Author Archives: Shane Colman

VIDEO PREMIERE: Sundog - 'Something Better'


Over the past few years, Sundog, the spaceman with otherworldly instruments and a human soul, made a name for himself in NOLA through a series of shows that featured one man producing more musical sounds than most bands ... Read More »


Jazz at The Sandbar

This is the fourth in a series spotlighting some of the best places to hear live music around the city. The place: The Sandbar Location: University of New Orleans Genres: Jazz Crowd: UNO professors, hip students, jazz junkies ... Read More »

CONCERT RECAP: Lake Street Dive and Lucius at Tipitina's


A sell-out crowd packed Tipitina’s last Wednesday to take in the sounds of Lake Street Dive and Lucius, two bands from the Northeast with strong fan bases here in New Orleans. Each band was given equal stage time, which ... Read More »

Virtual Gallery: Real Estate at One Eyed Jack's

Photo: Steven Hatley

New Jersey indie rockers Real Estate brought their laid back sounds to One Eyed Jack's Monday night for their first ever show in New Orleans.  Bassist Alex Bleeker was clearly thrilled to be playing one of his favorite ... Read More »

CONCERT RECAP: Dr. John and the Nite Trippers at The Joy Theater

10 Dr. John - The Joy  - 9-20-14

  This past Jazz Fest, one of the hottest tickets in town was an all star tribute to Dr. John featuring the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Allen Toussaint and Gregg Allman.  With international superstars worshipping the music he ... Read More »

CONCERT RECAP: England in 1819 at The BEATnik

Photo: Steven Hatley

Band England in 1819 hails from Baton Rouge, but the group's anthemic post-rock sounds as though it could be a transmission from an alternate universe where Mozart plays synthesizers with Thom Yorke.  The classically-trained band utilizes stacks of keyboards ... Read More »


The BEATnik

This is the third in a series spotlighting some of the best places to hear live music around the city. Name: The BEATnik Location: Central City (1638 Clio St.) Genres: Indie rock, acoustic, alt-country, punk, blues Crowd: All ... Read More »

Cardinal Sons shout it from the mountain

Cardinal Sons

Over the last year, the trio of brothers that comprise Cardinal Sons have made a name for themselves in a city that sometimes feels overcrowded with great bands.  From packed shows at Gasa Gasa to a triumphant set ... Read More »

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