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  • New Orleans Pelicans bolster depth with Jahlil Okafor

    New Orleans Pelicans bolster depth with Jahlil Okafor

    The New Orleans Pelicans continued to remake their frontcourt over the offseason, as the team inked former Duke standout Jahlil Okafor to a deal. Okafor, the No. 3 pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, spent much of last season with the Brooklyn Nets following a trade from the Philadelphia 76ers. The former...
  • Chris Robinson Brotherhood extends 2018 tour with new fall dates

    Chris Robinson Brotherhood extends 2018 tour with new fall dates

    Chris Robinson Brotherhood has extended their current 2018 North American tour with a handful of newly announced dates now set to keep them on the road until mid-November. The former Black Crowes guitarist/singer and his latest band are currently touring around the U.S., with the next show scheduled...
  • Concerts and shows in New Orleans during July 4th week 2018

    Concerts and shows in New Orleans during July 4th week 2018

    New Orleans has its own flavor on traditional American holidays. Thanks to its Cajun flavor and festive atmosphere, taking in a holiday in New Orleans feels like one huge party. There will, no doubt, be an enormous amount of things to do around the 4th of July, one of them taking in a concert or...
  • Jay Rock announces The Big Redemption Tour

    Jay Rock announces The Big Redemption Tour

    West Coast rapper Jay Rock has announced the dates for his upcoming North American headlining fall tour. Named The Big Redemption Tour, the 29-show trek is set to begin on Sept. 12 in Lawrence, Kansas and runs well into the fall before ending in front of a hometown audience at Los Angeles’ Fonda...
  • Queen Latifah's first Essence Festival performance will include Missy Elliott, Remy Ma, MC Lyte, Nikki D

    Queen Latifah's first Essence Festival performance will include Missy Elliott, Remy Ma, MC Lyte, Nikki D

    The annual Essence Festival has been around since 1995, but Queen Latifah will finally perform for the first time at the festival this year. And she's bringing some special guests on stage with her at New Orleans' Louisiana Superdome for her July performance: Missy Elliott, Remy Ma, MC Lyte and...
  • Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘N Out Live 2018 tour set to dominate US

    Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘N Out Live 2018 tour set to dominate US

    Nick Cannon’s “Wild ‘N Out” was a staple in MTV’s televised programming schedule starting in 2005 and running off and on until its 11th and final season in 2017. During its time on MTV and MTV2, the popular improv comedy/competition show featured Nick Cannon hosting two teams of comedians in their...
  • 2018 Voodoo Music + Arts Experience: Mumford & Sons, Childish Gambino, Artic Monkeys are headliners

    2018 Voodoo Music + Arts Experience: Mumford & Sons, Childish Gambino, Artic Monkeys are headliners

    Mumford & Sons, Childish Gambino and Arctic Monkeys are the announced headliners for the 20th annual Voodoo Music + Arts Experience, which will take place Oct. 26-28 at City Park in New Orleans. Other artists scheduled to perform at the festival are Odesza, Martin Garrix, A Perfect Circle...
  • Snow Patrol confirms tour with Ed Sheeran, releases new album

    Snow Patrol confirms tour with Ed Sheeran, releases new album

    Popular Irish alt-rock band Snow Patrol released their long-awaited seventh studio album on Friday with Wilderness. The 10-song studio album is their first since Fallen Empires arrived back in November 2011, and re-introduces the band to a new generation of rock fans both overseas and here in North...
  • Alvin Gentry hopes Pelicans can retain DeMarcus Cousins

    Alvin Gentry hopes Pelicans can retain DeMarcus Cousins

    The New Orleans Pelicans made a late-season surge following the loss of DeMarcus Cousins, and that success has led many to believe that the center will be playing elsewhere following the rehab of his torn Achilles tendon. According to head coach Alvin Gentry, the Pelicans would be best served to...
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    Best photos from weekend one of New Orleans Jazz Fest 2018

