"They call me Dr. John, known as the Night Tripper." With that guttural growl, the once and future Mac Rebennack assumed the persona that would continue to define his guise going forward. One of New Orleans true originals and a musician who helped further the Crescent City sound, he was born in t ... More >>
Photo by Misha Grosvenor"It's hand-grenade time!"It's that time of year again when thousands of drunk college students, fratdults (grown up frat boys), and creepy mustachioed men with fists full of beads and a penchant for buxom drunk girls take to the streets of New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gr ... More >>
John LinnNo, not the French Quarter in New Orleans; the French Quarter Bar & Grill in Pompano Beach. I stopped in there recently to sample their version of the iconic Crescent City sandwich, and here's what I came away with.
No rock star has played politics smarter than Bruce Springsteen.
My recent trip to New Orleans was largely predicated on two things: 1) that I had never before been to the Crescent City, and it was high time I got there, and 2) it's known as one of the best food cities in the country. Sure, you could argue that New York, Chicago, and San Francisco each have more ... More >>
Trombone Shorty invents a fresh New Orleans musical blend.
(Photo via Galacticfunk.com)So how does a group of (mostly) non-native college students go on to become ambassadors of New Orleans funk? For Galactic, of which all but one of the band's current members relocated to the Crescent City in the early Nineties, it took more than just practice and p ... More >>
Even after three decades, the Radiators can still turn up the heat
The MusiCares Hurricane Relief Benefit
God, what have you done?
Galactic rockets through its Crescent City legacy
The Dirty Dozen Brass Band breathes life into death
In the hallowed halls of N'awlins, a jazz family keeps it real
More fun than a barrel of Mardi Gras beads
Bring on de crawfish and étoufée
The acid-jazz trip continues for Galactic
Nicholas Payton is making a modern jazz name for himself -- at his leisure
When Cowboy Mouth's Fred LeBlanc speaks out on self-empowerment, audiences listen
June 3 - 9, 1999
August 13 - 19, 1998
February 19-25, 1998