Announces Initial Headliners, On-Site Camping

05/15/2012  |  No Comments

05/15/2012 • The first headliners for Voodoo Experience 2012 have just been announced and in an interesting twist, the initially scrapped plans... more

MUSIC VIDEO: Galactic

MUSIC VIDEO: Galactic “Move Fast” featuring Mystikal and Mannie Fresh

05/15/2012  |  No Comments

05/15/2012 • I slapped the alligator and bit that shark! On their special-guest heavy new record Carnivale Electricos, Galactic invited a couple familiar... more

Green Day Will Headline Voodoo 2012

Green Day Will Headline Voodoo 2012

05/15/2012  |  No Comments

05/15/2012 • According to Billboard, the soundtrackers of my childhood and slingers of Dookie will headline this year's ritual. The alt-rock giants... more

TICKET GIVEAWAY CONTEST: EOTO with KRADDY @ Republic - 5/3/2012

TICKET GIVEAWAY CONTEST: EOTO with KRADDY @ Republic – 5/3/2012

05/02/2012  |  No Comments

05/02/2012 • WHO: NOLAFUNK Presents EOTO with KRADDY WHERE: Republic New Orleans WHEN: Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 TICKETS: $22 advance / $25 Door / $172... more

Beach Boys Unveil New Single, Set to Headline Jazz Fest Friday

04/25/2012  |  No Comments

04/25/2012 • Today, The Beach Boys announced their first new single in ages with "That's Why God Made The Radio". In a... more

R.I.P. Levon Helm (1940-2012)

04/19/2012  |  No Comments

04/19/2012 • Levon Helm passed peacefully this afternoon. He was surrounded by family, friends and band mates and will be remembered by... more

Louisiana Music Factory Releases Jazz Fest In-Store Performance Schedule

Louisiana Music Factory Releases Jazz Fest In-Store Performance Schedule

04/17/2012  |  No Comments

04/17/2012 • The full slate is out and things kick off on Thursday with a high noon lunchtime set by Glen David... more

The Jazz Fest Switcheroo: 2012 Lineup All Shook Up

The Jazz Fest Switcheroo: 2012 Lineup All Shook Up

04/16/2012  |  No Comments

04/16/2012 • It has been a notably rough year for dropouts from the initial schedule but Quint Davis and Co. have managed... more

UPDATE: Jimmy Buffett Acoustic will Replace Eddie Vedder at Jazz Fest

UPDATE: Jimmy Buffett Acoustic will Replace Eddie Vedder at Jazz Fest

04/11/2012  |  No Comments

04/11/2012 • The question of who will fill in the vacant headlining slot on Thursday at Jazz Fest has been answered: Jimmy... more

International Jazz Day All-Star Sunrise Show @ Congo Square on 4/30 (7 a.m.)

International Jazz Day All-Star Sunrise Show @ Congo Square on 4/30 (7 a.m.)

04/10/2012  |  No Comments

04/10/2012 • WHAT: The inaugural International Jazz Day will be celebrated by millions worldwide on Monday, April 30, and will begin with... more

DRAMA ON DECATUR: Portugal. The Man Drummer Quits, Band Plays On

DRAMA ON DECATUR: Portugal. The Man Drummer Quits, Band Plays On

04/10/2012  |  2 Comments

04/10/2012 • It sounds like Portugal. The Man's newest drummer (who replaced Jason Secrist after he left the band at the end... more

Eddie Vedder Forced to Cancel Jazz Fest Appearance Due to Injury

Eddie Vedder Forced to Cancel Jazz Fest Appearance Due to Injury

04/05/2012  |  No Comments

04/05/2012 • Eddie Vedder announced the postponement of his 15-city U.S. solo tour and his Thursday, May 3rd headlining set at Jazz... more

Lost Bayou Ramblers Release Mammoth Waltz April 17th

Lost Bayou Ramblers Release Mammoth Waltz April 17th

04/03/2012  |  No Comments

04/03/2012 • The 6th LP from Lost Bayou Ramblers titled 'Mammoth Waltz' includes appearances by Scarlett Johansson, Dr. John, Gordon Gano of... more

Ride The Moon Taxi Saturday Night @ Maison Frenchmen

Ride The Moon Taxi Saturday Night @ Maison Frenchmen

03/30/2012  |  No Comments

03/30/2012 • WHO: Simple Play Presents Moon Taxi and Brass-A-Holics WHEN: Saturday, March 31st @ 11:00 p.m. WHERE: Maison Frenchmen PRICE: FREE! http://youtu.be/9RE0L9ow1Ns http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rS2CQXTK9Wg http://youtu.be/Hk6MHrPHCUU http://youtu.be/hpyfe1FQwtc

Toubab Krewe Set For 2 Shows @ Maison Frenchmen During Jazz Fest

Toubab Krewe Set For 2 Shows @ Maison Frenchmen During Jazz Fest

03/29/2012  |  No Comments

03/29/2012 • WHO: Toubab Krewe (with Freakbass Trio 5/1, Alan Evans Trio 5/2) WHERE: Maison Frenchmen WHEN: May 1st & 2nd, 2012 @ Doors... more