Starting tonight, Maple Leaf Wednesdays will belong to the Honey Island Swamp band for a few weeks. They kick-off their month long residency at the famed Oak Street club, which has long been considered one of their home field stages.…
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The Blue Nile: 12/28 – Kermit Ruffins & The BBQ Swingers (7:00pm) + The Stooges Brass Band (10:00pm) | 12/29 – Flow Tribe (10:00pm) & Toubab Krewe (1:00am) + Mike Dillon Band (Upstairs 10:00pm) | 12/31 – Honey Island Swamp…
The Black Crowes released a special Christmas announcement yesterday, with news that the band would be back on the road in 2013. Similar to their final pre-hiatus shows of last year in Amsterdam, the Crowes will hit the road in Europe before heading back to the states for a 21 stop tour that will culminate in a special Jazz Fest aftershow at the Mahalia Jackson Theater for Performing Arts in New Orleans on May 4th.
For the first time since 2006, Galactic cut the brake lines and went full steam ahead at The Maple Leaf. The monster two set show was heavy on old classics, and when they tore into the set closing “Crazyhorse Mongoose“, the Leaf was undoubtedly the epicenter of the End-Of-The-World funk outbreak.
As someone who hasn’t missed at least a few minutes of every New Mastersound‘s gig in New Orleans dating back to the Blue Nile days, this announcement gets me a little more fired up for what should be a crazy…
Papa Gros Funk held down the last headlining spot at the now defunct River Stage, where so many great acts had played in years prior. Wish I would have known.
Slamming through a 2 hour rock n’ roll set in Marconi Meadows, Neil and his boys left no survivors in their first Voodoo appearance.
June & Johnny invited Galactic’s Ben Ellman & Rob Mercurio to The Maple Leaf’s Thursday night gig, and the foursome churned out some deep inspired improv for the packed Oak Street crowd.
Brooklyn’s Antibalas reigned supreme on a heavy Tuesday night in New Orleans, churning through two sets of rooted afro-beat funk. Here: the band jams on The Ratcatcher.