NolaVie Presents : Music

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

The Beatles then and now

Fans crowded the barricades -- and ultimately rushed them -- on Sept. 16, 1964 in City Park.

An Ed Sullivan lookalike will introduce a Beatles band soundalike when WYES kicks off a concert at Tad Gormley Stadium Tuesday celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four's performance here on Sept. 16, 1964. So what has ... Read More »

Virtual gallery: Washed Out and Small Black

Washed Out at the House of Blues.

Wednesday evening, bands Washed Out and Small Black, both of which are part of the new electronic evolution of dance music, performed at The House of Blues. Both bands take a comprehensive approach to their performances, using full ... Read More »

Virtual Gallery: Royal Teeth, Coyotes and Sean Bruce

Coyotes at Publiq House

A trio of Louisiana based acts ascended on to the Freret Street Publiq House stage this past Friday. Much like the cultural climate of New Orleans itself, Royal Teeth, Coyotes and Sean Bruce’s music together produces a gumbo of ... 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 »

Virtual gallery: Jesse Marchant and Bishop Allen at The BEATnik

7 Jesse Marchant - The BEATnik - 8-28-14

Last Thursday, indie rock band Bishop Allen and folk rock singer Jesse Marchant delivered varied, yet mutually confident performances at the new and hip Central City music club, The BEATnik. Prior to Bishop Allen’s recent album release, Lights Out, the ... Read More »

Virtual gallery: Brewsiana

The Wooden Wings at Brewsiana

Last Saturday, The House of Blues hosted their Brewsiana festival, an evening of craft beer, gastro-pub food pairings from HOB restaurant Crossroads and live music. The beer selection included 21 rare and seasonal varieties from 8 local Breweries including ... 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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