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Ticket Giveaway: NOLA ChristmasFest Through December 24

We’re giving away three pairs of tickets to the NOLA ChristmasFest at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center through December 24. Enter below for your chance to win tickets to […]

New Orleans Concert Picks of the Week: December 18 – December 24, 2014

Hungry for live music… Look no further! Here’s OffBeat’s look at New Orleans’ top concerts for the week of December 18 – December 24, 2014 featuring: Shotgun Jazz Band, the Parishioners, […]

Drawn to New Orleans: Matt Dethrow

In the past five years, Matt Dethrow and the other members of Todd Day Wait’s Pig Pen have become familiar winter faces on the streets of the French Quarter and […]

Kermit Ruffins Throws 50th Birthday Bash at the House of Blues

If Kermit Ruffins is throwing a party, you know it’s going to be a good one. And if it’s his own 50th birthday party, there’s probably no better show in […]

Dix Pack’a Sixie: 12 Yats of Christmas Turns 25

“Ya’ got nuttin’ to do dis Christmas night ‘cept fall asleep wit’ a sammitch’ on ya’ lap?” asks Benny Grunch. Well, Grunch certainly has something to do. He and his […]

BUKU 2015 Lineup Announced

The initial lineup for the 2015 BUKU Music + Art Project has been announced, and it is already apparent that some heavy hitters will be returning to New Orleans for […]

Lower 9th Ward Living Museum Launches Fundraiser for Wheelchair Ramp

The Lower 9th Ward Living Museum recently launched a fundraising campaign to build a wheelchair ramp and expand their after school children’s programs. The multimedia collection was created in the […]

Night of 1,000 Bookers Takes Over the Maple Leaf on December 17

Join us in celebrating James Booker’s 75th Birthday at “A Night Of 1,000 Bookers” at the Maple Leaf on Wednesday, December 17, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. There’s no […]

Spencer Bohren’s Snug Harbor Christmas Extravaganza Returns

For the eighteenth year running, multi-talented roots troubadour Spencer Bohren is gathering a motley collection of his musical friends and family members to perform at his annual Snug Harbor Christmas […]

Hurray for the Riff Raff Wrote NPR’s “Political Folk Song of the Year”

Alynda Lee Segarra and Hurray for the Riff Raff have landed on many “song of the year” lists as 2014 draws to a close. It should come as no surprise […]