Event Search

Issue Articles

From the Archive: Bela Fleck

In 1989, Béla Fleck was in a bit of a predicament: He found himself scrambling to find a band to back him for a PBS Lonesome Pine television special. Given […]

Galactic Blasts Off

We’re sorry, but this article is currently unavailable online. We are going to gradually add more and more to the online archives. For now, you can purchase the back issue […]

Various Artists, Ain’t No Funk Like N.O. Funk (Bullseye Blues & Jazz

We’re sorry, but this article is currently unavailable online. We are going to gradually add more and more to the online archives. For now, you can purchase the back issue […]

Unplugged: A Brief History and Goodbye

This marks the last installment of my column, and August will be the first month since June of 1993 that I won’t be working at OffBeat in some capacity — […]

Chocolate Milk, Ice Cold Funk: The Greatest Grooves of Chocolate Milk (Razor & Tie)

We’re sorry, but this article is currently unavailable online. We are going to gradually add more and more to the online archives. For now, you can purchase the back issue […]

Local Roots Music On-Line; New Music Scoring Software

The World Wide Web just got a big dose of funk, blues, greazy Fishhead rock, and New Orleans by-way-of Sweden funky blues/rock thanks to new sites by local veteran musicians […]

Best and Worst of Jazz Fest 1998, The Fans’ Perspective

Once again this year, the Internet and, especially, the World Wide Web proved an invaluable tool for Jazz Fest visitors as well as an open forum for music fans to […]

Fest Feedback, Take Two

What a topic this Jazz Fest booking question is. After posting the question, “What do you think about this year’s Jazz Fest line-up” to our Web site, our mailbox has […]

Fest Focus: Ronnie Dawson

Of all the artists playing Jazz Fest this year, Ronnie Dawson certainly has the strangest career trajectory. Rather than hitting it big with a record when starting out and building […]