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Headlines for Friday, May 24, 2013 SLAYER: Metallica, System Members Speak at Hanneman Memorial Metallica's Robert Trujillo and System of a Down's Shavo Odadjian joined Slayer's Kerry King as speakers at Thursday's memorial service for...
South Bend TribuneJoe Krown knows Booker. James Booker. The Piano Prince of New Orleans. One of the most brilliant and gifted musicians who ever graced a stage — and one of the most self- destructive. “Never met the man,” Krown says. But Krown knows...
VarietyYou've got to want it. And you've got to be willing to do the work. So I'm standing onstage at (New Orleans') Jazz Fest watching Hall & Oates and it occurs to me the difference between them and all the acts I'd seen previously is they had hits, and...
The News Herald, Morganton, N.C.Trumpets will be blaring and the smell of gumbo will waft through the air in downtown Morganton on Saturday. For the first time, Downtown Morganton is hosting the Morganton Jazz Fest. "The red beans and rice are not spicy, spicy, spicy," said Phil...
Austin American-StatesmanWillie Nelson watched snow fall from his bus two weeks ago in Michigan, part of a tour that would take him to Madison, Cedar Rapids, down to Nashville and then back to Austin for Sunday's show at the Backyard. From there he is on to Florida, Jazz Fest...
Music fans who can’t make it to New Orleans this year will for the first time be able to check in live on the proceedings at the annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, courtesy of a new deal struck between the festival and the AXS TV cable...
Cali Hobgood barely knows what time zone she's in. She lives in Illinois, but she has spent the past two weeks driving from Naples to Southern California and then to Winter Park. She's exhibiting in this weekend's Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival,...
Latino voters supported President Obama by more than 2 to 1 in his second run for the White House, and now Obama is pledging to make comprehensive immigration reform a cornerstone of his second term. In that context, it's not surprising that Obama's...
The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival announced its lineup Thursday, and true to its long-running standing as a genre-spanning musical destination, its headliners should offer something for music fans of just about every stripe. Stretched out...
WGNO NewsWhat's the best way to alienate your audience when you're performing? Promote a political agenda like Madonna did Saturday night at the New Orleans Arena. With ticket prices averaging north of $100, Madonna packed the Hornets' home with almost 30...
NEW ORLEANS — The cab careened past Washington Square and onto Frenchmen Street. It was close to 10 p.m., and the neighborhood was filled with locals adorned with tattoos, piercings and lots of ragged black accessories. "The cab drivers call this...
In New Orleans, funk is important. They pump it into the water supply like fluoride. It’s as vital as air or étouffée. And when New Orleans funk is discussed, a few names spring to mind: the late boogie-woogie piano master Professor Longhair, the...
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