The American Federation of Musicians Local 174-496 will break ground on construction of their new rehearsal hall at 2555 Ursulines Avenue on Thursday, February 23. The ceremony will begin at […]
Hurray for the Riff Raff, akaname of New Orleans-based singer-songwriter Alynda Lee Segarra, has unveiled the title track from her forthcoming album, The Navigator. Much like “Rican Beach,” which was […]
Comedians Jim Gaffigan and Louie Anderson will both come to New Orleans for separate shows—on the same night. Gaffigan, a Grammy-nominated comic and New York Times best-selling author, will perform […]
One person will get a chance to go to the Saenger Theater on Thursday March 16 to enjoy Bryan Ferry by taking the OffBeat Weekly Poll. Last week’s lucky winner of a pair of […]
Carnival season is in full swing now that Krewe du Vieux and krewdelusion have rolled through the Marigny, French Quarter and CBD. Krewe du Vieux, in particular, had its irreverent […]
Johnny Vidacovich was honored with the Best of the Beat’s Lifetime Achievement in Music during a ceremony at the Orpheum Theater last night. Before he took the stage to accept […]
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