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1 hr ago | WWL-TV New Orleans

Guardians of the Groove: Ellis Marsalis on his start in music

This week's Guardian of the Groove is an outstanding jazz pianist who has been making music almost his entire life.

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Related Topix: Ellis Marsalis, Jazz, New Orleans, LA, Harry Connick Jr., Entertainment

5 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

Live music in New Orleans for Wed., April 23, 2014: Theresa Andersson for free, Dick Dale

Theresa Andersson will be featured for a free show in downtown New Orleans at Lafayette Square on Wednesday, April 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Jazz, New Orleans, LA, Tony Bennett, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment

9 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Best bets for the first weekend of the 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest

The 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest stretches over two weekends -- Friday, April 25, to Sunday, April 27; and Thursday, May 1, through Sunday, May 4. The full schedule for all seven days of the New Orleans Jazz Fest of music may be too much of a good thing: How do you decide which acts to see? Here is a recap of Best Bets for the first weekend of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Carlos Santana, Pop/Rock, Laura Mvula

9 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Welcome to the 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest, which will be the same, but different

When the 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest opens at the Fair Grounds on Friday, April 25th, it will look and feel much like last year's festival, and the one before that.

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Related Topix: Jazz, New Orleans, LA, Rap, Public Enemy, Black Entertainment

9 hrs ago | WWOZ

Tonight: WWOZ's Guardians of the Groove on WWL-TV

Tonight at 10 pm on WWL-TV's news show, it's the next in the series of WWOZ's Guardians of the Groove.

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Related Topix: Ellis Marsalis, Jazz, New Orleans, LA, Marcia Ball, Blues

13 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Preservation Hall Jazz Band to Play WHBPAC, 5/9

Join the Preservation Hall Jazz Band as they celebrate the sound of New Orleans at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on Friday, May 9 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $75 - $95 and are available online at www.whbpac.org .

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16 hrs ago | Best of New Orleans

Where to eat after Jazz Fest - Part 2: Around Tipitina's

All week long, we'll be looking at dining options around some New Orleans neighborhoods that are featuring night concerts after the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Creole, LA, Life, Food, Seafood, Pizza

19 hrs ago | Best of New Orleans

2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival: Branford Marsalis Quartet

Branford Marsalis' top-flight quartet makes a rare New Orleans appearance at Jazz Fest.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Branford Marsalis, Cecil Taylor, Blue Note

23 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

Live music in New Orleans for Tues., April 22, 2014: New Orleans Swamp Donkeys

The New Orleans Swamp Donkeys play classic hot jazz at Maison on Frenchmen Street starting at 9 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, New Orleans, LA, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Music, Entertainment

Mon Apr 21, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

New Orleans ranked fifth in cyclist fatalities over last two years

It's a green, good-for-you way to get around, and cycling is growing as a means of transportation in New Orleans.

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Related Topix: Jazz, New Orleans, LA

Best of New Orleans

2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Performer's Picks: Bruce 'Sunpie' Barnes

Bruce "Sunpie" Barnes performed at the Banana Boat Gazebo, near what is now the Samsung Galaxy Stage, at his first Jazz Fest and has performed at 25 straight festivals since then.

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Best of New Orleans

2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival: Friday, April 25

Alexey Marti & Urban Mind Born and raised in Havana, Cuba, percussionist Alexey Marti moved to New Orleans in 2008 to study jazz at the University of New Orleans.

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Related Topix: Jazz, New Orleans, LA, Cuba, World News, Chucho Valdes, Indie, Brazil

Best of New Orleans

Night concerts during Jazz Fest

Cyril Jordan is the only part-time usher at The Orpheum in San Francisco who also had The Ramones open for him.

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Related Topix: The Ramones, Punk, The Flamin' Groovies, Pop/Rock, Blues, Chris Wilson, Jazz, New Orleans, LA

Inside Bay Area

Mountain Winery season: Steely Dan, Sarah Brightman, ZZ Top and Jeff Beck, more

Steely Dan, Sarah Brightman, Toni Braxton, Martina McBride and B.B. King are among the big-name acts scheduled to perform at the Mountain Winery in Saratoga.

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Related Topix: Jeff Beck, Pop/Rock, Classic-Rock, Mark Farner, Grand Funk Railroad, Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels, Jazz

Best of New Orleans

Where to eat after Jazz Fest - Part 1: St. Claude Avenue

All week long, we'll be looking at dining options around some New Orleans neighborhoods that are featuring night concerts after the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Life, Food, Seafood, Dining

Spin

Arcade Fire Close Coachella 2014 With Fake Daft Punk, Real Beck

To shut down Coachella 2014's first weekend on April 13, the indie-rock luminaries pulled out all the stops.

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Related Topix: Dance, Daft Punk, Pop/Rock, Electronic, Blondie, Jazz, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA

All About Jazz

Ben Flocks: Battle Mountain

Track review of "Tennessee Waltz" California native, saxophonist Ben Flocks' compositions parallel an imaginary cross-country trek via the diverse climates he conjures with these alluring compositions.

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Related Topix: Battle Mountain, NV, Jazz

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Live music in New Orleans for Monday, April 21, 2014: Luke Winslow-King

The start of the 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest is only four days away, but April 21 is pretty much a typical Monday in New Orleans, as far as live music.

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

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Jazz Fest night shows: your best bets for weekend two

The right place, at the right time: Almost all tickets for Mac "Dr. John" Rebennack's tribute concert at the Saenger Theatre on May 3, 2014 are sold out, despite hefty price tags.

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Related Topix: Dr. John, Blues, us Travel, North America Travel, New Orleans Travel, Jazz, Travel, New Orleans, LA, Howlin' Wolf

NOLA.com

2 women with notorious last name accused of beating, shocking, driving into woman at Central City lounge

New Orleans police booked cousins Monique Hankton, 21, left, and Ty'esha Hankton, 19, right, with aggravated battery after a woman reported being assaulted at the Jazz Daiquiris Lounge in Central City.

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