Mike Olander

  • Music

    February 1, 2006

    Livin' for the City

    How could a local band help save New Orleans? You don't know Jack.

  • News

    December 14, 2005

    Local Music Yearbook '05

    Rappers were hot. Smokers were cold. Rockers were on Myspace. And sometime after the last Katrina benefit, we wrote it all down for you.

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2005
  • Blogs

    September 12, 2005

    New Birth buries Katrina, ReBirth rocks the Cabooze

    Katrina was given a New Orleans funeral in Houston last Thursday at Sammy's, the club now being called "Treme, Texas" in homage to the flooded NOLA neighborhood. According to our Houston Press colleague John Nova Lomax, the ceremony included a parade marshal in a "Katrina" sash and a performance by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2005

    Katrina benefit concert news

    Today's Star-Tribune quotes part-time New Orleans resident Dave Pirner of Soul Asylum as saying, "There probably isn't a better act to capture what people are feeling and hit a positive note about it than ReBirth." The good news is that these New Orleans second-line kings (interviewed in today's Cit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2005