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Today in NOLA: 6.13.14


This evening, soak in artistic discussion at NOMA, then have your pick of brass bands and bounce artists from uptown to downtown. On this day in 1964, Louis Armstrong hit the top of the album chart with Hello, Dolly!. Find those dancing shoes and get ready for more tonight.


Room 220: Brass Band Book Launch


from Press Street's Room 220

Join artist Willie Birch, the Hot 8 Brass Band, and author Matt Sakakeeny to celebrate the launch of Roll With It: Brass Bands in the Streets of New Orleans, starting at 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 8, at Sweet Lorraine’s (1931 St. Claude Ave.).


Noble Brass

Grammy-winning Rebirth Brass Band Makes 30, Celebrates with Two Nights of Music at Howlin' Wolf



The band that Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist, Flea, calls “hard as hell” and “free as a ray of light” celebrates its 30th anniversary this weekend with two shows at the Howlin’ Wolf.  Inside and outside the city, people recognize Rebirth Brass Band for its edgy blend of brass, hip-hop and funk that always draws a full crowd.


Bringin' Da Noise

City Sound Ordinance Proposal Debated in Da Quarters



Amid street musician shutdowns, City Councilmember Kristin Gisleson Palmer has drafted a new sound ordinance to define how street noise will be governed. But around the Quarter, concern lingers about the effects that such an ordinance may have on the city's culture.


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