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  • Musicians to honor Treme Brass Band singer

    July 12, 2012 6:51 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Many of New Orleans' best known musicians are planning to gather for a musical tribute to Lionel Batiste, the 81-year-old vocalist and bass drummer with the Treme Brass Band who died last Sunday. Kermit Ruffins, Deacon John, Michael Ward and Rockin' Dopsie are among the musicians... more »
  • Local Musicians Get Free Dental Exams

    March 1, 2011 4:24 PM

    "I haven't been to the dentist since I was 18,"said musician James Hutchinson. That was nearly 17 years ago. He's been playing music for 20 years and like most musicians, he is self-employed and has no dental insurance. "It's usually about the money. We're not taken care of so you... more »
  • Native's Cookbook Features Recipes From Musicians

    July 15, 2010 6:56 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The culture of Acadiana is inextricably intertwined with its music and food. Carolyn Shelton pulls all of those elements together in her new cookbook, "Zydeco, Blues and Gumbo." The focus is Creole cuisine from the people of African descent who live in the area. The book... more »
  • Musicians boycotting BP with tour buses

    June 18, 2010 4:43 PM

    NEW YORK - Korn's Jonathan Davis is urging artists to boycott troubled oil giant BP over the oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. In a statement issued Friday, the rock singer says he has gathered a coalition of artists, including Lady Gaga, Creed and the Backstreet Boys,... more »
  • Alternative Healing Methods Offered to Artists & Musicians

    May 20, 2010 3:39 PM

    Saturday, May 22 is the last of our three part series of Healing Arts @ the Center, a program offering free alternative health appointments and walk-ins to musicians and artists. Participating practitioners at our May event are Becca Begnaud, Traiteur; Katherine Bennett, Energy Work; and others Practitioners will... more »
  • Festival Night Jam

    April 23, 2010 7:53 PM

    If you just can't get enough of your favorite musicians, we've learned of an after-hours place to get an encore performance. It's sort of a hidden treasure of Festival, but also a tradition for many years. The Comfort Inn on Evangeline Thruway is the official Hotel for Festival International.... more »

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