Tag Archives: Music

More than Luck: Daye glows With Love and Learning

Up and coming artist Lucky Daye speaks on his journey in the music business, announces tour dates

“This my first Essence [Festival] and I’m at home, so it feel good, it feel real good because last Bayou Classic was my first show and I was outside. So to be inside, anyway inside of here [the Mercedes-Benz Superdome] is amazing. And next year, I’m tryna, like, make sure I’m on that big stage.”

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Fall for Falls and her Vintage Soul Sounds

NOLA native, Erica Falls, shares how her 9th Ward upbringing paired with personal experiences crafts her sound.

In a place where there’s talent on almost every street corner, Erica Falls is one of the very special soul sounds that was bred from the Crescent City.

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The Dawn of the New Orleans Superwoman

Dawn Richard talks New Orleans, new album, entrepreneurship, and building a brand solo

Born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, straight out of the 9th ward, Dawn Richard appeared in her Neon green Cowgirl garb fresh off of the stage from an epic Essence Festival performance with the help of stylist Joey Thao.

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Take A Look: 25th Essence Festival

From Queens and Kings of music to legends to our Forever First Lady, Essence was truly a star-studded affair! Here some of the sights and sounds from festival’s silver anniversary:

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MELODIC MIXTURES MAKES MUSICAL MAGIC

Producer Louis Futon’s debut album is beautiful concoction of styles and accompanying vocals.

Ever listened to an album and get so caught up in the sound that you feel as though you are in outer body experience?

Well this is the feeling we had listening to Louis Futon’s “Way Back When” album. The trip was a kin to a midday drive to the beach on sunny day in June. A cool summer breeze flits through window perfectly balancing out the golden rays of the sun on your skin.

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Essence fest right around the corner

Full list of performers and single night tickets available now

In true New Orleans fashion the good times will be rolling all summer with the 25th anniversary of Essence Fest coming up July 5-7, and everyone is encouraged to get ready now.

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Fleetwood mac out days after replacing the rolling stones

Band postpones North American tour as Stevie Nicks fights the flu

Jazz Fest has had its fill of controversy following the cancellation of May 2 headliners, and largest draw in decades, rock legends The Rolling Stones due to frontman Mick Jagger needing heart surgery. Fleetwood Mac was available and willing to fill that void confirming a few days ago that would lend their prestige to the 50th Anniversary celebration in the Crescent City, with all the hype surrounding these miraculous turn of events it seemed the day was saved.

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