Irma Thomas

Latest stories

1d
The Advocate
Stevie Wonder jams at Jazz Playhouse; Beck has fun in Quarter despite New Orleans Jazz Fest rainoutacts at the Hall over the past week included Elvis Costello, Sharon Jones, Nath
Stevie Wonder jams at Jazz Playhouse; Beck has fun in Quarter despite New Orleans Jazz Fest rainout
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
acts at the Hall over the past week included Elvis Costello, Sharon Jones, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats and Irma Thomas. Moments after the Lone Bellow concluded their set at 1:10 a.m., Beck entered the club’s carriageway. He joined... Read more
1d
The Advocate
Stevie Wonder jams at Jazz Playhouse; Beck has fun in Quarter despite New Orleans Jazz Fest rain-outacts at the Hall over the past week have included Elvis Costello, Sharon Jones,
Stevie Wonder jams at Jazz Playhouse; Beck has fun in Quarter despite New Orleans Jazz Fest rain-out
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
acts at the Hall over the past week have included Elvis Costello, Sharon Jones, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, and Irma Thomas. Moments after the Lone Bellow concluded their set at 1:10 a.m., Beck entered the club’s carriageway. He joined... Read more
1d
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Last day of Jazz Fest continues despite rainFest 2016 went on as planned, despite the rain and mud from heavy rains Saturda
Last day of Jazz Fest continues despite rain
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
Fest 2016 went on as planned, despite the rain and mud from heavy rains Saturday and Sunday. Headliners like Neil Young, Irma Thomas and Aaron Neville played despite the rain. There was even a star-studded tribute to Allen Toussaint at one point... Read more
1d
11 News Houston
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaintwith Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaint
11 News Houston / Posted yesterday
with Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs from the album with Costello. On Friday, Irma Thomas, Cyril Neville and a number of members of the New Orleans music community remembered Toussaint at Jazz Fest’s... Read more
44 related stories
1d
5KSDK St. Louis
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaintwith Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaint
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted yesterday
with Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs from the album with Costello. On Friday, Irma Thomas, Cyril Neville and a number of members of the New Orleans music community remembered Toussaint at Jazz Fest’s... Read more
44 related stories
1d
KVUE-TV Austin
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaintwith Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaint
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted yesterday
with Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs from the album with Costello. On Friday, Irma Thomas, Cyril Neville and a number of members of the New Orleans music community remembered Toussaint at Jazz Fest’s... Read more
44 related stories
1d
KREM.com Spokane
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaintwith Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaint
KREM.com Spokane / Posted yesterday
with Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs from the album with Costello. On Friday, Irma Thomas, Cyril Neville and a number of members of the New Orleans music community remembered Toussaint at Jazz Fest’s... Read more
44 related stories
1d
WCSH 6 Portland
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaintwith Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaint
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted yesterday
with Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs from the album with Costello. On Friday, Irma Thomas, Cyril Neville and a number of members of the New Orleans music community remembered Toussaint at Jazz Fest’s... Read more
44 related stories
1d
WXIA-TV Atlanta
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaintwith Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaint
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted yesterday
with Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs from the album with Costello. On Friday, Irma Thomas, Cyril Neville and a number of members of the New Orleans music community remembered Toussaint at Jazz Fest’s... Read more
44 related stories
1d
WTSP-TV Tampa
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaintwith Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaint
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted yesterday
with Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs from the album with Costello. On Friday, Irma Thomas, Cyril Neville and a number of members of the New Orleans music community remembered Toussaint at Jazz Fest’s... Read more
44 related stories
1d
WHAS TV11 Louisville
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaintwith Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaint
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted yesterday
with Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs from the album with Costello. On Friday, Irma Thomas, Cyril Neville and a number of members of the New Orleans music community remembered Toussaint at Jazz Fest’s... Read more
44 related stories
1d
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaintwith Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaint
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
with Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs from the album with Costello. On Friday, Irma Thomas, Cyril Neville and a number of members of the New Orleans music community remembered Toussaint at Jazz Fest’s... Read more
44 related stories
1d
11 News Houston
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaintwith Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaint
11 News Houston / Posted yesterday
with Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs from the album with Costello. On Friday, Irma Thomas, Cyril Neville and a number of members of the New Orleans music community remembered Toussaint at Jazz Fest’s... Read more
44 related stories
1d
WLTX-TV Columbia
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaintwith Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaint
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted yesterday
with Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs from the album with Costello. On Friday, Irma Thomas, Cyril Neville and a number of members of the New Orleans music community remembered Toussaint at Jazz Fest’s... Read more
44 related stories
1d
WLBZ Bangor
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaintwith Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaint
WLBZ Bangor / Posted yesterday
with Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs from the album with Costello. On Friday, Irma Thomas, Cyril Neville and a number of members of the New Orleans music community remembered Toussaint at Jazz Fest’s... Read more
44 related stories
1d
WKYC Cleveland
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaintwith Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaint
WKYC Cleveland / Posted yesterday
with Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs from the album with Costello. On Friday, Irma Thomas, Cyril Neville and a number of members of the New Orleans music community remembered Toussaint at Jazz Fest’s... Read more
44 related stories
1d
13 WMAZ Macon
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaintwith Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaint
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted yesterday
with Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs from the album with Costello. On Friday, Irma Thomas, Cyril Neville and a number of members of the New Orleans music community remembered Toussaint at Jazz Fest’s... Read more
44 related stories
1d
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaintwith Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaint
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
with Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs from the album with Costello. On Friday, Irma Thomas, Cyril Neville and a number of members of the New Orleans music community remembered Toussaint at Jazz Fest’s... Read more
44 related stories
1d
KTHV Little Rock
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaintwith Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaint
KTHV Little Rock / Posted yesterday
with Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs from the album with Costello. On Friday, Irma Thomas, Cyril Neville and a number of members of the New Orleans music community remembered Toussaint at Jazz Fest’s... Read more
44 related stories
1d
NorthWest Cable News
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaintwith Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaint
NorthWest Cable News / Posted yesterday
with Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs from the album with Costello. On Friday, Irma Thomas, Cyril Neville and a number of members of the New Orleans music community remembered Toussaint at Jazz Fest’s... Read more
44 related stories
1d
KING5 Seattle
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaintwith Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaint
KING5 Seattle / Posted yesterday
with Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs from the album with Costello. On Friday, Irma Thomas, Cyril Neville and a number of members of the New Orleans music community remembered Toussaint at Jazz Fest’s... Read more
44 related stories
1d
First Coast News
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaintwith Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaint
First Coast News / Posted yesterday
with Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs from the album with Costello. On Friday, Irma Thomas, Cyril Neville and a number of members of the New Orleans music community remembered Toussaint at Jazz Fest’s... Read more
44 related stories
1d
KGW Channel 8 Portland
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaintwith Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaint
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted yesterday
with Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs from the album with Costello. On Friday, Irma Thomas, Cyril Neville and a number of members of the New Orleans music community remembered Toussaint at Jazz Fest’s... Read more
44 related stories
1d
KENS 5 San Antonio
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaintwith Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaint
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted yesterday
with Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs from the album with Costello. On Friday, Irma Thomas, Cyril Neville and a number of members of the New Orleans music community remembered Toussaint at Jazz Fest’s... Read more
44 related stories
1d
KTVB Boise
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaintwith Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaint
KTVB Boise / Posted yesterday
with Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs from the album with Costello. On Friday, Irma Thomas, Cyril Neville and a number of members of the New Orleans music community remembered Toussaint at Jazz Fest’s... Read more
44 related stories
1d
WGRZ-TV Buffalo
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaintwith Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs
N.O. Jazz Fest honors Prince, Allen Toussaint
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
with Costello and Toussaint walked on from the wings to play a handful of songs from the album with Costello. On Friday, Irma Thomas, Cyril Neville and a number of members of the New Orleans music community remembered Toussaint at Jazz Fest’s... Read more
44 related stories
1d
Best of New Orleans Gambit
Jazz Fest 2016: Sunday, May 1city's cultural legacy. Pianist, performer, composer and producer, Toussaint he
Jazz Fest 2016: Sunday, May 1
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted yesterday
city's cultural legacy. Pianist, performer, composer and producer, Toussaint helped define musicians' careers — including Irma Thomas ("Ruler of My Heart") and Lee Dorsey ("Working In the Coal Mine") — while crafting his own classics ("Southern... Read more
2d
The Advocate
Rheta Johnson: The spirit of New Orleans can’t be dampenedof one song with a partial split on the concrete floor. Liberace meets knee rep
Rheta Johnson: The spirit of New Orleans can’t be dampened
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
of one song with a partial split on the concrete floor. Liberace meets knee replacement. Then, without a hitch, he channels Irma Thomas. I don’t know what it is exactly about New Orleans. Your chin can be hanging so low it scrapes the storm sewers,... Read more
3d
Best of New Orleans Gambit
Gambit’s 2016 New Orleans Fairs & Festivals: Mayfor kids. 8—Mother's Day (Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., 504-581-4629; www.au
Gambit’s 2016 New Orleans Fairs & Festivals: May
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 3 days ago
for kids. 8—Mother's Day (Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., 504-581-4629; www.auduboninstitute.org) — Live music featuring Irma Thomas has become a Mother's Day tradition for many families. The celebration also features food, craft vendors, art,... Read more
4d
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Muddy grounds aren't stopping the Jazz Fest funFest, everybody takes their shoes off, they dance in the mud, they dance in all
Muddy grounds aren't stopping the Jazz Fest fun
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 4 days ago
Fest, everybody takes their shoes off, they dance in the mud, they dance in all this stuff. It's a great time," Stovall said. Friday will be the fifth day of Jazz Fest, with headliners like Ms. Lauryn Hill, Paul Simon and Irma Thomas. (© 2016... Read more
4d
examiner.com
New Orleans Jazz Fest readies another memorable weekendToussaint Band with special guests, Bonerama, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, The Reviv
New Orleans Jazz Fest readies another memorable weekend
examiner.com / Posted 4 days ago
Toussaint Band with special guests, Bonerama, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, The Revivalists, Ellis Marsalis, The Gospel Soul of Irma Thomas, Zigaboo Modeliste's Funk Revue, Marcia Ball, Rockin' Dopsie & the Zydeco Twisters, The Band Courtbouillon... Read more
4d
Best of New Orleans Gambit
Jazz Fest 2016: Friday, April 29"Get Up and Dance.") The group is joined by Chico Ramos, who's been heralded as
Jazz Fest 2016: Friday, April 29
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 4 days ago
"Get Up and Dance.") The group is joined by Chico Ramos, who's been heralded as the "godfather of punta rock." 3:20-4:30 Irma Thomas Acura StageAt 75, Irma Thomas remains an essential musical icon of the city, which is underscored by her busy... Read more
4d
The Clarion-Ledger
Jesse Robinson new front man for B.B. King Blues BandKing, hosted by B.B. King's Blues Band with special guests Buddy Guy, Bonnie Ra
Jesse Robinson new front man for B.B. King Blues Band
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 4 days ago
King, hosted by B.B. King's Blues Band with special guests Buddy Guy, Bonnie Raitt, Elvin Bishop, Dr. John, Gregory Porter, Irma Thomas, Tab Benoit and Luther Kent, scheduled for 5:45 pm. on the Gentilly Stage, according to the festival... Read more
7d
The Advocate
Photos, video: What a crowd! Purple-clad supporters turn out in droves for Prince second-line parade in New Orleanssecondline parade through the Treme neighborhood in New Orleans, Monday April 2
Photos, video: What a crowd! Purple-clad supporters turn out in droves for Prince second-line parade in New Orleans
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
secondline parade through the Treme neighborhood in New Orleans, Monday April 25, 2016.Advocate photo by SOPHIA GERMER -- Irma Thomas looks over the crowd during the Prince "Purple Rain" commemoration secondline parade through the Treme... Read more
7d
Best of New Orleans Gambit
Jazz Fest 2016 — Week Twoinclude Stevie Wonder, Neil Young, Bonnie Raitt, Paul Simon, Ms. Lauryn Hill, S
Jazz Fest 2016 — Week Two
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 7 days ago
include Stevie Wonder, Neil Young, Bonnie Raitt, Paul Simon, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Snoop Dogg, Beck, My Morning Jacket, Irma Thomas, Dr. John, Mavis Staples, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Brandi Carlile, Gary Clark Jr. and many others. On... Read more
11d
The Advocate
