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Great music clubs line New Orleans streets, each with a different scene. From Bourbon Street to Frenchmen Street you’ll find live music to suit every musical taste. Traditional New Orleans Jazz, Funk, R & B, Blues, Swing Dancing, Brass Bands – come on out and find your beat.

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Fun Monday-Wednesday: Live Music to Catch During the Week in New Orleans

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Sometimes Mondays can rain or drizzle on your parade, and making it to Hump Day can feel like an eternity. But if you are savvy about the many live music offerings across New Orleans from Mondays to Wednesdays, you can fill those nights with some culture. Who can say no to good music? Here are some shows happening during the …

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My New Orleans: 20 Questions with Maggie Koerner

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“I still recognize a lot of Catholic guilt in the songs I write,” Maggie Koerner said. We were talking about her musical background, which began with her singing in the church choir and in plays at her Catholic school. “Remember ‘Veggie Tales’?” she said with a laugh. Today, Maggie tours and sings with famed New Orleans funk band Galactic.

Maggie …

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GoNOLA Find: Marigny Opera House

Arts & Culture Family Friendly Music Things To Do

For this week’s GoNOLA Find, visit what’s billed as a “church of the arts”: The Marigny Opera House, a deconsecrated former Catholic church-turned-arts venue whose varied program includes a puppet festival, inclusive spiritual gatherings that recall the space’s past, film screenings, dance performances and some actual opera (but not your typical opera house fare).

Inside the Marigny Opera House (photo: …

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GoNOLA Recommends: 5 Things To Do In New Orleans This Weekend

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From family histories to 1960s flashbacks, this weekend in New Orleans offers an eclectic array of things to do. Take a trip back in time as The NOLA Project performs Ken Kesey’s 1960s classic One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest all weekend long at NOCCA, or jam out to Woodstock-era tunes with The Weight at Tipitina’s on Saturday night. Learn …

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Exercise Your Ears: 5 Alternative New Orleans Music Clubs

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Turning a corner anywhere in New Orleans, you are likely to hear the sweet sound of music all around you. Follow that sound, and you will no doubt run headfirst into one of the city’s many music clubs. The tried-and-true classics such as Snug Harbor, Maple Leaf and Preservation Hall should not be missed, but if you are seeking something …

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New Orleans Calling: The Love of Your Life

Music New Orleans All the Way Live

WWOZ’s nationally-syndicated one-hour program New Orleans All The Way Live has been recently renamed and re-imagined in a great new form, with a new name — New Orleans Calling.

Welcome to New Orleans Calling, WWOZ’s nationally syndicated program. New Orleans Calling airs on WWOZ 90.7 FM in New Orleans every Saturday morning from 7 a.m.-8 a.m., and you can …

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New Orleans Calling: The Squeezebox

Music New Orleans All the Way Live

WWOZ’s nationally-syndicated one-hour program New Orleans All The Way Live has been recently renamed and re-imagined in a great new form, with a new name — New Orleans Calling.

Welcome to New Orleans Calling, WWOZ’s nationally syndicated program. New Orleans Calling airs on WWOZ 90.7 FM in New Orleans every Saturday morning from 7 a.m.-8 a.m., and you can …

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Rhythm & Breakfast: Gospel Brunch in New Orleans

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In New Orleans, food and music are some of the things that we do best, and when you put the two together, you get an unforgettable experience. That’s why the Gospel Brunch at House of Blues is an experience not to be missed. Brunch is one of our favorite meals in New Orleans, and the Gospel Brunch buffet is stacked …

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New Orleans Calling: Play It By Ear

Music New Orleans All the Way Live

WWOZ’s nationally-syndicated one-hour program New Orleans All The Way Live has been recently renamed and re-imagined in a great new form, with a new name — New Orleans Calling.

Welcome to NEW ORLEANS CALLING, WWOZ’s nationally syndicated program. NEW ORLEANS CALLING airs on WWOZ 90.7 FM in New Orleans every Saturday morning from 7-8 a.m., and you can also listen …

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New Orleans Calling: Lipstick Traces

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Starting this month, WWOZ’s nationally-syndicated one-hour program New Orleans All The Way Live has been renamed and re-imagined in a great new form, with a new name — New Orleans Calling.

Welcome to the WWOZ’s new nationally syndicated program, New Orleans Calling!   You can listen to New Orleans Calling on WWOZ every Saturday morning from 7-8 a.m., and you …

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Shake Shake Shake: GoNOLA’s Top Five Dance Club Picks

Music Nightlife Things To Do

Lace up your dancing shoes, let down your hair, and strap on your fanny pack for a night grooving in some of New Orleans’ most popular and timeless dance clubs. Whether you enjoy costuming or just like watching the moves with a beer in one hand and a stamp on the other, shaking your booty at a local dance club …

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New Orleans Second Lines: When You Hear ‘Em Coming, Get Behind

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New Orleans culture stands apart from others in so many ways. It is in our food, in our architecture, but it is also in the rhythm by which we live our lives. Music is the heart of New Orleans, and we use it in celebrating anything and everything. A very special tradition involving our native music of brass band and …

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New Orleans Calling: In Search of Satchmo

Music New Orleans All the Way Live

Starting this month, WWOZ’s nationally-syndicated one-hour program New Orleans All The Way Live has been renamed and re-imagined in a great new form, with a new name — New Orleans Calling.

Welcome to the WWOZ’s new nationally syndicated program, NEW ORLEANS CALLING! We have lots in store for you!

The presence and spirit of Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong  can be found …

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New Orleans Calling: Summer Days and Nights

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Starting this month, WWOZ’s nationally-syndicated one-hour program New Orleans All The Way Live has been renamed and re-imagined in a great new form, with a new name — New Orleans Calling.

Welcome to the WWOZ’s new nationally syndicated program, New Orleans Calling! We have lots in store for you!

This week’s episode, titled “Summer Days And Nights,” focuses on …

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Satchmo Summerfest: A New Orleans Style Celebration of Louis Armstrong

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New Orleans celebrates the life, legacy and music of its most famous native son, Louis Armstrong, with Satchmo Summerfest, a free three-day festival August 1-3, 2014 at the Louisiana State Museum’s Old U.S. Mint. Produced by the same folks who put on French Quarter Festival, this annual event is now in its 14th year. The festival usually takes place during …

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My New Orleans: 20 Questions with Big Freedia

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Freddie Ross got his start singing in the Baptist church choir in his Uptown New Orleans neighborhood. “My mother made sure I never missed practice,” he said. Today, Freddie is best known as Big Freedia, the Queen of Bounce.

Freddie is a man, but uses “she” for his stage persona, Big Freedia, an ambassador for Bounce music who you may …

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