Reclaiming Roots: Loose Cattle Took 10 Years, Two Cities And One Pandemic To Lock Into Place

By Mark Guarino November 28, 2023 The New Orleans band’s earliest roots are in New York City where the two principals—Kimberly Kaye and Michael Cerveris—got together to play cover songs to blow off steam and keep the flame of their relationship burning. An album of cover songs and [...]

December 27, 2023|Categories: Offbeat|Tags: , , , , , |

Reinventing Cajun Traditions: With Louis Michot You Never Know What To Expect

By Mark Guarino September 27, 2023 In the days when Covid-19 was raging, Louis Michot often woke up before dawn and walked the land surrounding his home in Prairie Des Femmes, outside Arnaudville, just north of Lafayette. That’s when the songs came calling. “It felt like [...]

December 27, 2023|Categories: Offbeat|Tags: , , , , |

Steve Miller’s Musical Garden

April 24, 2023 By Mark Guarino Steve Miller was a mainstay of commercial radio in the 1970s based on his steady flow of endurable hits—“The Joker,” “Livin’ in the USA,” “Take the Money and Run,” “Rock’n Me,” “Fly Like an Eagle,” “Jet Airliner,” “Jungle Love,” and [...]

September 28, 2023|Categories: Offbeat|