NolaVie Presents : Music

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

From alt rock to The Walking Dead

Emily Kinney at the Civic (Photo: Steven Hatley)

The Dandy Warhols and Emily Kinney recently came through New Orleans, and they demonstrate opposite ends of the path-to-music-fame spectrum. Los Angles’ Emily Kinney got her start in 2006, but really started to be noticed in 2011, when she ... Read More »

Remembering Allen Toussaint II

in 2013, NOLA photographer Jason Kruppa  shot a recording session with Allen Toussaint. Some of those photos are shared here.

 In 2013, I was privileged to photograph Allen Toussaint, who passed away this week, sitting in with folk-blues legend Chris Smither at one of Chris' recording sessions.  I had met Allen several times before and had seen him ... Read More »

Remembering Allen Toussaint I

Allen Toussaint at the 2009 Freret Street Fest Photo" Derek Bridges, Wikimedia Commons)

Editor's note: The many tributes to Allen Toussaint in the wake of his death on Monday chronicle expertly his contributions to his craft and his industry. But those who knew Toussaint recall a kind and gentle personality that defined him as concretely as ... Read More »

Concert recap: Voodoo Experience 2015

Ozzy Osbourne

Despite the audacious claim that "Voodoo is a rain, mud, sleet, snow or shine experience," the organizers of the 2015 Voodoo Experience cut the festival short by cancelling the final day of the festival in response to the ... Read More »

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