Music

Virtual Shorty Fest Presented by Acura, Sept. 26

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The Trombone Shorty Foundation (TSF) announced today that it will present its eighth annual flagship celebration of music with a new spin –  “Virtual Shorty Fest Presented by Acura” will air on Saturday, September 26th…

Free Zoom Seminar on New Orleans Brass Bands

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – In the history of jazz, brass bands are remembered as a training ground for many early New Orleans musicians – like Louis Armstrong and Sidney Bechet - who would go on to change American music…

Ogden After Hours at Home Presents Lolly Mariah

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Ogden Museum presents Ogden After Hours at Home! This online entertainment series features Southern musicians and DJs performing from the comfort of their own homes. Tune in to Hear the South with Ogden After…

Seven Days of Satch Presented by Chevron

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Seven Days of Satch presented by Chevron kicks off Monday, July 27 and continues through Sunday, Aug. 2. The virtual celebration brings a entire week of thematic programming on WWOZ, Louis Armstrong-inspired cooking demos…

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…