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See the best in Live Music and Education Memphis, New Orleans, The Mississippi Delta, and around the World at the Take Me to the River YouTube Channel

Most Watched


Otis Clay featuring Lil’ P-Nut – “Trying to Live My Life Without You”


Bobby “Blue” Bland featuring Yo Gotti TEASER


George Porter Jr. and Runnin’ Pardners – “Crying for Hope” || TMTTR Live


Jon Cleary and Charlie Gabriel, LIVE from Preservation Hall – TMTTR LIVE


GRAMMY Winner Ledisi – “Knockin” || TMTTR Live


Cedric Burnside – “Step In” LIVE, FULL SONG II TMTTR Live

Live Show

Join us every Thursday for our Live Music Masterclass featuring legends and pioneers presented by Director Martin Shore


The Rumble, feat. Chief Joseph Boudreaux Jr. LIVE from New Orleans


Big Chief Bo Dollis Jr. and Take Me to the River ALL-STARS LIVE in New Orleans


Ivan Neville, Ian Neville, and Take Me to the River ALL-STARS LIVE in New Orleans


Preservation Hall Celebration II TMTTR LIVE


The Soul Rebels LIVE PART 1 – with Martin Shore / Take Me to the River LIVE


Gabrielle Cavassa – “It Was Supposed to Be Called a Love Song” FULL SONG || TMTTR Live


The Take Me to the River Education Initiative, to help during these challenging times, is presenting a special series of free masterclasses showcasing some of the legendary artists featured in the film Take Me to the River.


Trombone Shorty Foundation Students LIVE with Martin Shore


JazzFest Producer Quint Davis Interview with Martin Shore II TMTTR LIVE


Preservation Hall Education Experience


Greatest New Orleans Drummers – Take Me to the River New Orleans


Take Me to the River Visiting Artists WILLIAM BELL, MARTIN SHORE & AL KAPONE


Terrence Howard teaches Hi Rhythm Section “Walk Away”


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Filmed live at the House of Blues in New Orleans, the show was the perfect kick-off to the second weekend of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, and it's available to you for a limited time.

With special guests and incredible talent throughout the evening, this on-demand stream delivers musical magic — with soulful sounds and electrifying rhythms, it's a journey through the heart and soul of New Orleans music.

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