NolaVie Presents : Music

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

Birdfoot Festival’s fourth year is no small feat

Birdfoot Festival returns for its fourth year, chamber music and unique locations, one of which is Madewood Plantation in Napoleonville (pictured). (photo: Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee)

Growing up playing violin in New Orleans, Jenna Sherry, the artistic director and co-founder of the Birdfoot Festival, noticed that although she had a tremendous passion for chamber music there was a remarkable lack of interest or discussion ... Read More »

Xavier professor Dan Shore says goodbye to NOLA


I recently taught my very last class at Xavier University. I've pulled up my proverbial stakes and headed back up north, where I look forward to spending more time with my wife and family and more time writing music. 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 »

Cab Rides: Music writer Keith Spera

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Take a Cab Ride with us! NolaVie gets up-close and personal with local notables in this new series of back-seat video interviews sponsored by TaxiCabApp. Ride along and eavesdrop as New Orleanians talk about the city they love ... 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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