Tuba Skinny Stays on the Street

  It’s easy to understand why musicians who can’t get indoor gigs would play on the streets for tips. It’s harder to understand why they would keep busking even after […]

Tuba Skinny, Blue Chime Stomp (Independent)

Seven recordings in and Tuba Skinny have established themselves as more than revivalists. Still mining the early jazz, blues and ragtime that have made them local favorites, this New Orleans […]

Tuba Skinny, Owl Call Blues (Independent)

To call Tuba Skinny revivalists would be to miss the point. The New Orleans ensemble, often seen busking on Royal Street, have never conceded the death of the early jazz […]

French Quarter Festival from A to Z: Your guide to every act at this year’s FQF

French Quarter Fest 2017 will feature more than 1,700 local artists on 24 stages spread throughout the Quarter. Our comprehensive and definitive guide to this year’s festival will help you […]

FQF IQ: Your A-Z Guide to All the Artists at This Year’s French Quarter Festival

French Quarter Fest 2016 will feature more than 1,700 local artists on 23 stages spread throughout the Quarter. Our comprehensive guide to this year’s festival will help you plan your […]

Louisiana Music Factory Jazz Fest Concert Series Lineup

Jazz Fest is upon us, and the Louisiana Music Factory will celebrate by hosting even more great music along with a few other events. From Rebirth to Woodenhead, Spencer Bohren, […]

French Quarter Fest 2015 A to Z

French Quarter Fest 2015 will feature over 1,400 local artists on 23 stages spread throughout the Quarter. You are definitely going to need help to plan your attack. Luckily, we […]

November 2014 Letters to OffBeat Magazine

TIM GREEN I first heard Tim Green play with Anders Osborne, where he added a dimension to the music which made it world-class rather than “merely” (tongue in cheek here) […]

Jazz Fest 2013 Lineup Announced

The moment countless music lovers in the region and beyond have been waiting for has arrived. After months of speculation, the talent lineup for the 2013 edition of the New […]

The New Swing Street: Frenchmen Street’s Trad Jazz Explosion

Check through the arts columns of the New York Times these days and there is scarcely a mention of traditional jazz. Yes, there is jazz coverage: bebop, free form, jazz-rock […]