New Orleans band Roadside Glorious is set to slam into Dyson House at The Zee on Saturday and the impact crater the band leaves most likely will be considerable.
Boston saxophonist Mark Zaleski wants to honor jazz great Dave Brubeck and his lyricist wife, Iola, for the impact they made upon him and jazz in general.
Webb Wilder — that idiosyncratic roots-rock-country-pop mongrel from Hattiesburg, Mississippi — is making his seventh appearance at the Red Dragon Listening Room. He’s playing a solo acoustic show Friday at the Baton Rouge music venue Newsweek mag…
“Juke Joint Men,” a coffee-table book composed of blues-themed art, poetry and history, began with a party. Or, more precisely, a supper party.
As she juggled classes, dance rehearsals, a part-time job and preparations for Southern University’s homecoming week, Gaybrielle Dixon squeezed in the time this fall to audition for a music video on campus.
At 82, swamp pop legend Warren Storm has published his photo-filled memoir “Taking the World, By Storm” and released a new album of the same name.
New Orleans native PJ Morton, a keyboardist for pop rock band Maroon 5 as well as a solo rhythm-and-blues artist, played the Varsity Theatre on Sunday night.
Country singer Trisha Yearwood will perform with the Baton Rouge Symphony on March 7 for the Irene W. & C.B. Pennington Great Performers in Concert Series.
The Gatlin Brothers' "Country & Christmas" tour stops in Baton Rouge Thursday for a 7:30 p.m. show at the Manship Theatre.
Baton Rouge music producer and promoter S.J. Montalbano is stirring memories with a new two-CD set of recordings he produced and released from 1958 through 1968.
Grammy-winning rhythm-and-blues singer and Maroon 5 keyboardist PJ Morton is riding a wave of success that he almost gave up on five years ago.
Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter and visual artist Solange, who now calls New Orleans home, will perform some of her new music on the "Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon" Monday night.
An album unlike anything Marc Broussard has done before, "A Lullaby Collection SOS III" ranks high in the Carencro singer-songwriter’s 10-album discography.
For the Iguanas, seductive grooves plus category-defying music equal longevity. Despite the internet-driven shipwrecks that rocked the recording and songwriting businesses, the band’s deep dive into blues, New Orleans rhythm-and-blues and Mexican …
Featuring 58 recordings and a 52-page booklet by blues expert Martin Hawkins, “Blues Kings of Baton Rouge” may be the most comprehensive collection of Baton Rouge blues ever assembled.
Time is on her side. As her 79th birthday approaches, Irma Thomas, the soul queen of New Orleans, is always looking forward to her next show.
Nashville’s The Steel Woods has all of the talent necessary to carry the Southern rock torch. But don’t tell the band’s co-founder and co-songwriter that.
Grammy-winning Christian music singer Lauren Daigle is extending her world tour, and will be coming back to perform in her home state next summer.
For King & Country, the brothers duo who performed in Lafayette last spring, will be making some major appearances in the coming weeks.
A master of R&B romance, Brian McKnight sings his love songs with glowing sincerity. Expressing himself in silky tenor tones that climb to emotional high notes, McKnight knows exactly what his audiences want.
Songwriter and keyboardist Lucas Spinosa assembled an impressive cast of south Louisiana all-stars for “Friends and Legends of Louisiana.” Spinosa — who was the leader of the Baton Rouge-area band Southern Star in the 1990s — produced the album, d…
Kanye West, the popular, controversial rap star who released his first gospel album last week, staged one of his “Sunday Service” concerts beneath the giant white crosses on the vast Bethany Church South lawn off Rieger Road. Despite the last-minu…
If you plan to attend Kanye West's "Sunday Service" program Friday night at Baton Rouge's Bethany Church, be advised there are strict parking and traffic restrictions in place.
For 15 years, musician Susan Cowsill's solo work has included "Covered in Vinyl," a series of classic album performances. In New Orleans, where she has lived since 1993, Cowsill has performed more than 100 albums for "Covered in Vinyl."
James West finished his first true solo project more than two years ago, but he never bothered to tell anyone about it. In fact, it wasn’t until the death of a close friend that West decided to share his work with the world.
Christian music singer Lauren Daigle is poised to earn another major music award, continuing a yearlong streak of recognition following her latest album, "Look Up Child."
Veteran Baton Rouge emcee Marcel P. Black has been on a mission to elevate the message in contemporary rap music for the past 11 years.
Five people who have spread the blues through their music and advocacy are set to be honored at a gala Thursday hosted by the Baton Rouge Blues Foundation, the organization behind the annual spring festival that draws thousands of music fans to Lo…