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  • Renowned Clarinetist To Perform With Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra

    Nine-time Grammy-winning clarinetist Paquito D'Rivera is heading to New Orleans next month to perform with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra. The Cuban-born clarinetist will join the LPO for Fiesta Sinfonica on March 6 at the Mahalia Jackson Theater....
  • 2009 New Orleans Jazz Fest lineup

    The first weekend roster includes : Wynton Marsalis, Dave Matthews Band, James Taylor, Joe Cocker, Earth Wind & Fire, Wilco, Spoon, Erykah Badu, Irma Thomas, Orishas, Third World, Robert Cray, Etta James & the Roots Band, Mavis Staples, Drive-By...
  • Jazz Fest Lineup for 2009 Here!

    40th ANNIVERSARY NEW ORLEANS JAZZ & HERITAGE FESTIVAL PRESENTED BY SHELL Weekend One Music Lineup April 24 - 26 Friday, April 24 Wynton Marsalis, Joe Cocker, Spoon, Drive-By Truckers and Booker T., Henry Butler, Tab Benoit, Trombone Shorty & Orleans...
  • Toussaint, Andrews Grace 2009 Jazz Fest Posters

    Singer-pianist Allen Toussaint and Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews have picked up one of the highest honors of this music-minded city, chosen as the subjects for two official posters representing the 2009 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Toussaint...
  • New Orleans Blues Queen, Marva Wright, Dead at 62

    New Orleans Blues Queen, Marva Wright, Dead at 62
    According to a source close to ABC26, Marva Wright, New Orleans Blues Queen, has passed away. Wright suffered a stroke in May of 2009 and was hospitalized again shortly after that. Wright is called the Blues Queen. Fans of her energy-filled...
  • School closure due to inclement weather

    School closure due to inclement weather
    All schools listed below will be closed Thursday, August 12 due to bad weather conditions. All schools should reopen Friday, August 13 if weather permits. Stay with ABC26 News for further information. Morris Jeff Community School Martin Behrman...
  • 'Wicked' Performance Interrupted

    'Wicked' Performance Interrupted
    Electrical power was interrupted in the New Orleans central business district just after 10 p.m. Saturday night affecting the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts, where a sold-out performance of "Wicked" was in progress. The venue's emergency...
  • A Promising Night Unravels

    The 12th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction dinner on Tuesday may have been held on the edge of Lake Erie, but there was a strong California spirit for much of the night in the grand ballroom of the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel. Too bad there...