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Car Seat Headrest takes Tipitina’s

Contributing photographers: Avery Anderson and Haley Soares

Avery Anderson and Haley Soares

February 28, 2019

This Tuesday, Feb. 26, Seattle-based band Car Seat Headrest drew crowds at Tipitina’s Uptown, working the audience into a frenzy with its unique blend of lo-fi indie rock. Strobing lights and incendiary guitar riffs entranced all those in attendance. The night began on an electrifying note with...

Rainbow Kitten Surprise comes to Joy Theater, kookiness ensues

Rainbow Kitten Surprise croons for a rabid audience.

Josh Axelrod, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2019

          Things got weird at the Joy Theater on Wednesday night. Gracing the stage with a giddy performance, veering between burlesque and ballad, Rainbow Kitten Surprise lived up to the eccentricity of its name. The alt-rock group hails from the mountains of Boone, ...

Fifty years of tours: Fleetwood Mac hits New Orleans

Fleetwood Mac takes a bow after a performance. Photo courtesy of Sean M. Hower 2013

Haley Soares, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2019

Last Saturday, Feb. 16, legendary British-American power group Fleetwood Mac rocked the stage of the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans.   People of all ages flocked to see the rock group as they stopped here on their massive – and possibly final – world tour, hoping to witness a onc...

Celebrating Black excellence in Southern art

Lydia Mattson | Associate Artist

Gillian Robins and Hannah Erbrick

February 14, 2019

  New Orleans’ influence in music is well known – after all, it was Black New Orleanians who invented jazz music. Louis Armstrong may be a household name, but Black History Month is a great opportunity to recognize other Black artists, musical and otherwise, who contributed so immensely to...

Students React: Jazz Fest Lineup Drop

Students React: Jazz Fest Lineup Drop

Tara Nored, Contributing Reporter

January 23, 2019

Emma Vaughters | Layout Editor As second semester kicks off, students are looking forward to the plethora of festivals and parades that imbue springtime in New Orleans. In particular, students expressed excitement over the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival lineup, featuring artists su...

“Heathers: The Musical” comes to campus in student-run, sold-out show

Josh Jessiman, Senior Staff Reporter

November 29, 2018

Hairspray, heels and homicide will be on display Thursday for the opening night of “Heathers: The Musical,” the entirely student-run and sold-out production roughly nine months in the making. Led by director Margo Hera, "Heathers" is somewhat of a step in a new direction for the theater department sinc...

Praise the Po’boy: Oak Street Po’boy Festival offers variety of food, music

Praise the Po'boy: Oak Street Po'boy Festival offers variety of food, music

Cori Shalit, Arcade Associate Editor

November 8, 2018

The 12th annual Oak Street Po’boy Festival will be held on Nov. 11 from 10 a.m to 6 p.m. The festival is dedicated to the celebration of the classic New Orleans “poor boy” sandwich. The iconic sandwich represents the humble origins of Louisiana, specifically New Orleans, and the diversity of the...

Bluegrass in The Big Easy: Billy Strings Comes to New Orleans

Bluegrass in The Big Easy: Billy Strings Comes to New Orleans

Hannah Erbrick, Arcade Editor

November 8, 2018

Frenchmen Street isn’t just for Halloween — the lively street is a great place at any time of year to find live music in the intimate venues for which New Orleans is famous. One might expect jazz to dominate these venues, but this Saturday, Nov. 10, bluegrass is coming to Frenchmen in the form of ...

Hippo Campus delivers mixed performance

Hippo Campus delivers mixed performance

Patrick Miller and Haley Soares

November 5, 2018

Crowds flocked to the historic House of Blues in New Orleans to see Hippo Campus, the indie pop band from St. Paul, Minnesota last Saturday night. At 7 p.m., college students began to set up camp in front of center stage, preparing for the show and its openers. Pennsylvania based band The Districts...

Sinister sounds of a Hullabaloo Halloween

Sinister sounds of a Hullabaloo Halloween

Alex Calloway and Patrick Miller

October 24, 2018

While it’s certainly tempting to soundtrack your Halloween with cheesy songs about skeletons and zombies, we at The Hullabaloo want to recognize a different side of the spookiest time of the year. We have compiled a playlist that captures every aspect of the 31st, from classic rock to underground rap. T...

Voodoo Music + Arts Experience 2018 expected to please attendees

Voodoo Music + Arts Experience

Marie Gosserand, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2018

What's a major city without a music festival? If you're a music lover, chances are you've heard of New Orleans' famous Voodoo Festival, a three-day experience filled with all the things New Orleans does best: music, art and food. If you haven’t heard of it, let The Hullabaloo fill you in. Vood...


Olivia Elko, Contributing Reporter

October 18, 2018

BROCKHAMPTON brought the NOLA house down. Last Saturday night, it gave an epic performance at the Orpheum Theater as part of the band’s “I’ll Be There” tour. Fan expectations were high for this show featuring the latest album, and the energy from the crowd could be felt before the doors opened...