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  • Lee Fields found magic in his basement

    Lee Fields found magic in his basement
    There was a time when soul singer Lee Fields thought he was done, washed up before he ever got a chance to be somebody. He had spent more than 20 years on the margins of fame, pinballing between record labels and working a string of minor hits, to rapidly diminishing returns.
  • Irma Thomas: At the Crossroads of blues and soul

    Irma Thomas: At the Crossroads of blues and soul
    It took a grandchild — indirectly, at least — to make Irma Thomas the Soul Queen of New Orleans. The singer, who will share the bill Saturday in the "Blues at the Crossroads" show at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, got her official...

    Elton John, The Who will headline 2015 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Fest

    Elton John, The Who will headline 2015 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Fest
    When the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival landed Sir Elton John to perform in May, organizers say they also worked hard to craft an entire day that hits all the right notes with a parade of piano royalty. On May 2, the day the "Rocket Man" singer-...

    Elton John, the Who top 2015 NOLA Jazz & Heritage Festival lineup

    Elton John, the Who top 2015 NOLA Jazz & Heritage Festival lineup
    Elton John, the Who, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, No Doubt, Pitbull, Trombone Shorty, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ed Sheeran and T.I. are among dozens of acts slated to play the 2015 Jazz & Heritage Festival in New Orleans, one of the biggest and most diverse music...

    Allen Toussaint launches Lyric Theatre concert series tonight

    Allen Toussaint launches Lyric Theatre concert series tonight
    Allen Toussaint, one of the key architects of New Orleans R&B, rock and soul music over the last half-century, plays a rare small-theater date Monday night. It's the first of a new series of intimate shows at the 250-capacity Lyric Theatre on La Brea...