Author Archives: Shane Colman

Jazz Fest 2015: Beyond the Fairgrounds

Tank and the Bangas

With Jazz Fest rapidly approaching, you may find yourself feeling a bit overwhelmed by the almost unfathomable number of live music options presented over the next two weeks.  With no shortage of talent at the Fairgrounds, you'll have ... Read More »

The BMI Songwriter Stage: The buried treasure of FQF 2015

Sean Bruce and his band

French Quarter Fest pushed through some seriously stormy weather last weekend to keep the party going across the Quarter from Thursday - Sunday. With a whopping 23 stages, the fest was bigger than ever and drew an impressive ... Read More »

VISUAL RECAP: Hogs for the Cause 2015

Strand of Oaks

This past weekend, 82 teams showed off their best barbecue skills at City Park's festival grounds to raise more than $700,000(!) for pediatric brain cancer at Hogs for the Cause.  In addition to the staggering variety of pork ... Read More »

5 Bands to Catch at Hogs 2015


  This weekend City Park will be transformed into a barbecue-lover's Valhalla as pitmasters from across the country do battle in a contest where the only losers are vegetarians. And although the food is the main attraction at ... Read More »

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