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Watch: Tank and the Bangas Premiere ‘Quick’ Music Video


New Orleans-born stars Tank and the Bangas released the music video for their newest single “Quick,” this week. The official video for “Quick” is a long time coming for the band, as it was the winning song of the NPR Tiny Desk contest. 

 


Anders Osborne, Tank and the Bangas (PHOTOS)

Stephen Charles Nicholson Photographs YLC Wednesday at the Square



On Wednesday (7.17), one of the most exciting shows in the Youth Leadership Council (YLC) Wednesday at the Square 2017 programming took place in Lafayette Square. In the penultimate concert in the 12-week series, NOLA all-stars Anders Osborne and Tank and the Bangas took to the stage, performing a rollicking show that beat all hump day blues. Scroll on for photos from Stephen Charles Nicholson. 


Today in NOLA 5.18.17


Today, see Tank without her Bangas. So You Think You Can Dance all stars and sibling duo Derek and Julianne Hough bring their dance styles to the Saenger. CAC brings a veterans-themed show in honor of Veterans Appreciation Month. Tip's guarantees a good show, with Reckless Kelly and Blue Water Highway in support. On this day in 1896, Plessy vs. Ferguson established the constitutionality of segregation with “separate but equal” reasoning. Now, more to do this Thursday.


Today in NOLA 5.17.17


Today, NOMA welcomes all ages crowd and large scale puppets to the Sculpture Garden. Anders Osborne and Tank & the Bangas play an outdoor show. Get your music fix with shows at the Carver and Howlin Wolf. On this day in history, schools in Louisiana and the rest of the country were ordered desegregated with the Supreme Court's Brown v. Board of Education ruling (1954). Here's more of today's happenings.


Today in NOLA 5.6.17


Tonight, hang with Galactic at the Orpheum or catch NOLA legend Big Freedia perform with local talents gone big, Tank and the Bangas. Aurora Nealand is teaming up with choreographer Shannon Stewart for a performance of her album The Monocle. The New Movement brings a new dating game show to town. 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 Saturday.  

 


Today in NOLA 4.23.17


Tonight is one of the last times to see local talents Tank and the Bangas before their embark on their NPR Tiny Desk tour. Learn about urban beekeeping or celebrate biking culture, or party in the garden of the historic Beauregard-Keyes house. On this day in 1909, a fire in Lake Charles burned 109 buildings, Now, more to do this Sunday. 


Tank and the Bangas Announce NPR Tour Dates


Tank and the Bangas announced on Wednesday (4.5) the cities they'll drop by on their NPR Tiny Desk tour, presented by Lagunitas Brewing Company. Last month, National Public Radio (NPR) announced the local NOLA band to be the winner of their annual Tiny Desk Contest, which sources artists from across the country to select the top talent in the current music scene. 


Today in NOLA 3.11.17


The first St. Patrick’s Day parade kicks off today in Uptown. Get your culture fix for free with the Ogden Museum’s day of architectural arts activities and the Sacred Music Festival in the Marigny. DJ Soul Sister spins her tunes at the Hi-Ho at her regular dance party, while NPR’s new fave band Tank and the Bangas do their thing on Frenchmen. On this day in 1803, Spanish Governor Salcedo and the Cabildo learned that Louisiana was to be transferred to the French. Now, read on for more this Saturday. 


Watch Tank and the Bangas's NPR Tiny Desk Concert


National Public Radio (NPR) named NOLA's own Tank and the Bangas the winner of their annual Tiny Desk Contest. Out of over 6,000 entries, the group unanimously won the contest, which seeks to find the shining star of the modern music scene. 


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