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CONCERT RECAP: Godspeed You! Black Emperor @ Tipitina's Uptown - 10/7/12

CONCERT RECAP: Godspeed You! Black Emperor @ Tipitina’s Uptown – 10/7/12

10/11/2012  |  No Comments

10/11/2012 • So it has been a few days since Godspeed You! Black Emperor (GY!BE) graced the stage at Tipitina’s Uptown, and... more

CONCERT RECAP: Pretty Lights Illumination Tour @ Mardi Gras World -10/6/12

CONCERT RECAP: Pretty Lights Illumination Tour @ Mardi Gras World -10/6/12

10/09/2012  |  No Comments

10/09/2012 • Saturday's review comes to you from the warped mind of new contributor RYAN SMELLEY. Expect to see a lot... more

CONCERT RECAP: Dinosaur Jr. plus Shearwater @ Tipitina's Uptown - 10/3/12

CONCERT RECAP: Dinosaur Jr. plus Shearwater @ Tipitina’s Uptown – 10/3/12

10/09/2012  |  No Comments

10/09/2012 • Loud, powerful, and controlled chaos was the thoughts of the night. As I stood there snapping my shots, all... more

CONCERT RECAP: Animal Collective plus Micachu and The Shapes @ House of Blues - 9/29/12

CONCERT RECAP: Animal Collective plus Micachu and The Shapes @ House of Blues – 9/29/12

10/02/2012  |  No Comments

10/02/2012 • Concert review by Greg Zieman: I have to say that before this show, I was skeptical. As a long time... more

CONCERT RECAP: An evening with the Chris Robinson Brotherhood @ Tipitina's Uptown - 9/25/12

CONCERT RECAP: An evening with the Chris Robinson Brotherhood @ Tipitina’s Uptown – 9/25/12

09/27/2012  |  1 Comment

09/27/2012 • The house lights dimmed at the corner of Tchop and Napoleon, setting the mood for Professor Longhair’s omnipotent smile to... more

Setlist / Harvest The Music: Dr. John and the Lower 911 Feat. John Cleary @ Lafayette Square - 9/26/12

Setlist / Harvest The Music: Dr. John and the Lower 911 Feat. John Cleary @ Lafayette Square – 9/26/12

09/27/2012  |  No Comments

09/27/2012 • God, what's not to love about NOLA in the Fall? The sun's out, the temperature's dropping, and the music is... more

CONCERT RECAP: Guided by Voices plus Detective @ One Eyed Jacks - 9/22/12

CONCERT RECAP: Guided by Voices plus Detective @ One Eyed Jacks – 9/22/12

09/24/2012  |  No Comments

09/24/2012 • Words and photos by Steve Hatley A couple things to immediately note about my past Saturday experience: Firstly, I am a... more

CONCERT RECAP: The Walkmen plus Milo Greene @ Tipitina's Uptown - 9/22/12

CONCERT RECAP: The Walkmen plus Milo Greene @ Tipitina’s Uptown – 9/22/12

09/24/2012  |  1 Comment

09/24/2012 • Let me begin by saying that I had no idea general admission show-goers could go upstairs at Tipitina’s Uptown without... more

RECAP / PHOTOS: Beach House with Dustin Wong @ Tipitina's Uptown - 9/18/12

RECAP / PHOTOS: Beach House with Dustin Wong @ Tipitina’s Uptown – 9/18/12

09/22/2012  |  No Comments

09/22/2012 • Let me start off by saying that I realize Beach House blew the lid off good ole Tipitina’s this past Tuesday night, and it... more

REVIEW / PHOTOS: Galactic @ Tipitina's Uptown - 9/8/12

REVIEW / PHOTOS: Galactic @ Tipitina’s Uptown – 9/8/12

09/13/2012  |  No Comments

09/13/2012 • There's nothing like a home field advantage. This old adage rings true especially in New Orleans, where our haunts, domed... more

