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10 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Live music in New Orleans for Friday, Aug. 29, 2014: Will Downing, Regina Belle, Gerald Albright

Contemporary R&B saxophonist Gerald Albright, left, shares a bill with singers Will Downing and Regina Belle at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Gerald Albright, Music, Entertainment

14 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

Now Hear this: Huff a melting pot for folkies, rockers

Before playing this week's Halifax Urban Folk Festival, David Pirner needed a little clarification on what kind of event he'd be attending.


Related Topix: Soul Asylum, Pop/Rock, Jazz

18 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Preservation Hall Jazz Band; Journey; Yanni; Theory of a Deadman; Broods

Preservation Hall Jazz Band plays at 8 p.m. on Friday at Turner Hall Ballroom, 1040 N. 4th St. Tickets are $29.50 at the door; the Pabst Theater box office, 144 E. Wells St.; the Riverside Theater box office, 116 W. Wisconsin Ave.; 286-3663 and pabsttheater.org.


Related Topix: Memphis, TN, Jazz, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Theater, Arts, Nickelback, Pop/Rock, Entertainment

19 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

No Cell Phone Day Children's Book Wins 2 Awards for Excellence

Jazz trombonist, music producer and educator Delfeayo Marsalis' new book, " No Cell Phone Day ," earned the 2014 National Indie Excellence Award for the best picture book for ages 4 to 8, and is the grand-prize winner of the 2014 Purple Dragonfly Book Awards.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, Jazz

22 hrs ago | Houston Press

Seth Walker's 10 Favorite Texas Blues Tunes

Seth Walker should be no stranger to Houston audiences from his many years as one of Austin's hardest-gigging musicians, whose relaxed but precise take on white-man's blues has built an impressive following in this part of the world.


Related Topix: Houston, TX, Jazz

Yesterday | Cape Cod Times

Five-day festival brings New Orleans sound to Truro tent

The music of New Orleans offers a variety of sounds and lively musical stylings, and for five straight nights in Truro, this diversity will be on full display - courtesy of the Payomet Performing Arts Center's New Orleans Music Festival.


Related Topix: Jazz, Truro, MA, Pop/Rock, The Stooges

Wed Aug 27, 2014


Summer Dance Hall Series encore show at Pearl this Saturday

Live music is alive and well at the Pearl. This summer Pearl and San Antonio Jazz legend Doc Watkins created a weekly dance hall series featuring the best of South Texas dance hall music every Wednesday night at the Pearl Stable.


Related Topix: Jazz


Faith Lutheran Church Offers New Orleans Jazz Liturgies

On Sunday morning, September 7, Faith Lutheran Church will be offering two New Orleans Jazz Liturgies, at 8:30 and 11 am.


Related Topix: Jazz, Benny Goodman

The Times-Picayune

Live music in New Orleans for Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014: LIttle Freddie King

Little Freddie King during the New Orleans Musicians Assistance Foundation Sweet 16 Prom at the Palm Court Jazz Cafe in New Orleans on April 30, 2014.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Blues, Little Freddie King, Music, Entertainment

Michigan Radio

Lovers of jazz see Detroit as the New Orleans of the north

The 35th annual Detroit Jazz Festival is this Labor Day weekend. It is the largest free jazz festival in the world, and it will be held in downtown Detroit at Campus Martius and Hart Plaza.


Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Jazz, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Chris Collins

The Times-Picayune

'Coffee and Bananas' is theme of Downriver Fest, brown bag lunch in New Orleans

Rollin', rollin', rollin' on the river. New Orleans is a port city where locals wake to the smell of coffee wafting over banana trees laden with yellow fruit, their tropical leaves waving over courtyard walls as breezes blow off the Mississippi River.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Life, Fruits, Food, US National Parks, New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park


Live music in New Orleans for Wed., Aug. 27, 2014: Royal Southern Brotherhood

Royal Southern Brotherhood, fronted by Cyril Neville, center, performs at the Freret Street PubliQ House on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.


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

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Times of Oman

All that jazz...global treat at Royal Opera House Muscat

Preservation Hall Jazz Band from New Orleans will return to the ROHM on April 28, 2015.


Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Rohm and Haas, Chemicals, Jazz, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Paquito d'rivera, Oman, World News, Middle East

The Times-Picayune

Newsweek looks at Voodoo, and related tourism, rebounding in New Orleans

Newsweek magazine this week looked at what it described as a post-Hurricane Katrina rebound of voodoo in New Orleans , saying the religion dropped from as many as 3,000 practitioners in the city before the hurricane to less than 300 but has since climbed closer to 400.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Hurricane, Natural Disasters


7 killings ruled justifiable in New Orleans in 2014: Timeline

Seven killings, including two by police, have been ruled justifiable homicides this year.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, New Orleans, LA, Jazz


Preservation Hall Jazz Band brings New Orleans flavor to Milwaukee

For about half of the year, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band calls its New Orleans namesake home, playing bright brassy jazz to the residents of the Big Easy.


Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Jazz, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Music, Entertainment


New Orleans Guitarist Performing Sept. 12 in Sandy Springs

Jimmy Robinson, a talented, lightening-fast guitarist from New Orleans, is heading to the Atlanta area for a performance Sept.


Related Topix: Jazz

Mon Aug 25, 2014

North Texas e-News

Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum to host 9th Annual Heritage Dinner Aug. 30

Join the Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum for the 9th Annual Heritage Dinner on August 30 at the Fletcher Warren Civic Center featuring the Bois d'Arc Dixieland Band who will be entertaining us with their traditional New Orleans Dixieland Jazz style! The Band was formed in 1996 after Russell Armstrong returned from a trip to Disney World with ... (more)


Related Topix: Jazz, Commerce, TX

The New Zealand Herald

Louisiana: On the Big Easy beat

It was a spur of the moment decision. I needed to go to Florida to take care of some family matters, but decided that I would spend a few days in New Orleans.


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

All About Jazz

Duke Ellington -- Jazz on the Screen: A Jazz and Blues Filmography

'A Streetcar Named Desire' , It has become a well-deserved landmark in the history of film music and paved the way for numerous movie jazz scores.


Related Topix: Theater, Duke Ellington, Jazz & Blues, Jazz, A Streetcar Named Desire, Mississippi