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Exclusive: Soul Singer-Songwriter Erica Falls Releases Ebullient New Single ‘Let’s Get Down Tonight’ ft. Lyrics Born
The full single with B-side “One Stop Shop” featuring Chali2na will be released on vinyl on May 6, her New Orleans Jazz Fest show at Congo Square Stage!
New Orleans’ Iconic Tipitina’s Announces ‘Save Tips’ Livestream Fundraiser
Show to feature brand new and legendary performances from the vault, as well as exclusive backstage artist stories
Chris Smither returns with ‘More Fom the Levee’ on vinyl on September 26th and CD/digital on October 2nd including this wonderful track featuring the late, great Allen Toussaint.
In a town known worldwide for its music, Toussaint’s name was among the rarified cultural bastions of the city, along with James Booker, Professor Longhair, Dr. John and Louis Armstrong.
The New Orleans great discusses his friend B.B. King, his appearance in the HBO series Treme, The Stones covering his music, losing everything in Katrina, and how New Orleans music is coming back strong!
This week is packed full of blues happenings, from birthdays to a handful of New Orleans Blues milestones to Chicago and Hill Country blues luminaries!
Returning for it’s 3rd season, the story revolves around a colorful cast of New Orleans characters, with a second-to-none soundtrack of blues, jazz, and heavy brass.
American Blues Scene has been Sybilized in our latest featured article… and what a great thing that is! This New Orleans gem is a multi-talented and fascinating musician that you need to read about!
The piano music that came from New Orleans played a preeminent role in the development of Jazz, Blues, and Rock music, and it’s legacy and rhythms continue to this day.
Dr. John is one of the most internationally celebrated musicians to come from New Orleans. After a half century of creating music, he’s still running fast and strong.