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Ponderosa Stomp: Unsung Heroes Sing Their Praises

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2015 Ponderosa Stomp Festival

October 1st-3rd 2015 New Orleans, Louisiana. The 2015 Ponderosa Stomp Festival will take place October 1st-3rd.

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Dave Bartholomew and Fats Domino Film Footage by Joe Lauro

Rare Historic Film Footage of Fats Domino by Joe Lauro

Joe Lauro’s documentary “The Big Beat” will be closing out the New Orleans Film Festival in back-to-back showings on Thursday, Oct. 23, at the historic Carver Theater, ​ 2101 Orleans Ave, New Orleans, LA.

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Unsung Heroes of Rock ’n’ Roll Exhibit

On view at the Louisiana State Museum’s Cabildo on Jackson Square, ​ 701 Chartres St., New Orleans, LA. “Unsung Heroes: The Secret History of Louisiana Rock n’Roll” is a much-belated celebration of the state’s formidable contribution to American music. “The exhibit showcases, for the first time, the rich – and largely unknown – musical history of Louisiana’s blues, R&B, soul, rockabilly, swamp pop and garage artists, who played a significant role in shaping popular music and culture for the last 60 years.

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