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  1. There's nothing better than jazz at its bestRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago |

    ... parameters have always been a feature of the American art form. With a range that incorporates Dixieland and the New Orleans tradition to the swing and big band eras, be-bop, fusion and beyond, exactly what is or is not jazz will likely always be up ...


  2. Ani DiFranco is at the Uptown tonight, tickets still availableRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Pitch

    ... ut her (mostly) happy life. Song arrangements, rather than lyrics, stand at the fore of this album, with groovy, New Orleans jazz influences and warm blues guitar. If this is a new side of DiFranco, we'll take it. Details on tonight's show here .


  3. Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl on touring the USA on a rock...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... tomorrow night at 9pm, Grohl travels to recording studios in Chicago, Austin, Nashville, Los Angeles, Seattle, New Orleans, Washington DC and New York. In the company of his band-mates Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett and Pat Smear, he ...


  4. The Oh Yeah! Tour Coming to Harris Center, 11/19Read the original story

    3 hrs ago |

    Jazz fans will have a rare chance to see two celebrated New Orleans jazz icons in the same performance at Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom. The celebrated Preservation Hall Jazz Band and one of New Orleans favorite sons, Allen Toussaint , are touring the United States in a joint tour for the first time ever.


  5. Flow Tribe, "Back And Forth"Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WWOZ

    Brand new video, just published this week: New Orleans-based funk-rock band Flow Tribe performs "Back And Forth," a track from their new Alligator White EP, live at Tipitina's. Flow Tribe will be playing at Voodoo Fest on November 1. "There are two great cities in America," said Larry Kirwan, founder and front-man of legendary progressive Celtic rock band, Black 47. "One is New York City; the other is New Orleans."


  6. Watch A Preview Of 60 Minutes' Foo Fighters StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Stereogum

    ... Minutes piece with Anderson Cooper. Cooper caught up with the band as they played a secret show at the old-timey New Orleans jazz venue Preservation Hall and talked to him about why he's doing this HBO thing. The episode airs Sunday night, and you ...


  7. Living in the vice district of StoryvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Given the publication of so many books and articles about New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, it's instructive to remember that many of the city's much-discussed problems - street violence, institutionalized racism, the push-pull between permissiveness and prohibition - existed for generations before the federal levees collapsed and floodwaters inundated the city. And while there have been many fine books and articles written about the city's Storyville era, when prostitution was legalized in a district adjacent to the French Quarter, Gary Krist's "Empire of Sin" is certainly one of the most well-researched and well-written, a true-life tale of a sui generis American city that reads like a historical thriller.


  8. Books by the Bay: In 'Special Deluxe,' Neil Young remembers the wheels, the pooches and the musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Inside Bay Area

    ... and the Grateful Dead in previous books, traces the development of African-American music along Route 61 from New Orleans to the North. Beginning his journey with the writings of Thoreau and Mark Twain, he progresses to Scott Joplin and W.C. Handy, ...


  9. Brad Pitt visits Zach Galifianakis' 'Between Two Ferns,' plus more movie headlines: Popcorn Breakfast (links)Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    ... visit from comic Louis C.K. -- who arrives just in time to interrupt the actor's answer to a question about his New Orleans charity work -- and gamely shares a piece of chewing gum with Galifianakis' clueless onscreen alter-ego. The Oscar-nominated ...


  10. New Orleans music nightRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Milngavie Today

    A concert to raise funds for 'Friends of Instrumental Music in East Dunbartonshire Schools' will be held in Baljaffray Church, Bearsden on Saturday, November 1, at 7.30pm, with Dixieland, New Orleans style music from 'The Allander Jazz Band'. FIMEDS' provides financial assistance, through bursaries, to members of East Dunbartonshire schools bands and orchestras who would be unable to meet the full cost of the residential courses.


  11. The Best Twin Cities Concerts This Weekend: 10/24-26Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | City Pages

    ... larceny ("A Couple Off the Top"), and reveries about spots near ("25th & Riverside") and far ("Wish This Was New Orleans"). With the Big Wu, Spider John Koerner. 18+., 7:30 p.m., $15/$20. -- Rick Mason The Black Keys Target Center Whether or not you ...


  12. Review: Preservation Hall Jazz Band & Allen...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... Mass. - They're calling it the Oh Yeah! Tour, and it was one helluva big party direct from the Big Easy. Two of New Orleans' most revered musical treasures - the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Allen Toussaint - teamed up for a rompin' concert that ...


  13. The WilliesLET Congress Pay Your BillsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | 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 ...


  14. Here is a look at the best power forwards in the NBA from the '13-14 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Deseret News

    ... shooting from the floor and 1.9 rebounds. Smith was one of four players to start at the power forward for New Orleans. Since he put up the best numbers of the bunch and started the highest percent of games, he gets the spot. In 31 games (27 starts), ...


  15. Live music in New Orleans for Friday, Oct. 24, 2014: Gino Vannelli at the CivicRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago |

    On Friday, Oct. 24, the options for live music in New Orleans include a 1970s singer still going strong, a homegrown swamp blues band, and an ace modern jazz saxophonist. The Canadian singer's biggest hit was 1978's "I Just Wanna Stop."


  16. Whether pedaling his bike or cruising through genres, cellist Ben Sollee enjoys the rideRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | The Advocate

    There are times when Ben Sollee doesn't do his research and finds himself riding his bicycle in the steep hills between Kentucky and Tennessee. Or following the sandy Gulf Coast between New Orleans and Pensacola on U.S. 90, which is rigorous enough when he's not carrying a cello.


  17. Musician hits musical stride with Hi-Fi bandRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

    In a musical career that goes back a quarter century, Damian Graham says he's found his groove with HiFi. The mid-Islander who now calls Victoria home is the front man for the four-piece funk-rock-jazz band that plays Simonholt Restaurant on Nov. 2. The HiFi's New Orleans inspired "funk Brouhaha" is the creation of seasoned musicians Graham, Nick La Riviere, Art Booker, and Ryan Tandy.


  18. Angela: Great music for a great cause this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WWL-AM New Orleans

    ... & Family Learning Foundation this Saturday night. Ellis and Irvin will be performing for the children of New Orleans and honoring outstanding men in broadcast media. Bob Breck, Norman Robinson, Dennis Woltering, Curt Sprang and Jim Henderson will ...


  19. TACE Lounge debuts its NOLA-inflected fare SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Tampa

    Let the good times roll, says LaToya Brown. She and her husband Greg are ready to laissez les bons temps rouler, New Orleans-style, at their new restaurant, TACE Lounge.


  20. 10-23 2pm Angela, Irvin MayfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Angela welcomes Irvin Mayfield to the studio who talks about his experiences growing as a Jazz Trumpet player in New Orleans, about the Jazz Communites works for charity, and about his new club at the Royal Sonesta Hotel, Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse. They are musical marvels in New Orleans spanning multiple generations.