Author Archives: Shane Colman

Club Spotlight: Julius Kimbrough's Prime Example

Christian Scott

The venue: Julius Kimbrough's Prime Example Location: Gentilly (1909 N. Broad St.) Genres: Jazz, blues, Latin Crowd: Jazz connoisseurs, in-the-know tourists, elder statesmen of the 7th Ward Ambiance: Relaxed, respectful, appreciative Cover: $5-20 Ask ten people to describe ... Read More »

The Pick: Cardinal Sons' Mixtape

Cardinal Sons

You love a band and you love their music, but don't you wish you knew the music the band loves? "The Pick" is NolaVie's guest music mixtape series, in which local musicians, artists and makers of sorts share favorite works in their ... Read More »

Colin Lake's adopted Louisiana roots

Colin Lake

From a young age, New Orleans-based blues/roots/soul singer and songwriter Colin Lake heard tales of the magic of New Orleans from his parents. “They would come home from Jazz Fest and go, ‘You gotta go to New Orleans ... Read More »

Top picks for Bayou Boogaloo 2015

Bayou Boogaloo

With summer rapidly approaching and temperatures on the rise, there are only a few weekends of bearable weather left until most folks shut themselves inside through daylight hours. And no excuses -- you've had a week to recover ... Read More »

Jazz Fest weekend 2 recap


After a very stormy first weekend, Jazz Fest crowds were treated to a weekend of perfect weather.  With the great weather came some of the biggest crowds I've ever seen at the Fairgrounds, including what had to be ... Read More »

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