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Tarriona 'Tank' Ball of Tank and the Bangas

This ‘Tank’ never runs on empty!

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Tank and the Bangas have been all over the New Orleans music scene of late. Energetically led by vocalist Tank,

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Beyond the borders – Ears on the world

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer With all the major and mini festivals in recent months, it’s easy for locals and even visitors to become a

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Harold Brown
The beat goes on at the Bayou
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer It's been less than three weeks since the last notes rang out at the Fair Grounds to close the 2016 edition of the New Orleans Jazz & ...
DJ Chicken
Making the music spin in New Orleans
[caption id="attachment_22146" align="aligncenter" width="600"] DJ Chicken[/caption] By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer Part one of The Louisiana Weekly’s series on famous, Black New Orleans DJs looked at the careers and accomplishments of deceased ...
NICHOLAS PEYTON
Jazz Fest Second Weekend – Rainy but raging
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer It can’t be helped, the second weekend of Jazz Fest 2016 will undoubtedly be remembered in part at least for the rain resulting in the incredibly muddy ...
VERNON WINSLOW
Making the music spin in New Orleans
By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer As the Civil Rights struggle raged on through the 40s, 50s and 60s, New Orleans radio finally started to become as Black as the city’s music. ...
Jazz Fest first weekend – Around the world and home again
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Beautiful weather and a brand new look at the Fair Grounds welcomed crowds attending the first weekend of Jazz Fest. The towering bleachers at the Acura Stage ...
Second weekend picks of 2016 Jazz Fest, the 47th installment
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Here we go again – it’s the second Jazz Fest weekend – Thursday, April 28 through Sunday, May 1, 2016. Below are just a very few of ...
WONDER
Jazz Fest ‘16, the 47th installment
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer There’s something about entering the Fair Grounds’ gates, stepping out onto the grassy infield and realizing that yes, it’s all happening again. Though the New Orleans Jazz ...
LEO NOCENTELLI
Leo Nocentelli – home at last
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “I look forward to Jazz Fest and I don’t have to leave this time,” says guitar wizard Leo Nocentelli, who after 33 years of residing in Los ...

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