New Orleans

Zydeco, Mardi Gras, Cajun, N'awlins flavor.

  • New Orleans

    festivals and subdudes

    If I had my way, I’d hit all of the big festivals.. the Coachellas, the Bonnaroos, the Lollapaloozas, etc. But add the tricky dynamic of wife and kids (not to mention a shitty economy), and a guy like me has…

  • New Orleans

    Happy Fat Tuesday

    How did Mardi Gras sneak up on us so quickly? Happy Fat Tuesday to all. Check out Home of the Groove for some quality New Orleans flavor. Let the beads fly… And you can watch all the folks party down…

  • New Orleans

    Kermit Ruffins Cooks!

    A fixture in the New Orleans music scene, both pre and post-Katrina, is Kermit Ruffins. Every Thursday night, a club in the Bywater section of town – Vaughan’s – becomes Kermit’s place. The fact of the matter is that every…

  • New Orleans,  Prince,  Video

    Odds and Ends

    N’Awlins: Check out these amazing photos from the just wrapped-up Jazz Fest in New Orleans, which I plan to attend next year for the very first time. Who’s in? Hidden Track has the hot pics here. Photos courtesy of Danfun.…

  • New Orleans

    It’s Fat Tuesday

    James Gandolfini in the Bacchus parade So me lady and I went to see the Dirty Dozen Brass Band on Sunday night. Amazing performance! Treat yourself the next time these guys make it to your town. A highlight for me…

  • Bruce Springsteen,  New Orleans

    When the Saints Go Marching In

    Seeger Sessions Style. Bruce.Marc Anthony Thompson.Patti Scialfa. Beautiful… (and congrats to the New Orleans Saints…take it all the way!) The Pride of New Orleans – for a great Anderson Cooper interview with lower Ninth Ward resident Herbert Gettridge, click that…

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    The Dark Side of New Orleans

    Can the people of New Orleans get a break please? Nine days into the year, and nine people slain violently. Mayor Nagin had a press conference today, and while he stopped short of issuing a curfew in the city, he…