Category Archives: New Orleans

New Orleans I Am the Blues Documentary Screening at Sync Up Cinema – April 26, 2016

The Ponderosa Stomp and EyesteelFilm Present

“I Am the Blues” at Sync Up Cinema 2016

presented by NOVAC and The Jazz and Heritage Foundation.
I am the Blues Posters

Free and Open to the Public at
1205 N. Rampart Street
Tuesday, April 26, at 8 PM

Director Daniel Cross will be in attendance of the screening accompanied by a performance from Little Freddie King.

The Making of the “I am the Blues

Ponderosa Stomp Six of Saturns Jazz Fest Series at Ace Hotel New Orleans – May 1, 2016

Ponderosa Stomp Six of Saturns Jazz Fest Series at Ace Hotel New Orleans – Sunday May 1st, 2016 The Ponderosa Stomp is proud to announce its partnership with the new Ace Hotel New Orleans and will kick off the relationship with a full day of Stomp programming on Sunday, May 1, as part of the … Continue reading Ponderosa Stomp Six of Saturns Jazz Fest Series at Ace Hotel New Orleans – May 1, 2016

I am the Blues Documentary Profiles Ponderosa Stomp Artists

Ultimate Southern Blues Road Trip Births New Documentary How’d you like to take a road trip through the Mississippi Delta with Dr. Ike? When documentary filmmaker Daniel Cross wanted to meet the elder statesmen of Southern blues, he asked the good doctor to make some introductions. Together they criss-crossed the deep South for the next … Continue reading I am the Blues Documentary Profiles Ponderosa Stomp Artists

Cullen Landry and Midnight Streetcar: Joker Goes Wild With a Classic ’50s R&B Revival

“It’s a lost era. … I will say that the purpose I came here for 23 years ago is over. I wouldn’t come here now. There’s nothing here now, musically.” British expatriate and tradition-obsessed bandleader Andrew Hall spoke those words in a 1993 Times-Picayune series on the impending loss of New Orleans’ second generation of … Continue reading Cullen Landry and Midnight Streetcar: Joker Goes Wild With a Classic ’50s R&B Revival

Rod Bernard: This Should Go On Forever But It’s Not — One Night Only With Swamp-Pop Royalty

WRITTEN BY BILL DAHL “I don’t think that it’s the singer as much as it’s the song,” claims south Louisiana swamp-pop legend Rod Bernard. “The right song at the right time is what makes the hit. I think if Johnnie Allan or Warren Storm or Tommy McLain would have recorded ‘This Should Go On Forever,’ … Continue reading Rod Bernard: This Should Go On Forever But It’s Not — One Night Only With Swamp-Pop Royalty