If New Year’s resolutions have already gone by the wayside, you have a second chance. Tuesday is Tet, the beginning of the new year in Vietnam. It's the Year of the Pig, which, according to lore, brings prosperity and luck.
The French Quarter Festival on Tuesday unveiled its initial 2019 roster of almost exclusively local performers from across the spectrum of south Louisiana music.
Diana Ross, the legendary voice of the Supremes, has joined the roster of the 2019 New Orleans Jazz Fest, producers announced Friday.
It's only rock 'n' roll, but a whole lot of folks want to hear it: Tickets to see the Rolling Stones at the 2019 New Orleans Jazz Fest are sold out.
Art exhibits, community service and a march are planned Saturday and Monday in New Orleans to mark the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.
Community radio station WWOZ-FM has sold all 3,000 of its "brass passes" for the 2019 New Orleans Jazz Fest. This is the first year the passes, a major source of funding for the station, sold out by mid-January, said WWOZ's general manager, Beth A…
In a scene right out of the pre-Internet 1970s, thousands of people lined up at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Thursday morning to buy concert tickets. Specifically, tickets to see the Rolling Stones at the 2019 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.
Landing the Rolling Stones for the 2019 New Orleans Jazz Fest is, in Quint Davis’ estimation, “a Biblical prophecy come true.”
The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has got satisfaction: The Rolling Stones are among the headliners for the 50th anniversary festival.
Mick Jagger and Katy Perry will help blow out the candles on the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival’s 50th birthday cake this spring.
Surrounded by the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Planning Commission 2019, Mayor LaToya Cantrell formally announced the events celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday at a press conference Thursday at City Hall.
New Orleans now seems firmly established as a destination for arena tours, not just a second-tier stop between Houston and Atlanta. As such, local fans have many more options for how to blow their concert budget.
“All dressed up with nowhere to go” is not something you’ll hear in this city on New Year’s Eve. From rousing concerts and lavish parties to kid-friendly celebrations, New Orleans is full of exciting ways to welcome 2018 — no matter your age, or i…
Grab some holiday spirit at MIRACLE ON FULTON, as Fulton Street near Poydras Street becomes a winter wonderland. There's snow on the hour, lights and live entertainment, plus Santa visits Fridays and Saturday nights. From 11 a.m. daily, free. mira…
Producers of the 2019 New Orleans Jazz Fest have pushed back the release of the highly anticipated talent roster for next spring's 50th anniversary celebration to January.
The 2019 Buku Music + Art Project will present Lana Del Rey, A$AP Rocky, Baton Rouge rapper Kevin Gates and Dog Blood, an electronic dance music collaboration between Skrillex and Boyz Noize, among dozens more.
That persistent 2019 New Orleans Jazz Fest rumor about the band with the multiword name that starts with “R”? It is absolutely true.
The 2019 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival roster, as of this writing, remains a mystery. But a pair of more modest springtime events, Hogs for the Cause and Family Gras, rolled out their rosters this week.
The chances of a white Christmas are slight (hey, it has happened before), but the holidays are sure to be merry and bright with a sleigh-full of activities happening around the New Orleans area, starting this weekend.
The Audubon Zoo was deserted on a recent wintry afternoon, as temperatures hovered in the mid-40s. Yet something special was happening.
The Treme Creole Gumbo Festival returned to Louis Armstrong Park on Saturday and Sunday, bringing 14 gumbos from 10 vendors.
Does a kerfuffle over the WWOZ Brass Pass program hint that something very special, and very different, is on tap for the 2019 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival?
The 2018 Voodoo Music + Arts Experience officially crashed to a close at 9 p.m. Sunday as the final notes of the Arctic Monkeys’ “R U Mine?” echoed across City Park’s Festival Grounds.
Prepared with latex gloves and a blue towel, 66-year-old Melanie Dawson-Walker visits Dollar Tree to purchase artificial pink roses for her mother’s grave at Providence Memorial Park in Metairie.
The 20th anniversary Voodoo Music + Arts Experience wound down Sunday with what felt like the day after the big blowout. It had its moments, but the headliners weren’t as big, the audience was smaller, and many in attendance were likely worn out f…
Perfect festival weather greeted the second day of 2018’s 20th anniversary Voodoo Music + Arts Experience in City Park. So did the site's omnipresent mud, freshly churned by thousands of feet, remaining from rain earlier in the week.
The Beatles got patted down at the main entrance to the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience in City Park on Friday afternoon. But costumed in the band's brilliantly colored satin uniforms from the “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” era, the four f…
The 2018 Voodoo Music + Arts Experience has instituted more stringent security policies than in previous years.
Hugely popular rapper Childish Gambino has canceled his scheduled Saturday headlining set on the main stage at the 2018 Voodoo Music + Arts Experience in City Park.
Third Eye Blind singer Stephan Jenkins is the Forrest Gump of the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience.
Glamour galore! Check out photos from New Orleans Film Festival's red carpet. The festival continues through Oct. 25 with screenings at multiple locations and parties.
A zombie with a disfigured, bloody face staggers down a dark, wooded path. A sinister clown carrying a red balloon skips across an empty field. And as three adults creep past a heap of architectural ruins, a crimson demon with twisted horns lunges…
Adding musical flavor to Emeril Lagasse Foundation Boudin, Bourbon & Beer 2018 will be Americana/roots bands and musicians Railroad Earth, Donavon Frankenreiter, Lilli Mae and the Honey Island Swamp Band.
If nothing else, the tricentennial celebrations this year have given New Orleans plenty of opportunities to look at itself.
Diamond Rio and Kellie Pickler headline the country-music KENNER FREEDOM FEST at Williams Boulevard and the lake, starting 2 p.m. Sunday. Also: kids activities, food and a fireworks finale. The fest is free; parking is $5.
Fried chicken is obviously the main dish at the National Fried Chicken Festival presented by Raising Cane’s. But the free festival will also serve up a buffet of local music in Woldenberg Riverfront Park on Sept. 22-23.