For the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Thursday, headliner Elvis Costello sported the sartorial splendor of a purple hat with a button picturing the late Allen Toussaint front and center. Elvis Costello Photo by Adam McCullough Musical...Show More Summary
Just one day before Paul Simon kicks off his 2016 tour at Jazz Fest in New Orleans he shared new track "Cool Papa Bell." It's a summertime ode to Bell, the legendary baseball player hailed as "the fastest man on Earth," sings Simon. The song is on his latest LP Stranger to...
Over one hundred years ago, the clubs of New Orleans gave birth to one of the most transformative music genres of all time -- jazz. Deeply rooted in African traditions and influenced by the rich cultural tapestry of New Orleans, jazz proved a powerful and enduring soundtrack for American diversi
We already know what happens when geeks mix with outlaw country and indie films, thanks to the popularity of SXSW. Now, we’re finding out about how the startup set, jazz and some of the world’s best food come together. This week, the...Show More Summary
The skies were a clear, radiant blue across the first weekend of the 2016 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival – April 22nd through 24th – but there was purple everywhere else as the city, its homegrown performers and visiting stars paid homage to Prince after his sudden, shocking death on April...
Following a huge uptick in Jazz Fest rentals, Louisiana is trying to pass tougher rules for rentals.
New Orleans-based The Revivalists played their biggest local show to date when they headlined the Orpheum Theater on Saturday, April 23. The Jazz Fest after show featured support from rising funk ensemble Vulfpeck and brass mainstays the Soul Rebels. Show More Summary
Pearl Jam unveiled a one-night-only supergroup during their Saturday performance at the New Orleans Jazz Fest. Two members of Red Hot Chili Peppers (drummer Chad Smith, guitarist Josh Klinghoffer) and Kings of Leon drummer Nathan Followill joined the rock legends for a dynamic encore performance of Neil Young's "Rockin' in the...
The death of legendary singer Prince has left fans and fellow musicians devastated worldwide. And at Jazz Fest 2016, which started on Friday in New Orleans, many of the acts paid tribute to him. According to Billboard, The Deslondes performed the the gospel classic “What Are They Doing in Heaven Today?” in tribute to the... Show More Summary
A set filled with stories, praise, and covers of "Take Me With You" and "Let's Go Crazy".
One-off rock 'n' roll supergroup covers "Rockin' in the Free World".
Photos from Day 1 of Jazz Fest in New Orleans featuring Buckwheat Zydeco, Cowboy Mouth, Donald Harrison, Gov’t Mule, Grace Potter, Janelle Monae,Kermit Ruffins and Michael McDonald. Photos by Amy Harris The post Jazz Fest 2016: Gov’t Mule, Grace Potter, Janelle Monae, Buckwheat Zydeco, Cowboy Mouth, Kermit Ruffins Highlight Day 1 appeared first on Glide Magazine.
For their fourth album, Alex Ebert and his hippie-vibes collective shambled to New Orleans, fusing light psychedelia with lighter R&B and jazz touches for music that often goes down like acid-spiked gumbo. Songs are as gaping as the seven-minute dashiki-ragtime reverie “Hot Coals,” and as campfire-warm as “The Ballad of...
Now that Paul Simon has completed his upcoming album Stranger to Stranger, the singer is turning his attention to his upcoming U.S. tour. It kicks off April 20th at Jazz Fest in New Orleans and criss-crosses the country until early July. "This last tour with Sting was all arenas," Simon says. "This...
A pair of passes to the fest for Friday the 29th, where you can see Paul Simon, My Morning Jacket, and The Revivalists.
Wow. This sure was an intense hour of television. On The Originals Season 3 Episode 18, New Orleans was in a state of celebration due to its annual Jazz Fest. Watch The Originals Season 3 Episode 18 Online While this was taking place, an unlikely team of Mikaelson foes joined forces to take Klaus hostage. Show More Summary
Forbes 30 Under 30 musician Trombone Shorty on the honor of closing out New Orleans Jazz Fest and the magic of his hometown.
Twenty six years ago at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival I watched Stevie Ray Vaughn rip it up in front of thousands of people. The only way people knew that I did was because I told them about it. Yep, WOM. I would go on to see SRV a few more times after […]
Jazz forward Derrick Favors had 28 points, 11 rebounds and six blocked shots in Saturday’s win over New Orleans, making him the only player this season with more than one game of at least 25 points, 10 boards and five blocks. Pacers forward Paul George has scored at least 30 points in 20 of 63 games [...]
Derrick Favors had 28 points, 11 rebounds and six blocks, and the Utah Jazz snapped a five-game losing streak with a 106-94 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night.