Author Archives: Wesley Hodges

About Wesley Hodges

Wesley grew up in coastal Georgia and is a former resident of the entertainment hotbeds of Nashville & Los Angeles. After 18 months out west, he returned to NOLA where he serves as music editor for NolaVie and contributes periodically to Live Music Blog, Relix magazine and Consequence of Sound. You can follow him on Instagram (, Twitter ( and in person at local music venues around town.

New Orleans Rocktober Music Preview

the annual Voodoo Experience takes place in City Park October 30, 31 and November 1st

March, April and May get tons of well-deserved attention for being in the heart of New Orleans spring festival season, and it's hard to compete with the events like Hogs for the Cause, Buku, Wednesday at the Square, French ... Read More »

Voodoo 2014's lineup as eclectic as ever

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Once again, the Voodoo Experience has managed to break from the homogeneity that has overtaken the US mid-major and major festival over the last half-decade. Once again, the lineup looks almost nothing like the local Halloween weekend festival's ... Read More »

Why you should see Phish at Jazz Fest 2014

Phish @ The Gorge Amphitheatre - 7/26/2013 | Photo by Jimmy Grotting / Live Music Blog

With three decades under their belt, the four abundantly-talented Vermonters known as Phish will make their long-overdue and highly-anticipated (for many, but not all) return to the Fairgrounds in the (forecasted) idyllic weather this Saturday afternoon. Eighteen years ... Read More »

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