Author Archives: Shane Colman

CONCERT RECAP: Jack White @ The Saenger Theatre 6/3/14

Jack White

Jack White at the Saenger 6/3/14  (Photo: Josh Brasted) After an electrifying performance covering every corner of the rock music spectrum, Jack White once again proved to New Orleans his status as a bona fide guitar god.  The ... Read More »

Jazz Fest 2014 final report

Bruce Springsteen

Jazz Fest, in all its wonder and glory, has come and gone once again, sending the happily sunburned and exhausted masses back home to the real world. Maybe it was the perfect weather for all seven days, or ... Read More »

Post-Fest show guide: Part 3

Catch Galactic Friday at Tipatina's or Saturday at the Sugar Mill for solid post-Jazz Fest concerts.

You made it to weekend two and are facing the classic late-quarter Jazz Fest dilemma: sleep or more music. With a host of incredible offerings this weekend at the Fair Grounds, including guaranteed legendary sets by Bruce Springsteen ... Read More »

Jazz Fest halftime report

Raw Oyster Cult

The 45th New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival kicked off its first weekend with perfect weather and a wonderfully diverse mix of rock superstars, indie darlings, local legends, and music from every corner of the world, not to ... Read More »

Post-Fest show guide: Part 2

Charles Bradley

So you survived the first weekend of Jazz Fest despite the sunburn, lack of sleep, Phish's marathon set, and those mysterious drinks your new friends at the Fairgrounds kept handing you. But don't let the work week get ... Read More »

Post-Fest show guide: Part 1

Pretty Lights

Every Jazz Fest veteran knows that some of the best performances of the week don’t happen at the Fair Grounds. And while the actual festival still offers the best bang for your buck, the dozens of shows happening ... Read More »

Saint Bell weathers the "Cold Cold Wind"

Saint Bell

Saint Bell has been playing together for just over six months, but in that short time they have managed to build enough buzz to headline Gasa Gasa following the Freret Street Festival this Saturday.  So how does a ... Read More »

FESTIVAL RECAP: The BUKU Music + Art Project

Dan Deacon

The BUKU Music + Art Project returned to the banks of the Mississippi River last weekend for its third, and arguably best, installment.  The festival organizers clearly care about delivering a unique experience, and their efforts paid off ... Read More »

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