Here is the daily lineup for New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival 2019:WEEKEND 1Thursday April 25: Earth, Wind & Fire, Alanis Morissette, The Doobie Brothers, Ciara, Taj Mahal & the Phantom Blues Band, Boyfriend, The New Orleans Female Hip Hop Experience featuring Mia X, Ghetto Twins, 3D Natee, Keedy Black, Briki Fa President, DJ Westbank Red, and Downtown Leslie Brown, Amy Helm, BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet, The Django Festival Allstars, Rev. John Wilkin, Rockin' Dopsie, Jr. And The Zydeco Twisters, Meschiya Lake and The Little Big Horns, James Carter Organ Trio, Jason Marsalis, Darcy Malone and the Tangle, Pride of Zulu of South Africa, Diassing Kunda of Senegal, Chouval Bwa Traditionnel of Martinique, Gerald French & the Original Tuxedo Jazz Band, Kinfolk Brass Band, The Milk Carton Kids, Goldman Thibodeaux & the Lawtell Playboys, Toronzo Cannon, Jekalyn Carr, Ragtime to Jellyroll with Lars Edegran, Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue, The Revelers, Mia Borders, … [Read more...] about New Orleans Jazz Fest 2019: See the daily lineup of performers
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Entertainment New Orleans band: Keyboards, drum kit, other gear stolen The Associated Press LinkedIn Google+ Pinterest Reddit Print Order Reprint of this Story July 23, 2018 09:37 AM NEW ORLEANS A local New Orleans funk band says their equipment has been stolen near a popular bar in the city's Uptown area. News outlets report the New Orleans Suspects said in a Facebook post Sunday that their equipment was taken from their van while it was parked around the corner from the Maple Leaf Bar. The band set up a GoFundMe page to raise money to replace the gear. The group listed some of the items it lost on the fundraising site including keyboards, guitar amps and a custom drum kit. The Suspects began playing together in 2009 and features members who've been a part of groups such as The Neville Brothers and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band. The band is booked to play at the Maple Leaf on Aug. 4. Be the first to know. No one covers what is happening in our community … [Read more...] about New Orleans band: Keyboards, drum kit, other gear stolen
A local funk band lost all their band equipment in a robbery near an Uptown music mainstay. The New Orleans Suspects said in a Facebook post Sunday (July 22) that their van was parked around the corner from the Maple Leaf Bar, 8316 Oak St., when their equipment was stolen. The band got their start in 2009 at the Uptown bar, according to the band's website. The post said the bandits nearly emptied their van, leaving them without keyboards, guitar amps, merchandise and "Willie Green's Neville Bros custom drum kit." They set up a GoFundMe page in an effort to help raise some money for new gear. "Summer is HOT in New Orleans and people tend to do crazy stuff the hotter it gets in the Big Easy," the post said. "Stealing from hard working musicians is pretty low." The Suspects describe themselves as putting "a contemporary twist on the funk, rock, and R&B traditions of New Orleans music," per the site. The band is booked to play at Maple Leaf on … [Read more...] about The New Orleans Suspects band equipment stolen near Maple Leaf Bar
New Orleans police said a suspect is in custody in connection with the shooting of two people, including a 7-year-old boy, early Sunday (April 15) in Gentilly. The NOPD said the shooting occurred in the 3400 block of New Orleans Street. NOPD said the victims, a woman and the 7-year-old boy, are cousins. NOPD said both victims were transported to a hospital by ambulance. The victims are currently in stable condition, police stated. Police did not name the person in custody. Sunday morning around 8:40 a.m., crime scene investigators walked around and inside the double shotgun house at the corner of New Orleans and Humanity streets. A man who said he was sleeping in a house near the shooting scene said he heard the gunshots. The man, who asked not to be named, said he does not know the family that was shot. The man said he eventually peered out of the window when the sounds of police sirens filled the air. He said there was "a lot of police … [Read more...] about Gentilly double shooting suspect in custody, New Orleans police say
Posted April 13, 2018 at 08:41 PM | Updated April 13, 2018 at 08:50 PM By Andrew Greif, The Oregonian/OregonLive TUALATIN — What concerns Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts most about his first-round matchup in the NBA playoffs is the size and skill of Anthony Davis. Not far behind is the speed of the team built around him. New Orleans finished the regular season leading the league in pace, averaging 102.7 possessions per 48 minutes and has played at even faster clip for the past two and a half months. Before center DeMarcus Cousins suffered a season-ending injury in late January, the Pelicans averaged 101.5 possessions per 48. Ever since, that number has climbed to 104.5. “They really push it,” Stotts said Friday, a day before the Blazers tip off against the Pelicans in Game 1 at 7:30 p.m. at Moda Center. How much does New Orleans push it under coach Alvin Gentry? Consider that the seven-seconds-or-less Suns who blew through the NBA in 2005-06 averaged 98 … [Read more...] about Trail Blazers playoffs notes: What concerns Portland’s Terry Stotts most about New Orleans?