Hammond Regional Arts Center launches “Playing the Staircase” listening series

Baton Rouge musicians Clay Parker and Jodi James will perform at the Hammond Regional Arts Center on July 27. Hammond, LA, April 20, 2018 – The Hammond Regional Arts Center is pleased to announce the launch of its original listening room series, "Playing the Staircase." This exciting new concept to Hammond, Louisiana will see the... Continue Reading →

Hwy. 51 Revisited: Brookhaven, Mississippi

By Jesse Brooks When traveling through Brookhaven, Mississippi, it is easy to see why the town claims its official slogan as “A home seeker’s paradise.” When approaching the city limits on Highway 51, the first view in is that of stunning and beautiful old homes filling up block after block of neighborhoods just before reaching... Continue Reading →

Hwy. 51 Revisited: McComb, Mississippi

By Jesse Brooks McComb, Mississippi is the kind of town that seems to get by on day-to-day business. It doesn’t beat its chest to declare that it is better than somewhere else or decorate itself as something flashy. However, the best way to describe McComb is welcoming. You can walk into a public place or... Continue Reading →

RAPPER LOOKS BACK ON GREENSBURG ROOTS

By Jesse Brooks When most hip-hop artists look back on their humble beginnings, the story usually begins in a city neighborhood from New York, Chicago, Los Angeles or New Orleans. However, for Jarius Burton, who goes by the stage name J. Quick, the origin begins in Greensburg. “My family lived on Under the Hill Road... Continue Reading →

MUSIC CALENDAR – February 2017

ARTIST OF THE MONTH- The Angry 88 are original Hammond City punk rock for bring a CBGB style noise to South Louisiana in modern times. Catch them at Mad Maiden's in Ponchatoula on February 16. Photo courtesy of the band's Facebook. HAMMOND 2/17 - Casey Saba @ Red White & Brew: 21+ 8 p.m. PONCHATOULA ... Continue Reading →

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