Good Links Outside of Our Walls
New Orleans Public Library

Music
  • All-Music/All-Movie Guide
    AMG is an ongoing project to review and rate all music (whether in-print CDs or out-of-print on vinyl) and list (and rate) all feature movies and provide their credits and related information.
  • American Routes
    The website of "a public radio show from New Orleans. With blues and roots rock; ragtime and jazz; gospel and soul; zydeco and beyond. Also stories and conversations with musicians, both known and unknown."
  • Billboard Online
    Get Billboard's charts, plus news, features, and lots more at the magazine's online site.
  • Festivals
  • freesheetmusic.net
    Hundreds of links to sites offering thousands and thousands of notation files
  • Live New Orleans
    "A site dedicated to covering the New Orleans music scene with reviews and photographs. From the Zeitgeist Art Center to Preservation Hall, this site will give you insight into local jazz, rock, reggae, blues, funk, hip-hop, electronica and anything else you can think of."
  • Local independent music zines:
    • Anti-gravity
    • Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra
      The LPO's home page provides the orchestras's performance schedule, ticket information, features on individual musicians, the orchestra's newsletter and more
    • The Mississippi: River of Song
      A Smithsonian series on contemporary music along the Mississippi River.
    • New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival
      The Jazz Fest's official site.
    • New Orleans Opera
      Find out about the Opera's current season, the history of opera in New Orleans, ticket and seating information
    • NOLA DIY
      A great resource for underground bands
    • OffBeat Magazine
      Selected columns, news, reviews, and club listings from the current and back issues of this essential source for local music and entertainment information.
    • The Red Hot Jazz Archive
      A history of jazz before 1930. Includes biographies, photos, and music clips.
    • Satchmo.com
      The Louisiana Music Archive and Artists Directory, a very deep and rich source of information on New Orleans and Louisiana musicians and music.
    • SonicNet
      "The Online Music Network" by VH1
    • Tipitina's Music Office Coop
      The Tipitina's Foundation provides a professional work space for musicians and others in the New Orleans music business. For those who canít afford, or donít otherwise have access to them, the Co-Op offers:
      • Computers
      • High-speed Internet connections
      • Laser printer
      • Fax machine
      • Telephones
      • Page layout tools
      • Web design tools
      • Web audio tools
      • A professional, fully-equipped, ergonomic work space
      • Tutorials on basic computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, page layout, web design, and press kit creation
    • WTUL Radio
      Tulane University Radio
    • WWNO Radio
      New Orleans' PBS radio station
    • WWOZ Radio
      "Playing blues, jazz, cajun, zydeco, gospel, Brazilian, Caribbean and a whole lot more, WWOZ keeps the music and musical heritage of the Crescent City alive and loud."
    • www.tinfoil.com
      "Dedicated to the preservation of early recorded sounds"

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Updated 9/24/2006