1. Dumpstaphunk and Trombone Shorty Take a Stand in 'Justice' Video: Premiere

    January 20, 2017 9:51 AM EST Ahead of the inauguration of Donald Trump today (Jan. 20), artists across the board have been making their voices heard. Iconic New Orleans funk outfit Dumpstaphunk , led by singer/keyboardist Ivan Neville alongside his cousin and guitarist Ian Neville, bassists Tony Hall and Nick Daniels III…

  2. New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival 2015 Day 2 Highlights: The Who, John Legend, Trombone Shorty & More

    April 26, 2015 2:20 PM EDT The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival at the Fair Grounds Race Course continued Saturday (April 25) with performances by The Who , Trombone Shorty , John Legend , Juvenile and many others. Here are the highlights from day 2 of Jazz Fest 2015. Jazz Fest 2015 Day 1 Highlights: Keith Urban,…

  3. Lenny Kravitz Returns With 'Black and White America,' Countless Partnerships

    August 12, 2011 4:30 PM EDT Last year, Lenny Kravitz gave fans a taste of new music by tweeting a short clip of he and trumpeter Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews in the studio performing "Life Ain't Ever Been Better Than It Is Now." Video: Sneak peek of Lenny Kravitz's song "Life Ain&…

  4. Boney James Has New Team, Label and Album Post Car Accident

    March 27, 2011 8:00 AM EDT Last spring, Boney James was wondering if he'd ever play his sax again. As he sat in traffic on a Los Angeles highway, his car was rear-ended by a drunk driver. While the vehicle was totaled, James was lucky: He suffered a fractured jaw and lost two teeth. Almost a year later, James says…

  5. Eclectic Austin City Limits Fest Anchored By Burke Tributes, Eagles

    October 11, 2010 12:47 PM EDT The Strokes , Muse , the Eagles and Phish were the big names at the 2010 Austin City Limits Music Festival this weekend (Oct. 8-10), but it was a more modest act that seemed to have divine inspiration. Austin City Limits Photos Muse, the Strokes, Eagles and more. ( Photos by Scott Melcer ) At…

  6. Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue: Summer Live Preview 2010

    May 24, 2010 3:20 PM EDT Dates: Through Sept. Ticket prices: $15-$20 (Purchase tickets here ) Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews -who plays a raucous blend of rock, funk, jazz, hip-hop and soul-was performing alongside heavyweights like U2 , Green Day and Lenny Kravitz before he had even released a proper album…

  7. Galactic Enlists New Orleans Legends For 'Ya-Ka-May'

    December 03, 2009 9:31 AM EST New Orleans' multi-tasking funk outfit Galactic is set to return on Feb. 9, 2010 with its sixth studio album, entitled "Ya-Ka-May." The 15 song set is the group's second for Anti- and features numerous collaborations, including New Orleans staples Irma Thomas , Allen…

  8. Dave Matthews, Beasties, Pearl Jam For Outside Lands Fest

    April 13, 2009 11:13 AM EDT Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews Band and the Beastie Boys will headline San Francisco's second Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival, to be held Aug. 28-30 at Golden Gate Park. M.I.A., Modest Mouse, the Mars Volta, Black Eyed Peas, Ween, Thievery Corporation, Incubus and Jason Mraz are also…