    The first weekend of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has rapidly come to an end. The weather was superb. The food was scrumptious. The music was stellar. A marriage proposal, an Air Force flying drill overhead and a funeral were some of the unplanned activities of the weekend. AXS was...
  • New Orleans Pelicans look to Ian Clarke in Western Conference semifinals

    New Orleans Pelicans look to Ian Clarke in Western Conference semifinals

    In the New Orleans Pelicans’ four-game sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers, basketball fans were treated to a coming out party for a number of players who are not household names. In addition to superstar Anthony Davis, Jrue Holiday and Nikola Mirotic played a major role in propelling the Pelicans...
  • New Orleans Pelicans emerge as compelling NBA watch

    New Orleans Pelicans emerge as compelling NBA watch

    One of the most intriguing matchups this playoff season will include the Western Conference semifinals series pitting the New Orleans Pelicans against the Golden State Warriors. Following the season-ending injury of Pelicans center DeMarcus Cousins, the Pelicans appeared headed for an early playoff...
  • Complete 2018 New Orleans Jazz Fest set times and lineup

    Complete 2018 New Orleans Jazz Fest set times and lineup

    The highly anticipated New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival will be here before you know it. Mark the dates April 27-May 6 as the time for some of the best acts in the music business today. New Orleans Jazz Festival will bring thousands of fans into the Big Easy to enjoy the best music, food...
  • Kid Rock to be inducted into WWE Hall of Fame during WrestleMania 34 weekend

    Kid Rock to be inducted into WWE Hall of Fame during WrestleMania 34 weekend

    Every year, the WWE has their annual WWE Hall of Fame induction ceremony before they hold WrestleMania. On top of inducting the biggest names in wrestling history every year, the WWE also inducts a celebrity almost every year. While they skipped the celebrity induction in 2017, the WWE is back this...
  • Dirty Projectors announce first tour in five years

    Dirty Projectors announce first tour in five years

    Oh, where has the Dirty Projectors been? It’s been five years since anyone has seen the Brooklyn-based band live and in person, and many were beginning to wonder if the band was even still together. Well, after today, your questions have been answered. Yes, the Dirty Projectors are still together...
  • New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis playing like MVP

    New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis playing like MVP

    The NBA world has unofficially given its seal of approval to Houston Rockets guard James Harden for an MVP nod, but New Orleans Pelicans star forward Anthony Davis has been every bit that valuable this season. Following the loss of All-Star DeMarcus Cousins, Davis stepped up his game, and the...
  • Natalie Prass announces sophomore album, shares new single and summer concert dates

    Natalie Prass announces sophomore album, shares new single and summer concert dates

    The softly-spoken singer/guitarist known as Natalie Prass has announced the upcoming release of her sophomore studio effort, to be titled The Future and the Past. The album will follow up her 2015 self-titled debut, and is currently scheduled for a June 1 release via ATO Records, the singer...
  • DeMarcus Cousins best served to return to New Orleans Pelicans

    DeMarcus Cousins best served to return to New Orleans Pelicans

    Anthony Davis had lofty goals for the New Orleans Pelicans. While no one is punting on their season, losing an All-Star starter in DeMarcus Cousins derailed what had a chance to be a special season for a team that has seemingly come up “just short” quite a few times. In an interview with ESPN, Davis...
  • 5 must-see artists at New Orleans Jazzfest 2018

    5 must-see artists at New Orleans Jazzfest 2018

    The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, the 2018 edition of will be held April 27-May 6. The festival differentiates itself from a crowded market by not only booking huge internationally recognized headliners but also by reveling in the deep musical heritage of its host city with performances by...
  • St. Vincent covers Rihanna and SZA collaboration 'Consideration'

    St. Vincent covers Rihanna and SZA collaboration 'Consideration'

    St. Vincent remains one of the most interesting musicians working today, putting out critically acclaimed original work and also putting in the time to cover some of the most iconic musicians in history. Her latest cover song is a newer song, but it really shows how St. Vincent can put her own touch...
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