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Bayou St. John (12:15 PM-9:15 PM)
A music fest on the water featuring Alexis and the Samuri, Remedy Krewe, Fleur de Tease, Hot 8 Brass Band, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, and more
Bayou St. John (11:00AM-1:00PM)
Pocket Aces Brass Band and Bone Tone Brass lead this year's second line, which starts and ends at Bayou Boogaloo!
Central City (1 p.m)
Second lines! Won't bow down!
Mid-City (All day)
Church and a parade to celebrate the club's 104th year
House of Blues (9:00 PM)
The Comedy Central comedian is here for some standup!
Big Top (7 p.m.)
8-16 piece traveilling circus punk troupe. Need we say more? Is there anymore to say? with Sammy Kay and the East Los Three, Dead Legends
Art Klub, 513 Elysian Fields Ave (8:00 PM)
An interactive and sparkling performance presented by Nari Tomassetti
Shadowbox Theatre (8:00 PM)
Straightforward conversational drama explores one area's gentrification through 50 years
Joe Krown feat. Russell Batiste and Walter "Wolfman" Washington
Maple Leaf (10:30PM)
Weekly gig on Oak with Krown on the organ, Washington firing up the guitar strings, and Batiste on the drums.
Hot 8 Brass Band
Howlin’ Wolf Den (10:00PM)
Weekly gig from some of the city’s best in brass
Sunday Youth Music Workshop
All ages workshop with Johnny Vidacovich. Bring your instruments!
Cajun Fais Do Do
Bruce Daigrepont is playing the washboard and getting you to bed early
Krewe du Guza
Le Bon Temps Roule (10:00PM)
Sunday Funday weekly gig from the husband and wife duo
Bounce Princess Baby Erin Schools Fans (VIDEO)
Baby Erin already taught us how to bounce our booties like basketballs, and the pint-sized popper is taking her lessons into the classroom. The “Princess of Bounce” has released a new music video, “Schoolhouse Rock,” in which she becomes teacher for the day. Click through to view:
Twerk Ethic: Miley Cyrus Bounces, Credits NOLA (VIDEO)
As locals defend booty shaking on their home turf, teen star Miley Cyrus is twerking hard to show Bounce moves to a national audience. In a recent KISS FM interview with Ryan Seacrest, Cyrus explained a new video she uploaded to her Facebook page in which she “twerks” to J. Dash’s “WOP.” The pop star credits New Orleans for her interest in the genre.
Today in New Orleans 2.15.13
Today, enjoy art after hours in City Park, bounce on St. Claude, see Flogging Molly at HOB, and more. On this day in 1956, Federal Judge S. Wright ordered the desegregation of New Orleans schools. Now, click through to plan your Friday.
Gypsyphonic Remixes Mardi Gras
Galactic's Ben Ellman and DJ Quickie Mart built up a quick following after two servings of Balkan Bounce in their side project Gypsyphonic Disko. For their next project, the pair decided to come back home for Carnival, using nostalgic Mardi Gras classics as a base for a bounce remix.
Quickie Mart Restocks Bounce Classic 'Shake For Ya Hood' (VIDEO)
With Republic bringing them all together and the fact that those DJ Jubilee dances are still all the rage, we've seen many signs that the pioneers of New Orlens Bounce are more than happy to let their music free to find the ears of the next generation. Ricky B, whose "Shake For Ya Hood" remains a Bounce classic, confirmed that this was more than a hunch, allowing the song to get the remix treatment from next-generation Bounce practitioner DJ Quickie Mart.
Today in New Orleans 11.30.12
Friday is here, and tonight you can celebrate with Johnny Sketch at Maple Leaf, art after hours at NOMA, bounce on St. Claude, or a Vox and the Hound release party at HOB. Today in 2001, Dr. John was the musical guest on Late Night with Conan O’Brien. Click through to find out how to kick off your weekend.
Open Season: Music
Bountiful Bookings Slated Across New Orleans This Fall
With the local spring festival season often crowded and the ever-expanding national summer festival season pulling in more and more acts, New Orleans citizens know all too well the feeling of viewing their favorite bands’ tour schedules and seeing their city leapfrogged and left out. But we have finally come to fall, and event calendars around town are filling up quickly with out of town acts as well as unique local alternatives and new combinations of old favorites.
Voodoo Fest Adds 20 More Artists, Including Nas, Releases Complete Schedule
With fall around the corner, the Voodoo Music Experience is firming up their lineup. Today, the big Halloween weekend show in City Park added 20 more names to this year's roster, and released the complete schedule of performances. The big headliner of the late additions is Nas. Fresh off the release of his latest album Life is Good over the summer, the Queens-born rapper is more into reflection than feuds these days. Also joining the roster are prog-leaning rockers Coheed and Cambria and the soul-worshipping Vintage Trouble. There's locals, too!
Stevie Wonder Offers Bounce Bonus at New Orleans Gala (VIDEO)
Stevie Wonder was in town to receive a Legend Award at the 2012 National Urban League Conference on Saturday, July 28, and ended up performing to bounce music by night’s end. At the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Awards Masquerade Gala,at the Morial Convention Center, he performed a few classics on a baby grand to close out the conference, where U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and National Urban League president Marc Morial were in the house. At an after party, Stevie Wonder got on stage and performed “Superstition,” “Do I Do,” and “Signed, Sealed, Delivered” to an old-school Bounce beat provided by DJ Raj Smoove and 2 Cent was there to catch it on film:
Today in New Orleans: 7.12.12
Today, wine and dine in Spanish fashion at the San Fermin Wine Dinner to kickoff the San Fermin en Nueva Orleans fest, punk out at Creepy Fest on St. Claude, harmonize with the Indigo Girls at Tip’s, and bounce your booty at Republic. On this day in Louisiana history, late gospel vocalist Paul Foster of The Golden Echoes and The Soul Stirrers was born in Shreveport (1920), classical pianist Van Cliburn, who won the first International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow during the Cold War, was born in Shreveport (1934) and the Neville Brothers’ 1989 album Yellow Moon was certified Gold (1994). Now for today's gold:
Dead Huey Long, Emma Boyce, Ian Hoch, Sarah Esenwein, Ryan Sparks, Will Dilella, Chris Rinaldi, Lianna Patch, Phil Yiannopoulos, Cate Czarnecki, Jonas Griffin, Jennifer Abbot, Mary Kilpatrick, Elaina Patton, Mike Horst, Devin Bambrick, Katherine McGuire, Norris Ortolano, Joe Shriner
Ryan Sparks, Kerem Ozkan
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