Satchmo Summerfest July 31 – August 3, 2014

French Quarter Festivals, Inc. present Satchmo Summerfest on the grounds of Louisiana State Museum’s Old U.S. Mint. Click here for a link to the Festival’s...

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Kelcy Mae Band 2:00 PM Friday August 8, 2014

Kelcy Mae is a native of Shreveport, LA.  She moved to New Orleans to attend college, eventually earning an MFA in Creative Writing from The University of New Orleans.  She combines a talent for crafting lyrics with her clear, strong voice to create songs that bear repeated listening.  Kelcy’s music can be categorized as roots rock, alt-country, Americana,...

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Jim McCormick 8:00 PM Friday August 8, 2014

New Orleans native Jim McCormick has been writing songs most of his life.  In the 1990′s McCormick fronted the local group The Bingemen.  After 8 years of writing, recording and touring with that group McCormick took a step back from the music business and taught at The University of New Orleans and wrote for a trade magazine. Jim took a trip to Nashville to visit...

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The Royal Rounders 2:00 PM Friday August 15, 2014

The Royal Rounders is a group fronted by keyboardist David Roe that features two music business All Stars, Jerry Jumonville and Fred Staehle.  The Royal Rounders are a jazz band defined not only by their repertoire but by their approach to playing music.  They play jazz standards but also reach beyond traditional jazz songs to improvise on tunes from any genre of...

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Electronic Music Night with SPEx and Oscillation Communications 8:00 PM Friday August 15, 2014

Electronic music has been part of the musical world even before the invention of the Theramin in the 1920′s.  Today there are many ways to synthesize beats, sounds and music using samplers, sythesizers, and drum machines.  New Orleans’ current electronic music scene is united under the new publication “NOLATRONIX” magazine. SPEx  is a trio...

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NOLA Art House Music Presents “Right On”, jazz interpretations of the Sounds of the 70’s 8:00 PM Saturday August 16, 2014

Pianist Matt Lemmler’s New Orleans Jazz Revival Band jazzes up the Sounds of the 70’s. Interpretations of TV themes, Stevie Wonder, Dr. John, Billy Joel, Journey, The Commodores and more.                 Admission is $15 Purchase Tickets HERE. Click here for link to NOLA Art House Music’s...

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Tim Robertson 2:00 PM Friday August 22, 2014

Tim Robertson is one of the best guitar players in New Orleans.  His versatility makes him the perfect sideman/rhythm guitarist or a stunning frontman/lead.  Tim would probably have Frank Zappa and Captain Beefheart records on his deserted island but he is familiar with the entire classic rock and top 40 repertoire from 20-plus years of performing with bands on...

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Jimmy Robinson & Helen Gillet 8:00 PM Saturday August 23, 2014

Jimmy Robinson is a guitar player’s dream.  He plays acoustic or electric guitars, blends in as a sideman, will amaze you as a soloist and has lots of tricks that can be observed but not easily imitated.  Since the 1970′s, Jimmy has been creating (the best) jazz/fusion/rock with Woodenhead “Blackout” “Water from the Moon” and guitar...

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Erin Demastes PLANET EARTH 2:00 PM Friday August 29, 2014

Erin Demastes is a pianist from Baton Rouge.  She performs in jazz groups around New Orleans, leads her own jazz trio and experiments in electronic music with her project Ableton.  Erin’s group, Planet Earth features bassist Nathan Lambertson and drummer Simon Lott that plays original music by all three members of the group.  Hear three of the most creative and...

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Tonya Boyd-Cannon 8:00 PM Friday September 5, 2014

A native of Jackson, Mississippi, Tonya began singing in church choir as a child.  Recording with Jean Knight on the “Queen” record in 1999 inspired her to pursue singing as a career. Her band features keyboards, guitar, drums, and bass playing adult contemporary R&B.  Tonya’s original songs feature catchy hooks, smooth jazz backing tracks and...

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