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2017 In Review

The Best Jazz Albums Of 2017

Jazz had an amazing 2017. It was the music’s centennial—the Original Dixieland Jass Band’s "Dixie Jass Band One Step" and "Livery Stable Blues" were recorded…
Phil Freeman | December 13, 2017 - 12:21 pm

Ugly Beauty

Ugly Beauty: The Month In Jazz – April 2017

On March 27, a little less than a week after last month’s Ugly Beauty was published, alto saxophonist Arthur Blythe died. This wasn’t a surprise…
Phil Freeman | April 21, 2017 - 12:27 pm

Interview

Q&A: Preservation Hall Jazz Band’s Ben Jaffe Takes NOLA Jazz To The Indie Set

Every now and then, you look at a lineup for Bonnaroo or Panorama or some other mainstream festival, and tucked amidst all the expected indie…
Ryan Leas | October 31, 2016 - 12:20 pm

More Preservation Hall Jazz Band stories

Watch Highlights From Arcade Fire’s Krewe du Kanaval Festival In New Orleans

Following the release of their festival theme song "Ann Ale! (Let’s Go!)," Arcade Fire front-couple Win Butler and Régine Chassagne plus NOLA neighbors Preservation Hall…
Sophie Israelsohn | February 7, 2018 - 12:24 pm

Arcade Fire & Preservation Hall Jazz Band Join Forces For New Song “Ann Ale! (Let’s Go!)”

Ever since Arcade Fire leaders Win Butler and Régine Chassagne moved to New Orleans, the city's cultural traditions have been trickling their way into the…
Chris DeVille | February 5, 2018 - 1:38 pm

Watch Daniel Johnston Perform With Preservation Hall All Stars At First Show Of Final Tour

Last night, legendary outsider artist Daniel Johnston kicked off what he's saying will be his final tour. His first show was at The Joy Theater…
James Rettig | September 29, 2017 - 10:28 am

Watch Arcade Fire’s Win Butler Cover Bruce Springsteen At Jam The Vote

Last night Port Chester's Capitol Theatre hosted a pre-election concert called Jam The Vote, at which various musicians jammed with a house band featuring members…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 7, 2016 - 8:05 am

Stereogum At Voodoo 2016: Toyota Music Den Portraits

The Voodoo Music + Arts Experience returned to New Orleans' City Park this weekend, and so did Stereogum, hosting intimate performances at the Toyota Music
Stereogum | November 1, 2016 - 12:18 am

Arcade Fire, The Weeknd Among Voodoo 2016 Highlights

Each year since 1999, the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience has taken over New Orleans' City Park for a weekend around Halloween. Now, Halloween in…
Ryan Leas | October 31, 2016 - 1:53 pm

Stereogum At Voodoo 2016: Toyota Music Den Recap

For this year's iteration of New Orleans' Voodoo Fest, SpinMedia returned to curate the Toyota Music Den -- now an official stage at the festival.
Ryan Leas | October 31, 2016 - 1:03 pm

List

5 Memorable Moments From Panorama 2016 Friday

For the past several years, Governors Ball has been New York's sole big mainstream music festival. That changed earlier this year, with the announcement of…
Ryan Leas | July 23, 2016 - 2:47 pm

Watch Arcade Fire’s David Bowie Parade At Panorama

After David Bowie passed away in January, Arcade Fire paid tribute to their friend and collaborator by holding a New Orleans-style second line parade with…
Peter Helman | July 23, 2016 - 10:30 am

Watch My Morning Jacket Cover Prince’s “Purple Rain” And “Sign O’ The Times” At Jazz Fest

My Morning Jacket just kicked off the 2016 leg of their tour in support of last year's The Waterfall on Wednesday, and at every show…
Peter Helman | April 30, 2016 - 1:52 pm

Win Butler, Miguel, John Oates, & Kamasi Washington Cover Drake, Bowie, & More At Okeechobee Fest

Last night, Win Butler and Miguel presided over the PoWow! all-star jam at Florida's Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival, fronting a group that also included…
Peter Helman | March 6, 2016 - 12:13 pm

Watch Arcade Fire & Preservation Hall Jazz Band’s Second Line For David Bowie

Arcade Fire and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band held a second line in New Orleans today in honor of David Bowie. Mourners and revelers dressed…
Peter Helman | January 16, 2016 - 6:41 pm
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