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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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GoNOLA Jazz Fest 2014 Itineraries: Day Seven

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The culmination of two long weekends worth of music, food, arts and fun makes the seventh (and final) day of Jazz Fest the do-not-miss event of the year in New Orleans. It’s the day to try to get it all in one last time before the city of tents and booths at the Fairgrounds gets packed away for one more …

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GoNOLA Jazz Fest 2014 Itineraries: Day Six

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They say Jazz Fest is a marathon not a sprint, but on this star-studded, final weekend of New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2014, you’ll want to make the most out of each day. There is so much incredible music to hear and options for New Orleans food abound, so planning what you’ll see and eat ahead of time is …

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GoNOLA Jazz Fest Interview: Dave Malone

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With so many talented artists playing Jazz Fest this year, we’re getting to know some of their stories in our 2014 Jazz Fest interview series. Among that number is Dave Malone, the guitarist for Raw Oyster Cult and member of legendary New Orleans rock band, the Radiators. Raw Oyster Cult and the Radiators are both playing Jazz Fest 2014. Discover …

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

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This weekend in New Orleans, the French Quarter takes center stage, as locals and tourists alike flock there for four days of French Quarter Festival fun. On Saturday, champion eaters from around the world compete at the Old U.S. Mint in the Quarter to show off who can eat the most crawfish, while further down the river, locals celebrate their …

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My New Orleans: 20 Questions with Walter “Wolfman” Washington

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Those who have heard Walter “Wolfman” Washington sing know how he earned the nickname “Wolfman.” In addition to his masterful guitar skills, he’s got one heck of a howl. “When I was a kid I sang in the church choir with my mom,” he said. “But Johnny Adams showed me how to really use my voice.”

Walter “Wolfman” Washington performing …

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31 Things To Do In New Orleans While In Town For French Quarter Festival

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It’s that time again – the time to consume as much New Orleans food, music and culture that’s humanly possible, all within the national historic landmark known as the French Quarter. One of the world’s most iconic neighborhoods will be filled with friends and strangers from near and far to absorb New Orleans concentrated into four days of more fun …

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GoNOLA Jazz Fest 2014 Itineraries: Day Five

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There’s certainly no shortage of food and music festivals in New Orleans, but few are as anticipated and talked about as the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Every year, the New Orleans Fair Grounds is filled with a week’s worth of unique sounds and flavors, attracting one of the biggest and most diverse crowds to the city. As an …

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GoNOLA Jazz Fest Interview: Kevin O’Day of Midnite Disturbers

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New Orleans Jazz Fest 2014 is right around the corner and with so much talent performing, we thought we should get to know some of the artists themselves. Kevin O’Day is a New Orleans-based drummer for the band Midnite Disturbers and we recently had the chance to learn more about him. We discussed everything from his favorite drummers to his …

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GoNOLA Jazz Fest 2014 Itineraries: Day Four

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Jazz Fest‘s second weekend is a full four days starting on Thursday, May 1. Since many out-of-town festers don’t arrive in the city until Thursday night, the crowd on Thursday has a much more local feel to it. Schools will bring kids out to explore the Fair Grounds for a couple of hours in the morning and early afternoon, …

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GoNOLA Jazz Fest Interview: June Yamagishi

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June Yamagishi is one of the many talented New Orleans artists playing at Jazz Fest this year. He is very active in the local music scene as the guitarist for Papa Grows Funk, the Wild Magnolias, and the 101 Runners. Originally from Japan, he began one of the most successful Japanese blues bands, the West Road Blues Band, which pioneered …

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GoNOLA Jazz Fest 2014 Itineraries: Day Three

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Festival season is in full swing, and in New Orleans, that means it’s Jazz Fest time! One of the greatest things about Jazz Fest is that there is something for everyone. No matter what kind of music, food, or art you’re looking for, you’re sure to find it at Jazz Fest. Making the most of all Jazz Fest means you’ll …

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GoNOLA Jazz Fest 2014 Itineraries: Day Two

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Nothing breathes new life into this city more than spring, as it ushers in more sunny days and brings us that much closer to Jazz Fest. With so many amazing artists, including both local and national headliners, it can be challenging to prioritize and figure out who to see. My trick is to go with my gut instinct on what …

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New Orleans Songs and Stories with Andrew Duhon

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New Orleans singer/songwriter Andrew Duhon has done a good bit of international travel, from the UK to Spain to Sri Lanka and from the Gulf Coast to West Coast in the United States. He travels in part to stay “as uncomfortable as possible,” channeling that unrest in his songwriting, but always returns back to New …

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Mid-Week Music: Jazz in the Park

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Your mid-week plans just got even sweeter with the arrival of the seasonal Jazz in the Park concert series in the beautiful Armstrong Park in New Orleans. The spring 2014 season five lineup promises eight weeks of an eclectic mix of New Orleans music, ranging from brass bands to jazz, bounce, hip hop and funk. The New Orleans spring festival …

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

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This weekend in New Orleans, there’s lots to do no matter where your interests lie. Sports fans can take in the action all weekend long at WrestleMania, while fans of the arts should check out the New Orleans International Puppet Festival in the Marigny. Jazz lovers can enjoy two free performances from Glen David Andrews as he celebrates his latest …

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GoNOLA Jazz Fest 2014 Itineraries: Day One

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Break out the sundresses, floppy hats and sunglasses hanging on croakies — Jazz Fest is finally here. One of the most fabulous things about Jazz Fest is its diversity — the music, the food, the art, the crowds. At this festival, you’re sure to get a little bit of everything. You have so many important choices, so we are here …

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