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French Quarter Mardi Gras – Zydeco Gris Gris – Music Video

Mardi Gras Fun in New Orleans from PIX IN MOTION by Leo Bar on Vimeo. Laissez les bon temps rouler! Zydeco Gris Gris Lyrics (with English translation) Tout partout au ras du bayou, La mousse-lá balance dans les gros chênes verts Cocodries dormir en cyprière Fifollet danser en cimitière. All around the heart of the…

Dr. John brings back some of the old voodoo with the help of The Black Keys singer – Columbia Daily Tribune

MTV.com Dr. John brings back some of the old voodoo to Brooklyn Columbia Daily Tribune By JOHN DEFORE The Washington Post For more than four decades, Dr. John has served as ambassador of New Orleans music, introducing outsiders to Basin Street blues, second-line rhythms and Mardi Gras anthems. His two-dozen-plus albums often resemble a musical…

Theresa Andersson bringing out new music “Street Parade” April 2012

al.com Theresa Andersson releases “Street Parade” al.com for a very long time, and I came back to New Orleans just in time for Mardi Gras,” she said. “Not really being sure what my next move was going to be.” A video of her performing the song “Na Na Na” [see below] became something a viral…

French Quarter Music Festival – April: – The Independent

New Orleans: Where every building tells a story The Independent New Orleans is famed for its Mardi Gras but Bourbon Street is pretty wild most nights of the year in a bead-flinging, butt-wiggling “Show us what ya got!” kind of way. It’s pretty wild during the day too, with live jazz and mass alcohol consumption…

April is Festival Month – My New Orleans

FêtEs for all My New Orleans Living in South Louisiana, and New Orleans in particular, means that we have festivals and other such celebrations year-round. Mardi Gras leads into St. Patrick’s Day, and so on, and so on. But the month that seems to be the height of festival madness is April, which includes the…

Galactic turns 18 and drops its first Mardi Gras album, plays the Crystal Ballroom – Oregon Music News

Oregon Music News Galactic turns 18 and drops its first Mardi Gras album, plays the Crystal Ballroom Oregon Music Newsby Timothy Deal It doesn’t seem that long ago when I first heard the name Galactic mentioned during a set break at Tiptina’s. We were siting on the grassy neutral ground watching a scene spill out onto…

Where Mardi Gras planning never ends

Central Florida Future Where Mardi Gras planning never ends Universal Studios Mardi Gras is an authentic, family-friendly version of the famous street party held in Louisiana. Guests can enjoy genuine music, food and entertainment. For the past 17 years, Universal Orlando has been bringing the excitement of New Orleans to its theme park, where guest…

Ten mighty discs for Mardi Gras – North Shore News

By John Goodman, North Shore News Ten mighty discs for Mardi Gras North Shore News February 24, 2012 6:53 AM Mardi Gras Indians (African-American carnival revelers) get ready to hit the streets in all their finery. The city of New Orleans has layers of unique cultural traditions that have developed … Here are 10 essential…

Troy ‘Trombone Shorty’ Andrews to perform at White House on Mardi Gras – Washington Post

youtube Troy ‘Trombone Shorty’ Andrews to perform at White House on Mardi Gras NEW ORLEANS — Jazz and funk musician Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews is performing on Mardi Gras, but he won’t be in his hometown of New Orleans. He’ll be at the White House. Andrews and his Orleans Avenue band will join BB King, Buddy Guy, Keb Mo,…

A Mardi Gras New Year’s with the Who Dat Loungers – The Sag Harbor Express

The Sag Harbor Expressby Annette Hinkle A Mardi Gras New Year’s with the Who Dat Loungers The Sag Harbor Express “We go through the history, not in a boring way, but through music, show the great variety of New Orleans jazz,” he adds. “Our concept is don’t just have a party, but have a Mardi…

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