Just days ago, social lockdowns prompted by the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic came crashing down on south Louisiana’s festival season, affecting hundreds of local musicians.
The CDC suggests singing "Happy Birthday" while you wash your hands to get in a good 20 seconds, but are we talking the normal version or the Stevie Wonder version?...
Dance Clubs, Mardi Gras, Performing Arts
Floats are cool, but as a wise man once said, “It’s the stuff between the floats that makes Mardi Gras special.”
Festivals/Fairs, Music, New Orleanians
Thousands of miles away from her homeland, jazz trombonist Haruka Kikuchi found love and music in the Crescent City.
Lizzo, The Lumineers, Erykah Badu and Wu-Tang Clan are coming to Jazz Fest as organizers announced their 2020 artist lineup Thursday morning.
Destinations, Music, Parades
Jerome Cosey's voice is part of the soundtrack of my childhood. He's been making New Orleanians bounce for more than 20 years.
Christmas, Performing Arts
Hundreds of people turned out for the annual Caroling in Jackson Square, a New Orleans tradition since 1946.
Here's a list of our artists nominated and a sampling of their music.
Education/Career, Know Your NOLA, Music, Schools & Education
Mia Young is a superhero. Known by most as Mia X, her origin story isn’t rooted in one cataclysmic event, but a lifetime of breaking and remaking the rules and...
As proud as he is of his onstage accomplishments, it’s what he does offstage, teaching at the Trombone Shorty Academy and at the Roots of Music, that inspires him the...