Hours before my fourth trip to South by Southwest Festival would take a decided turn for the Kerouackian, when I’d find myself sleeping among a sea of strangers thirty deep in what appeared to be a furniture-free detox safe house for strung-out teens with an elderly black man walking around smoking a cigarette preaching the [...]
Though still a young band, Twin Killers have quickly established themselves as the clear representatives of a Baton Rouge music scene that for over a decade has been usurped by any number of ultra-talented though overly-kitschy cover bands, with only the occasional Meriwether capable of making any waves beyond the city limits. Benefiting not just [...]
Caddywhompus + Zorch + Twin Killers + Sun Hotel performing at One Eyed Jacks on August 14, 2011 additional photos courtesy of Cooper Graff
08.14: Zorch +Caddywhompus + Sun Hotel + Twin Killers – One Eyed Jacks
It needn’t bear repeating how mind-blowing of a performance Zorch put on last time they were in New Orleans save to say that it was LOUD and there was a startling array of LED lights saturating the bottom floor of the Dragon’s Den. With that in mind, they’re finally returning to New Orleans at One Eyed Jacks on Sunday.
05.13: Smiley With A Knife + A Living Soundtrack + Black Belt – One Eyed Jacks
It was at many a Smiley With A Knife show that Barryfest’s mission was conceived and fleshed out, as the virtuosic experimentation taking place on stage – or, more commonly, on the floor in the middle of the crowd – simultaneously blew our minds and helped opened our eyes to the magnificent diversity the New Orleans music scene has to offer.
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 [...]
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