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Local New Orleans Music Scene
New Orleans is world famous for being the birthplace of jazz. Brass instruments began defining the sound of the city in the 19th century. By the early 1900s the leading musical styles included dixieland and ragtime, both having roots in New Orleans. Marching bands also contributed to the new sounds of jazz that began to sweep America. The evolution of gospel to blues music also became part of the city's heritage. Louis Armstrong came from the area and went on to be America's leading jazz vocal artist the first half of the 20th century. Fats Domino was a major player who helped usher rock and roll into tne mainstream in the fifties. Other notable artists from New Orleans include Britney Spears, Jimmy Buffett, Aaron Neville, Better Than Ezra, Lil Wayne, Al Hirt, Louis Prima, The Meters and The Dixie Cups.
New Orleans Music Acts
Anders Osborne * Authority Zero * Big Sams Funky Nation * Bronx Kid Productions * Buckwheat Zydeco * Burke Ingraffia * Choo 007 * Cottonmouth Kings * Dash Rip Rock * Dough Baron * DJ EZ Money * Eugene Christopher * Funky Meters * Girl Next Door * Greg Banks * GVE * Hip Hop Is Not Dead * Honey Island Swamp Band * Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes * Julliett and Foreplay * Kandace Raye * Kristin Diablo * Laolga * Little Georgie and the Shuffling Hungarians * Mac Gunn * Mello * None Like Joshua * Off Tha Corna * OB2 * Radiators * Satarias Harrell * Skywalkas * Soul Rebels Brass Band * Stanton Moore * Stormborn * Subdudes * Susan Cowsill Band * Tears and Serenity * Tears of Technology * Theresa Andersson * Thesekondelement * 3rd Echo * Vettes * Voicey *
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