NolaVie Presents : Music

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

Club spotlight: Saturn Bar

Saturn Bar

The venue: Saturn Bar Location: Bywater (3067 Saint Claude) Genres: Rock, blues, retro DJs Crowd: Uber-hipsters, Bywater senior citizens, after-hours adventurers Ambiance: Rowdy, grimy, loud Cover: $0-10 Deep in the mysterious Bywater galaxy, far past the familiar sights ... Read More »

A recipe for the 'the jass'


"I'm not sure, but I'm almost positive all music came from New Orleans." - Ernest Kador Jr. (Ernie K-Doe) That music that you hear when you're walking down Royal street -- the kind that is old-timey and wonky ... Read More »

Oh come on, be a Dancing Queen

Mamma Mia! plays at the Saenger Theatre through January 18.

I don’t know about you, but the beginning of 2015 has not brought any sunny news into my life. It’s been way too cold on too many days to my liking; world events are devastatingly depressing; local “challenges” ... Read More »

From Neutral Ground to Abbey Road

Steve Cunningham at Abbey Road (Photo: Steve Cunningham)

Local musician Steve Cunningham, a regular at Neutral Ground Coffeeshop, has been creating songs on his Macbook for years, digitally combining arrangements of voice, electric and acoustic guitar, bass, piano and organ. When he was ready to turn the results into a CD, he booked a well-known studio for the mastering. Read More »

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