New Orleans Live Music Tonight: Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Hungry for live music… Look no further. Here’s OffBeat’s look at New Orleans’ top shows for tonight, Tuesday, December 4, 2012: Ben Labat & the Happy Devil, Gregory Agid, and John Rankin and Todd Duke.

Who: Ben Labat & the Happy Devil
Where: Chickie Wah Wah (map)
When: 6:30 p.m.
Why: Raceland, Louisiana native Labat keeps a low profile, but this singer-songwriter is among Louisiana’s top Americana artists and live performers… just ask Jackson Browne.
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Who: Gregory Agid
Where: Maison (map)
When: 6:00 p.m.
Why: Clarinetist Agid’s Tuesday night slot at Maison is arguably New Orleans’ most underrated standing gig; however, as you’ll see below, his playing is unmatched.
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Who: John Rankin and Todd Duke
Where: Columns Hotel (map)
When: 8:00 p.m.
Why: A memorable night is sure to unfold when these two, New Orleans guitar masters trade tunes at the Columns Hotel.
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