White Light After Dark keeps the party going

You know you’ve been around for a long time when you remember when a grand and upscale annual fete was just a rowdy and upstart street festival. White Linen Night turns 20 this year – that’s right, two ...

White Light After Dark keeps the party going

You know you’ve been around for a long time when you remember when a grand and upscale annual fete was just a rowdy and upstart street festival. White Linen Night turns 20 this year – that’s right, two ...

White Light After Dark keeps the party going

You know you’ve been around for a long time when you remember when a grand and upscale annual fete was just a rowdy and upstart street festival. White Linen Night turns 20 this year – that’s right, two ...

White Light After Dark keeps the party going

You know you’ve been around for a long time when you remember when a grand and upscale annual fete was just a rowdy and upstart street festival. White Linen Night turns 20 this year – that’s right, two ...

So how about some alternative festing this week?

  Fact is, Jazz Fest or not, there is always incredible music happening every week in this town. But this time of year seems to encourage over-the-top, only-during-Jazz-Fest night-time eruptions of musical expression Uptown, Downtown and Back o’ Town. ...

AUDIO: Marketing the next generation of NOLA musicians

New Orleans has long had a history of producing talented musicians. More recently, as demonstrated by the 5,000-plus attendees at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week, the city has started producing some talented entrepreneurs. Edward Anderson hopes to bring the ...

ARTWARD BOUND: Life and art on a shoestring

Beam by Sophie T. Lvoff Disruption of the status quo is the gorilla in the room that gives me hope. Bitcoin, digital money, says forget the banks and Wall Street, who forgot about us long, long ago. Self-publishing ...

Trombonist Michael Watson takes the ‘Spotlight’

This last weekend, I started my summer work  at a small festival  in Silkeborg Denmark. They call it the Riverboat Festival because it is situated on the picturesque but tiny River Guden and, when it started more than40 ...

Riffing On the Tradition: Say It Over and Over Again — Making music listings count

This is the third and last article devoted to how we can prepare for the festival season. We discussed improving our Web presence and how venue operators who truly want to work WITH us can raise the bar, ...

Riffing On the Tradition: The Joint Is Jumpin’ — Working with our music venues

Like many of you, I constantly struggle with the contradictions of local music’s role as a cultural expression of, and for, the community versus a commodity of our hospitality industry. Last week, I began counting down to festival ...