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OnBeat Sessions, Episode 7: Dappa

OFFBEAT’S ORIGINAL VIDEO SERIES, “ONBEAT SESSIONS” IS HERE! OffBeat and Loyola University are proud to unveil the latest cooperative video series that highlights New Orleans’ rich musical talent: OnBeat Sessions. Our […]

Beignet Fest releases menu, putting taste buds in extra sweet submission

On the first Saturday of October, the 4th Annual Beignet Fest presented by French Market Coffee is set to entertain your taste buds into extra sweet submission. Revelers will enjoy […]

Loyola University now offers group therapy for service-industry pros

The Loyola University Center for Counseling and Education (LCCE) opened in 2019, after Louisiana had been ranked 45th in access to care. Hosted by Loyola University New Orleans’ Department of […]

Greg Schatz is building a robot in his animated music video (Premiere)

Earlier this year, singer-songwriter Greg Schatz released the concept album, Amoebotics. Today (August 16), he premieres the animated music video for its latest single, “I’m Building a Robot.” Described as […]

Lynn Drury performs NOLAmericana series with guest musicians at Loa Bar

When Lynn Drury moved to New Orleans in the late nineties, she had already been subjected to the sound of folky blues from her time living in Yazoo City, MS […]

CANCELLED: Hip-Hop icon Nas to perform at Upbeat Academy benefit

Nas’ scheduled appearance at Upbeat Academy Foundation’s anniversary benefit concert on August 24 has been cancelled due to “unforeseen circumstances.” The event has not been rescheduled as of August 15, […]

New Orleans Children’s Chorus to hold placement hearings

With the announcement of placement hearings for the 2019 to 2020 season, the New Orleans Children’s Chorus is calling all singers in the age range of five to 16 years […]

OffBeat Weekly Poll:​
Chance To Win Tickets
to see the Kudzu Kings

Will you watch Ken Burns’ new documentary, Country Music? Take our poll and get a chance to win a air of tickets to see The Kudzu Kings at Tipitina’s on Saturday, August 24.

In The Pink: Derrick Freeman of The Low End Theory Players (Video)

In this week’s IN THE PINK video, we speak with multi-hyphenate performer DERRICK “SMOKER” FREEMAN of LOW END THEORY PLAYERS. He and his band will perform for free at Tipitina’s […]