Live music in New Orleans this week (July 26-Aug. 1, 2016)

Davell Crawford CD releaseFri. July 29 | Davell Crawford celebrates the release of the CD version of his latest album, Piano in the Vaults, Vol....

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Neko Case and the making of super trio case/lang/veirs

The singer-songwriter performs with k.d. lang and Laura Veirs at The Joy Theater
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Cream, Blind Faith, Broken Social Scene, Monsters of Folk and The Traveling Wilburys are all supergroups by virtue of their...

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Marissa Nadler’s Strangers in the night

The Sacred Bones artist performs July 27 at Gasa Gasa
Marissa Nadler's voice is an open invitation to hyperbole. It's been called both angelic and something you would follow straight into Hades. Her local paper,...

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Live music in New Orleans this week (July 19-25, 2016)

Fitz and the TantrumsTue. July 19 | Michael Fitzpatrick and Noelle Scaggs lost some fans in their flaming DeLorean commute from Motown wax-museum curators to...

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Dylan LeBlanc’s cautionary tales

The country singer-songwriter performs July 20
Dylan LeBlanc's current tour, a Southern swing for third LP Cautionary Tale (Single Lock), brings the 25-year-old singer/songwriter from Alabama to Louisiana and, after a...

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Live music in New Orleans this week (July 12-18, 2016)

AF THE NAYSAYERWed. July 13 | As the mastermind behind gorgeous glitches and elusive, late-night funk instrumentals, producer AF THE NAYSAYER is the eye...

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Esme Patterson gets Wild at Gasa Gasa

The singer-songwriter performs July 16
If you're familiar with Esme Patterson — through her years fronting Colorado folkies Paper Bird, her two previous solo albums or, most likely, her...

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Great expectations: Young Greatness and a life of grinding

Young Greatness follows his “Moolah” success with I Tried To Tell Em 2
Young Greatness has enough time to sleep, wake up and do it all over again. From New Orleans, he leaves for Atlanta, then Sacramento, California....

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Live music in New Orleans this week (July 5-11, 2016)

PinegroveThu. July 7 | The ultra-tuneful New Jersey band — like a young Decemberists, minus the library card, plus a folk/punk sore throat — compiled...

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The return of Flight of the Conchords

Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie’s musical comedy duo performs at the Saenger Theatre
Now that they're international film stars, musical-comedy icons and one of New Zealand's biggest bands ("In terms of members, all the other bands in New...

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Live music in New Orleans this week (June 28-July 4)

Cary Hudson & the Piney Woods PlayersTue. June 28 | Just back from the North Mississippi Hill Country Picnic, a festival of Delta blues, singer-songwriter...

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The beautiful ones: 10 rising stars at the 2016 Essence Festival

The festival is July 1-3 at the Superdome
This year's Essence Festival arrives under the shadow of Prince, whose magical, explosively purple headlining appearance at Essence's 20th anniversary is remembered among the festival's...

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Jessy Lanza’s weird science at Gasa Gasa

The Canadian electronic pop artist performs July 2
Jessy Lanza sounds like she was built in a lab, Weird Science-style — with the twilit electro of Junior Boys, the pop-savant savvy of Grimes,...

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Live music in New Orleans this week (June 21-27, 2016)

Cory BrananWed. June 22 | Cory Branan is the kind of troubadour that pop-country forgot: A resonant singer and detail-obsessed lyricist whose The No-Hit Wonder...

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What’s new with New Madrid

Magnetkingmagnetqueen is the latest from the Georgia band coming to Gasa Gasa
Athens, Georgia, is a musical pockmark, a strange malformation, an island of misfit toys in the sea of exceeding normalcy that is north Georgia. This...

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Live music events in New Orleans this week (June 14-20, 2016)

Selena GomezTue. June 14 | How does a 23-year-old pop singer justify a Revival (Interscope)? First Selena Gomez issued her grown-up sophomore seduction; then she...

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Lord Huron brings the campfire to House of Blues

The band performs June 18
There's a heavy westerly vibe setting over Lord Huron's second LP Strange Trails (Iamsound): the gold rush of cavern-filling, canyon-crossing campfire folk; the squinting orange...

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Parting gift: Allen Toussaint’s final album, American Tunes

Producer Joe Henry on working with the legendary songwriter
American Tunes is Allen Toussaint's beautiful parting gift. Like its Grammy Award-nominated predecessor, 2009's The Bright Mississippi, American Tunes casts the songwriter, producer and pianist...

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Live music in New Orleans this week (June 7-12, 2016)

CaddywhompusTue. June 7 | Area amp-collectors Caddywhompus kick off their June jaunt with this St. Claude Avenue sendoff, joined by Austin, Texas' Boyfrndz and...

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Gunns to town: Steven Gunn & the Outliners at Gasa Gasa

The bandleader performs June 13
Whether you prefer your guitar in long-form sagas or four-minute short stories, Steve Gunn has an offering for you. The Brooklyn-based instrumentalist-turned-bandleader spent years tangling...

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Gypsy punks Gogol Bordello return to New Orleans

The band performs June 5 at The Joy Theater
New Orleans missed the 10th anniversary tour of Gypsy Punks: Underdog World Strike, the celebratory fall 2015 circuit during which Gogol Bordello played its visa-stampeding...

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Live music in New Orleans this week (May 31-June 5, 2016)

TaakeTue. May 31 | The birthplace of black metal's resurrection, Norway — to its credit and detriment — has generally taken the tenets of the...

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Live music in New Orleans this week (May 23-30, 2016)

Chris CohenThu. May 26 | A supporting musician for Deerhoof, Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti and Cass McCombs, Chris Cohen has recorded two lesser-known albums...

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Iron & Wine’s Sam Beam pairs with Jesca Hoop at the Civic Theatre

The artists perform Friday, May 27
Sam Beam is no stranger to sharing the stage: The beard better known as consummate soloist Iron & Wine has lent his melatonin tenor to...

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