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TRY THIS Satchmo Summerfest A summer tradition returns with the Satchmo Summerfest at the New Orleans Jazz Museum from July 30-August 1. The music lineup and the food and beverage menus for the 2021 event were not released by press…

Preservation Hall Will Reopen on its 60th Anniversary

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Celebrated New Orleans jazz venue Preservation Hall is excited to announce it will at long last open its hallowed doors for live shows beginning on its 60th Anniversary, Thursday, June 10. Due to current…

BUKU Music + Art Project Reveals Lineup for BUKU: Planet B

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – BUKU Music + Art Project, New Orleans’s premiere multi-faceted boutique music festival, announced the lineup for BUKU: Planet B, a one-time-only fall iteration of its flagship spring event. Planet B offers up an alternative…

Live Music Returns to Bayou Bar in Garden District

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Nestled on the ground floor of the Pontchartrain Hotel, the Bayou Bar is a casual tavern-style bar where music played an integral role in its storied past: both Sinatra and Capote spent many a night…

Farmstand Live Tickets Still Available for May 1

METAIRIE, La (press release) – After a successful first weekend for Farmstand Live – a series of cultural experiences featuring live music, culinary delights and farm fresh produce served up in a drive-in setting – the event will continue this…

Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo Announces 2021 Dates

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The North Mississippi Allstars presented by National Endowment for the Arts will headline this year’s version of the Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo. Friends of Bayou St. John, the non-profit organization that puts on the annual Mid-City…

Live Music Returns to Sheraton New Orleans Hotel

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Traditionally, this upcoming weekend would close out what should have been the final weekend of the 51st New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Yet, for the second consecutive year, festival- goers are “festing in place”…

2021 Tremé Virtual & Cultural Festival Sat. April 24

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The Historic Faubourg Tremé Association (HFTA), in partnership with the New Orleans Jazz Museum, announced today the 2021 Tremé Virtual & Cultural Festival, a virtual and live in-person fundraising festival featuring the Tremé Brass Band,…

WYES Grape Performances Honoring Allen Toussant

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) - Join WYES for a virtual wine tasting with classic performances from the legendary Allen Toussaint during WYES GRAPE PERFORMANCES HONORING ALLEN TOUSSAINT on Tuesday, April 13 at 6:30 p.m. Patrons will hear from Toussaint’s…

Dine & Jive Farmstand Live

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Farmstand Entertainment is the recently founded organization dedicated to rebuilding New Orleans’ post-COVID-19 cultural economy through three critical industries: Entertainment, Hospitality and Farming. In an effort to boost these sectors while giving locals and…

The Show Must (Not) Go On

Arriona “Tank” Ball  After a lavish musical introduction by her backing band, Tarriona “Tank” Ball - lead singer of Tank and the Bangas - playfully danced onto the stage to perform her song “Spaceships” to a rocking crowd. Or perhaps…

Call in the Pros to Plan Music for Your Wedding Ceremony

    During the pandemic, wedding receptions have gotten smaller – and quieter. Health restrictions mean crowded dance floors are, temporarily at least, a thing of the past. So when it comes to planning music for your Big Day, it…

And the Grammy Goes to… the New Orleans Nightcrawlers

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Loyola saxophone instructor Jason Mingledorff and his New Orleans band the Nightcrawlers received their first Grammy win after 25 years of working together. The critically acclaimed Nightcrawlers Brass Band, won a Grammy Award for…