NolaVie Presents : Music

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

Virtual gallery: The Airborne Toxic Event at the Civic

The Airborne Toxic Event at the Civic Theatre. Photo: Steven Hatley

Since 2008, The Airborne Toxic Event has graced New Orleans with its music six times. This past Saturday, the five-person, California-based indie rock band returned to the city with a performance at the Civic Theatre, with American folk ... Read More »

Virtual Gallery: Real Estate at One Eyed Jack's

Photo: Steven Hatley

New Jersey indie rockers Real Estate brought their laid back sounds to One Eyed Jack's Monday night for their first ever show in New Orleans.  Bassist Alex Bleeker was clearly thrilled to be playing one of his favorite ... Read More »

CONCERT RECAP: Dr. John and the Nite Trippers at The Joy Theater

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  This past Jazz Fest, one of the hottest tickets in town was an all star tribute to Dr. John featuring the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Allen Toussaint and Gregg Allman.  With international superstars worshipping the music he ... Read More »

Virtual gallery: The Afghan Whigs at the Civic

The Afghan Whigs at the Civic. Photo: Steve Hatley

The Civic Theatre opened its fall concert series this past Saturday with a newly renovated sound system and a home coming show of sorts for Greg Dulli and his rock band The Afghan Whigs, a group that hasn’t ... Read More »

From Bahia to the Bayou: Music from north east Brazil

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  For the past week, New Orleans jazz trumpeter Edward Anderson has been living in what he calls “a parallel universe.” And actually when you listen to his description, it really does sound like a parallel universe. And ... Read More »

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 »

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