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Record Numbers at the French Quarter Festival

Record Numbers at the French Quarter Festival

April 14, 2011  |  New Orleans

The French Quarter Festival estimates that over half a million people attended the festival this past weekend. Their official numbers placed the attendance around 533,000, up 20,000 from last year. The festival has seen continued growth over the past… Read More »

French Quarter Festival Begins!

French Quarter Festival Begins!

April 6, 2011  |  New Orleans

The French Quarter Festival is here with 4 days of festival in 2011! Tonight kicks everything off with the TGIF "Thank Goodness It's Festival" Kickoff Party at the House of Blues. Zydeco king Rockin' Dopsie, Jr. and bluesman Little … Read More »

Brass Roots Movie Accepted to Kickstarter

Brass Roots Movie Accepted to Kickstarter

April 4, 2011  |  New Orleans

The documentary Brass Roots is nearing its completion stage, and the filmmakers are asking for some help. Using the fundraising service Kickstarter, Brass Roots hopes to raise $20,000 to help cover production costs in order to have the film ready … Read More »

Excuses to Eat in New Orleans March 25-27

Excuses to Eat in New Orleans March 25-27

March 25, 2011  |  New Orleans

It's not as if the city of New Orleans needed an excuse to have a good time or to eat some amazing food, but this weekend has a couple of great opportunities for food and events. Hogs for the Cause - City "Pork" (still known as City … Read More »

Hogs for the Cause 2011

Hogs for the Cause 2011

March 22, 2011  |  New Orleans

Hogs for the Cause will be in City Park this Saturday, March 26th with fantastic food, New Orleans bands and competitions to raise money to fight pediatric cancer. What better way to raise money for a non-profit organization than having a good ol&… Read More »

St. Patrick's Day in New Orleans!

St. Patrick's Day in New Orleans!

March 10, 2011  |  New Orleans

Hey New Orleans, feeling all rested up after Mardi Gras? The city of New Orleans no sooner cleans up after a massively successful Mardi Gras before it's ready for the next party. This Saturday and Sunday (March 12th and 13th), St. Patrick's D… Read More »

Documentary Celebrates Local Brass Band Music

Documentary Celebrates Local Brass Band Music

February 17, 2011  |  New Orleans

New Orleans is one of the pre-eminent cities for jazz music in the world. Local residents have the chance to sample a wide array of styles and influences throughout the city at historic venues any night of the week, leaving non-residents at a disa… Read More »

The New Orleans Comic Con Was a Success!

The New Orleans Comic Con Was a Success!

January 31, 2011  |  New Orleans

by Michael Roberts   New Orleans demonstrated their love for comic books and geek culture this past weekend at the New Orleans Comic Con with decorative costumes and a bustling convention hall. The convention, located at the E… Read More »

New Orleans Late Night Gets a New Look

New Orleans Late Night Gets a New Look

January 26, 2011  |  New Orleans

New Orleans Late Night got a new look this week, and the site is ready to help you find what's happening in the city this week. Check the event calendar to see what musicians will be playing, and find some of the best music venues of the city. Fi… Read More »

2011 New Orleans Jazz Fest Lineup Announced

2011 New Orleans Jazz Fest Lineup Announced

January 20, 2011  |  New Orleans

The New Orleans Jazz Fest lineup was announced early this morning, and there are plenty of reasons to be in the Crescent City from April 29th to May 8th. Rock icons like Bon Jovi, Jimmy Buffett, John Mellencamp, the Neville Brothers, Willie N… Read More »