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Essence 2016

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer The Essence Festival, the “party with a purpose,” celebrates its 22nd edition this year from Friday, July 1, to Sunday,

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Making the music spin with a feminine flair in New Orleans

By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer In the fourth installment of Louisiana Weekly’s series on famous New Orleans radio DJs, two local women discuss their

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Music Archives

The celebration of Southwest La.’s and Jamaican roots
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Two very different styles of music will be celebrated across town from each other this coming weekend, Saturday June 18 and Sunday, June 19. The 10th annual ...
Tarriona 'Tank' Ball of Tank and the Bangas
This ‘Tank’ never runs on empty!
[caption id="attachment_22252" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Tarriona 'Tank' Ball of Tank and the Bangas[/caption] By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Tank and the Bangas have been all over the New Orleans music scene of late. Energetically ...
Ernie Elly – Give the Drummer(s) Some
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer The history of payday loans in tinley park il New Orleans music is as much about its present and future as it is about the past. It's ...
This week’s local events offer a sensory overload
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer An African Diaspora of Sound cash advance clifton co Armstrong Park is a beautiful locale though it is much more than that. Within its boundaries is Congo Square ...
Blues Fest and Guitar extravaganza
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer New Orleans isn’t usually regarded as being a big blues or a guitar town though it has plenty of both. The city is much better known for ...
Stooges Brass Band | Photo courtesy of Vanguard Film & Video Productions and PUFAP
Jazz in the Park is back!
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Emanuel Lain, Jr. describes himself as the president, founder and “janitor” of the People United for Armstrong Park organization that kicks off its fourth season of its ...
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Satchmo SummerFest turns it up a notch
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer The flame has really been turned up on the schedule for the 13th edition of the Satchmo SummerFest. Held in and around the Old U.S. Mint from ...
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Lloyd Harris Jr. still sharing his music
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer This coming weekend, we celebrate one of the world’s must beloved musicians—our very own Louis Armstrong, by way of Satchmo Fest. Armstrong influenced many locals not only ...

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