The Tulane Hullabaloo

Austin City Limits provides mecca for Tulane fall breakers

David Preda, Online Arcade Editor Laura Rostad

October 15, 2014

Filed under Arcade, Music

Over Fall Break, The Arcade set its sights on Austin, Texas for one of the nation's top music festivals, Austin City Limits. Situated in Austin's beautiful Zilker Park, Austin City Limits is a two-weekend festival spanning six...

‘This is NOLA’ represents ‘New’ Orleans

Stephanie Chen, Senior Staff Reporter

October 15, 2014

Filed under Arcade, Music

New Orleans’ history may be steeped in culture, but significant art can be found without digging deep into the archives. This Is NOLA, a new monthly event hosted by Winter Circle Productions, will highlight contemporary arti...

Gretna Heritage Festival kicks off 20th anniversary

Sam Ergina, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2014

Filed under Arcade, Music

The Gretna Heritage Festival is an annual music and culture festival in Gretna, LA, across the Mississippi from New Orleans. The festival is October 3, 4 and 5 and will host acts such as Lynyrd Skynyrd, Joan Jett & the Blackhea...

St. Vincent sure to charge House of Blues with robotic ecstasy

Tyler Mead, Associate Arcade Editor

October 3, 2014

Filed under Arcade, Music

Bow down peasants, the robot goddess cometh. Otherworldly St. Vincent graces the House of Blues with its presence on Oct. 9.The current tour is in promotion of the band’s latest album, “St. Vincent.” Led by front woman Annie C...

‘Boombox Guy’ puts bounce in students’ steps

Sam Ergina, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2014

Filed under Arcade, Music

The age of the boombox, when huge speakers would blast music at incredible levels for all those around to hear, has faded in popularity over the last several decades. One student, however, refuses to let the old technology di...

Lake Street Dive reflects on development before upcoming show

Laura Rostad, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2014

Filed under Arcade, Music

Lake Street Dive and Lucius will play at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Tipitina's.Led by rich and powerful vocals of Rachael Price, Lake Street Dive is a refreshingly original fusion of jazz, rock and soul-pop. Rounding out the quartet is u...

Lil Dicky proves as hilarious off-screen as on

Miles Tepper, Contributing Reporter

September 26, 2014

Filed under Arcade, Music

Anyone familiar with rapper and comedian Lil Dicky knows that he isn’t quite like any other rapper out there. The performer made sure of this at his show on Thursday at the House of Blues on the Professional Rapper Tour wit...

Bun B uses Howlin’ Wolf performance to show talent is ageless

Colin Mahar, Contributing Reporter

September 26, 2014

Filed under Arcade, Music

Houston-based southern rap legend Bernard ‘Bun B’ Freeman lit up the stage Sept. 18 at the Howlin’ Wolf with his signature style of baritone delivery and potent lyricism. The show started off with impassioned performances...

Foxygen to release concept double album, debut songs at One Eyed Jacks

Alec Schwartzman, Print Arcade Editor

September 24, 2014

Filed under Arcade, Music

California-born-and-bred duo Jonathan Rado and Sam France formed the band Foxygen in high school. The group produced experimental psychedelia and unconventional music to little public recognition until they handed producer Richard ...

Multi-band EP ‘Dog Daze Split’ offers sampling of local music

Ben Shooter, Contributing Reporter

September 24, 2014

Filed under Arcade, Music

Dog Daze Split, released Sept. 16, is essentially a sampler of the local noise-rock/punk scene. The extended play features four different bands, each contributing one song, and all sharing an obsession with rapid tempo and fuzz gui...

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