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Olga will join me at the Crossroad on Wednesday

Mon, 03/29/10
Authored by Big D
Olga will drop by on Wednesday and share some LIVE music with us in the first hour. Read more

A Taste of New Honey - Swamp Island Style.

Fri, 03/26/10
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
Everyone in New Orleans likes the taste of sweet music, and next month the Honey Island Swamp Band will be ready and willing to treat the Crescent City's famously sweet musical tooth with the upcoming release of their new album, titled - no doubt prophetically - Good To You... Read more

“Is Helen Gillet the most creative musician on the scene right now?”

Wed, 03/24/10
Authored by Mark LaMaire
While it may be a pointless notion to try and debate I definitely heard that question asked during her performance last night with Gordon Grdina and Kenton Loewen upstairs at the Blue Nile. The impromptu trio performed a show that proved to be everything I could hope for f... Read more

S x SW Day 4 - We "Finished Strong!" (A little too strong!!!)

Tue, 03/23/10
Authored by Scott Borne
Headed downtown for the last day of the South by Southwest Music Conference & Festival. The last official day is Sunday with a few night time shows but for most people Saturday is the last day of the festival. With a cold front that moved in overnight the temperature has d... Read more

SXSW Day 3 - No rest for the weary

Sat, 03/20/10
Authored by Scott Borne
Yet another day full of music and walking. As SXSW has grown it has spread out virtually all over town, making for some long walks (unless you catch the bike cabs) from venue to venue. The day played out much like yesterday, bouncing around to some of the day parties, the ... Read more

Day 2 The Boudin has landed @ South by Southwest

Fri, 03/19/10
Drove up Wednesday Night after a short stop at the Old Tyme in Lafayette for a poboy. I met up with Scott Borne in Austin around midnight and we headed to our crashing place. Made it downtown by noon and stopped at the "Only In Louisiana" Party sponsored by the state of Lou... Read more

SXSW Day 1- hits the gound running

Thu, 03/18/10
Authored by Scott Borne
One thing to realize when you go to are going to miss something. the shear number of bands in town and playing numerous gigs is staggering. Each day is full of sponsored day parties (free w/ rsvp) virtually all over town, featuring bands all day (everybody gets ... Read more

Happy Saint Patrick's Y'all.

Tue, 03/16/10
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
Do you know what I love most about New Orleans? It's the simple fact that when everybody else is often happy to have just one, great, big party to celebrate St Patrick's Day, New Orleans isn't happy until she has stretched the partying over a couple of weekends...and then... Read more

Old Style Dancing to Brand New Tunes

Tue, 03/09/10
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
Having just got back from the North Texas Irish Festival in Dallas, I have never been so glad of what is commonly referred to as ‘New-Orleans-Time'. I mean, don't get me wrong, it can be quite annoying when you find yourself waiting in a bar until 9 PM for friends who swo... Read more

Bill Summers Turns Up The Heat

Wed, 02/24/10
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
The difficult thing about interviewing a musician in a car is that, sooner or later, someone will insist in trying to reverse park in front of your stationary vehicle and, after getting all kinds of annoyed, will completely derail your interviewee’s train of thought.  Of co... Read more

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