Two years ago last week, Tambien, the Mexican cantina that Sean Yontz and Jesse Morreale ran for six years, shuttered, and the space, which resides below street level, stood dormant for two years, but next Tuesday, Big Easy Creole Kitchen will open its doors to the public following a series of pract ... More >>
George Porter, Jr. The heartbeat of the New Orleans All-Star Jam-Balaya event on August 24 -- reviewed in detail here -- was George Porter, Jr., one of the great bassists in modern musical history. Westword recently conducted an extended chat with Porter in the context of his current band, Porter ... More >>
George Porter is the bassist for Porter Batiste Stoltz, a three-piece whose mammoth grooves have made the players favorites among jam-band aficionados – but he's also a whole lot more. As a founding member of the Meters, a classic New Orleans combo, he helped establish a Big Easy sound that’s de ... More >>
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