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The New Orleans Jazz Market Opens for Business

The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra will celebrate the grand opening of the Peoples Health New Orleans Jazz Market with several events this weekend, beginning with the official ribbon-cutting ceremony on […]

NOAAHH Distributes $26,000 to Local Charities

This past month, New Orleans Artists Against Hunger and Homelessness (NOAAHH), co-founded in 1985 by Allen Toussaint and Art Neville, distributed $26,000 in grants to 14 charitable organizations in the […]

Video: Mahalia’s New Orleans at Newcomb College

On March 7, the Newcomb College Institute’s Skau Art and Music fund sponsored a concert and conference in honor of the great gospel singer Mahalia Jackson. Irma Thomas, Dr. Michael […]

The Sound of a City Exhibit Makes Waves in Berlin

The New Orleans music scene is getting an extra special spotlight through an art exhibit featuring OffBeat in Berlin. Going on through April 26th in Berlin, a month-long exhibit called […]

Nigel Hall Parts Ways with Nth Power

Soul-funk supercrew the Nth Power, currently on their “Funkapower” tour with Cory Henry & the Funk Apostles, confirmed today that keyboard player Nigel Hall has departed the band. Hall made […]

French Television Show Music Explorer Seeks Francophone Singers

Filming and casting crews for French television show Music Explorer (in which four well-known singers from France travel to four different francophone regions of the world to audition local artists) […]

B.J. Crosby Passes Away at 62

New Orleans-born singer and entertainer B.J. Crosby (born Joanne Crayton) passed on this past Friday, a sad loss for the city and world. Born in 1952, Crosby got her start […]

OffBeat Seeking French Quarter Fest Volunteers

Want to get involved in the music scene, work with one of the city’s most renowned publications, and help support the extraordinary musical culture that exists only in New Orleans? OffBeat […]

My Sweet Lawd: George Harrison Tribute at Tipitina’s

After the success of their Paul McCartney and John Lennon tribute concerts, a bunch of the usual suspects–including Davis Rogan, Jonathan Pretus, Debbie Davis, Andre Bohren, and Darcy Malone Boye–are […]

French Quarter Fest 2015 Daily Cube Schedule

The full daily cube schedule for French Quarter Fest 2015 has been released! Now you can see exactly who is playing when and on what stage, and with over 1,400 […]