Offbeat Cover for March, 2013

March 2013 Contents

Cover Story

Cheeky Blakk: Queen Be Hustlin’


Eric Clapton: Under a Hoodoo Moon

Giving Bach: Albinas Prizgintas Marks 25th Year of Musical Ministry

NOLA Musicians Represent at SXSW

Never Once Got Whupped: A Look into Lee Dorsey’s Boxing Career

Still To Be Continued: TBC Brass Band Talks Exile on Bourbon Street


BackTalk: Brittany Howard of the Alabama Shakes

Photo Op

Scott Saltzman Captures Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown in His Twilight

OffBeat Eats

Dining Out: The Irish House (Restaurant Review)

Kristina Morales Hits the Spot at Maurepas Foods

The Gravy: In the Kitchen with R&B Singer Jean Knight


BUKU Music Festival Part Deux

Deadline Extended for Class Got Brass Competition

Maison Owners Purchase Hi-ho Lounge


Anders Osborne, Three Free Amigos (Alligator Records)

Banana Plant, Treasure Swamp: A Pop Opera (Independent)

Barbara Carr, Keep the Fire Burning (Catfood Records)

Beth Patterson, Hippocampus (Threadhead Records)

Black Magnolia, Fields Are Burning (Independent)

Brooklyn Jazz Warriors, In Service of the King (Independent)

Chapel Blues, Bed of Roses (Eltor Records)

Coot, Coot (Independent)

Ernest James Zydeco, 3 Steps from La La (Jam Rat Records)

Harn Solo, Journey to the Sky (Independent)

Harry Connick Jr., Smokey Mary (Sony)

Jimbo Mathus & the Tri-State Coalition, White Buffalo (Fat Possum Records)

Katie Euliss, 40 Watt Dreams (Squirrel Records)

Larry Ankrum, The Dream of the Ballerina (Independent)

Ned Sublette, Kiss You Down South (PostMambo)

Next Collective, Cover Art (Concord)

Professor Porkchop & the Dishes, U R My Everything (Independent)

Smoking Time Jazz Club, Oh Sister Ain’t That Hot! (Independent)

Sour Sedans, Taste It (Independent)

The Blue Brass Project, The Same Pocket Vol. 3 (Lil King/Meantime Lounge Records)

The Mo’ Jelly Band, Homemade Jam (Independent)

To Be Continued Brass Band, To Be Continued Brass Band (Independent)

Mojo Mouth

Big Events, Big Dollars

Plan A: Upcoming Shows

Plan A: Leonard Cohen at the Mahalia Jackson Theater


March 2013 Letters to OffBeat