second line new orleans

The Second Line

One of the great musical traditions of New Orleans – a Second Line parade – is not something to be missed. Here’s my photo essay of all the action.

satchmo summerfest

What a wonderful world festival!

This celebration of Louis Armstrong takes the best of the man – his music, his city, his creativity – and turns it into a wonderful New Orleans festival!

notte della taranta

Dance away the spider’s bite

This is pretty much the biggest music event in Italy with more than 100,000 people gathering to drink, sing and dance like their lives depend on it!

bregenz festival

Opera on the lake

This is not what you expect when you think of opera. Set on the edge of Lake Constance, the Bregenz Festival is bringing the genre to the masses – without sacrificing the art.