Sunday, April 20, 2014

Happy Jazz Fest, check out new local music releases when in New Orleans #NOLA #JazzFest

The 2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is just a few days away!

NOLA is ready for the arrival of a hundred thousand or so music fans from around the world. With the 6 zillion bands playing in New Orleans, be sure to take some local music back home with you.  Stop in the Louisiana Music Factory and stock up on the latest CDs.
Here are a few new releases found from a quick scan of the web. (and remember this isn't an official or complete list)...

Anders Osborne - Coming Down
Arsene Delay - Comin’ Home
Aurora Nealand & The Royal Roses - The Lookback Transmission
Bamboula 2000 - The Wild Bamboulas
Berthena - Hell Yeah EP
Big Sam's Funky Nation - Evolution
Billy Pierce & Friends - Take Me Back To The Delta
Bobby Rush With Blinddog Smokin’ - Decisions CD/DVD
Brent Johnson with guest Alvin Youngblood Hart and Sonny Landreth - Set the World on Fire
Charlie Dennard - From Brazil to New Orleans
Clint Kaufmann - All I Know
Diablo’s Horns - Into The Fire
Evan Christopher - Django a la Creole
Glen David Andrews - Redemption
Gregg Allman - All My Friends includes Dr. John
Harmonouche - Joli Songe
Jo-El Sonnier - Legacy
John Mooney - Son & Moon
Johnny Angel & Helldorado - Ready…Set…Hold On!
Jon Roniger - Gypsy Land
Judith Owen - Ebb & Flow
LosOtros - LosOtros
Lynn Drury - Come To My House
Mahayla - Electric Space Age Sweet Heart
Matthew Davidson - Cross My Heart
Mike Dillon - Band of Outsiders
Nikka B - Poison Girl, Inc.
Otra - Todo Pa’La Gente
Professor Longhair - The Last Mardi Gras (2 Disc)
Red Wolf Brass Band - 7th Period
Ron Jones - Come To New Orleans
Smoking Time Jazz Club - I Need Someone Like You
Stanton Moore - Conversations
Steve Pistorius - New Orleans Shuffle
Tank and The Bangas - Think Tank
The Bally Who? - A Pilferer’s Patience
Tommy Malone - Poor Boy
Waylon Thibodeaux - Back in my Old Stompin’ Grounds
Zion Harmonizers - Bringing in the Sheaves
Zion Trinity - Spirit of the Orisha

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, aka Jazz Fest, is an annual celebration of the music and culture of New Orleans and Louisiana. Use of the term "Jazz Fest" can also include the days surrounding the Festival and the many shows at unaffiliated New Orleans nightclubs scheduled during the Festival event weekends.

Louisiana Music Factory is New Orleans' award-winning independent music retailer. Visit them  at 421 Frenchmen Street, New Orleans, LA 70116 and tweeting @LMFnews

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