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Greyboy AllStar & Slightly Stoopid vet
Band’s masterpiece recreated 40 years later
Howlin Wolf, 10p.m.
NOLA favorite covers Prince
Colbert bandleader comes home
Russo, Benevento, & co. create an American Beauty
Queen of Azz, Soul Rebels open
Jazz fusion & funk quartet
Chimock, Greene, Porter cover band beyond description
Funk jam session
Chickie Wah Wah, 8p.m.
Folk favorite covers Bruce’s “Darkness”
Funky brass originators
Beloved Grammy-winning brass band
B.B. King’s, 11:59p.m.
Cyril Neville’s new(ish) project
Maple Leaf, 11p.m.
British-born keyboardist’s groove is all New Orleans
Cajun indie rock
Today's Events: 6.6.11
June 6, when the first slaves arrive in Louisiana (1716), when Levi Strauss makes his first blue jeans (1850), Tetris is released (1984), Uncle Kracker is born (1974), Carl Jung dies (1961), Memorial Day in South Korea, National Day in Sweden, Teacher’s Day in Bolivia, Queensland Day in Queensland, and National Huntington’s Disease Awareness Day in the United States. In conclusion, here's how we would celebrate Tetris's birthday:
Today's Events: 5.31.11
May 31, when the New Orleans Mint closed (1861), when John Harvey Kellogg patented "flaked cereal" (1894), the first NAACP conference (1909), the release of the first jazz record, Dark Town Strutters Ball (1917), when the Supreme Court ordered school integration "with all deliberate speed" (1955), when the Saints sold for $70,204,000 (1985), when Walt Whitman (1819) and Clint Eastwood (1930) were born, and when WWII icon Rosie Will Monroe, aka Rosie the Riveter, died (1997). Quite the laudable list, to say the least…lest us not let down:
Dead Huey Long, Emma Boyce, Elizabeth Davas, Ian Hoch, Lindsay Mack, Anna Gaca, Jason Raymond, Lee Matalone, Phil Yiannopoulos, Joe Shriner, Chris Staudinger, Chef Anthony Scanio, Tierney Monaghan, Stacy Coco, Rob Ingraham,
Brandon Roberts, Rachel June, Daniel Paschall
Michael Weber, B.A.
B. E. Mintz
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