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Alex Chilton Lets Them Scream

OffBeat Magazine is celebrating 30 years and will reach that milestone with our November 2017 edition. To mark the anniversary, over the next 12 months OffBeat will re-publish excerpts from […]

Dash Rip Rock: Still Smokin’

The scene: a hotel room in St. Louis the night before Thanksgiving. Dash Rip Rock’s new, fresh-faced young drummer, Kyle Melancon, is kicking back on a rare night off. He […]

One Wedding and A Funeral

The Marriage of Ernie K-Doe and the Funeral of Record Ron   “This is history being made again,” said Ernie K-Doe as he was about to get his second mother-in-law. […]

Tab Benoit: Born on the Bayou

Tab Benoit is Houma’s top music export. Maybe one day the blues guitarist will believe that.   From the crest of the Prospect Street Overpass on the way into Houma, […]