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1 hr ago | The Times-Picayune

Live music in New Orleans for Fri., Aug. 22, 2014: Johnny Sketch, Jason Marsalis

Johnny Sketch & the Dirty Notes, seen her at a 2013 Wednesdays on the Point concert in Algiers, headline a free concert at Tipitina's on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Michael Chiklis' New Orleans: Actor talks 'American Horror Story,'...

Grammy-winning musician Irvin Mayfield, left, and Emmy-winning actor Michael Chiklis pose for a photo during a 2011 benefit at Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel.

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City Paper

Mexican Food and the Other Jazz Church: Jazz Setlist, Aug. 21-27

The partyin'-est, beat-heaviest, most flat-out fun jazz ensemble of any kind in Washington D.C. has got to be Yamomanem .

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The Times-Picayune

New trailer for Foo Fighters' 'Sonic Highways' HBO series previews Preservation Hall footage

A newly released trailer for the Foo Fighters' upcoming HBO series "Sonic Highways" opens with 30 seconds of footage shot in New Orleans, mostly at Preservation Hall.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Eric Lindell's music resonates with retro-artistry and emotion

The word surfaced several times during a phone call with the affable singer-songwriter, guitarist and harmonica ace, who performs with his four-piece band at Harlow’s on Tuesday night.

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Journal and Courier

Take 5 with jazz trumpet player Steve RobinettTake 5 with jazz...

Take 5 with jazz trumpet player Steve Robinett Robinett's "Playin' Favorites" a return to roots, exploration into new compositions.

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The Times-Picayune

Jamal Batiste of New Orleans plays drummer in James Brown movie: Growing East

Eastern New Orleans musician and producer Jamal Batiste is making his movie debut in the biographical drama, "Get On Up," about the life of the godfather of soul James Brown.

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Tucson Weekly

Primer

Galactic, at its core, is a New Orleans-based jazz/funk/R&B band that draws primarily from its hometown's rich history of music traditions.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Scoop

Saxophonist to feature in Jazz Concert of the Year

Renowned US saxophonist Eric Marienthal is the special guest at Massey University's Albany Jazz Concert of the Year, which kicks off at 8pm on Sunday August 24. "This is going to be an unmissable night of fantastic entertainment," says Phil Broadhurst.

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Newberry Observer

Newberry Opera House has eclectic season planned

The season opens with Elvis, 40 or so of him, when the week-long Ultimate Elvis Festival roll into town.

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The News-Star

Stooges Brass Band brings NOLA sound to Live OaksStooges Brass Band...

Stooges Brass Band brings NOLA sound to Live Oaks The Stooges Brass Band is one of the elite brass bands in New Orleans.

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The Times-Picayune

Jazz pianist Matt Lemmler's puppy Beignet interprets Stevie Wonder

Last week, my whimsical Facebook request for New Orleans musicians to send in photos of their pets was a resounding success.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Model D

Hatch Final Four: New Orleans food and music for Woodbridge

Dameon Gabriel comes from New Orleans music royalty. His family can trace its music roots all the way back to 1850s New Orleans and the eventual beginnings of jazz.

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WGNO-TV New Orleans

Branford Marsalis Appreciates the Lessons New Orleans Taught Him

We got a real treat recently having Branford Marsalis in town. And while we often consider the Marsalis' the first family of Jazz, Branford said mastering his horn came by playing a variety of music.

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Examiner.com

Check out the 'Big Easy' for a sure thing

Looking for a romantic getaway? Check out the "Big Easy" for a sure thing. New Orleans is flush with its share of intimate encounters and attractions that will ignite intrigue and passion.

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The Times-Picayune

The adorable pets of the New Orleans music scene: photos

In the dog days of summer , sitting at my laptop in the air-conditioning, my thoughts often turn toward looking at adorable dogs and cats on the Internet.

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NOLA.com

'Brew Dogs,' 'Best Bars in America' come to New Orleans for back-to-back Wednesday (Aug. 20) episodes

New Orleans' toasting-town reputation gets two hours of prime-time exposure Wednesday on a high-numbers cable outlet, Esquire.

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WWOZ

Delfeayo Marsalis, "Sesame Street" and other selections from The Last Southern Gentlemen

Back to school special! NEA Jazz Master Delfeayo Marsalis , along with his father Ellis, brother Jason, and bassist David Pulphus perform "Can You tell me how to get to Sesame Street?" and other selections from Delfeayo's upcoming release The Last Southern Gentlemen .

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Los Angeles Times

Dr. John infuses Louis Armstrong tribute album with 'Spirit of Satch'

Dr. John, a.k.a. Mac Rebennack, says Louis Armstrong visited him in a dream. He's seen here playing in their shared hometown of New Orleans last year.

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MetaFilter

A look back at the funky, psychedelic, soulful 70s in Nigeria

According to the Daptone Gold compilation liner notes , written by Pitchfork contributor Douglas Wolk , "the world capital of soul" has moved from the US in the 1960, to Lagos in the 1970s, then it went into hiding, finally reappearing in Brooklyn, with Daptone Records .

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