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Here are live music events during the last 2 weeks of Mardi Gras season

Whether you’re doing your usual Mardi Gras celebrating as a local or playing tour guide to visiting friends and family, live music is a must-see during Mardi Gras. Below, we’ve […]

Folk Alliance International honors Preservation Hall, OffBeat & more

This year’s Folk Alliance International 2020 Conference honored some of our favorites here at the OffBeat offices. Cover star Charlie Gabriel got up on stage with Sandra and Ben Jaffe […]

NOLA Crawfish Festival is back with Anders Osborne, Art Neville tribute & more

The NOLA Crawfish Festival continues its fifth year of Music, crawfish and beer from April 27-29, during the week between Jazz Fest weekends at Central City BBQ’s Smoke Yard. The […]

OnBeat Sessions Season 2, Episode 2: The Soul Rebels

The Soul Rebels are a favorite since their 2019 release “Poetry in Motion,” join them as they perform “Rebellious,” and their hit “Real Life” on this episode of the OnBeat […]

Gendusa’s serves up old-school Italian in Kenner (& it’s worth the trip)

I just took a DNA test. Turns out I’m 100% not Italian, but that doesn’t stop the craving for amazing Italian food hitting me at least once a month. After […]

OffBeat Weekly Poll:​
Win A Pair of Tickets To See Perpetual Groove at Tipitina’s

If you take OffBeat’s Weekly Poll, you may win two tickets to see Perpetual Groove perform at Tipitina’s on Friday, January 31. The voting is complete for the OffBeat Music […]

Best of the B-eat: Here’s what we’re serving up at the OffBeat Awards

You already know the Best of the Beat awards spotlights and honors the insane amount of musical talent in our city. Whether they’re musicians, singers, or DJs, they’re top tier, […]

Full Performance Lineup for 2019 Best of the Beat Awards Released

The complete performance schedule for OffBeat’s 2019 Best of the Beat Awards has been announced. The annual awards ceremony honors local musicians and their contribution to what makes New Orleans […]

Check out photos from the Samantha Fish Cigar Box Guitar Festival

Over the past weekend, the Howlin’ Wolf in New Orleans hosted the Cigar Box Guitar Festival, which this year debuted its new name: The Samantha Fish Cigar Box Guitar Festival. […]