NolaVie Presents : Music

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

Culture Watch: Art from the heart

Sister Gertrude Morgan's 'Let's Make a Record' is available for purchase online at

For Throwback Thursday, we revisit a piece first published in October 2011 about primitive artist Sister Gertrude Morgan, a now-renowned folk artist who came to New Orleans in the 1930s, preached on the streets of the city she called “the headquarters of sin,” and established her missionary headquarters in a small house in the Lower Nine. NOMA's William Fagaly recalls the woman and her art. Read More »

Video: Latino music in New Orleans


Editor's Note: In collaboration with Tulane University, NolaVie and the students set out to discover who are the public intellectuals of New Orleans. Dali Ortiz, student and filmmaker, went straight to José Fermín Ceballos to learn about the latin music scene in New Orleans. Read More »

Music: Grosser's Wake-up Call


Through the partnership between NolaVie and Tulane University, student and writer Justing Picard talks with Tulane alum and hip hop artist Grosser about his choices and lessons that helped create his newest album. Read More »

She loves them, yeah, yeah, yeah


We continue to miss Sharon Litwin's sharp and hilarious view on life, and we are reminded of her unique angle on even the most known stories. In this piece, she looks back at when the Beatles came to New Orleans, and she talks about it the way only she can (and always with a love for New Orleans at the forefront). The Brits and New Orleans together was a merger close to Sharon's heart. Read More »

Music NolaVie (MNV): Mighty Brother's "Muscle To Bone"


Here at NolaVie we know that the visual is just as important as the aural. That's why we want to run your music videos! Submit your video links to Kelley Crawford ([email protected]). Read More »

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