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Teddy Shmoo Tietze poses with his guitar in his room last month. Tietze has more than ten thousand streams for his self-titled album he just released. Courtesy of Paulette Argeres.

“Shmoo” breaks through New Orleans music scene

Ella Cheramie, Life and Times Assistant December 2, 2021

Music industry and trumpet performance junior Teddy Tietze, also known by his stage name “Shmoo,” said he came to Loyola without ever writing popular music. He didn’t know how to record until freshman...

(File photo) Jazz Fest fans enjoying the music at the Congo Stage on Sunday, March 29th, 2018. The Jazz and Heritage Festival takes place at the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, but was cancelled this year due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Festival Cancellations

Oliver Bennett, Op/Ed Editor September 30, 2021
New Orleans's annual music festival such as Jazz Fest have been cancelled for the second year in a row, affecting the city's entire scene.
The Maple Leaf Bar was one of the first venues to enforce entry restrictions.

Music venues require entry vaccines or tests

Oliver Bennett, Op/Ed Editor August 28, 2021

Those returning to the New Orleans bar and music scene will now have to present more than their IDs at the door. Due to the city-wide mandates, they’ll need proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19...

Music, art, and wellness festival ‘Fȇte du Void’ runs this October in Oaksdale, Louisiana

Music, art, and wellness festival ‘Fȇte du Void’ runs this October in Oaksdale, Louisiana

Valerie Cronenbold, Life and Times Editor August 27, 2021

For its fourth consecutive year, Members of The Iceman Special band will run Fȇte du Void in October, an annual outdoor camping grounds experience that will feature Loyola alumni. The festival includes...

The album cover for Portraitswas illustrated by artist and student Emma Jackson.

O’baekey reflects on debut album ‘Portaits’

Valerie Cronenbold, Life and Times Editor August 26, 2021

Urban and electronic music production junior, Owen Patrick Baekey, ‘O’baekey’, debuted his first-full length hip-hop album, “Portraits”, on June 19 and announced the release of a deluxe version...

A Delgado Community College Nursing student sips a drink at Chais Delachaise. The restaurant has two locations Uptown. Photo credit: Peter Buffo

The Wolf: Four places to go for a chill night out

Gabriella Killett February 23, 2020

Everyone loves a good night out, but the disoriented sweaty bodies packed inside a bar that at times doesn't seem much bigger than a dorm room, can get old. In fact, for some, a club-like venue is never...

Cover art for JDVSTs single Instead. The rest of his music can be found on Spotify.

The Wolf: Loyola rapper reviews

Sofia Mongillo February 21, 2020

Paige Stevenson/NCognita Los Angeles native Paige Stevenson, also known as NCognita, grew up admiring her father, who was both a pastor and writer. As a young girl, Stevenson started to venture into the...

Loyola sophomore Zach Smallman performs at Gasa Gasa. His performance was on Valentines Day. Photo credit: Michael Bauer

The Wolf: A Student’s guide to Uptown music venues

Catie Sanders February 21, 2020

If you’ve ever spent a sunny spring day strolling down the streets of New Orleans, you know the city is never without a soundtrack. Music will pour out from the open doors of every little shop you...

A beer and soda sit on a table at Dat Dog. Dat Dog has two locations Uptown. Photo credit: Shadera Moore

The Wolf: NOLA’s best late night bites

Alexis Caillet February 20, 2020

I always find myself the hungriest during the hours of 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. Most food places usually close around 10 p.m., leaving night owls starving. Luckily in New Orleans, you need never go hungry, especially...

The Wolf: What is the new airport really like? Let’s take you on a quick trip.

Skye Ray November 25, 2019

Over three times as big as the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, The new New Orleans airport, MSY, let’s you take it easy, as you leave the Big Easy. As you walk through the glass doors, everything is open...

(Top left) advertising freshman London Hua, (top right) Amy Ngo, (bottom left) Gabby Lenz, (bottom right) journalism senior JC Canicosa. Photo credit: Jc Canicosa

JC’s Declassified School Survival Guide: Being Asian in College

Jc Canicosa November 23, 2019

In a university full of SoundCloud rappers, eccentric professors and school budget cuts, JC Canicosa— that’s me—and the Wolf try to do the impossible: create a guide that will help you survive Loyola. *cue...

Illustration by Storm Wells Photo credit: Storm Wells

Column: Is grad school really worth it?

Jaime Jimenez November 22, 2019

Entering college, I did not know what I wanted, but I chose the mass communication degree program because I liked talking and I figured being able to communicate effectively would be useful in any field...

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