The Tulane Hullabaloo

In the midst of a pandemic, local music venues look for next steps

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Meredith Abdelnour, Arcade Editor

September 2, 2020

In the age of the coronavirus, live music has begun to seem like a relic from a past life. Crowded venues filled with sweaty strangers are a nightmare from a public safety perspective, and with no idea when they will be able to open their doors again, many independent music venues are facing difficult ...

(Sandy) Alex G and music in the age of coronavirus

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Haley Soares, Arcade Editor

April 15, 2020

Amidst the ongoing public health crisis, musicians around the world are forced to cancel tours and stay indoors, just like the rest of us. This new normal has prompted many artists to become inventive and seek new ways to connect with fans. Charli XCX, for one, has taken an interactive approach to reco...

Surf Curse bewitches crowd at One Eyed Jacks

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Haley Soares, Arcade Editor

January 23, 2020

The legendary New Orleans music venue One Eyed Jacks hosted indie surf rock band Surf Curse Tuesday, Jan. 21, attracting crowds of fans eager to escape the chilly Louisiana night. Thankfully, the show was filled with no shortage of dancing or moshing, keeping the audience warm and grooving through the night. ...

Brockhampton’s heavenly performance amazes audience at the Fillmore


Czars Trinidad, Senior Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

Brockhampton amazed the Fillmore crowd with its highly animated performance and infectious energy this past Sunday. Having visited The Boot Bar and Grill the night before, the self-proclaimed “best boy band since One Direction” returned to New Orleans for its Heaven Belongs to You Tour a little ov...

Upcoming Voodoo Festival: It’s going to be out of this world

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Jordan Moskowitz, Contributing Reporter

October 9, 2019

Looking for a way to celebrate your Hallo-Weekend in New Orleans? Voodoo Music + Art Experience is coming to City Park from Oct. 25-27. While there’s talk about a weak line-up, a selection of artists, music and food can make your Voodoo experience worth while. Three-day tickets are available fo...

Death Cab for Cutie impresses audience on low-key Tuesday night

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Adelaide Basco, Art Director

April 10, 2019

If the opener, “My Brightest Diamond,” in her dyed maroon bouffant, sequined gold shirt and gold lame trench coat didn’t tip you off, maybe her exuberant dancing did — this concert was sure to be an experience like no other. The Orpheum was packed far before the headliner Death Cab for Cutie walked on, with a nearly sold-...

Fall Out Boy ends MANIA tour in New Orleans, gives stunning performance

Fall Out Boy ends MANIA tour in New Orleans, gives stunning performance

Campbell Lutz, Senior Staff Reporter

October 14, 2018

Though the emo heyday of our youth may be dead, Fall Out Boy has yet to go down, swinging or otherwise. Fall Out Boy closed out its 81 stop-long MANIA tour at the Smoothie King Center Wednesday night with a riotous performance that left the audience ecstatic. The band is known for its angst-lad...

The Glorious Sons to bring folk-rock rhythm to Gasa Gasa

Burke Joslin, Associate Arcade Editor

March 17, 2018

This Sunday, Canadian rock band The Glorious Sons is bringing its unique brand of gritty alternative rock & roll to Gasa Gasa. The band is currently touring following the release of its second studio album, "Young Beauties and Fools." While the name "The Glorious Sons" likely doesn't ring many ...

Thundercat Turns the Funk Up at Tipitina’s

Thundercat Turns the Funk Up at Tipitina's

Luke Bravo, Contributing Reporter

October 24, 2017

From the get go, the room was blanketed with layers of smoke thanks to the machines running on stage and the people lighting up cigarettes in the crowd. Every light and laser was a thick beam of color. Friday evening, people lined up outside of Tipitina’s to see Thundercat perform. Music looped overhe...

Mac Demarco at Orpheum Theater: Making his way to downtown New Orleans

Mac Demarco at Orpheum Theater: Making his way to downtown New Orleans

Nurah Lambert, Arcade Editor

October 11, 2017

Amid a sea of cuffed light-wash denim, round glasses frames and baseball caps, trendy young adults buzzed in anticipation of their musical beacon of adolescence: Mac Demarco. The indie rock musician performed at the Orpheum Theater Wednesday evening, Sept. 27. Both longtime fans and Mac Demarco newbies ca...

Arcade Fire left audience ‘Infinitely Content’ with New Orleans performance

Arcade Fire left audience 'Infinitely Content' with New Orleans performance

Justin Reid, Contributing Reporter

October 9, 2017

On September 26, Arcade Fire treated New Orleans to an impressive performance as its Infinite Content tour came to the University of New Orleans Lakefront Arena. The stage was set up as a boxing arena, ropes and all, and fans crowded around as Arcade Fire brought the energy of an impressive 22-round...

Two Door Cinema Club cures audience of Monday blues

Two Door Cinema Club cures audience of Monday blues

Julia Ferro, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2017

Inside New Orleans' Joy Theater, you wouldn't know it was a Monday night. Two Door Cinema Club came out in a cloud of fog interspersed with rapidly flashing white lights. The band opened Monday with "Undercover Martyn," a popular song from its first album, "Tourist History." The Irish electronic ...