"Where They At" - A Multi-Media Archive of New Orleans Bounce Music
The Abrons Arts Center is proud to announce Where They At, an exhibition that portrays the founders, architects, and players in New Orleans hip-hop and the uniquely regional rap known as bounce music, a phenomenon that evolved from the communities based in the city's housing projects.
The Ponderosa Stomp Concert, a New Orleans musical tradition, highlights the world’s most authentic musicians of rockabilly, R&B, jazz, blues, garage, soul, funk, and swamp pop. The annual show has become a must-see event, functioning as a showcase for living musical history ...
For Mardi Gras this year (February 5th, 2008), OK Go released 'You're Not Alone', a five-song digital EP featuring New Orleans brass band Bonerama (as in TROMbone, of which there are four in the band). All proceeds from this project, available exclusively at iTunes, will benefit members of New Orleans' music community ...
Harry Connick, Jr. is a highly revered and celebrated artist and entertainer. He has amassed a remarkable resume of achievements including over 20 million discs sold from his 20-album repertoire, three Grammy awards and nominations for Tony, Emmy, Oscar and Golden Globe awards. Harry Connick, Jr. is incredibly well loved in the UK. His last [...]
The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has announced the 2007 lineup for one of the greatest jazz fests in the world. The festival will take place over two weekends, April 27-29 and May 4-6 at the Fair Grounds Race Course and will run from 11:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. With ten stages that will [...]
First of all, hats off to both Green Day and U2 for donating proceeds from their new single, "The Saints Are Coming" to Music Rising. Music Rising is a campaign founded by U2's The Edge, music producer Bob Ezrin and Gibson Guitar CEO Henry Juszkiewicz which helps to replace instruments and musical equipment that was [...]