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Stages And Times Announced For Voodoo Music And Arts Experience 2013

6th September 2013

The fourteenth annual Voodoo Music + Arts Experience is swiftly approaching and we can now reveal the day-by-day schedule of...

New Orleans Welcomes Back Dr. John At Voodoo Music & Arts Festival 2013

20th August 2013

New Orleans' favourite Halloween festival the Voodoo Music & Arts Experience is back in its fourteenth year bringing you the...

Donna Summer Lung Cancer Caused By 9/11

18th May 2012

Donna Summer believed the 9/11 terrorism acts contributed to her lung cancer.The star died aged 63 yesterday (17.05.12) and according...

Bruce Springsteen Returns To New Orleans For Emotional Jazz Festival Set

30th April 2012

When Bruce Springsteen played the first post-Hurricane Katrina Jazz Festival in New Orleans, back in 2006, it was an emotional...

Chris Rock Inducting Red Hot Chili Peppers Into Hall Of Fame

20th March 2012

Chris Rock will be among the A-list presenters at the annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in...

Red Hot Chilli Peppers Heading For Hall Of Fame?

28th September 2011

Red Hot Chilli Peppers, the American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1983, are among the nominations for the...

Alice Cooper's Hall Of Fame Tuxedos

15th March 2011

Alice Cooper had "special tuxedos" made for him and his band's induction into the Rock 'N' Roll Hall Of Fame...

The O2 Arena Host Their First Free Music Festival!

18th September 2008

On October 24th and 25th 2008 the O2 Arena in London will play host to its first ever free music...

Dr John Is Peaking At 67 After Three Decades On Drugs

3rd June 2008

Rocker DR JOHN is peaking at the age of 67 - eighteen years after kicking his heroin habit. The pianist...

Dr John Inspired By Katrina Anger

2nd June 2008

New Orleans rocker DR JOHN's new album is fuelled by his anger for the way the city was ravaged by...

Braff Set To Score Big Payday For Scrubs

6th March 2007

SCRUBS star ZACH BRAFF is set to become one of the highest paid actors on TV if the hit sitcom...

Stewart, Jones And Paisley To Headline New Orleans Jazz Festival

26th January 2007

ROD STEWART, VAN MORRISON, STEELY DAN, ZZ TOP and NORAH JONES will headline this year's (07) New Orleans Jazz +...

Domino To Be Honoured In New Orleans

16th January 2007

Singer FATS DOMINO will be the guest of honour at the 12th annual Best Of The Beat music awards at...

Braff Worried About Grey's Competition

6th December 2006

Funnyman ZACH BRAFF is begging fans of SCRUBS to make sure they tune into the sixth season of the medical...

Braff Doubts Scrubs Future

5th September 2006

Funnyman ZACH BRAFF has cast doubt on the future of medical comedy SCRUBS when he leaves this year (06) -...

Wonder Marks Katrina Anniversary

31st August 2006

STEVIE WONDER has lent his support to hurricane-stricken New Orleans, Louisiana, at a star-studded concert to mark the first anniversary...

Braff Leaving Scrubs For Big Screen

21st August 2006

ZACH BRAFF loves making movies so much, he has quit his role in SCRUBS to concentrate on his film career....

Fascinating Fact 1943

11th August 2006

The top performers at an upcoming Ohio fantasy band camp, which will feature DR JOHN, ROGER DALTREY and YES star...

Surprises In Store At Bonnaroo

19th June 2006

The fifth Bonnaroo Music + Arts Festival in Tennessee, the world's most successful festival, was all about surprises this weekend...

Grammy Bosses Pay Tribute To New Orleans

8th February 2006

Organisers of tonight's (08FEB06) Grammy Awards are planning a tribute to devastated New Orleans by inviting locals ALLEN TOUSSAINT and...

Fascinating Fact 938

2nd February 2006

New Orleans, Louisiana jazz great DR JOHN is to pay tribute to beloved songwriter JOHNNY MERCER on a new album....

Franklin Forgives Nfl's Detroit 'Snub'

1st February 2006

Soul legend ARETHA FRANKLIN has forgiven America's National Football League (NFL) for choosing THE ROLLING STONES to perform the prestigious...

Dr John And The Neville Brothers Form New Orleans Supergroup

1st February 2006

DR JOHN and members of the NEVILLE BROTHERS have formed a New Orleans, Louisiana, supergroup to help each other mourn...

Neville Can't Go Home To New Orleans

1st February 2006

NEVILLE BROTHERS star AARON NEVILLE is refusing to return to his native New Orleans, Louisiana - because the hurricane-ravaged city...

Taylor To Be Honoured By Big Names

24th January 2006

Singer/songwriter JAMES TAYLOR is set for a star-studded tribute when BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, STING and PAUL SIMON take to the stage...

Franklin Added To Super Bowl Line-up

19th January 2006

Soul legend ARETHA FRANKLIN will team up with New Orleans, Louisiana, music veterans AARON NEVILLE and DR JOHN at the...

Neville + Dr John To Play Super Bowl Anthem

17th January 2006

AARON NEVILLE and DR JOHN will represent ravaged New Orleans, Louisiana, at the Super Bowl next month (FEB06). The...

Fans Mourn Lennon 25 Years On

8th December 2005

Fans of late BEATLE JOHN LENNON are today (8DEC05) marking the 25th anniversary of his murder. The singer was...

Fascinating Fact 545

21st November 2005

New Orleans, Louisiana music legend DR JOHN officially became a pensioner today (21NOV05) when he celebrated his 65th birthday. It...

Dr John Brings New Orleans Stars Together

12th October 2005

New Orleans, Louisiana-based musician DR JOHN has assembled a starry list of the devastated city's biggest musical names for a...

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