January 12, 2014 8:03 AM

New Orleans legend Allen Toussaint brings the warmth of a Southern night to Folly

Early in his concert Saturday at the Folly Theater, Allen Toussaint promised to keep his patter to a minimum in order to focus on music. Fortunately for the audience of about 750, the loquacious legend reneged on his pledge. His pithy commentary and extended musings made his memorable performance even more riveting.

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