Music

Jason Marsalis Presents "The Music of My Father" (Ellis Marsalis)

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The Jason Marsalis Marsalis Quintet will perform “The Music of My Father” Friday, June 12 for the next installment of the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park’s interactive Facebook live stream series, “Golden Hour,” hosted…

MG Indians 79rs Gang Release "Expect the Unexpected"

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Composed of two rival Big Chiefs representing different wards of New Orleans, 79rs Gang combine tradition with club and electronic elements to shine a bright light on New Orleans culture in 2020 with the launch…

Preservation Hall Foundation Launches Legacy Emergency Relief Fund

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Today, the Preservation Hall Foundation announced the establishment of the Legacy Emergency Relief Fund in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic to provide immediate financial support to the members of the Preservation Hall Musical Collective…

Dance Party Playlist

  Enjoy our dance party Spotify playlist full of song suggestions by some of our staff, from our "The Ultimate Guide to the Best Self-Quarantine Living Room Dance Party" article and a few more sprinkled in here and there.  …

Cowboy Mouth Releases New EP Open Wide

NEW ORLEANS (press release) - It has been said that on a bad night Cowboy Mouth can do no less than then blow the roof off, and on a good night they’ll save your soul.  That’s as true in 2020 as it was…

Rocking The Riverfront

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The Riverfront Experience: 16th Annual Ezra Open presented by Better Than Ezra Foundation, the Riverboat City of New Orleans and Port Orleans Brewing Company benefitting the Better Than Ezra Foundation and their goal to raise…

2020 YLC Wednesday at the Square Music Lineup Announced

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Young Leadership Council (YLC) has announced the lineup for its annual YLC Wednesday at the Square concerts. The series begins Wednesday, March 11 at 5 p.m. featuring a headlining performance by Flow Tribe with Dave…

Groovy Gras

As we move from the holiday season to Carnival season, there are a lot of great things to do around town. As usual, the Radiators will be at Tipitina’s for their annual winter anniversary reunion. This year the shows run…

January

College Football Playoff National Championship Get ready for kickoff, sports fans. The 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship will be coming to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Jan. 13. It’s sure to be a exhilerating atmosphere and an exciting game. Information,…

Arcade Fire Headlines Kanaval Ball (Feb 14)

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Ann Ale! (Let’s Go!)! Krewe du Kanaval announced today that Arcade Fire will headline the third annual Kanaval Ball on Friday, Feb. 14 (8 p.m.) at the Mahalia Jackson Theater. A true celebration of Haitian…

Hogs For The Cause Announces 2020 Music Lineup

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Hogs for the Cause announced its initial music lineup for its 12th annual fundraising event on March 27-28. The headliners for the 2020 event at the UNO Lakefront Arena fields include Old Crow Medicine Show,…

What’s Going On This Week?

  The week after Thanksgiving is a great time to check in with many of our great local artists. The Maple Leaf and d.b.a. both have outstanding lineups this week. Head out, have a bite to eat and catch some…

Marquee: December

Mandatory Merriment Southern Rep hosts this irreverent holiday comedy musical from Dec. 4-29. Due to unforeseen circumstances, six strangers end up stranded at a French Quarter tavern and are forced to find new ways to celebrate Christmas. Information, SouthernRep.com. Mystery…

Thanksgiving Week In Music

Thanksgiving week is usually an interesting one for music.  It always starts with a packed weekend and then slowly settles into the relative quiet of the holiday.  This week we have a couple of great fundraisers at Tipitina’s as well…

Celebrate Veterans Day With Louisiana Star and Bayou Rum

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – “The Flavor of Louisiana,” Bayou Rum, will be hosting a special Veterans Day celebration for the southern Louisiana area. The Voice star, and Louisiana’s very own, Gyth Rigdon, will be giving a powerful performance. It…

Weekend Festival Music

  Abita Fall Fest and Oak Street Po-Boy Festival Tomorrow head out to the Abita Trailhead for the first Abita Fall Fest.  The fest will feature eight hours of music including performances by Marc Broussard, Flow Tribe, Bruce Daigrepont and…

November

The Bloody Mary Festival The Howlin’ Wolf will host The Bloody Mary Festival on November 2 and 3. Aficionados of the classic alcoholic beverage will be able to sample a wide variety of Bloody Marys, as well as local food…

Voodoo Fest Returns

  Halloween weekend in New Orleans means it is time for the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience in City Park.  As usual the lineup is a blend of established and emergent bands across multiple genres.  The big story this year…