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UNO Lakefront, 8p.m.
Comedian brings his Conspiracy Theory
Bank St. Bar,
Beachabilly with a little swing, dress appropriately
Mix of brass standards and funky covers
Jazz Playhouse, 10p.m.
Romy Kaye & the Mercy Buckets provide soundtrack
Big brassy swamp funk
"and yes I said yes I will Yes"
Irish House Ready for Bloomsday
To most, today, June 16, might just be another Tuesday. But for James Joyce fans around the world, June 16 marks the ever-important literary celebration, Bloomsday. In commemoration of the Irish writer’s novel Ulysses, The Irish House (1432 St. Charles Ave.) will be hosting a reading of the epic story. Writers and literary enthusiasts from across the city will come out to narrate excerpts of the famously dense, Ulysess.
Bey to Bring her Honey to NOLA
Last year, Beyonce spent a lot of time in Louisiana during shoots for her “Formation” and “Lemonade” videos, but the Crescent City did not make the cut for a tour to support the new projects. On Thursday (5.05), the Queen Bey remedied that omission, adding a NOLA stop to the Formation World Tour.
What NOLA Listens To (on Spotify)
Spotify has put together a very vague survey about the listening habits of New Orleanians. As unscientific as the piece is, it’s still pretty interesting. Spotify looked at what is “distinctive” in New Orleans and discovered that hip-hop rules the roost.
Hotline Sing: Drake & Kraftwerk Coming to NOLA
It’s easy to forget, but music in New Orleans will continue after Fest Season. Today, hip hop artist Drake and electronica pioneers Kraftwerk both announced September shows in the Crescent City.
Jazz Fest After Hours: 4.21.15
Jazz Fest does not begin until Friday (4.22), but the music elevates to another level tonight. Local favorites like Anders, Johnny V., and Stanton Moore will be joined by national names like Skerik, Charlie Hunter, and Oteil Burbridge this evening. Click on through for all the listings.
Essence Adds Acts
Essence Fest just got bigger. Today, the popular Independence Day weekend festival announced that Andra Day, Common, and Puff Daddy (a.k.a. P-Diddy, a.k.a. Puffy) will join the star studded lineup.
It Stakes A Village
Airlift's Music Village Finds Permanent Home
The Roving Music Village is known for rolling out news and events during fest season. This year, they announced their biggest news yet: the arts installation will no longer rove. Instead, the Music Village will forgo their nomadic ways for a permanent base camp.
Virtues of Vinyl
Vinyl is much more than a medium. To the faithful, the record is a religion and every April, a holy day is celebrated. Today (4.18), Record Store Day brings a bevy of new and special edition releases nationwide. The Day also provides a reason to celebrate the local, independent shops that keep the music available.
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