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What the DIY Music Scene Means to New Orleans

The ethos of New Orleans encompasses inclusion, community, and creativity. There is a seat at the table for everyone, no French Quarter crust punk or Uptown debutante left behind. The […]

NOLA MusicTech Conference to be held week of Jazz Fest

The NOLA MusicTech Conference will take place on April 29, 2020, when innovative minds of the current music business will coalesce. The conference will highlight the entrepreneurs, investors, service providers, […]

OffBeat Weekly Poll:​
Win A Pair of Tickets To Galactic’s Lundi Gras at Tipitina’s

What’s your favorite Mardi Gras FOOD? If you take OffBeat‘s Weekly Poll, you may win a pair tickets to Galactic’s Lundi Gras at Tipitina’s on Monday, February 24. To be […]

Mardi Gras Indian supergroup 79rs Gang is “Bout to Blow”

Mardi Gras Indian Chief duo 79rs Gang has released its lively single “79rs Bout to Blow.” Traditionally rivals from opposing tribes of the 9th and 7th wards in New Orleans, […]

OnBeat Sessions Season 2, Episode 4: SaxKixAve

  Rapper extraordinaire Alfred Banks teams up with Tank and the Bangas saxophonist Albert Allenback to form SaxKixAve.   OffBeat Media Directed by Noé Cugny Assisted by Camille Lenain, Lauren […]

Mardi Gras Indian Orchestra to perform epic show on Fat Tuesday

Mardi Gras Day brings the return of the all-star Mardi Gras Indian Orchestra, showcasing great New Orleans talent and culture. The event will begin at 3:30 p.m. on Fat Tuesday, […]

Contemporary Arts Center shares “evocative” Spring 2020 season

New Orleans’ Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) has unveiled details of its Spring 2020 season, which includes an array of music, dance and performances described as “evocative.” The season kicks off […]

Shorty Gras 2020: Trombone Shorty & Orleans Ave + Boyfriend (Photos)

On Saturday, February 15, 2020, Krewe of Freret hosted the inaugural post-parade Shorty Gras at Mardi Gras World. The epic party featured performances from Grand Marshal Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews, […]

Bassist Peter “Chuck” Badie & his 72 years in music to be honored

A reception is to be held to honor the legendary New Orleans jazz musician Peter “Chuck” Badie.  Badie is a jazz bassist who has been performing live in New Orleans […]