Girl’s Trip

By Dwight Brown Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) — This hilarious and relentlessly bawdy take on a girls’ weekend reunion in New Orleans is following in

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A gathering of New Orleans Modern Jazz Legends

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “I’ve played with all of them at one time or other,” James Rivers says of the musicians that will be

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Capturing the essence of the Essence Music Festival 2017
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer The essence of the 2017 Essence Music Festival seemed to be all about fun as more than 470,000 gathered throughout the Fourth of July weekend for the ...
Sharon Martin is ‘Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill’
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Vocalist and actress Sharon Martin reprises her role as the legendary Billie Holiday in “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill” to be staged every Friday and ...
Essence Fest – Beyond the Dome’s main stage
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer It’s only natural that the spotlight shines the brightest on the big name stars like Diana Ross, John Legend and Mary J. Blige, who arrive at Essence ...
Essence Music Festival offers free ticket to LA residents
The Louisiana Weekly Staff Reports New Orleans, LA – Essence Fest fans who are looking to stretch their concert dollars this year may be in luck. Essence Fest announced that it is ...
Musical and cultural diversity reign this weekend
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Two-stepping, dancehall and merengue are some of the dances of choice this weekend at the Cajun-Zydeco Festival and the NOLA Caribbean Fest both being held on Saturday, ...
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Deacon John: 60 years of music
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer New Orleans legendary guitarist and vocalist Deacon John celebrates his 60th year in the music business at Tipitina’s, Saturday, June 17, 2017. The club, now boasting 40 ...
Life without music
By Edmund W. Lewis The Louisiana Weekly Editor It’s Black Music Month, y’all, and I couldn’t be happier. It’s like Christmas without the shameless materialism, ...
Ruben Studdard digs deep for soulful Sam Cooke classic
By Stacy M. Brown Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) – If anyone’s been asking whatever happened to Ruben Studdard, they probably haven’t been paying too much attention. ...

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