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If on Friday and Saturday there was a youthful urge to run around Frenchman Street from bar to bar, seeing every band in sight without any regard for breaking sweats or spilling beers, that urge was comfortably behind us by Sunday. Nevertheless, in the darkly lit barrooms of St. Claude Avenue, Sunday evening held a [...]
For avid concertgoers in New Orleans, the biggest gamble of the Foburg Music Festival comes on Saturday. In addition to the tiny bit of fatigue gently beginning to set in from the always-epic Friday night showcases, Saturday tends to fall on the same day as Uptown’s annual Irish Channel St. Patrick’s Day parade, which is [...]
I was worried that the slightly altered format of this year’s Foburg Festival would greatly eliminate the wild west-frontier spirit that consumed me as I bounced around Frenchman Street in the spring of 2010. The addition of Bywater venues Hi-Ho Lounge, Siberia, Saturn Bar and AllWays Lounge – not to mention greatest rock club in [...]
The Steely Dan Infographic Project, in which we create a chart, diagram, graph or other visual aid inspired by each and every Steely Dan song. This edition: “Brooklyn (Owes The Charmer Under Me)” from Can’t Buy a Thrill.
Small Black, Cults, Cloud Nothings, and Sun Airway performing at the 2011 Foburg Music Festival on March 13, 2011
Though we’d all love to see the Strokes show from Levi’s or the Kanye and Radiohead secret shows, let’s be honest: it’s probably not going to happen. And if you’ve been unlucky enough to miss the RSVP’s for the all-day free food/free booze/free music festivals or failed to procure yourself a killer priority badge, you’re only option is to be prepared. Barryfest is here to help, at least a tiny bit, with your preparation. We’ve put together a handy list of local and semi-local New Orleans acts that are taking the trip with you.
Smiley With A Knife, Big History, New Grass Country Club, Das Racist and The Hood Internet performing at the 2011 Foburg Music Festival on March 12, 2011
03.14: Sharon Van Etten + Great Lake Swimmers + Ava Luna – One Eyed Jacks
Sharon Van Etton’s latest album finds her honest songwriting and uninhibited lyrics punched up by a dynamic backing band; and after spending the last few months touring around Europe, opening for The National and getting the cover treatment from Bon Iver, Van Etten is embarking on her largest US tour to date.
Luke Winslow-King, Booty Trove, Native America, Hurray For The Riff Raff, Zorch, The Yes Way, High In One Eye, Sun Hotel, Debauche and Flow Tribe performing at the 2011 Foburg Music Festival on March 11, 2011