CONCERT RECAP: Yeasayer plus Daedelus @ Republic - 9/7/12

CONCERT RECAP: Yeasayer plus Daedelus @ Republic – 9/7/12

09/10/2012  |  2 Comments

09/10/2012 • I want to preface this recap of last Friday night with a little note of appreciation for the bar staff... more

Concert Recap: Big Sam's Funky Nation @ The Mint, Los Angeles 9/7/12

Concert Recap: Big Sam’s Funky Nation @ The Mint, Los Angeles 9/7/12

09/08/2012  |  No Comments

09/08/2012 • Big Sam's Funky Nation brought the funk parade to the left coast last night, playing to sweaty, packed house at... more

RECAP / PHOTOS: The Jesus and Mary Chain plus The Psychic Paramount @ House of Blues - 9/5/12

RECAP / PHOTOS: The Jesus and Mary Chain plus The Psychic Paramount @ House of Blues – 9/5/12

09/07/2012  |  No Comments

09/07/2012 • To say I was disappointed when The Jesus and Mary Chain had to cancel their House of Blues show a... more

Concert Recap: Fang Island, Adebisi Shank and All People @ House of Blues NOLA 8/20/12

Concert Recap: Fang Island, Adebisi Shank and All People @ House of Blues NOLA 8/20/12

08/23/2012  |  No Comments

08/23/2012 • At first glance, the Fang Island/Adebisi Shank show would seem to be oil and water. The sounds and musical... more

CONCERT RECAP: Big K.R.I.T. @ House of Blues – 8/7/12

CONCERT RECAP: Big K.R.I.T. @ House of Blues – 8/7/12

08/10/2012  |  No Comments

08/10/2012 • When Mississippi’s Big K.R.I.T. dropped the Return of 4Eva mixtape in 2011, the blogosphere quickly hailed him as the next... more

RECAP / PHOTOS: Dirty Projectors plus Wye Oak @ House of Blues - 8/4/12

RECAP / PHOTOS: Dirty Projectors plus Wye Oak @ House of Blues – 8/4/12

08/07/2012  |  No Comments

08/07/2012 • This past Saturday night could only be described as a perfect summer storm of good music and good times in... more

VIDEOS: Anders Osborne and Billy Iuso Jam In The Van - 6/17/12

VIDEOS: Anders Osborne and Billy Iuso Jam In The Van – 6/17/12

07/28/2012  |  No Comments

07/28/2012 • It was a hell-boiling hot day on Dumaine street when the heady captains of Jam in the Van rolled into... more

RECAP / PHOTOS: Toadies and Helmet @ Tipitina's - 7/22/12

RECAP / PHOTOS: Toadies and Helmet @ Tipitina’s – 7/22/12

07/28/2012  |  2 Comments

07/28/2012 • Grrrrrr was the sound of the night, plain and simple. If you came to the show expecting anything less,... more

RECAP / PHOTOS: Sabotage: Beastie Boys Tribute @ One Eyed Jacks - 7/14/12

RECAP / PHOTOS: Sabotage: Beastie Boys Tribute @ One Eyed Jacks – 7/14/12

07/15/2012  |  No Comments

07/15/2012 • I never took Statistics, but chances are, when you walk up to a music venue and find a dense ticket... more

RECAP / PHOTOS: The Revivalists and Stokeswood @ One Eyed Jacks - 6/29/12

RECAP / PHOTOS: The Revivalists and Stokeswood @ One Eyed Jacks – 6/29/12

07/03/2012  |  No Comments

07/03/2012 • The unforgiving heat of last week was just a hair away from intolerable, and as work finally came dwindling down... more

RECAP / PHOTOS: Aaron Neville @ House of Blues - 6/27/12

RECAP / PHOTOS: Aaron Neville @ House of Blues – 6/27/12

06/29/2012  |  No Comments

06/29/2012 • It was a fine, fine, super-fine Wednesday night in the New Orleans French Quarter this week, with the sun beneath... more