NolaVie Presents : Music

A selection of content by New Orleans musicians, and other features by and about the New Orleans music community.

VIDEO: “The New Americana Movement in New Orleans”

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In a city known worldwide for its Jazz, New Orleans also boasts roots in country music, which has become evident as the popularity for so-called Americana music, a country sub-genre, grows. “[Americana] is a new coined genre," explains ... Read More »

Beyoncé and Jay Z: Larger than life

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All of us have those moments when we want to escape reality, never look back and tell ourselves “this is not real life.” Sunday night’s show at the Mercedes Benz Superdome was a reminder that “real life” has ... Read More »

And this year's gold medalist is.....?

MASNO's International Piano Competition will run through the week, at Loyola University's Rousel Hall.

  No it's not that kind of gold medal, although those who participate in it look on it as a kind of Olympic event. Now in its 25th year, the Musical Arts Society of New Orleans has grown ... Read More »

AUDIO: 'One Sweet Day (When I Fall in Love)'


Bring Your Own is a nomadic storytelling series that takes place in living rooms, backyards and other intimate spaces within the community. Each month, seven storytellers have 7 minutes to respond to a theme. BYO airs on All Things New Orleans and is a ... Read More »

NOLA goes French for Bastille Day


People think of New Orleans as the most French city in America. And it probably is. But we might not be quite as French as people think we are. Read More »

Summers in NOLA widen two students' perspectives

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Two Baltimore natives are continuing jazz music's long history in New Orleans, its birthplace. For five and six years, respectively, David Diongue and Sterlin Brown, both 19, have been making the trek down to New Orleans to spend the ... Read More »

We've Got Your Weekend: Trivia, gypsy swing and cats


Thursday / Trivial pursuit: Think you know Louisiana History? Marie Laveau is buried in which New Orleans cemetery? Which team did the saints beat for their first playoff victory? Find out your local trivia IQ when Friends of the Cabildo holds Trivia ... Read More »

Voodoo 2014's lineup as eclectic as ever

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Once again, the Voodoo Experience has managed to break from the homogeneity that has overtaken the US mid-major and major festival over the last half-decade. Once again, the lineup looks almost nothing like the local Halloween weekend festival's ... Read More »

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