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Today in music: On this Day June 01, 1975

The Rolling Stones kicked off their biggest ever US tour at Louisiana State University. The tour would take in 45 shows in 26 cities. Guitar...

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III Points Festival 2017 Lineup: Gorillaz, The xx, Richie Hawtin

III Points Festival 2017 Lineup: Gorillaz, The xx, Richie Hawtin

The III Points Festival just revealed their fifth annual lineup with headliners Gorillaz, The xx, Nicolas Jaar & Richie Hawtin. The thr...

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2929 Lepage in Faubourg St. John | Advocate

2929 Lepage in Faubourg St. John | Advocate

The wonderful feature of living in the Bayou St. John neighborhood is that you can walk or ride your bike along the peaceful bayou – and th...

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Video of sign language interpreter at Snoop Dogg's Jazz Fest performance goes viral; watch video here | Advocate

Video of sign language interpreter at Snoop Dogg's Jazz Fest performance goes viral; watch video here | Advocate

It’s not easy to upstage hip-hop icon Snoop Dogg, especially at one of his own shows. But after his New Orleans Jazz Festival performance, ...

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2017 New Orleans Jazz Fest attendance: approximately 425,000 | Advocate

2017 New Orleans Jazz Fest attendance: approximately 425,000 | Advocate

Attendance for the 2017 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival totaled approximately 425,000, organizers said Wednesday. via Advocate

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Music Tastes Good 2017 Menu Will Feature Ween, Slater-Kinney, Ride, Of Montreal, and Charles Bradley

Music Tastes Good 2017 Menu Will Feature Ween, Slater-Kinney, Ride, Of Montreal, and Charles Bradley

Music Tastes Good Festival will return in 2017 with another massive two-day festival of food and music. Taking place from September 30-Octo...

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Jump Into the Hopscotch 2017 Lineup With Solange, Future Islands, and Run The Jewels

Jump Into the Hopscotch 2017 Lineup With Solange, Future Islands, and Run The Jewels

The Hopscotch Music Festival (September 7-10, 2017)  out of downtown Raleigh in North Carolina has just announced the lineup to their eight...

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The Meadows Music Festival 2017 Lineup Featuring Jay Z, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Gorillaz

The Meadows Music Festival 2017 Lineup Featuring Jay Z, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Gorillaz

The Meadows Music Festival will return to Queens for a second edition from September 15-17, 2017. The newly announced lineup includes. JAY ...

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The Meters, Trombone Shorty close out the 2017 New Orleans Jazz Fest | Advocate

The Meters, Trombone Shorty close out the 2017 New Orleans Jazz Fest | Advocate

The old and new schools of New Orleans music closed the 2017 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival at opposite ends of the Fair Grounds on...

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After a slow start, Stevie Wonder finds his groove at 2017 New Orleans Jazz Fest | Advocate

After a slow start, Stevie Wonder finds his groove at 2017 New Orleans Jazz Fest | Advocate

Fans had to wait a whole year to hear Stevie Wonder at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Then he made them wait a few minutes mor...

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Topsy Chapman dodges the spotlight from 'One Mo' Time' to Jazz Fest's Economy Hall | Advocate

Topsy Chapman dodges the spotlight from 'One Mo' Time' to Jazz Fest's Economy Hall | Advocate

Singer Topsy Chapman doesn’t send out press releases or chat up music critics. “I’m kinda incognito,” she said. “I want to work, but I don’...

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Keith Spera: The sun shone down at Jazz Fest on Earth Wind & Fire and Dave Matthews | Advocate

Keith Spera: The sun shone down at Jazz Fest on Earth Wind & Fire and Dave Matthews | Advocate

The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is built to run when it rains. But the festival runs a whole lot better when it doesn’t. via Ad...

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DIY Jazz Fest food strikes again: the Asian Cajun soft shell crab po-boy | Advocate

DIY Jazz Fest food strikes again: the Asian Cajun soft shell crab po-boy | Advocate

This wasn’t supposed to happen, but I have no regrets and I’d definitely do it again. via Advocate

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With illness behind him, chief champions old-school Indian ways at 2017 Jazz Fest | Advocate

With illness behind him, chief champions old-school Indian ways at 2017 Jazz Fest | Advocate

Lil Charles Taylor, longtime big chief of the White Cloud Hunters, dazzled the crowd Friday at the 2017 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festi...

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Austin City Limits Music Festival Announces 2017 Lineup!

Austin City Limits Music Festival Announces 2017 Lineup!

One of the last major lineups of the year, Austin City Limits, has finally been revealed. Surprise addition Jay-Z will top the bill along.....

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Perfect day at Jazz Fest? Sunshine, warm temps as party continues at Fair Grounds | Advocate

Perfect day at Jazz Fest? Sunshine, warm temps as party continues at Fair Grounds | Advocate

Clear skies and warm breezes will greet music fans Friday at the 2017 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. via Advocate

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Keith Spera: Darius Rucker, Widespread Panic, Tower of Power cap off cool, muddy day at 2017 Jazz Fest | Advocate

Keith Spera: Darius Rucker, Widespread Panic, Tower of Power cap off cool, muddy day at 2017 Jazz Fest | Advocate

Following the previous night’s deluge and a surprise shower in the morning, proper footwear was essential Thursday at the 2017 New Orleans ...

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Herb Alpert draws a crowd with classic brass sounds at Jazz Fest 2017 | Advocate

Herb Alpert draws a crowd with classic brass sounds at Jazz Fest 2017 | Advocate

Even on the 2017 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival’s traditionally mellow Thursday, with unseasonably chilly and damp weather to boot,...

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Jazz Fest feast! More food picks from our critic, from light bites to a timely hangover remedy | Advocate

Jazz Fest feast! More food picks from our critic, from light bites to a timely hangover remedy | Advocate

The food at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival isn't just there to fill you up. It's a big part of the heritage in the fe...

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Cuban connection: revamped Preservation Hall Jazz Band rolls out Havana-inspired 'So It Is' CD at Jazz Fest | Advocate

Cuban connection: revamped Preservation Hall Jazz Band rolls out Havana-inspired 'So It Is' CD at Jazz Fest | Advocate

In 2015, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band performed in Cuba at the Havana Jazz Festival. The musicians eventually left Cuba, but Cuba never ...

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Got boots? Prepare for muddy Jazz Fest as Week 2 kicks off after heavy storms | Advocate

Got boots? Prepare for muddy Jazz Fest as Week 2 kicks off after heavy storms | Advocate

Rain boots will be in style at the 2017 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival today as the Fair Grounds dries out from Wednesday's hea...

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For Debbie Davis, the bustle of springtime is welcome | Advocate

For Debbie Davis, the bustle of springtime is welcome | Advocate

For singer Debbie Davis, Jazz Fest season brings a familiar hustle and bustle. via Advocate

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Keith Spera: Music after dark during 2017 New Orleans Jazz Fest's second weekend, beyond | Advocate

Keith Spera: Music after dark during 2017 New Orleans Jazz Fest's second weekend, beyond | Advocate

The second weekend of the 2017 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is even more overloaded with nighttime options than the previous week...

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Famed bassist/producer Don Was returns to Saenger during Jazz Fest for all-star Little Feat tribute | Advocate

Famed bassist/producer Don Was returns to Saenger during Jazz Fest for all-star Little Feat tribute | Advocate

Throughout his prolific, decades-long career, Don Was, a bassist by trade, has produced dozens of albums by the likes of the Rolling Stones...

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