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3 hrs ago | 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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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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Fri Apr 18, 2014

NOLA.com

Live music in New Orleans for Easter Sunday 2014: Todd Snider, Lil Boosie

On Easter Sunday, April 20, the options for live music in New Orleans include a big rap concert, an alternative Americana/country singer-songwriter, a violin duo and a jazz clarinetist.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Rap, Lil Boosie, New Orleans, LA, Music, Entertainment

Examiner.com

Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen is hosting Easter brunch

For guests visiting the Disneyland Resort on Easter Sunday, Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen is the perfect restaurant to enjoy Easter brunch .

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NOLA.com

Live music in New Orleans for Sat., April 19, 2014: Gaynielle Neville, Mystikal

Singer Gaynielle Neville celebrates her new 'Woman Power' CD with a show at the Maple Leaf on Saturday, April 19, 2014.

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

The Times-Picayune

Jazz vocalist Linnzi Zaorski: 'you've gotta have dancing feet on the dirt sometimes'

It was a series of old short films of Duke Ellington that got Linnzi Zaorski hooked.

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Related Topix: Duke Ellington, Jazz, New Orleans, LA, Alexandria, LA, Music, Entertainment

NOLA.com

New Orleans tourism marketers deploying a food truck to entice visitors

A computer rendering of what the "Follow Your NOLA" tourism promoting food truck will look like.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Marketing

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Live music in New Orleans for Fri., April 18, 2014: Jo 'Cool' Davis, Helen Gillet

The last weekend before the 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest gets off to a relatively low-key start.

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NOLA.com

Pete Fountain has retired from performing, will miss the 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest

The Pete Fountain fans who filled the Economy Hall Tent at the 2013 New Orleans Jazz Fest unknowingly bore witness to bittersweet history: The farewell performance by one of the greats of New Orleans music in general, and traditional jazz clarinet specifically.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, New Orleans, Music!, New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Pete Fountain

All About Jazz

EVENT: Jazz Arts Group Presents Brass and Grass Feat. New Basics...

The Jazz Arts Group's 2013-14 Inside Track season finale heats up the Lincoln Theatre stage with an ear-bending collaboration of funky New Orleans jazz and bluegrass when local favorites New Basics Brass Band and The Relentless Mules join forces on stage for "Brass & Grass" on Saturday, April 26. Taste how the common ingredients of gospel, blues, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Jazz, Blues, Professor Longhair, Flatt & Scruggs, Bluegrass, Columbus, OH

Brooklynvegan

Daedelus touring, playing Round Robin Duets & Undead Music show with Shigeto

Instrumental hip hop/electronic production vet Daedelus has a number of dates coming up this year, including multiple US festivals like Moogfest and Hangout Fest .

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Related Topix: Daedelus, Electronic, Jazz, Nels Cline, David Murray, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

HeraldSun.com

Blue Ribbon Healers to play two swanky tonk shows on Rigsbee

When the Blue Ribbon Healers hit the road, they don't just come for one show, then load up the car and take off to the next town.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Durham, NC, Asheville, NC, Raleigh, NC, Entertainment

NOLA.com

PitchNOLA contest, Jazz Fest parking fund-raisers planned in Mid-City, and GiveNOLA Day set

A city of entrepreneurs. A top destination for people looking to join or launch start-ups in technology, social justice, public health, urban planning, smart housing, and the list goes on.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Recreational Vehicle, Security, Non-Profit

I-Newswire.com

Esperanza Spalding, Thelonious Monk, Ravi Coltrane and Grammy Award...

Indican Pictures will release the award-winning film A History of Jazz: Oxygen for the Ears on May 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Thelonious Monk, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Science / Technology, NASA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

NOLA.com

Live music in New Orleans for Thurs., April 17, 2014: Umphrey's McGee at the Civic

On Thursday, April 17, the options for live music in New Orleans include a modern jazz combo, a weekly concert series in Armstrong Park, a visiting jazz guitarist and a rock/jam band.

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NOLA.com

Glen David Andrews and Fifth Ward Weebie at Jazz in the Park, plus more things to do in New Orleans Thursday

Music lovers flock to Armstrong Park, where Jazz in the Park kicks off its fifth season Thursday .

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The Times-Picayune

Carver Theater plans to reopen in grand fashion with music, film and more April 30-May 1

The much-anticipated and often-delayed re-opening of the Carver Theater in New Orleans is set to arrive with high-wattage star-power events on a busy weekend, with a series of events from April 30 to May 1. The proceedings begin on Wednesday with a series of three different events, starting with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10:30 a.m., followed by ... (more)

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The Gaston Gazette

Concerts close to home: 10 outdoor festivals for area music lovers

In February, The Gazette profiled some of the biggest upcoming outdoor music festivals across the country, including Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Country, Wilkesboro, NC, Merle Haggard, Ricky Skaggs, Alan Jackson, Lawndale, NC, Entertainment

JamBase

Bob Weir To Guest With Preservation Hall Jazz Band

On Friday night New Orleans institution Preservation Hall Jazz Band is set to perform at Sweetwater Music Hall in Mill Valley, CA.

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