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Grammy Award nominations 2017: See the Louisiana connections
12.9.16 - Thanks to two powerhouse recordings from the same family name, Beyoncé and Solange Knowles, and an infatuation with the city of New Orleans, two sisters represent the city's most notable connections to the 2017 Grammy Award nominations. 
PJ Morton of Maroon 5 Moves Home To New Orleans, Opens Record Label
2.16.16 -

When PJ Morton left New Orleans 14 years ago, he didn't plan to return. 

The musician, who's now the keyboard player in Maroon 5, was always going to come back for some of his mom's cooking and check in at the Greater St. Stephen Baptist Church, which his father, Bishop Paul S. Morton, leads. But he wasn't planning to actually move home. 

Grammys 2016: Preservation Hall Band Second-Lines With Trombone Shorty, Dave Grohl
2.16.16 - The 2016 Grammys officially got started Monday (Feb. 15) when Taylor Swift hit the stage to sing "Out of the Woods," but the party really began just moments earlier with a little New Orleans flair.
2.2.16 -

The New Orleans Video Access Center is pleased to announce year two of the Music Video Production Project, a learning workshop and creative collaboration designed to produce high-quality music video content for local bands, teaching basic filmmaking skills in the process.

AEG Live opens new Gulf Coast office, acquires Buku promoter Winter Circle Productions
8.4.15 -

AEG Live, the massive entertainment company that partnered with the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in 2004, is opening a new Gulf Coast office, it was announced Tuesday (Aug. 4). AEG has acquired Winter Circle Productions, which will run the new regional base of operations.

New Orleans ranked top U.S. city for creative types
7.23.15 -

Forget New York or Los Angeles. Working artists should move to New Orleans if they want to see their careers flourish. That's according to a new Smartasset ranking that names New Orleans the top U.S. city for creative professionals, from painters to musicians, choreographers to architects.

Beach House announces new album, Depression Cherry, plus extensive world tour
5.26.15 -

On August 28th, Beach House will return with a brand new album called Depression Cherry. Due out through Sub Pop Records, the nine-track LP follows 2012’s superb Bloom and serves as the dream pop duo’s fifth to date. It was recorded and produced by the band with the help of longtime collaborator Chris Coady (Future Islands, Wavves) at Studio in the Country in Bogalusa, Louisiana.

New Shelby Lynne album coming in May; hear the title track now
2.24.15 - Singer-songwriter Shelby Lynne has set a May release date for her next album, "I Can't Imagine," and given listeners an early opportunity to hear the title track. Lynne and Rounder Records recently announced a May 5 release for "I Can't Imagine." Lynne, who was born in Virginia, grew up in Coastal Alabama before moving to Nashville and later to California, returned to the South to record this project working at Dockside Studio in Maurice, La.
12.10.14 - Ivan Neville and Cris Jacobs choose Blade for their upcoming release.