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this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; Now polished after several years of no-cover, weekly residencies at the Circle Bar and Blue Nile, Little Maker brought its infectious roots-rock energy to the Lagniappe Stage, delivering a showcase of bandleader Micah McKee?s stellar songwriting abilities that span from ...

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More from Saturday at Jazz Fest


Now polished after several years of no-cover, weekly residencies at the Circle Bar and Blue Nile, Little Maker brought its infectious roots-rock energy to the Lagniappe Stage, delivering a showcase of bandleader Micah McKee?s stellar songwriting abilities that span from broken-heart devastation (?Glendive?) to bouncy fun (?Soldier Girl?). Local guitarist/vocalist Rory Callais (Vox and the Hound) joined the band for a cover of The Band's *?It Makes No Difference.? a fitting choice for this day with its refrain ?And the sun don?t sun anymore / And the rain falls down on my floor.?

The Legacy of Sydney Byrd exhibition in the Grand Stand pays tribute to the late Mississippi-born photographer, who for the last 40-plus years documented the culture of her adopted hometown of New Orleans and captured in brilliant color and black-and-white portraiture the essence of local icons such as Professor Longhair and James Booker, whose smile, eye-patch and Miller Lite come alive in Byrd?s lens for a photo that is just one highlight in this stellar show.? [ Read more ]

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