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Updated Jun 3, 2016 at 8:57 PM

New music: Leland Sundries, ‘music for outcasts’Operating on a broader canvas than their two EPs, and boasting a more alternative feel, Leland Sundries finally gets to stretch on “music for outcasts,” and it was worth the wait. They find their inner Clash on guitar-fueled rockers like “Greyhound From Reno,” wail through wild psychobilly distortion on “Bad Hair Day” and conjure up what could be a long-lost “Blonde on Blonde” outtake with “Freckle Blues.”

Updated May 13, 2016 at 10:41 AM

Someone I love and respect recently commented that Bob Dylan’s voice has never sounded better than it does on his new single, “All the Way,” the second release from his upcoming album, “Fallen Angels.”

Updated May 10, 2016 at 5:27 PM

The worst you can say about Leland Sundries’ two EP releases — 2010’s “The Apothecary” and 2012’s “The Foundry” — is that they were frustratingly short (as EPs are wont to be). Thick stews of steampunk Americana that made the most of frontman Nick...

Updated May 10, 2016 at 5:14 PM

If you really weren’t paying attention, you might think that Radiohead has gone kind of upbeat on its recent single “Burn the Witch,” the band’s first new song of its new album, which was released on May 8. Indeed, the fact that the song’s music...

Posted May 5, 2016 at 12:30 PM

The event brings thousands of residents and visitors to beautiful Downtown Lake Charles. The “street-fair” format will feature a variety of music and entertainment as well as food and beverage, table top galleries, merchandise vendors...

Posted Apr 28, 2016 at 3:00 PM

The McNeese State University Department of Performing Arts will present the Concert Chorale, Chamber Singers and Men's and Women's Ensembles in a free spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28, in Tritico Theatre.

Updated Apr 22, 2016 at 1:07 PM

“Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Live — Volume 1,” Time Life’s first-ever vinyl LP collection of performances plucked from three decades worth of Rock Hall induction ceremonies, isn’t going to win any prizes for its packaging. With its plain white cover...

Updated Apr 21, 2016 at 5:19 PM

His publicist, Yvette Noel-Schure, told The Associated Press the music icon was found dead at his home Thursday in Chanhassen.

Posted Apr 21, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Grammy Award-winning jazz vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant will conclude the 2016 Banners at McNeese State University season with a performance at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 24, in the Ben Mount Auditorium at Central School Arts and Humanities Center...

Posted Apr 20, 2016 at 11:00 AM

The students competed against other groups from across the nation and came away with not only a gold rating but also with the title of overall choir winner.

Posted Apr 17, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Grammy-nominated Cimarron will perform in concert at 7 p.m. Friday, April 22, in F.G. Bulber Auditorium in Lake Charles as part of the 2016 Banners at McNeese State University season.

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