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Ask Paul Batiste how many people in his family play music, he’s soon exhausted counting all 10 toes and all 10 fingers. Eventually, the number sounds something like two dozen.”If I round it off between people I forgot, 25,” he laughs. &#  More...

The Young Leadership Council’s annual Wednesday at the Square concert series in Lafayette Square returns March 15-May 24. Admission is free. Irma Thomas and Jamal Batiste open the series on March 15. The concerts run 11 weeks every Wednesday through  More...

NEW ORLEANS – Listening to loud music, through ear buds or at music concerts, can cause hearing loss for anyone. But what if loud music is how you make your living.Several local groups are working together to save the hearing of the city’s cul  More...

A small audience gathered at the Carver Theater tonight to hear R and B artist Vivian Green. The event is the first of a four part series called the Divine Supper Club Experience. One local non-profit is determined to revitalize the Treme area using music  More...

January 2, 2016

David Batiste is a legend in the field of music as Founder and Bandleader of David Batiste and the Gladiators. Most notably known for his soul classic ‘Funky Soul Part 1 and 2,’ he continues to be in demand internationally as a pioneer of New   More...