Music

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…

Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro to Kick Off Streaming Series on StageIt

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – After COVID-19 temporarily shuttered Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro, the famed Frenchman Street jazz institution is finally welcoming performers back to it’s stage with the Snug Harbor Jazz Revival series. Streaming every Sunday on StageIt.com beginning…

Preservation Hall Foundation Unveils Preservation Hall Lessons

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The Preservation Hall Foundation unveiled Preservation Hall Lessons, a free series of online of music lessons for k-12 students co-created by the foundation and members of the Preservation Hall community of musicians. Preservation Hall Lessons,…

Local New Orleans Artist Releases Debut Album

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – David Treadway is a New Orleans-based multimedia artist, songwriter, musician, director, and producer. During the pandemic, he decided to wrap up his own debut album entitled "I'm Really Strange," which was twenty-five years in the…

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…