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  1. Terence Blanchard wrote music for Spike Lee's film "When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts."Read the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Detroit News

    The Big Easy pays a three-day visit to Detroit DSO celebrates kindred ties that bind New Orleans and Detroit with 3-day concert Check out this story on The Detroit Symphony Orchestra will explore the cities' kinship in a three-day event June 2-4 at The Max called "A Musical Tale of Two Cities: Motown Meets the Big Easy." It kicks off with a Bourbon Street Party featuring Big Sam's Funky Nation and continues with a master class and performances by youth groups from the Motor City and the Crescent City.


  2. Preservation Hall brings jazz to BottleRockRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | The Reporter

    Only a visionary or someone who fell out of a tree and landed on his head would book Public Enemy with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. Actually, the hip-hop group and the iconic New Orleans band play different nights at the BottleRock Music Festival starting today at the Napa Expo.


  3. Floyd Brown is a Raising Cane on the Bayoua with latest EPRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Advocate

    ... Montel Records released Brown's next recording, "Teenage Vision," in 1961. Brown recorded the local hit at the New Orleans studio owned by future Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Cosimo Matassa. Through the more than 50 years since "Teenage ...


  4. Gumbo Ya Ya a " June 12, 13Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Gumbo Ya Ya - Mardi Gras in The District returns on Friday, June 12, and Saturday, June 13, 2015. This unique two-night festival brings the atmosphere of New Orleans to downtown Rock Island.


  5. DSO dedicates its June jazz festival to Marcus BelgraveRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Metro Times

    ... Motown Meets the Big Easy," will compare and contrast, through musical experiences of course, how Detroit and New Orleans have battled economic and natural disaster through music and art. The three-day jazz festival begins on June 2 and will include ...


  6. Ultimate Cool Girl Alia Shawkat Put Together the Only Summer Playlist You'll Need to HearRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Teen Vogue

    "My grandfather was born and raised in New Orleans so I always felt like I had some kind of roots there despite never spending much time in the city as a young adult," says Alia Shawkat from a car in Paris where she's currently filming the KickStarter short, Prestigious Ingredients . The aforementioned grandfather? The late Paul Burke, famed 1950s television and film actor.


  7. Taking a trip down to New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Moultrie News

    There are an estimated 230 songs about the Crescent City, but that 1960 hit by Gary U.S. Bonds always resonates with me because that was when I made my first trip to New Orleans, an adventure to visit with my high school roommate, George.


  8. Pedrito Martinez was a highlight at NOCCA celebration in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    Grammy winner musician Pedrito Martinez perform at NOCCA's 40th anniversary gala on May 17 at the new Chevron Forum on Press Street in New Orleans. One of the highlights of the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts' recent Big 4-Oh! Gala on May 17 was the performance of Grammy Award-winners Pedrito Martinez and Terence Blanchard on the stage at the new Chevron Forum on Press Street.


  9. Jon Regen - 'Stop Time' album reviewRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | TheCelebrityCafe

    ... a party in London and jammed on a song together that night. When he returned to New York, Regen took the bluesy, New Orleans vibe from that jam session and combined it to some lyrics he'd already penned that eventually turned into the CD's title ...


  10. Scottish Ballet at Kennedy Center Opera House: Saturday, May 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | City Paper

    At least one streetcar will open in D.C. this week when the Glasgow-based Scottish Ballet brings Nancy Meckler and Annabelle Lopez Ochoa's interpretation of A Streetcar Named Desire to the Kennedy Center. The pairing of Meckler, a film and theater director, and choreographer Ochoa shines as the ballet blends a variety of dance forms with theatrical staging and costuming, plus a jazz-inspired score evocative of the sweltering New Orleans setting.


  11. X marks the spot for Felicity Redevelopment's Magic on MelpomeniaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    ... achan504, with the hashtag #nolasocialscene. Visit her on Facebook . And, come back to for more New Orleans area event and party news and photos.


  12. BWW Review: Satchmo at the Waldorf Offers an Insightful Look at the Jazz Icon's Remarkable LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    ... as he recounts events that transformed Armstrong into the world-famous "Satchmo" from his poor beginnings in New Orleans through his tempestuous marriage to fourth wife Lucille (the first dark-skinned Cotton Club showgirl), and his love-hate ...


  13. Where are the best bars in New Orleans? Help us ID themRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    Over the course of the past year, we've searched for the very best in New Orleans bars in a lot of different ways and in very specific categories. best Irish bars for St. Patrick's Day, the best spots for live music .


  14. Annual Crawfish Fest this weekend in Sussex CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago |

    ... and food festival since 1989. Some of the names on this weekend's schedule are well-known to fans of zydeco, New Orleans funk and Cajun music: Dr. John (5 p.m. Sunday), C.J. Chenier (2:45 p.m. Saturday, 2:45 and 5 p.m. Sunday), Kermit Ruffins (5:15 ...


  15. The WilliesLET Congress Pay Your BillsRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    ... most wanted to have a beer with, the World Trade Center might still be standing, we might not have invaded Iraq, New Orleans would still be the vibrant city it once was, there wouldn't be foreclosure signs stretching from sea to shining sea, gas ...


  16. Memphis bids musical farewell to blues legend B.B....Read the original story

    Yesterday |

    ... from Melbourne, Australia, who has been doing an internship in Texas and was touring the blues trail from New Orleans and had just visited Indianola. "B.B. King was laying heavy on my mind. I love blues music and I came along to pay respect to an ...


  17. Toronto's After Funk plays Kings Rook on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Erie Times News

    The Toronto quartet, which plays at Kings Rook on Friday, takes the building blocks laid down by funk forefathers and expands on them, forging an organic, modern-day funk attack. "If you look at it through the progression, this stuff started in New Orleans and kind of moved through James Brown and then Tower of Power and then Lettuce," said drummer Jaime Rosenberg.


  18. New Orleans' voodoo underbellyRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Xtra!

    This is the first unsolicited but valuable lesson I get in New Orleans folklore, from the grimly half-smiling man behind the counter of Garden District Book Shop . He's spied me lifting an autographed hardcover edition of the author's breakout novel Interview with the Vampire from a small, semi-permanent display dedicated to the famous writer.


  19. Jesse Carmichael and PJ Morton on touring with superpop group Maroon 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Keyboard Magazine

    ... and took over the main chair when Carmichael took a hiatus from the band in 2012. Morton is a pastor's son from New Orleans, and was raised playing music in church. His soulful style fit the modern R&B/pop flavors of Maroon 5's music so well that ...


  20. Report: Pelicans interview Jeff Van GundyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MSNBC

    The New Orleans Pelicans' coaching search is gathering momentum, a process that included a formal interview Tuesday with Jeff Van Gundy, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Van Gundy is obviously gaining momentum in New Orleans, but this doesn't put him in the driver's seat for the job.