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Thieves steal 12 guitars, custom gear from musician Brian Stoltz

SLIDELL – He’s played with everyone from Dr. John to the Funky Meters and the Neville Brothers, but now guitarist Brian Stoltz is missing the tools of his trade after burglars stole a dozen of his classic guitars. 137 more words


Kermit Ruffins & Irvin Mayfield hit #1 on Billboard charts

NEW ORLEANS – The new album by New Orleans trumpeters Kermit Ruffins and Irvin Mayfield just hit #1 on the Billboard charts.

The album, “A Beautiful World,” was just released by local label Basin Street Records, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. 15 more words


The story of Fats Domino's pianos that were destroyed in Hurricane Katrina

NEW ORLEANS — This is the tale of two pianos.

These are the pianos that belong to the legendary Fats Domino.  Fats Domino once played these pianos, and now they are carrying on his legacy.  320 more words


Amanda Shaw drops soul-filled new song 'Soulful Dress'

NEW ORLEANS– Amanda Shaw just released her new single “Soulful Dress.”   It is a funky, fresh, rocking new jam from one of our favorite musicians. 78 more words


Supporting the songwriting community in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS– Foundation Room will host bi-monthly Songwriter Sessions featuring Billboard Top Charts songwriter, Jim McCormick in an effort to support and build the songwriter community in New Orleans. 283 more words


French Quarter Fest 2017 drew 700,000 attendees

NEW ORLEANS – Benefiting from perfect festival weather and a diverse slate of performers, French Quarter Fest attracted over 700,000 attendees in 2017, down somewhat from 2016’s 760,000 attendance record. 324 more words