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Live music in New Orleans for Sat., July 26, 2014: Steely Dan at the Lakefront Arena

On Saturday, July 26, the options for live music in New Orleans include an ultra-smooth classic rock band, a renowned acoustic blues picker, and the return of an infamous New Orleans rock character.


Related Topix: Jazz, New Orleans, LA, Steely Dan, Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

Lucky accident brings photo treasures to Pete Fountain

Karen and Johnny Jones from Kentwood walked into the Amtrak station with a box of treasures for famed New Orleans musician Pete Fountain.


Related Topix: Jazz, Pete Fountain, Lucky, LA, Kentwood, LA, New Orleans, LA

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Montgomery museum celebrates Zelda Fitzgerald's 114th birthday

A Megabus traveling from Atlanta to New Orleans encountered a mechanical issue and had to stop near Tuskegee Thursday afternoon.


Related Topix: Montgomery, AL, Jazz, Tuskegee, AL, Robert Bentley, US Governors

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Three to see: Honey Island, GRMLN and Denise Perrier

As we sneak up on the nine-year anniversary of the devastating Hurricane Katrina, one can find some shreds of good that were born of horrific tragedy.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Orleans, Jazz, Nevada City, CA

Boulder Weekly


Friday, July 25: The Iguanas perform live at the Louisville Downtown Street Faire.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Iguanas, Jazz, Colorado

Business Journal

Roadhouse concert series continues

The free Saturday evening concerts were launched earlier this month featuring from Fuel.


Related Topix: Jazz

Island Ad-Vantages

Deer Isle Jazz Festival to feature all-star piano summit

Opera House Arts celebrates the 14th edition of its annual Deer Isle Jazz Festival at the Stonington Opera House Thursday, July 31, through Saturday, August 2. This year's event amounts to a jazz-piano summit, featuring pianists Henry Butler of New Orleans and Panamanian Danilo Perez.


Related Topix: Deer-Isle, ME, Henry Butler, Jazz, Charlie Haden


Rebirth Brass Band brings a taste of New Orleans to Cedarburg

New Orleans' Rebirth Brass Band was founded in 1983 by brothers Philip and Keith Frazier and trumpeter Kermit Ruffins all of whom were marching band members at their high school in the Treme neighborhood.


Related Topix: Jazz, The Rebirth Brass Band, Cedarburg, WI, Kermit Ruffins, Parenting, Family, Music, Entertainment


Popular Mpls. South High Music Director Mysteriously Resigns

Scott Carter taught at South High for 21 years and, as director of the band and jazz ensemble, the school's music program won numerous awards and was recognized nationally.


Related Topix: Jazz

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Bar/fly: Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Sunpie's is one of the best down-to-earth pubs in Steamboat Springs to meet locals and relax after a hard day's skiing.


Related Topix: Steamboat Springs, CO, Jazz, Travel

Sunday Herald

Good advice keeps these young jazz musicians on straight and narrow

Christian Scott is enthusing about the young musicians who make up the band he brings to Edinburgh Jazz Festival this weekend when he stops himself.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Miles Davis, Jazz, Art Blakey, Drama Movies, New Orleans, Music!

Best of New Orleans

Watch Best Bars in America visit Buffa's

In its 10-episode run, Best Bars in America has comedians Sean Patton and Jay Larson on a nationwide tour checking off David Wondrich's "Best Bars in America" list from Esquire Magazine .


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz

Digital Game Developer

Always the Zoo: Family Things to Do

Audubon Zoo will be transformed into a magical playland during Zoo-To-Do for Kids, New Orleans premier benefit event for family things to do on Friday, April 25, 2014.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz


Cirque du Soleil keyboardist Charlie Dennard returns to New Orleans via Brazil

Jazz keyboardist Charlie Dennard left New Orleans in 2002 and spent the next 12 years touring the world with Cirque du Soleil.


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

Twin Cities Daily Planet

Diaspora soul man: Trumpeter Steven Bernstein returns to Minneapolis August 6

Steven Bernstein: What's not to love about a band with a tuba, trombone, trumpet and drummer? Steven Bernstein , an accomplished trumpeter, composer, arranger and bandleader, was set to head off to Europe last week, for shows with the sensational New Orleans pianist Henry Butler and their group, the Hot 9. They were booked for the Nice Jazz ... (more)


Related Topix: Steven Bernstein, Jazz, 9, Henry Butler, Nyack, NY, Diaspora

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Metro Times

Record review: Dr. John - Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch

Dr. John Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch Concord You only have to look at the title of this record and the name of the artist on the cover to know that there's no way it isn't going to be great.


Related Topix: Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Music, Entertainment

Twin Cities Daily Planet

Musicians bringing New Orleans flavor to the Dakota July 24

Are you ready to party New Orleans style? Then there's nothing like the real thing, baby.


Related Topix: Jazz, The Rebirth Brass Band, Davell Crawford

Fairfield Citizen-News

NRBQ, Soul Rebels to rock Fairfield's

Two bands take the stage at the Fairfield Theatre Co. this week -- NRBQ performs Thursday and the Soul Rebels are in concert Friday.


Related Topix: NRBQ, Pop/Rock, Jazz


Memories of Lionel Ferbos

Lionel Ferbos was a living link to New Orleans history. Born in 1911, he lived through the last century of development and change that most of us read about in books.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, New Orleans, Music!, New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Creole, LA, Theater, Arts


Jazz Artist Monty Banks Performs at the Sorrento this Weekend

Seattle pianist and crooner extraordinaire Monty Banks is back in town this summer for a number of exclusive engagements, which this Saturday includes a special set in the historic Fireside Room at the Sorrento Hotel.


Related Topix: Jazz