How to Attend Concerts for Free

For years I won my way into concerts, music festivals and private events to see some of my favorite artists live. In fact, it's a running joke with my friends that I am the luckiest person they know. From winning meet and greets for artists like Ariana Grande, Usher and the Jonas Brothers to scoring…

New Orleans Music Festivals You Have to Experience in 2020

New Orleans is known for many things. Food. Drinks. Mardi Gras. Bourbon Street. And the list goes on. But New Orleans is also best known for both its music and its festivals. Ernie K. Doe once said, “I’m not sure but I’m almost positive that all music came from New Orleans.” There are numerous music…

Rung in 2020 at Allstate’s Fan Fest with Sheryl Crow and Usher

College football fans and New Orleans residents gathered on Tuesday night for free activities and jaw-dropping performances to kick off the new year. For the fourth year, Allstate’s Fan Fest served as the Central Time Zone Countdown location of Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve. This year’s live segment included performances by multi-platinum selling artists…

BUKU Music + Art Project announces all-star, diverse lineup for 2020

The BUKU Music and Art Project is celebrating their 8th year in 2020. You can catch various local and international artists at Mardi Gras World in New Orleans on March 20th and 21st. THE LINEUP The BUKU Music + Art Project has announced their official artist lineup for 2020 and they did what they had to…

Brockhampton (and their fans) rocked the Fillmore on Sunday night

I’ve seen everyone from One Direction to New Kids on the Block to 5 Seconds of Summer to the Jonas Brothers. With that being said, I’d consider myself a boy band expert. But even this boy band expert wasn’t prepared to experience Brockhampton live. Brockhampton is a self-described musical group that originally formed in Texas.…

Jack Harlow brought the energy and vibes to the Parish on Halloween

Jack Harlow, a 21-year-old emerging hip hop artist from Louisville, KY, brought the Mission Tour to the Parish at House of Blues in New Orleans on Halloween night. Though this was Harlow’s first time headlining a show in the city, he’s no stranger to New Orleans. In fact, he performed here just last year at…

The Chainsmokers captivated the audience in New Orleans during the World War Joy Tour

The first and last time I saw the Chainsmokers was back in 2016 when they closed out Voodoo Music + Arts Experience at the Le Plur stage. Fast forward, three years, a Las Vegas residency, and two of tours later, the EDM/pop duo returned back to New Orleans with their World War Joy Tour. Over…

Lil Weezyana Fest 2019 was bigger but was it better?

Where do I even begin? Saturday, September 7th was the 5th Annual Lil Weezyana Fest in New Orleans. Unlike previous years, this year’s fest was relocated from Champions Square to UNO Lakefront Arena. Along with a new “bigger, better venue” came more things for concert-goers to do. There were local New Orleans food trucks such…

Took a Trip Down Memory Lane at Chris Brown’s INDIGOAT Tour

R&B singer-songwriter and Grammy Award winner Chris Brown has been called a number of things and he’s gone through everything from addiction and rehab to restraining orders and arrests. His outlet for it all? Music. Most recently he released his 9th studio album, Indigo and thus the INDIGOAT Tour was born. New Orleans’ Smoothie King…

New Orleans Ran Away With Carly Rae Jepsen

On Tuesday, July 30th, Carly Rae Jepsen cut to the feeling as she brought her Dedicated Tour to New Orleans at the city’s newest venue, The Fillmore. During her 90-minute set, the 33-year-old Canadian pop singer-songwriter confidently moved from one song to the next while being overpowered by fans who sang every word. The first…