Amanda Shaw

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May 07, 2019 - 11:10 am
When the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival announced that The Rolling Stones would play the festival for the first time as part of the 50th anniversary - excitement over this year’s fest exploded! But not long after the tickets were all sold for that special day, it was announced that The...
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Don Ames
April 14, 2019 - 9:49 am
Although the forecast called for severe weather overnight, nothing occurred to interfere with the French Quarter's biggest party of the year. Festival organizers say they were ready for anything but, luckily, the storms passed and the party will proceed as planned Sunday. Hours for the final day of...
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Scoot
August 10, 2018 - 12:32 pm
The annual Red Dress Run in the heat of August in New Orleans is a red sea of debauchery that flows through the French Quarter. Bourbon Street will be packed with crowds that rival Mardi Gras Day. The annual event raises money for local charities and non-profits and has become an afternoon of women...
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Chris Miller
July 03, 2018 - 7:34 am
Celebrate the 4th a little early at Lafreniere Park's Uncle Sam Jam tonight. The show kicks off at six with live music. "We've got three acts this year: Amanda Shaw, Eli Young Band, and The Topcats will close it out after the fireworks," said Jefferson Parish Councilman Dominic Impastato. The...
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Scoot
April 16, 2018 - 10:52 am
Have you ever noticed that sometimes great things result from great disappointments in life? You want something to turn out a certain way before life interrupts that, but you realize that what you thought was disappointing was actually the best thing that could have happened. And that’s what...
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USA TODAY
Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 22, 2018 - 10:34 am
The women of the Krewe of Nyx have chosen local singer and fiddler Amanda Shaw as their grand marshal of the 2018 parade. Krewe Captain Julie Lea says Shaw "is the essence of New Orleans and Louisiana." She says that Shaw embodies how much music means to everyone. "As New Orleans celebrates its...
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USA TODAY
December 14, 2017 - 7:10 am
The Krewe of Orpheus is throwing a musical party in honor of New Orleans' tricentennial at the annual Orpheuscapade Gala. "New Orleans will have only one Tricentennial," Krewe of Orpheus Captain Sonny Borey. "We decided to honor our 300th birthday by throwing a party that is any music-lover’s dream...
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Don Ames
November 03, 2017 - 9:01 am
It's a big weekend for a number of smaller festivals in the area. But, they're celebrating a variety of foods and cultures in a big way. The 20th annual Bucktown Seafood Festival kicks off tonight at St. Louis King of France School, with treats from some of the area's best restaurants. "Smoke House...
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