Valentine's Day may be the day of love and romance, but for those in attendance at the Pageant on Thursday, it was a night to get funky, with or without a partner.
Unleashing a fresh blend of spook, swing and sensuality, Dr. John's latest album, "Locked Down," wows us with an energetic new twist on the sounds of bayou boogie.
Longtime St. Louis favorites Quintron and Miss Pussycat are making their way up the Mississippi from their home in New Orleans this Friday. The band brings its mix of homemade electronic instruments and puppet craft in support of "Sucre Du Sauvage," an album recorded as an art exhibit last year at the New Orleans Museum of Art.
Before kicking off the West coast leg of Galactic's latest tour guitarist Jeff Raines shed some light on what it's like to have been "touched by Treme."
Aside from Christmas, no religious or patriotic holiday has any kind of notable soundtrack. But then there's Carnival, aka Carnivale, or Mardi Gras.
An 88.1 KDHX volunteer for more than 17 years and KDHX radio personality for 14 of those years, Mark Silverstein hosts Louisiana Stomp on Sundays 5-7 a.m. Central.
With a blast of horns, a crush of guitars and the serious backbeat of a funky, thumping rhythm section, Flow Tribe marshals the groove of New Orleans -- and takes it in new directions.
"St. Louis and New Orleans have been linked forever," says Mark "Sunny Boy" Mason. Every Tuesday afternoon, 4-7 p.m. Central, he proves it, bringing a Mardi Gras of music to the airwaves with his 88.1 KDHX show Howzit Bayou?