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LIVE music in Mandeville "Updated due to rain"

Wed, 10/21/09
Authored by Big D
Why are city governments so "NON-SUPPORTIVE" of LIVE music? In Mandeville, Chenier built a new shopping, residential facility on Highway 190. They included in their plans a lovely ampitheater with gazebo for performances. They schedule four live music performance for Thursd... Read more

Long Way from Clare To Here

Mon, 10/12/09
Authored by Sean O'Meara
Story by Sharon Armstrong. New Orleans will be welcoming the world famous Brock McGuire Band on Wednesday the 28th of October, at the Deutsches Haus 200 Galvez, as they embark on their 2009 American Tour. The Brock McGuire Band, founded in 2001 by celebrated accordionist a... Read more

Descarga for "Pupi" Menes

Sat, 10/10/09
Authored by Your Friend
Story by Ignacio Sanguinetti. Friends of Humberto “Pupi” Menes, along with the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic, will hold a benefit concert for the renowned percussionist this Sunday, October 11 at 2 pm at the Balcony Music Club. The concert will be hosted by “Freddy Omar co... Read more

Come On Over for New Orleans' flavored Flamenco!

Tue, 09/22/09
Authored by Your Friend
Story by Sharon Armstrong. New Orleans-born dancer Eliza Alcalá remembers the day she decided to give up ballet, which she had studied since the age of three, in favor of Flamenco. “I have always been dancing,” she said. “But when I was 13, I saw a woman dancing Flamenco a... Read more

Friends Get Together and Jam for Marva Wright

Mon, 08/17/09
Authored by Your Friend
Les Getrex, along with a galaxy of other New Orleans musicians, will play at Tipitina's on Saturday, August 22, as part of a 'Benefit Jam' for New Orleans' own Queen of the Blues, Ms. Marva Wright. Marva is recovering from two strokes that she suffered during the last few mont... Read more

Grandpa Elliott Plays & Sings on Colbert Report!

Thu, 08/13/09
Authored by Mike Kobrin
Those of you who frequent the French Quarter know Grandpa Elliott's soulful voice and unique harmonica playing from hearing him on a corner on Royal Street. Or perhaps you tuned in to our live broadcast of Mark Johnson's "Playing for Change" project last month, which featured ... Read more

Tuesday at 5pm: Terence Blanchard Interview

Tue, 07/28/09
Authored by Mike Kobrin
Trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard will be WWOZ's guest on Tuesday July 28 at around 5 p.m. during Jazz from the Market with T.R. Johnson! We don't know exactly when he'll be on the air, but be sure to tune in and stay glued to WWOZ 90.7 FM to catch this special inter... Read more

Sean O'Meara Receives Award

Thu, 07/02/09
Authored by Your Friend
Story by Rosie Ledezma. On Saturday, June 27th, Sean O’Meara was presented with an appreciation award on behalf of the local Irish and Celtic community. The surprise ceremony was a part of the monthly “ceili” or dance held at the Deutsches Haus in New Orleans. They kicked... Read more

Video: Michael Jackson Second Line

Mon, 06/29/09
Authored by Mike Kobrin
On Sunday there was a second-line parade for the recently deceased "King of Pop" Michael Jackson in New Orleans' 7th ward. Check out the video from the Times-Picayune (after the jump). Read more

Voodoo Experience announces 2009 lineup!

Fri, 06/26/09
Authored by Mike Kobrin
The Voodoo Experience has just announced the 2009 lineup of performers for all three stages. The big national headliners are on Le Ritual Stage, but there are plenty of top local New Orleans acts on Le Flambeau and Le Carnival Stages too. The exact schedule hasn't been release... Read more

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