NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The memorial garden at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is about to get a lot more crowded as fellow musicians honor the many musical icons — known as “Ancestors” — who have passed since the festival was last held three years ago.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach will make his directorial debut in hopes of telling an in-depth story about a famed New Orleans-based musician.
RadicalMedia announced their partnership with Auerbach on Monday to create a documentary feature about the late singer-piano player Dr.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Dr. John, the New Orleans singer and piano player who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, died Thursday, his family said...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans lost Fats Domino this week, but some of the city's old guard are still going strong.
Dr. John turns 77 in November and plans a monthlong musical celebration. Irma Thomas, the 76-year-old "soul queen of New Orleans," has been touring lately with the Preservation Hall Legacy Quintet.