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1 hr ago | NOLA.com

White Linen Night, Satchmo SummerFest, and more things to do in New Orleans Saturday

Throngs of linen-clad art and wine lovers converge on Julia Street for Whitney White Linen Night, and jazz lovers head to the Old U.S. Mint for day two of Satchmo SummerFest on Saturday .


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Louis Armstrong

3 hrs ago | WWOZ

Rebirth Brass Band, "Rebirth Groove"

Here's a way to celebrate Friday: get your body moving with the Rebirth Brass Band as they perform the track "Rebirth Groove" from their new album, Move Your Body .


Related Topix: The Rebirth Brass Band, Jazz, New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Howlin' Wolf, Blues, Ambient, Armstrong, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment

5 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

A visitation by any member of the musical Marsalis clan is always of note, no matter who and where.


Related Topix: Jazz, Harry Connick Jr., Terence Blanchard, Lenox, MA, Entertainment

Thu Jul 31, 2014

New York Daily News

Dr. John has an appointment at SummerStage, the Stadium hosts a 5K

At the start of his solo career, more than 40 years ago, Dr. John translated the spookier qualities of New Orleans music and culture for hippie rock fans.


Related Topix: Dr. John, Blues, New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment

The Advocate

Foundation to fund N.O. Jazz and Heritage groupa s music programs

"We are thrilled to partner with one of the country's most important cultural institutions to provide jazz lessons to the youth of Louis' hometown and to support those professionals who take the sound of New Orleans around the world."


Related Topix: Jazz, New Orleans, LA, Louis Prima

Daily Mail

How Dixieland's bringing some swing to SUSSEX... with a festival...

The George, an old coaching inn in Rye, East Sussex, is a long way geographically and spiritually from New Orleans' Preservation Hall, where, almost 30 years ago, I sat cross-legged on a dusty floor as five elderly black men shuffled in, lugging their instruments.


Related Topix: East Sussex County, England, United Kingdom, Jazz, Jazz & Blues, New York,

WNYC-AM New York

Sam Friend & His New Orleans Swamp Donkeys

Banjoist and bandleader Sam Friend and his band the New Orleans Swamp Donkeys play jazz, blues, and originals, drawing on the sound of grassroots jazz combos from a century ago.


Related Topix: Jazz, Tony Bennett

WDSU-TV New Orleans

Satchmo Summerfest kicks off Thursday

One of the last big parties of the summer in the Crescent City kicks off Thursday.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Ambient, Armstrong, New Orleans, LA

Cape Cod Times

Two-day Nantucket Music Festival debuts

A little over a year ago, Cynthia Dareshori and Cheryl Emery made the pilgrimage to New Orleans for the annual Jazz & Heritage Festival.


Related Topix: Nantucket, MA, Jazz, Pop/Rock, The Big Easy, Dispatch

The Brattleboro Reformer

Celebration Brass Band will entertain at the River Garden during Gallery Walk

During Friday evening's Gallery Walk, the Celebration Brass Band will be on hand to entertain at the Robert H. River Garden, home of Strolling of the Heifers on Main Street in Brattleboro.


Related Topix: Brattleboro, VT, New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, Orleans, VT

Wed Jul 30, 2014

All About Jazz

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Knowledge Speaks, but Wisdom Listens - Ron Westray's "Jimi Jazz"

Professor Ron Westary's professional contributions encompass a stunning list of achievements in the areas of performance, composition, recording and publishing.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jimi Hendrix, The Big Band, Jazz, New York

The Times-Picayune

Jon Batiste and Stay Human appear on the Colbert Report

Jonathan Batiste and the Stay Human Band perform at the Manship Theatre just hours after playing music at the East Baton Rouge Parish Juvenile Detention facility Feb. 28, 2014.


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

Burton Mail

Grammy nominee drops in for town gig

New Orleans singer and songwriter and 2014 Grammy nominee Andrew Duhon will be playing The 76 Club at Burton Rugby Club.


Related Topix: Jazz

Customer Interaction Solutions

Entergy Foundation Targets Education, Environmental Programs and Poverty Solutions

NEW ORLEANS, July 29 -- Entergy issued the following news release: More than 100 nonprofit organizations are benefiting from $1.76 million in grant awards from the Entergy Charitable Foundation.


Related Topix: Energy, Entergy, Nuclear Fuel Services, Entergy Arkansas, Environmental, Entergy New Orleans, Entergy Mississippi, Jazz

Davis Enterprise

Hot City heats up Winters gazebo

Hot City will present a free outdoor performance from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 31, at the Rotary Park Gazebo on Main Street at Railroad Avenue in front of the Community Center in Winters.


Related Topix: Winters, CA, Sacramento, CA, Jazz

Tue Jul 29, 2014


Review Roundup: Young Vic's a Streetcar Named Desire

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE just opened at the Young Vic and is booking to Friday, September 19, 2014.


Related Topix: Theater, A Streetcar Named Desire, 360, Jazz

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Hornsby says new live CD will be 'unlike any record you've ever heard'

Asked about his upcoming album, Bruce Hornsby immediately says: "It's different.


Related Topix: Jazz, Entertainment


John Boutte, "Why"

John Boutte sings Annie Lennox's "Why" with the New Orleans Social Club on an October 2006 episode of Austin City Limits.


Related Topix: Jazz, Austin City Limits, Entertainment, Television, Ambient, Armstrong, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Rutgers University, Queens, NY, New York, NY

Home of the Groove

Summertime Syncopations, Part 2

The randomness continues with three more unrelated tracks, plus, two that might have someone in common.


Related Topix: Jazz, Baton Rouge, LA, Crowley, LA

Best of New Orleans

An ugly week

Like many municipalities, the City of New Orleans hands out ceremonial proclamations and letters of welcome to citizens and visitors.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Abortion, Non-Profit