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Updated Jul 21, 2014 at 3:11 PM

By Peter ChiancaMore Content NowLet’s face it, “Weird Al” Yankovic albums are impervious to typical reviews -- you either appreciate his song and style parodies, or there’s something wrong with you. (“He who is tired of ‘Weird Al’ is tired of life,” to quote Homer Simpson.)

Posted Jul 14, 2014 at 12:30 PM

The four member band of Sad Sam Blues Jam will be performing their special brand of blues at Luna Live on Wednesday, July 16, starting at 9 p.m. Cover charge is $5 at the door.

Posted Jul 7, 2014 at 2:30 PM

Zydecane performed July 3, opening the annual Saturday in the Park July 4th celebration that continued through the weekend and featured performances by Bonnie Raitt and Ziggy Marley.

Posted Jun 29, 2014 at 11:00 AM

If you're looking for great way to spend July 4 this year, look no further than Fort Polk. FreedomFest is free and open to the public July 4 at 5 p.m. at Headquarters Field.

Posted Jun 23, 2014 at 12:30 PM

The Country Music Association's Vocal Group of the Year, Little Big Town, will headline FreedomFest July 4 at 5 p.m. at Headquarters Field.

Updated Jun 9, 2014 at 7:36 AM

The winner will be flown to Los Angeles to attend the GRAMMY Awards ceremony and receive the award along with a $10,000 honorarium. The nine other finalists will receive $1,000 honorarium and the schools of all 10 finalists will receive matching...

Updated Jun 5, 2014 at 6:37 AM

The City of Sulphur will be honoring Maplewood Middle School band director and Sulphur resident Mickey Smith with an event on Saturday, June 7. 'From the Grove to the Grammys' will begin 3 p.m. at The Grove at Heritage Square park.

Updated Apr 24, 2014 at 2:30 PM

Although I’m not a huge fan of country music, I’ve always had a soft spot for Martina McBride.Her voice is one of the most powerful to ever come from the genre, yet I always knew it was meant for wider appeal.

Updated Apr 23, 2014 at 4:13 PM

Reviews of recommended new releases from Life in a Blender, Eden Brent, Kristin Mueller and Leland Sundries.Life in a Blender, “We Already Have Birds That Sing” (Fang Records)

Updated Apr 23, 2014 at 2:08 PM

I’ll get this out of the way right off the bat: I still miss Franz Nicolay. The Hold Steady’s never quite had the same orchestral, E Street-style wall of sound since the keyboard player departed in 2010, and that’s true of their latest release as...

Posted Apr 17, 2014 at 5:30 PM

The pioneering string quartet, ETHEL, will perform in concert with Grammy Award-winning Native American flutist Robert Mirabal at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 25, in F.G. Bulber Auditorium as part of the McNeese State University 2014 Banners Cultural...

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