It was a Sunday drive years ago, when I passed a group of crawfish-boilers on Esplanade who were on the front lawn blaring some truly funkdafied rhythms on the loudspeaker they had set up. The beer was flowing, [...]
The latest Jazz Fest 2012 info & more from the New Orleans music scene.
Based on the way the music community delivered over festival season, musician Evan Christopher suggests we keep the ball rolling and start calling the shots about our music community’s future.
Statistics are not available to determine just how many 14-year-olds have played with their own band at Jazz Fest, but I'll wager not many. Cameron DuPuy and the Cajun Troubadours opened the Fais-Do-Do Stage on the first Saturday [...]
Okay, travelogues aren't really my gig, but this trip yearns to be shared. My ten-day week began at the Louisiana Folk Roots Festival at Chicot State Par near Ville Platte on Saturday. The following Dewey Balfa Cajun and [...]
As visitors sample mudbugs and meat pies at Jazz Fest in the Big Easy today, a New Orleanian in the Big Apple discovers that condiment savvy can be selective and that "dressed" carries only fashion connotation above the [...]
With the second weekend of the 2012 Jazz & Heritage Fest under way, musician Evan Christopher has some updates for the cultural workforce and some questions about how fans find our shows.