Ian McNulty: The song remains the same for Jazz Fest food. If that’s music to your ears, enjoy it while it lastsat Jazz Fest from day to day and set to set. That’s part of the appeal. Another
Ian McNulty: The song remains the same for Jazz Fest food. If that’s music to your ears, enjoy it while it lasts
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
at Jazz Fest from day to day and set to set. That’s part of the appeal. Another part is what never changes. Whether it’s Irma Thomas or the Red Hot Chili Peppers on stage, you know the same Jazz Fest diehards will set up at their same spots,... Read more
21d
Best of New Orleans Gambit
I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans This Week, April 12, 2016Festival season rolls onMid-City Bayou Boogaloo's 2016 headliners include The W
I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans This Week, April 12, 2016
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 21 days ago
Festival season rolls onMid-City Bayou Boogaloo's 2016 headliners include The Wailers, Lowrider Band, Buckwheat Zydeco, Irma Thomas and Lost Bayou Ramblers. Also on the lineup are George Porter Jr. and the Runnin' Pardners, CC Adcock, Motel... Read more
23d
The Advocate
Allen Toussaint’s music inhabited the 2016 French Quarter Festival on Friday via Irma Thomas, David Torkanowsky and moreband and a parade of special guests. On Friday afternoon at the Abita Beer Sta
Allen Toussaint’s music inhabited the 2016 French Quarter Festival on Friday via Irma Thomas, David Torkanowsky and more
The Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
band and a parade of special guests. On Friday afternoon at the Abita Beer Stage at Woldenberg Riverfront Park, Irma Thomas performed “It’s Raining,” which Toussaint wrote and produced for her in 1962. On the same stage during the 2015... Read more
25d
Best of New Orleans Gambit
Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo announces 2016 lineupannounced the music lineup for its May 20-22 festival. Headliners include The W
Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo announces 2016 lineup
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 25 days ago
announced the music lineup for its May 20-22 festival. Headliners include The Wailers, Lowrider Band, Buckwheat Zydeco, Irma Thomas, Lost Bayou Ramblers and others The free festival features multiple music stages, an art market, food vendors... Read more
25d
The Houma Courier
Top music picks for this weekend's French Quarter FestWalter "Wolfman" Washington & the Roadmasters (5:25 p.m., Abita Beer Stage); th
Top music picks for this weekend's French Quarter Fest
The Houma Courier / Posted 25 days ago
Walter "Wolfman" Washington & the Roadmasters (5:25 p.m., Abita Beer Stage); the legendary Soul Queen of New Orleans, Irma Thomas (2:10 p.m., Abita Beer Stage); and Mardi Gras Indian Big Chief Monk Boudreaux & the Golden Eagles (3:34 p.m.,... Read more
25d
The Daily Comet
Top music picks for this weekend's French Quarter FestWalter "Wolfman" Washington & the Roadmasters (5:25 p.m., Abita Beer Stage); th
Top music picks for this weekend's French Quarter Fest
The Daily Comet / Posted 25 days ago
Walter "Wolfman" Washington & the Roadmasters (5:25 p.m., Abita Beer Stage); the legendary Soul Queen of New Orleans, Irma Thomas (2:10 p.m., Abita Beer Stage); and Mardi Gras Indian Big Chief Monk Boudreaux & the Golden Eagles (3:34 p.m.,... Read more
27d
Crain's Chicago Business
Here's who playing the Chicago Blues Festivalwith guest Corky Siegel, Tommy Castro and The Painkillers with guest Toronzo Ca
Here's who playing the Chicago Blues Festival
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 27 days ago
with guest Corky Siegel, Tommy Castro and The Painkillers with guest Toronzo Cannon, Fred Wesley and the New JB's, Irma Thomas, Wee Willie Walker & We “R”, Eddy “The Chief” Clearwater and Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters. The Blues Festival,... Read more
2 related stories
28d
The Advocate
Irma Thomas, Charmaine Neville, Vince Vance join all-star choir to sing about Tulane Cancer CenterO'Hara recently moved back to New Orleans after a 30-year absence.Advocate phot
Irma Thomas, Charmaine Neville, Vince Vance join all-star choir to sing about Tulane Cancer Center
The Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
O'Hara recently moved back to New Orleans after a 30-year absence.Advocate photo by SOPHIA GERMER -- New Orleans singer Irma Thomas participates in the recording of a song Michael O'Hara wrote to promote Tulane's prostate cancer research at... Read more
28d
Chicago Tribune
Copeland, Clearwater headline Chicago Blues FestShemekia Copeland, Eddy “The Chief” Clearwater, Irma Thomas and tributes to Oti
Copeland, Clearwater headline Chicago Blues Fest
Chicago Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
Shemekia Copeland, Eddy “The Chief” Clearwater, Irma Thomas and tributes to Otis Rush and Chicago-based Alligator Records will lead the 33d annual Chicago Blues Festival, running June 10-12 in Grant Park, at Columbus Drive and Jackson... Read more
2 related stories
28d
Best of New Orleans Gambit
Films at French Quarter Fest: Schedule and previews75th birthday. There's concert footage and interviews with musicians including
Films at French Quarter Fest: Schedule and previews
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 28 days ago
75th birthday. There's concert footage and interviews with musicians including Robert Plant, Elvis Costello, Dr. John and Irma Thomas. Les Blank attended Tulane University. Though he moved to California, he made films about New Orleans and... Read more

People in this news