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The Redhaus to Host Preview Party Halloween Weekend -- by Reya Hart

The Redhaus, also referred to as the art house on St. Claude, will be reopening its doors this Halloween weekend with three nights of music, from 9 p. …

Ooh Poo Pah Doo Music Club to Host One Year Anniversary Party on 11/1 -- by Laura DeFazio

Looking to ditch the Halloween madness for a bit this weekend in favor of some feel-good neighborhood love?

Come out on Saturday, November 1, to se …

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Asylum Street Spankers, The Last Laugh, album cover, OffBeat Magazine, November 2014

Asylum Street Spankers

The Last Laugh
Yellow Dog Records
There are many bands that integrate humor with their songs, but few who do it so well or without detr Read more...
Adam Schroeder, Let’s, album cover, OffBeat Magazine, November 2014

Adam Schroeder

Let's
Capri Records
As a longtime admirer of Harry Carney, Gerry Mulligan and Serge Chaloff, I welcomed this opportunity Read more...
Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood, Juice, album cover, OffBeat Magazine, November 2014

Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood

Juice
Indirecto Records
Medeski, Martin and Wood have a good thing going with 20-plus years of being both a groovy and avant- Read more...
H.G. Breland, No Rhyme or Reason, album cover, OffBeat Magazine, November 2014

H.G. Breland

No Rhyme or Reason
Independent
H.G. Breland is one of those seasoned music-business vets you’ve never heard of, a roots-rocker fro Read more...
Luther Dickinson, Rock ‘n’ Roll Blues, album cover, OffBeat Magazine, November 2014

Luther Dickinson

Rock ‘n’ Roll Blues
Guitarist and singer Luther Dickinson’s new solo record has a retrospective aura to it. Both music Read more...
Various Artists, Boppin’ by the Bayou: Made in the Shade, album cover, OffBeat Magazine, November 2014

Various Artists

Boppin’ by the Bayou: Made in the Shade
Ace
The ninth, 28 track release in the “By the Bayou” series, Ace has once again assembled an impress Read more...
Peter Stampfel, Better Than Expected, album cover, OffBeat Magazine, November 2014

Peter Stampfel

Better Than Expected
Don Giovanni Records
As Mark Bingham began the process of closing down Piety Street Studio he began lining up the projects Read more...
Billy Boy Arnold, The Blues Soul of, album cover, OffBeat Magazine, November 2014

Billy Boy Arnold

The Blues Soul of
Stony Plain
The number of Chicago blues artists that were active in the ’50s, and that are still out there toda Read more...
Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer, Bass and Mandolin, album cover, OffBeat Magazine, November 2014

Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer

Bass and Mandolin
Nonesuch Records
At the top of the heap of the “Americana” genre are some genuine stars: banjoist Bela Fleck and f Read more...
Lee Bains III & the Glory Fires, Dereconstructed, album cover, OffBeat Magazine, November 2014

Lee Bains III & the Glory Fires

Dereconstructed
Sub Pop
It seems that every smart band from the South has to make their southern statement record. Tom Pet Read more...
Rory Block, Hard Luck Blues: A tribute to Skip James, album cover, OffBeat Magazine, November 2014

Rory Block

Hard Luck Blues: A tribute to Skip James
Stony Plain
Someone please explain to me why, after all these years, Rory Block has never played the New Orleans Read more...
The Cajun Country Revival, Greetings from Louisiana!, album cover, OffBeat Magazine, November 2014

The Cajun Country Revival

Greetings from Louisiana!
Valcour Records
Just as they did on 2011’s The Right Combination, Jesse Legé and Joel Savoy join forces with Fogho Read more...
Louie Ludwig, These Are the Ways of My People, album cover, OffBeat Magazine, November 2014

Louie Ludwig

These Are the Ways of My People
Independent
When you think about unrepentant progressive singer-songwriters, you think of Louie Ludwig, at least Read more...
Andrew Block, You Can Only Go Up From Here, album cover, OffBeat Magazine, November 2014

Andrew Block

You Can Only Go Up From Here
Independent
Everything about Andrew Block’s debut CD You Can Only Go Up From Here seems to have been fit precis Read more...
Alex Bosworth, Here for You, album cover, OffBeat Magazine, November 2014

Alex Bosworth

Here for You
Pearl River Records
There’s no reason Alex Bosworth couldn’t go as far as she wants in the music industry. Her per Read more...
Marcello Benetti Shuffled, From East To West, album cover, OffBeat Magazine, November 2014

Marcello Benetti Shuffled

From East To West
Independent
Drummer Marcello Benetti Shuffled’s new record From East To West builds on this quartet’s debut. Read more...
Jerry Lee Lewis, Rock & Roll Time, album cover, OffBeat Magazine, November 2014

Jerry Lee Lewis

Rock & Roll Time
Vanguard
Jerry Lee Lewis already made an album called Last Man Standing 10 years ago. But now with Fats Dom Read more...
Dale Watson, The Truckin’ Sessions: Part 3, album cover, OffBeat Magazine, November 2014

Dale Watson

The Truckin’ Sessions: Part 3
Red River
Dale Watson apparently hates everything about modern country music, so it’s no wonder his vision of Read more...
St. Cecilia’s Asylum Chorus, Recordings Vol. 1, album cover, OffBeat Magazine, November 2014

St. Cecilia’s Asylum Chorus

Recordings Vol. 1
Independent
St. Cecilia is the patron saint of musicians, so it makes sense that choral director Lucas Davenport, Read more...
Rory Danger & the Danger Dangers, The Age of Exploration, album cover, OffBeat Magazine, November 2014

Rory Danger & the Danger Dangers

The Age of Exploration
Independent
It’s rare that a concept record rocks so hard. Rory Danger and the Danger Dangers’ debut recordin Read more...
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