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Naughty Professor Shares ‘Venison Poetry’

New Orleans-based band Naughty Professor dropped the newest single off of their summer release Identity. Watch the live studio video for “Venison Poetry” featuring local music superstars Mike Dillon and Cliff Hines below. 

Today in NOLA: 4.20.16

Today marks the sixth anniversary of the Big Oozy disaster. BP’s Deepwater Horizon rig exploded, killing 11 people, and then proceeded to leak millions of gallons of crude into the Gulf. The hemorrhaging took almost six months to stop and the effects are still with us today. On a brighter note, click through to find out about all the music in town tonight.

Today in NOLA: 3.31.16

Hogs kicks off tonight. The Soul Rebels are getting down uptown, Mike Dillon is at the Ogden, and Micah McKee is on Frenchmen. Plus, get some groceries in Mid-City. This day in history, St. John the Baptist Parish was created (1807), and "I Wonder" by Louis Amstrong and His Orchestra entered the R&B Jukebox Chart (1945).

Today in NOLA: 5.29.15

Today in history: in a crushing blow to the Confederates, Union forces captured New Orleans on May 29, 1862. This evening, HOP Fest comes to Cafe Istanbul, blues are in the Bywater, and Mike Dillon is doing, well, his Mike Dillon thing uptown. For more to do, click on through.

Today in NOLA: 5.18.15

Tonight, Mike Dillon is bringing his high octane sound uptown. Across the rest of the city, music lovers, can check out three popular local gigs. On this day in 1896, Plessy vs. Ferguson established the constitutionality of segregation with “separate but equal” reasoning. Now, more to do this Saturday.

Today in NOLA: 5.12.15

Mike Dillon and Stanton Moore are still in town. Kid Chocolate is at Bullet’s and the library is getting culinary. On this day in 1902, the State Board of Education was created (and there has been controversy round it ever since). Now, more to do this Tuesday. 

Today in NOLA: 7.21.14

Two legendary careers will be on display tonight as musician Nick Cave performs with the Bad Seeds at the Mahalia Jackson and the New Orleans Film Society screens the new Roger Ebert documentary Life Itself in Chalmette. Plus, Japanese comedy from the 90s and James Singleton and Mike Dillon back-to-back at Cafe Istanbul. Read on for more details tonight:

Today in New Orleans 9.7.13

Today, Tails & Ales offers samples of over 125 beers at the Fair Grounds. Later, enjoy rare grooves at DJ Soul Sister's weekly Hustle. On this day in 1899, late traditional jazz drummer "Little" Joe Lindsay was born in New Orleans. Now, more to do this Saturday. 

Today in New Orleans 5.6.13

As you recuperate from two weekends of Jazz Fest, find something low key to do from St. Claude to Oak Street. See an Icelandic thriller on Oretha Castle Haley, or enjoy some bluegrass at the Hi Ho. On this day in 1996, Aaron Neville performed for then President Bill Clinton and Hilary Clinton on the White House South Lawn. Now, more to do this Monday.  

Today's Events: 5/4/11

May 4, the date of the first Grammy Awards (1959), The Kent State University student killings by members of Ohio’s National Guard (1970), the first Kiss concert (1976); the birthday of Audrey Hepburn (1929), Keith Haring (1958) and moonman Lance Bass (1979). It was also the date of Sherlock Holmes’ apparent death at Reichenbach Falls, Switzerland (1981). An impressive list of historic events, but nothing beats what’s on today’s NOLA plate:

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