The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: A Celebration of Mac & His Music on AXS TV

The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: A Celebration of Mac & His Music

See the broadcast premiere: Sunday, March 20th, 2016 only on AXS TV.

On Saturday, May 3, 2014, esteemed musicians and friends joined together for “The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: A Celebration of Mac & His Music”, a special concert event taping honoring this musical icon in his hometown of New Orleans. Taking place at the historic Saenger Theatre in the French Quarter, the concert paid homage to Dr. John’s illustrious songbook and featured once-in-a-lifetime collaborations from a lineup of prestigious and award-winning artists. This was Dr. John’s only New Orleans performance during Jazz Fest, with the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer taking the stage to perform with a number of special guests throughout the night.

Featuring: Dr. John, Allen Toussaint, Anders Osborne, Bill Kreutzmann, Brian Stoltz, Bruce Springsteen, Charles Neville, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Chuck Leavell, Aaron Neville, Cyril Neville, Dave Malone, George Porter Jr., Irma Thomas, Jason Isbell, John Fogerty, Jimmie Vaughan, John “Papa” Gros, John Boutte, Mavis Staples, Ryan Bingham, Sarah Morrow, Shannon McNally, Tab Benoit, Terence Blanchard, The Blind Boys Of Alabama, The Dirty Dozen Horns, Warren Haynes, Widespread Panic, Zigaboo Modeliste

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Ultra Music Festival Set Times And Final Lineup Announced

The kickoff to the eighteenth edition of the Ultra Music Festival is just a week away, and just in time for fan preparations the final lineup and set times have been confirmed.

Completing the lineup are an additional 70 DJs and live acts, including (in alphabetical order) Blasterjaxx, Borgeous, Bob Moses, Don Diablo, Getter, MAKJ, Markus Schulz and the legendary Peaches, among others. A complete rundown of talent and set times can be found here.

To stay on top of the action, fans can download the official Ultra Music Festival 2016 App. Ultra Music Festival takes place on March 18, 19 and 20, 2016, during Miami Music Week and is an 18+ event.


From indie bands to Michelle Obama, SXSW Music wants to do it all. Can it?

Could the highest-profile booking at this year’s South by Southwest music festival also be an indication that the annual event is flailing?

Next week, Michelle Obama will deliver the keynote address at SXSW Music, set to run Tuesday to Sunday in Austin, Texas. There’s no doubt that the first lady was a serious get for the conference, especially compared with  2015’s keynote speaker, rapper Snoop Dogg, whose presentation took the form of a low-impact chat with his manager.

Read more on the LA Times

Lettuce Offers Free Download Of Huge Content Bundle With Live Shows, Tracks And More

Anyone who's heard Lettuce knows that the group is extra funky. Now, the band is bringing the funk to you with an exclusive BitTorrent partnership, as part of the new "Lettuce Live" series. The free download series will see Lettuce share some of their prized content, and the first edition features so many goodies. Live shows, compilations, an animated "Lettuce Medley" video series, four videos from Red Rocks, and footage from the band's recently-released Let Us Play funkumentary are all included!


Rounder Records reissues New Orleans Classics Digitally

Rounder Records digitally reissues New Orleans Classics by Irma Thomas, Rebirth Brass Band, Johnny Adams & more

Several New Orleans-related titles are back, rereleased in digital. Rounder titles include...

Walter “Wolfman” Washington: Wolf Tracks
Ramsey McLean & The Survivors, The Ed Frank Quintet: The New New Orleans Music: Jump Jazz
Lady BJ & The Ellis Marsalis Quartet, Germaine Bazzle & Friends: The New New Orleans Music: Vocal Jazz
New Orleans Nightcrawlers: The New Orleans Nightcrawlers
Tommy Ridgley: The New Orleans King of the Stroll
The Dirty Dozen Brass Band: Live: Mardi Gras In Montreux
Lady BJ & The Ellis Marsalis Quartet, Germaine Bazzle & Friends: The New New Orleans Music: Vocal Jazz
Rebirth Brass Band: Take It To The Street
Irma Thomas: The Way I Feel
George Porter, Jr.: Runnin’ Partner
New Orleans Saxophone Ensemble, Improvisational Arts Quintet: The New New Orleans Music: New Music Jazz
Johnny Adams: Johnny Adams Sings Doc Pomus – The Real Me
Walter “Wolfman” Washington & the Roadmasters: Out of the Dark
Davell Crawford: The B-3 and Me
Tuts Washington: New Orleans Piano Professor
The Golden Eagles Featuring Monk Boudreaux: Lightning And Thunder
Rebirth Brass Band: Feel Like Funkin’ It UpFeel Like Funkin CD

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Dr. Zsa's Powdered Zydeco Band AND Zydeco Revelators

Saturday, April 2,  9 PM

300 W 116th St, New York, New York 10026

9 PM -- Dr. Zsa's Powdered Zydeco Band
10 PM -- Zydeco Revelators

FREE ENTRY until 10pm
($10 after 10pm)

BONUS: At Midnight, it turns into the awesomest African DJ dance party club you've ever been to. Spinnin' everything from Michael Jackson to world music & Afrobeat.