Originally published on Mon September 10, 2012 11:30 am
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Dr. John knows New Orleans like no one else. The gritty, growly music legend boasts a lengthy career, during which he's perfected a blend of New Orleans voodoo blues, funk and rock 'n' roll. Locked Down, his latest album — produced by The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach — was released earlier this year.
Originally published on Mon September 10, 2012 11:39 am
Kermit Ruffins, seen frequently on HBO's <em>Treme</em>, performs around town in New Orleans every week with his band, the BBQ Swingers.
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In this edition of Sense of Place's New Orleans edition, it's all about Treme. The HBO series sets in stark relief the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina as it follows the stories of a group of individuals, many of whom were inspired by real Crescent City residents, or are played by local actors.