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A Wager for Rock'n'Roll: Enrique Bunbury

Wed, 05/12/10
Authored by Jorge Fuentes
Do you feel lucky, New Orleans? Well, do you? It is indeed your lucky day, because you just hit the musical jackpot straight from Spain: Enrique Bunbury will be in town soon. Who is Mr. Bunbury, you say? Ask the twenty thousand fans that went, along with me, to see him du... Read more

Essentially Ellington!! The Winner's New Orleans Connection!!

Sun, 05/09/10
Authored by Jelly Roll Justice
Just arrived in New York and went straight to Jazz at Lincoln Center. The 15 finalist bands and winning community band were about to play at the prestigious 15th Annual ESSENTIALLY ELLINGTON High School Competition and Festival which got underway Saturday, May 8th at JALC's... Read more

Ya Heard Me? Don't miss the New Orleans opening "Where They At" this week!

Mon, 04/19/10
Film Screening - Ya Heard Me? Tuesday April 20, 2010 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Multi-purpose room, 5th floor, The Ogden Museum of Southern Art. In conjunction with the Ogden Museum's exhibition "Where They At: New Orleans Bounce and Hip-Hop in Words and Pictures," opening Thursday, A... Read more

Sarah Quintana Live On Tuesday Morning Set

Mon, 04/12/10
Authored by Mark LaMaire
If you tune into WWOZ's Morning Set this Tuesday, April 13 you will be in for a special treat as New Orleans' own Sarah Quintana will be performing live in-studio starting around 8:30 AM. Sarah earned her chops performing on the streets of the French Quarter and has since ... Read more

Bradley's Circus

Wed, 04/07/10
Authored by Big D
Matanja Joy Bradley will again join us at The Crossroad, this time she's bringing the entire band. Read more

FQF Food Spotlight: Antoine's

Tue, 04/06/10
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
Antoine’s Restaurant spans 5 generations, over a century and a half of history. This year, Antoine’s tasty contribution to French Quarter Fest is Oyster Bonne Femme over Bow Tie Pasta, and Shrimp Regua, named after the restaurant’s Executive Chef Michael Regua (pictured). If y... Read more

Primo Primer on Prima

Mon, 04/05/10
Authored by Your Friend
Louis Prima fans, check this out. WWOZ's own Dan Meyer (pictured), the host of Monday's Traditional Jazz show, will be part of the 14th Annual New Orleans International Music Colloquium being held in conjunction with the French Quarter Fest on Saturday. Mosey on over to The ... Read more

New Music Alert!

Sat, 04/03/10
Authored by Mark LaMaire
Be on the lookout for a new band called The Mohican Scouts. I got a chance to check out this young folk duo at the Circle Bar last Sunday and they really blew me away. Songwriter Parker Hobson plays nylon-string guitar with fiery precision and is not afraid to abuse his i... Read more

Cowboy Mouth in Lafayette Square

Wed, 03/31/10
Cowboy Mouth exploded on the stage full of energy as they always do. I have seen every incarnation of this band for the past two decades, and today was definitely crowd pleasing with lots of hoots and hollering and interesting dance moves from their loyal fans. Read more

Invoking Ireland - the Sound of Avoca.

Tue, 03/30/10
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
The Irish are coming to New Orleans from deep in the heart of Cajun Country. Avoca - a brand new Irish band based in Lafayette, Louisiana - features Irish native Tony Davoren on bouzouki, guitar and bodhran, with Heather Cole Mullen and Blake Miller both on fiddle and acco... Read more

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