Beyond Bourbon Street - an Insider's Guide to New Orleans
About This Show
Beyond Bourbon Street is the podcast where we explore the food, music, places, people and events that make New Orleans unique.
Whether you are planning a trip, currently living in New Orleans or simply wanting a taste of the Crescent City from wherever you are, you’ve come to the right place!
Most Recent Episode
I’ll Tell You a Story; an Interview with Musician Paul Sanchez - Episode #23
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In this episode, Mark talks with New Orleans musician Paul Sanchez. Listen in as Paul talks about writing his first song at age six, growing up in a family of 11 children and playing street ball in the Irish Channel. Paul takes us on a journey through time and New Orleans, weaving stories throughout the discussion. Learn about the worst band name ever and how Paul made a music video with Steven Soderbergh! Paul released his first solo album, Jet Black and Jealous in 1992. In 2016 he released the sequel; Heart Renovations. Mark and Paul discuss the similarities and differences and why it took so long! In the years between, Paul was a founding member of the rock band Cowboy Mouth and an actor on the HBO Series Tremè. He was a writer, producer and performer in the musical adaptation of Dan Baum’s book Nine Lives, and a collaborator with the likes of John Bouttè, John Rankin, Alex McMurray and just about every musician in the Crescent City. By the end of the discussion, you'll be a fan of New Orleans’ best songwriter. If you already know and love Paul’s music, you’ll learn some of the history and the stories from a New Orleans original. Ever wondered about the story behind Nasty Evil Clown or Meet me at the Foot of Canal Street? All this and more on episode #23 of Beyond Bourbon Street! If you enjoy the show, please subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play Music. New episodes are available every other Wednesday. You can find us on Twitter | Instagram | Facebook