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2015 New Orleans Oyster Festival Shucks and Boogies

This weekend, May 30-31, the 2015 New Orleans Oyster Festival returns to the Woldenberg Riverfront Park at the Mississippi River. The festival is free and open to the public, and […]

Birdfoot Festival Takes Flight

If New Orleans’ musical heritage finds most of its glory it the blooming of jazz and blues, the city surely has room and appreciation for classical music, as the growth […]

Exclusive Video: Soul Remedy on Louisiana Jukebox

Louisiana Jukebox Exclusively on OffBeat.com Louisiana Jukebox Creator and Executive Producer Ernest Collins is bringing back the legendary local music and culture show as New Orleans Live. Check out Soul […]

Photos: Trumpet Black Funeral Second Line

Hundreds of mourners took to the streets of New Orleans on May 23, 2015, for the funeral of Travis “Trumpet Black” Hill. The late trumpeter, who passed away at the […]

Exclusive Video: The Magnolia Sisters on Louisiana Jukebox

Louisiana Jukebox Exclusively on OffBeat.com Louisiana Jukebox Creator and Executive Producer Ernest Collins is bringing back the legendary local music and culture show as New Orleans Live. Check out The […]

Bookoo Rueda Celebrates Cuban Dance With A Weekend of Events

Beginning Friday, May 22nd, the Bookoo Rueda Cultural Association (BRCA) and Congo Square Preservation Society celebrate the profound and longstanding ties between Cuba and the US with three days of […]

Greek Fest 2015 Celebrates the Year of the Kalamata

Memorial Day Weekend in New Orleans has meant one thing for the last four decades: Greek Fest at Holy Trinity Cathedral. This year’s festivities, which will take place at 1200 […]

New Treme Mural Honors Trumpet Black

Last week, graffiti artist Brandan “B-Mike” Odums (most renowned for his towering “ExhibitBE” masterpiece in Algiers) completed a two-story mural at the corner of North Claiborne and Governor Nicholls memorializing […]

New Orleans Concert Picks of the Week: May 21 – May 27, 2015

Hungry for live music… Look no further! Here’s OffBeat’s look at New Orleans’ top concerts for the week of May 21 – May 27, 2015, featuring: Tim Laughlin and Crescent […]

Former Blue Note Records President Bruce Lundvall Dies at 79

Former Blue Note Records President Bruce Lundvall has passed away at the age of 79 after a bout with Parkinson’s disease. Lundvall was known by all for his lifelong passion […]