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Erica Falls gives “Angels We Have Heard On High” a soulful, acoustic rendition (Premiere)

Today (December 14), Erica Falls is lending her voice to a holiday classic, in her rendition of “Angels We Have Heard On High.” Premiering at OffBeat.com, Falls’ version of the […]

There’s a free Ellis Marsalis concert happening this weekend

Thanks to the Jazz & Heritage Concert Series, the great Ellis Marsalis will put on a free performance in  New Orleans on Saturday, December 15. Marsalis will perform with his quintet […]

New Merch: Music Til Ya Die commemorative shirts (featuring Professor Longhair)

OffBeat is proud to announce a unique collaboration between three local women-owned businesses to produce a series of T-shirts and other merchandise dedicated to celebrating our musical icons. Jan Ramsey, owner […]

Rory Danger & The Danger Dangers to host “multi-sensory” holiday show

When OffBeat’s Brett Milano asked Rory Danger what comes along with a live show, her response was “We are nothing if not our own hero’s journey, traversing the high seas […]

Professor Longhair’s 100th Bday Bash: win tickets!

Professor Longhair would have turned 100 this month. Known as “Fess” for short, the “Bach of Rock” will be the honorary guest at his 100th birthday party on Wednesday, December […]

Best Of The Beat Awards Honors Walter Wolfman Washington: Full Lineup

Walter “Wolfman” Washington toasts 75 years of life this month, most of which have been devoted to music. The blues guitarist, singer and New Orleans native has a discography stretching […]

[Video] Jon Batiste Comes Home

New Orleans prodigy Jon Batiste came back to the city to perform at the Jazz Museum alongside Wendell Brunious, Trombone Shorty and the NOCCA Jazz Band. He talked to us […]

OffBeat Weekly Poll:​
Chance To Win Tickets to see
Rory Danger & the Danger Dangers
at Tipitina’s

Do you go to French Quarter Fest or Jazz Fest? Or both? Take the poll and get a chance to win tickets to Rory Danger and the Danger Dangers at Tipitina’s on December 20.

Win a pair of tickets to see John Waters at the Civic Theatre!

Just before his breakthrough with 1972’s “Pink Flamingos,” the filmmaker John Waters briefly lived in New Orleans. He returns to the city often, appearing at the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary […]