New Orleans music

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Chris Miller
July 29, 2019 - 3:26 pm
Art Neville, founding member of The Meters and The Neville Brothers, will be remembered and celebrated tonight with a second line. It will begin at Tuba Fats Square at St. Philip and N. Robertson streets. Second line for Art Neville today, starting at Tuba Fats Square at 5pm. Photo by Jean Dupas...
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Chris Miller
July 26, 2019 - 3:01 pm
Funeral arrangements for Art Neville, founding member of The Neville Brothers and The Meters, were announced today. A memorial visitation will happen Tuesday, July 30 from noon to 4:00 p.m. at Rhodes Funeral Home on Washington Ave. A second line will form up outside the funeral home at 3:30 p.m...
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Newell Normand
July 16, 2019 - 4:26 pm
Eugene Grant, a 27 year old musician, who is autistic and has developmental delays, decided to take to the streets of New Orleans with other members of his band to engage in their chosen craft. They head to Faubourg Marigny, a neighborhood that embraces live, local music, as evidenced by the influx...
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Scoot
June 24, 2019 - 11:38 am
A private ceremony was held at the Orpheum Theater in downtown New Orleans Saturday afternoon for the iconic music legend known to the world as Dr. John. I was honored to have been among the special guests invited to attend the tribute to “Mac” - the name many who knew him well used to refer to...
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June 22, 2019 - 5:34 am
Memorial events for Dr. John who died 2 weeks ago were held Saturday. There was a four-hour public visitation at the Orpheum Theater Saturday morning. A private memorial followed until 3 p.m. Related: Scoot: R.I.P. Dr. John – the mystique of New Orleans personified Then, a huge crowd of admirers...
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Scoot
June 10, 2019 - 7:21 am
There is a mystique about New Orleans that was born in the city’s early relationship with voodoo from those who came from Africa and the Caribbean. Dr. John epitomized that New Orleans mystique like no other artist. Early on June 6, 2019, Malcolm John Rebennack, known to the world as Dr. John, died...
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Scoot
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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David Blake
January 29, 2019 - 1:36 pm
Keys to making New Orleans a true music mecca Following the example of Hollywood South and the booming film business here, there's a new initiative to get much more going for the local music industry. New Orleans may be a music Mecca, but so often, various segments of the industry head out of town...
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Chris Miller
December 04, 2018 - 7:30 pm
His name is virtually synonymous with New Orleans music: Aaron Neville, who has provided a veritable soundtrack for the Crescent City for decades. Neville joined WWL's Scoot on the Air to talk about his life, his music career, and also how he had a hand in helping create the Who Dat chant. "That...
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