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3 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

New Orleans Burlesque Fest unveils international talents, Sept. 18-21

New Orleans Burlesque Festival celebrates the saucy side of theatre. It's a tradition with deep roots in New Orleans -- and a growing base of new fans and artists who embrace the art of undressing on stage.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Theater, Arts

6 hrs ago | Biking Bis

Have piano, will travel - by bicycle; Mr. B's Joybox Express hits the road

Musicians who travel the countryside by bicycle are rare, but not unheard of. It's relatively easy to stash a cornet into a saddlebag or sling a banjo over one's back.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz

Mon Sep 15, 2014

NOLA.com

Bourbon Street nightclub wins lawsuit over noise complaints

Bourbon Street is filled with tourists around 2 a.m. in New Orleans on Sunday, August 17, 2014. as much of an expert on noise as anyone on Bourbon Street," Halpern said.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz

KQED

How Much Jazz Can You Cram Into One Day?

Sometimes you just have to make a full day of it. This Saturday, jazz fans have that very option with two worthy shows up in Sonoma County.

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Related Topix: Thelonious Monk, Jazz, Ramsey Lewis

Best of New Orleans

New Orleans artists to watch 2014

Who: Robin Barnes What: Bluesy, soulful modern jazz with a voice that can whisper as easily as it can scream Robin Barnes knows delighting the ear is sometimes just important as surprising it. That's why, on her EP Me , which the self-proclaimed "New Orleans songbird" released in 2013, it's easy to be coaxed into a gentle melody with a fluttering voice before Barnes unleashes something else entirely - a growling, from-the-core bellow that's as jarring as it is sweet.

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Best of New Orleans

What's new with New Orleans Suspects: interview

Though Ouroboros is the third album from the New Orleans Suspects, CR Gruver, who's on keyboards, electric kazoo, drums and vocals, says it's really more like the band's first. "It's our first all-original studio , so we're kind of putting it out there, making a statement as to who we are as a band and who we are, musically," he says.

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Best of New Orleans

What's new with Luke Winslow-King: interview

Luke Winslow-King has paid his dues in the New Orleans music scene for more than a decade, building his reputation as a world-class slide guitarist. With years of performances and three albums under his belt, along with a fourth album to be released Sept.

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Related Topix: Jazz, New Orleans, LA

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Trombone Shorty is hot - and he's coming here | Popcorn

Back in June, when I interviewed sax man Dave Koz in advance of the Hampton Jazz Festival , he mentioned that he had done some recording with Trombone Shorty. When I acknowledged that I was unfamiliar with Mr. Shorty's work, Koz was aghast.

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Related Topix: Trombone Shorty, Dave Koz, Jazz, Virginia Beach, VA, Entertainment

Examiner.com

New York's Amigos to bring back hootenannies at Greenwich House Music School

Acclaimed New York Americana band The Amigos is partnering with Greenwich House Music School in presenting a monthly series of themed music parties, The Amigos Family Dinner , consisting of jam sessions and potluck dinners. The Amigos hope the distinguished West Village facility for music education can evoke the spirit of the legendary hootenannies held in the Village by the likes of Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie .

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Related Topix: Folk, Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Jazz

Portals and KM

NOLA Music Thursday Night Trifecta; Colin Lake Shotgun Jazz, and Ed Wills

It is nice to be back in New Orleans after spending some time in the Pacific Northwest. We got back on late September 10 and had nice meal at Katie's .

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Examiner.com

2014 Farm Aid: A feast for all musical tastes

Farm Aid held its 29th fund raising concert in Raleigh, NC on September 13, 2014 with a convergence of the most eclectic and talented group of bands in recent years. All of the entertainers have donated their services to Farm Aid.

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Related Topix: Raleigh, NC, Jazz, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Willie Nelson, Country, Jack and Diane

Sun Sep 14, 2014

NOLA.com

Bruce Brice, Jazz Fest's first poster designer has died, WWL-TV reports

TV reports that artist Bruce Brice, known for his meticulously detailed, brightly colored paintings and prints of New Orleans parade and neighborhood scenes died on Sunday, .jpg TED JACKSON / THE TIMES-PICAYUNE Bruce Brice designed the first Jazz Fest poster and has shown his art at every Jazz Fest for 40 years. Brice shows off his posters at his Bywater home in New Orleans, Tuesday, April 14, 2009.

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Home of the Groove

Funkify Your Life - Show #6 - Playlist

Air dates: Thursday, September 11, 2014, 1:00 PM, and Friday, September 12, 2014, 9:00 PM, on KRVS 88.7 FM Lafayette/Lake Charles, and online at krvs.org. You can hear a podcast of this show and previous shows on the website under "Programs" anytime.

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Related Topix: Jazz, The Meters, Funk

NOLA.com

Luke Winslow King plays d.b.a., and more things to do in New Orleans Monday

New Orleans guitarist Luke Winslow King writes and performs in the vintage milieu of prewar country blues and folk. On his 2013 debut for the respected indie label Bloodshot Records, "The Coming Tide," King updated the classic New Orleans murder ballad "Ella Speed."

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Live music in New Orleans for Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014: Organist...

Albinas Prizgintas will perform his solo 'From Bach to Rock' concert on Trinity Episcopal Church's massive pipe organ on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014..

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Advocate

Smiley: Southern blessing

Dear Smiley: Here in the South, we are fortunate to have the useful phrase, "Bless her heart," which excuses anything impolite, evil or malicious that comes just before or after it. If that is followed by "LOL," even if nothing is funny, the sender seems to think it lessens the rudeness, while I still find it offensive.

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Chicago Reader

Revisiting the early days of Chicago's social-dance music with Isham Jones

Some of the music I write about in this space each Friday pushes well beyond what the average person might consider jazz, and there are times when I wouldn't even try to make the argument myself. But jazz and its influence-via the practice of improvisation-has radiated widely, so that all kinds of sounds could theoretically boast some type of connection.

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PRLog US Entertainment

New Orleans Burlesque: Fleur de Tease

PRLog - Sep. 12, 2014 - CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- On Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 the Beat Hotel, located in Cambridge's Harvard Square, will be transformed into the Big Easy during its first ever "New Orleans Burlesque: Fleur de Tease" from 8:30PM to 12:00AM featuring drink and dinner specials from Chef Ignacio Lopez, live music from The Brian Thomas New Orleans Band and a spicy burlesque show.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Cambridge, MA, Harvard Square (Boston, MA), Boston, MA

Wall Street Journal

New Orleans, Beyond the French Quarter

SURE, YOU'VE BEEN to New Orleans-for Mardi Gras or Jazz Fest, maybe a bachelor weekend. There was a late-night stumble along Bourbon Street, a Sunday stroll past Garden District mansions.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, New Orleans Travel, Jazz, Travel, New Orleans, LA, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

NOLA.com

Live music in New Orleans for Friday, Sept. 12, 2014: Khris Royal & Dark Matter

Saxophonist Khris Royal will front his funk-jazz band, Dark Matter, at the Maple Leaf on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Music, Entertainment

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