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.

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 »

Ticket Giveaway: Cut Copy + Classixx this Friday at the Joy Theatre

Cut Copy, Classixx + Nile Delta | Friday, June 20th at The Joy Theater, New Orleans, LA

WHO: Winter Circle Productions and WTUL Present: Cut Copy, Classixx (LIVE) and Nile Delta WHEN: Friday, June 20th, 2014 at 9 pm (Doors at 8 pm) WHERE: The Joy Theater, 1200 Canal Street New Orleans, La 70112 WHAT ... Read More »

Photos and Setlist: Anders Osborne and friends headline Wednesday at the Square


For the next-to-last installment of YLC's 12-week Wednesday at the Square concert series, local guitar hero Anders Osborne (alongside his usual bassist and drummer Carl Dufrene and Eric Bolivar) enlisted the help of all-star guests Brian Stoltz (funky ... Read More »

TICKET GIVEAWAY! Spoon at the Civic Theatre


WHO: Spoon WHEN: Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 8 pm (Doors at 7 pm) WHERE: Civic Theatre, 510 O'Keefe Ave., New Orleans, Louisiana 70113 WHAT YOU CAN WIN: 2 tickets to see Spoon at the Civic Theatre CONTEST DETAILS ... 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 »

NolaVie's Jazzfest night shows ticket giveaway

Eddie Roberts of The New Mastersounds | Photo by Marc Pagani

Alas, the wait is just about over, it's officially Jazz Fest time in New Orleans and NolaVie has a bundle of ticket giveaways to offer up for several of the excellent night shows going down around town over ... Read More »

NOLA Brewing teams up with Rebirth Brass Band to offer charitable Pale Ale

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On Wednesday night at a celebration featuring The Roots of Music Marching Crusaders with Derrick Tabb and other members of the iconic Rebirth Brass Band, NOLA Brewing released its brand new Rebirth Pale Ale. The American style pale ... Read More »

Photo gallery: In the studio with The Nth Power

The Nth Power at Music Shed Studios, March 19, 2014 | Photo © Marc Pagani

Editor's note: The Nth Power recently invited international photographer extraordinaire Marc Pagani into the studio to get a glimpse of the new heavy hitting power-funk quintet laying down the grooves for their debut full-length studio album (check out ... Read More »

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