Preservation Hall Jazz Band
The iconic New Orleans ensemble performs music from “A Tuba to Cuba,” a documentary that traces its roots to that island, with new material, too.
If he’s true to his word, Jeezy’s tour for his new album, “TM104: The Legend of the Snowman,” marks the rapper’s farewell to hip-hop.
The Last Waltz Tour
An all-star recreation of the Band’s legendary November 25, 1976 farewell concert, featuring Don Was, John Medeski, Cyril Neville and others.
The blues guitarist throws a CD release gig for his new Delmark album, “Blues from the Inside Out,” which also features his debut as a vocalist.
(Old Town School)
The young Venezuelan vocalist (her debut album, “Voy,” was released in March) sings with an irresistible vulnerability and a ravishing Latin suppleness.
Robert Rodi is an author, spoken-word performer and musician who has served as Newcity’s Music Editor since 2014. He’s written more than a dozen books, including the travel memoir “Seven Seasons In Siena.” His jazz quintet recently completed a two-year residency at Uncommon Ground, and he regularly hosts a jazz singers’ jam at Lizard’s Liquid Lounge. His literary and music criticism has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, Salon, The Huffington Post and many other national and regional publications.