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14th Annual Satchmo…

Aug 1 - 3, 2014
Celebrate our native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, at this free… more

2014 New Orleans…

Aug 1 - 3, 2014
Join us for the Historic New Orleans Collection's seventh annual New Orleans… more

AN EVENING WITH …

Aug 1 - 1, 2014

COOLinary New…

Aug 1 - 31, 2014
It is going to be a delicious summer!  Throughout the whole month of… more

Entergy IMAX Theatre…

Aug 1 - 21, 2014
Entergy IMAX Theatre and 3D Entertainment Distribution invite audiences on an… more

JPAS Summer Musical…

Aug 1 - 3, 2014
  THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE JR., based on the zany musical that has taken… more

Mecha Con

Aug 1 - 3, 2014
MechaCon was conceived as a revolutionary Anime convention experience,… more

Sarah McLachlan at…

Aug 1 - 1, 2014

Satchmo Summer Fest

Aug 1 - 1, 2014
Come and enjoy live music with Leroy Jones & New Orleans Finest. more

The Historic New…

Aug 1 - 3, 2014
The Historic New Orleans Collection's seventh annual New Orleans Antiques… more

The Saenger Theatre…

Aug 1 - 1, 2014
Join us for  multi-platinum singer and songwriter Sarah McLaughlin. She… more

The Victory Belles –…

Aug 1 - 1, 2014
Salute the USA with the Victory Belles' newest red, white and blue celebration!… more

20th Anniversary…

Aug 2 - 2, 2014
The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (CAC) announces the annual Whitney… more

Abita Springs Opry at…

Aug 2 - 30, 2014
Two bands - Three Hours - Five Saturdays First band plays approx 12 noon… more

Abita Springs Opry in…

Aug 2 - 30, 2014
Join us every Saturday in August for The Abita Springs Opry concert… more

Rolland Golden: An…

Aug 2 - 2, 2014
Opening August 2, 2014 more

The Farm To Table…

Aug 2 - 4, 2014
The symposium will bring together the leading practitioners in the growing… more

Hotel New Orleans…

Aug 3 - 3, 2014
Join us for the Strut + Swim poolside fashion show with Fashion Week New… more

Justin Timberlake

Aug 3 - 3, 2014

National Farmers…

Aug 3 - 9, 2014

14th Annual Satchmo…

Aug 1 - 3, 2014
Celebrate our native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, at this free… more

A FREE MOBILE GUIDE TO NEW ORLEANS MUSIC LANDMARKS, POCKET FIYO IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD ONTO PHONES AND TABLETS

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

 A FREE MOBILE GUIDE TO NEW ORLEANS MUSIC LANDMARKS, POCKET FIYO IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD ONTO PHONES AND TABLETS

New nonprofit app to benefit the New Orleans Musicians' Clinic and The Roots of Music Marching Crusaders

Pocket Fiyo, a free guide to New Orleans music landmarks for mobile phones and tablet computers, is now available on the iTunes App Store and Google Play. Download the app and discover the music history around every corner in New Orleans, from J & M Recording Service to the French Opera House to Mahalia Jackson's final resting place.

Launching with detailed descriptions, maps and photos of 20 landmarks from multiple musical genres, the nonprofit app will benefit the New Orleans Musicians' Clinic and The Roots of Music Marching Crusaders via small sponsorship banners on the app. Sponsors can put their brand in the pockets of engaged music fans while showing their support for the health of the city's music scene, both present and future.

Pocket Fiyo first took shape in April 2013 at a Codemkrs.com hackathon at the University of New Orleans.  Julie A. Greene, a UNO student and member of the hackathon team that built the app, has continued in the role of designer-developer.  The concept and content are by Dave Walker, a New Orleans journalist whose 1992 book "American Rock ‘n' Roll Tour" (Thunder's Mouth Press) was the first travel guide to pop-music landmarks around the country. 

To learn more about Pocket Fiyo, visit the app's companion webpage, PocketFiyo.org, or email PocketFiyo@gmail.com.

 

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