Meeting at Kermit's 11.19.2012
UPDATES! In these first few weeks of November, we have been able to develop a mission statement for MACCNO that describes exactly what we are trying to accomplish. MACCNO Mission Statement: To empower the New Orleans musical and cultural community through collective self-representation, advocating in the interests of cultural preservation, perpetuation, and positive economic impact. MaCCNO...
MaCCNO Important Dates Coming Up
Yesterday’s meeting at Kermit’s was extremely productive and well organized. It’s really great to see the Music and Culture Coalition of New Orleans working our way into a more established group. Here are some upcoming dates that could use the SUPPORT OF THE PEOPLE: Tuesday, November 13th 11AM at City Hall - Meeting in front of the City Planning Commission regarding new French...
The Musicians, the Permits, and the City: An... →
Written by Alex Woodward for Gambit on October 9th.
Schedule of Neighborhood Meetings & Know Your Zone
***There are a couple NEW tabs you should know about at the top of this page.*** - Schedule of Neighborhood Meetings - Here you can view a comprehensive list of neighborhood meetings all across New Orleans and surrounding areas, from Algiers Point to West Barrington. If you don’t go to these meetings, laws can and will be passed right under your nose. - Know Your Zone - A step-by-step...
Second meeting at Kermit's this Wednesday at noon
Kermit will be holding another meeting this Wednesday, October 3rd at noon at his Treme Speakeasy Restaurant & Bar (1535 Basin St.) By that time, we hope to have talked to many venues around town and gotten their signatures on the fliering proposal, so we can head to City Hall sometime the following week. Keep checking back here or Kermit’s facebook for updates. ...
Permits problems: Music back at Siberia and... →
Written by Alex Woodward for Gambit on Sep 27th
Music Permits 101: What it takes to be a live... →
This is a really well written breakdown of the process of legally being able to have live music at your venue or bar in New Orleans. Written by Alex Woodward for Gambit on Sep. 11th
Here is a video from Channel 4 News last night. It represents the meeting at Kermit’s pretty well. Look at the expressions on the faces of the club owners, musicians, and artists… Look at the expression on Scott Hutcheson’s face and Mitch Landrieu’s still picture… Teeth like crocodiles. You can read their commentary with the video HERE.
Permit problems: Kermit Ruffins and the live music... →
Written by Alex Woodward at Gambit
Live music is back at Mimi's after public meeting... →
From Nola Defender
Meeting at Kermit's Place Today.
There were about 125 people or so in attendance. There were musicians, venue owners, music fans, and legal professionals that were all looking to create change in regards to live music & live music permits in New Orleans. There was one representative from the Mayor’s office there, but that is not enough to get this pushed through. We must all make our voices heard and we must state clearly...
HOW TO MAKE MUSIC A CITY PRIORITY →
Written by Jan Ramsey for OffBeat on Sep 26th
If he’d leave us alone, we would have a happy home →
Written by Owen Courreges for Uptown Messenger on Sep. 24th
Calling on New Orleans musicians to monitor the... →
Written by clarinetist, Evan Christopher, for NolaVie on Sep. 24th
Landrieu administration to crack down on 'bandit... →
New Orleans Noise Ordinance →
Here is a link to the current noise ordinance for New Orleans.
Kermit Ruffins Organizes Community Meeting
We will be at this meeting. Please attend if you can as well. Taken from the Kermit Ruffins Facebook Page: Im calling a meeting on wednesday 26 at 12 noon at my club 1535 basin st. to discuss a plan of atcion to stop the city from taking live entertainment away from small clubs. For more info call me at 504-975-3955 between the hr. of 10am-noon any lawyers that can help please come by noon...
Musicians can raise culture level in New Orleans →
Written by Evan Christopher for NolaVie on Sep. 4th
Circle Bar gets its live music permit →
Written by Alex Woodward for Gambit on Aug. 9th
Circle Bar cancels live music schedule →
Written by Alex Woodward for Gambit on Aug 2nd
Siberia suspends performance schedule →
Written by Alex Woodward for Gambit on July 13th