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Beats and Brushstrokes Sets up Shop on O.C. Haley

Beats and Brushstrokes will host their third installment outside of Charlie Boy LLC at 2043 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. on Saturday, October 25th, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Beats and Brushstrokes combines the forces of local visual artists, musicians, makeup designers, and fashion designers for a celebration of the next generation of New Orleans [...]

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Fan Funding: Buffa’s Bar and Restaurant

Buffa’s Bar and Restaurant has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for soundproofing and legal fees. The need for the campaign arouse through Buffa’s continued legal battles with their neighbor, New Orleans businessman Sidney Torres IV. Earlier this year, Torres issued a lawsuit against the established neighborhood bar, claiming that Buffa’s had violated the [...]

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Ticket Giveaway: Tank and the Bangas at Tipitina’s October 25

We’re giving away a pair of tickets to see Tank and the Bangas at Tipitina’s on October 25. DJ RQ Away will open the show, which starts at 10 p.m. Tickets are $12 at the door, or you can enter to win a free pair of tickets right here.

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Ticket Giveaway: Zoso at Tipitina’s on October 24

We’re giving away a pair of tickets to see Zoso at Tipitina’s on October 24. Zoso formed in 1995 to pay tribute to legendary rock band Led Zeppelin, and they haven’t slowed down yet. Alvin Youngblood Hart’s Muscle Theory will open for Zoso. Doors open at 9 p.m., the show starts at 10 p.m., and [...]

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Ticket Giveaway: Of Montreal
at the Howlin’ Wolf 10/24

We’re giving away a pair of tickets to see Of Montreal at the Howlin’ Wolf on October 24. Doors open at 9 p.m., and the show starts at 10 p.m. with openers Pillar Point. Tickets are $15, or you can fill out the form below for your chance to win!

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Macy Gray at Tipitina's

Photos: Macy Gray at Tipitina’s, October 22, 2014

Macy Gray put on a tremendous show at Tipitina’s on Wednesday, October 22, accompanied by openers The Honorable South and Cary Nokey. Check out these pictures from the always emotive Macy Gray’s show. All photos by Elsa Hahne and Golden G. Richard, III. Click here to view the gallery on Flickr.

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Leo Bud Welch, Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest, Elsa Hahne and Golden G. Richard, III, OffBeat Magazine

Photos: Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest, October 17-19, 2014

Some of the best blues musicians in the world descended on New Orleans for the 2014 Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest from October 17-19. Check out this photo gallery from the event. All photos by Elsa Hahne and Golden G. Richard, III. Click here to view the gallery on Flickr.

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New Orleans Concert Picks of the Week: October 23 – October 29, 2014

Hungry for live music… Look no further! Here’s OffBeat’s look at New Orleans’ top concerts for the week of October 23 – October 29, 2014 featuring: Los Hombres Calientes, Davis Rogan, Christian Scott Quintet, Raphael Bas and Norbert Slama, Glen David Andrews, Bayou Rum Blues Jam Competition, Hill Country Hounds, and more! Full ScheduleLouisiana Music on TourAdd a New Listing   [...]

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What to Do in New Orleans on October 25, 2014

The upcoming weekend in New Orleans is packed with incredible events. There are so many varied things that you could do on Saturday, October 25, that we decided to pull them together in one place for you. Here are some of our top picks: Prostpect.3 Prospect.3 will hold a series of events to celebrate their [...]

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Trumpet Mafia, Photo by Stephen Maloney, OffBeat Magazine

Trumpet Mafia Explores the Connections Between Jazz and Hip-Hop

In the shady half of a brick courtyard along Frenchmen Street, the Trumpet Mafia has convened. On the eve of the band’s first public performance, an October 23 show at Tulane University as part of the Jazz at the Rat series, preparations have kicked into high gear. Half-finished iced coffees dot a patio table covered [...]

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