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News by Rex Thomson

  • Category: Exclusives

    Exclusive Videos From moe. And Twiddle’s Summer Camp Secret Set [Watch]

    The rumors floating around the Summer Camp Music Festival of a possible moe./Twiddle acoustic set turned out to be true, as the merchandise tent filled to capacity on Saturday for a special “In-The-Round” jam session. Considering their upcoming collaborations at the returning moe.down Music Festival and upcoming collaborations at Red Rocks and the Boulder Theater, elements of […]

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  • Category: Features

    Watch The Monophonics Bring Their Special Brand Of Soul To This Year’s Bayou Rendezvous [Videos]

    Satisfied Productions brought together an incredible line up for their 15th annual Bayou Rendezvous, including supergroups and amazing touring acts like the funky soul of the Monophonics. Best of all, these incredible players came together to help to help raise money for the New Orleans Musicians Clinic & Assistance Foundation, and the production house brought in […]

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  • Category: Reviews

    Watch The Bayou Rendezvous All-Stars Give Their All For A Good Cause [Videos]

    The 15th annual Bayou Rendezvous took over the Howlin’ Wolf on Friday, May 5th, after the official festivities for New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival had come to a close for the day. It was a massive musical affair, with nine bands performing across the two stages. The event is a perfect example of how charity and music go hand-in-hand, […]

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  • Category: Features

    “MJ Vs. Stevie” 2017 Brings Deep Cuts & Classics To Jazz Fest Closing Duel [Watch]

    Once again Lettuce’s Eric “Benny” Bloom, trumpet blower and very Shady Horn, brought together some of best friends in the scene for a dense journey into the fabled catalogs of a pair of musical icons. Dubbed “MJ vs. Stevie,” the works of Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder were played in a back-to-back rotation that delighted […]

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  • Category: Features

    Watch Funk Supergroup Dr. Klaw Funk Up The 15th Annual Bayou Rendezvous In NOLA [Videos]

    One of the rare opportunities to see funk supergroups came at the Bayou Rendezvous, a charitable fundraiser for the New Orleans Musicians Clinic at New Orleans’ Howlin’ Wolf last Friday night. Celebrating its 15th year, the event producers, as per usual, used Bayou Rendezvous to help out worthy local charities while simultaneously hosting some amazing music. […]

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  • Category: News

    NOLA Crawfish Festival Braves The Rain And Closes Out In Funky Style [Review/Photos]

    The second annual NOLA Crawfish Festival closed out its action-packed “Daze Between” schedule with a mix of incredible music, savory food, and a can-do spirit in the face of adversity that was truly amazing to behold. With an exciting first day in the books the second and third stanzas of this wonderful gathering were anything but […]

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  • Category: Features

    Watch Warren Haynes And All-Star Daze Between Band Slay Huge Scarlett>Fire [Review/Video]

    The Daze Between Band formed for a higher purpose than simply helping give music fans something to do in the lull between epic weekends during the massive annual New Orleans Jazz And Heritage Festival. Originally, the promoters and performers (including members of The Allman Brothers Band, Widespread Panic, Gov’t Mule, Lettuce, Soulive, Col. Bruce Hampton’s […]

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  • Category: News

    FU*K 2016: Musicians We Love Honor Musicians We Lost In Stellar NOLA Performance [Video/Photos]

    On Sunday, April 30th, members of Turkuaz, The Motet, Snarky Puppy, and many more gathered onstage in the heart of New Orleans to send a simple message…”FU*K 2016!” While last year marked an era of divisiveness, most of us were able to agree on this sentiment. From the ugly, insult-driven presidential election, to the endless outbreaks of violence around the globe, it seemed […]

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  • Category: Features

    Trey Anastasio May Actually Be A Jedi, According To Science

    It turns out Phish frontman Trey Anastasio just might actually have magic Jedi powers after all. We recently came upon this 2009 study showing that redheaded individuals have “special powers,” including certain biochemical resistances and other innate reactions different from those with other-colored hair. Obviously, Anastasio has found great power with his ginger-ness. With today being International Star […]

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  • Category: Features

    Watch The London Souls Obliterate Their Late Night Jazz Fest Set [Video]

    One of the greatest part about the insane excess of Jazz Fest is the chance to walk into any club in town and find national headliners like The London Souls going full speed at four a.m. The lucky fans who stayed up late at the Howlin’ Wolf after the epic “Fu*K 2016” show got a chance to […]

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