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Satchmo Summerfest, WWOZ and WWL team up to ‘fest in place,’ capped off by live shows online

from NOLA.com Satchmo Summerfest, WWOZ and WWL team up to ‘fest in place,’ capped off by live shows online BY KEITH SPERA | STAFF WRITER JUL 21, 2020  1 of 7 NO.fqfestday3.041119.540.jpg Trumpeter Wendell Brunious performs on the Hilton Stage during the French Quarter Festival…

Live music in the age of coronavirus? Drive-in concert in Kenner gave fans a taste

from NOLA.com: Live music in the age of coronavirus? Drive-in concert in Kenner gave fans a taste https://www.nola.com/news/coronavirus/article_d02df0ae-a521-11ea-b9b4-cf4e855eec8d.html   BY KEITH SPERA | STAFF WRITER JUN 3, 2020 1 of 11 NO.driveinconcert.liv.060520.004.jpg Chilled wine was paired with an open convertible top during a drive-in concert…

Garden District tour with Dave was a blast

  Garden District tour with Dave was a blast. “We did the walking tour of the Garden District. Our tour guide, Dave, was a native with loads of interesting tidbits. (We wanted to do his music tour as well, but didn’t have a chance.) We stopped in the old Lafayette Cemetery #1 and got a…

Bourbon Street’s history can explain its appeal to visitors despite coronavirus restrictions

from NOLA.com Bourbon Street’s history can explain its appeal to visitors despite coronavirus restrictions Maybe it’s the pavement. Bourbon Street’s appeal to visitors can be explained by a number of factors, most of them revolving around alcoholic drinks and music bars. But even on the gray and uneventful Saturday following Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s July 24…

Delfeayo Marsalis working to ‘Keep New Orleans Music Alive’ with live streaming birthday concert

Delfeayo Marsalis working to ‘Keep New Orleans Music Alive’ with live streaming birthday concert   “Who knows how long they’ll be out of work?” Delfeayo Marsalis working ‘Keep New Orleans Music Alive’ with live streaming birthday concert Author: Paul Murphy / Eyewitness News Published: 6:30 PM CDT July 28, 2020…

Garden District Tour with Leonce was a trip highlight

Garden District Tour with Leonce was a trip highlight   “I don’t usually do guided tours. Instead, I research a destination before my trip and then head out on my own. With this trip, I didn’t have much time to prepare beforehand so I decided to book a walking tour through tourneworleans. I am so…

Expanding outdoor dining to New Orleans streets starts soon, bringing permanent changes

From NOLA.Com:   Expanding outdoor dining to New Orleans streets starts soon, bringing permanent changes BY IAN MCNULTY | STAFF WRITER AUG 7, 2020 1 of 7 NO.portofcall.010.jpg Buy Now People dig into burgers at picnic tables set up outside Port of Call, back open now…