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St. Joseph’s 2018 Mardi Gras Indians Celebrations (Photos)

Though Super Sunday was postponed from March 18 to March 25, St. Joseph’s Day and Night on March 19 were filled with revelry. Photographer Kim Welsh documented the celebrations, beginning […]

Pres Hall Foundation Starts “SousaFund” In Response To Austin Bombings

There was a worldwide response when Preservation Hall’s Ben Jaffe announced the theft of his iconic sousaphone. After a plea for its return went viral, it was thankfully brought back […]

Shorty Fest Returns For Jazz Fest Season, Bigger And Better Than Ever

Of all the auxiliary items on the Jazz Fest seasonal menu, Shorty Fest is the largest by a long shot, and the most appetizing to sponsors and deep-pocketed donors alike. […]

OffBeat Radio, Episode 12: St. Joseph’s Day, Hogs for the Cause & More

On the March 18, 2018 episode of OffBeat Radio, host Stacey Leigh Bridewell discusses St. Joseph’s Day, the postponement of Super Sunday and tons of news from OffBeat.com including: The […]

Cratediggers Rejoice! Record Raid Coming To New Orleans Jazz Museum

Looking for some new vinyl to add to your collection? Rejoice, because Record Raid is back. On Sunday, March 25 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the New Orleans Jazz […]

Big Sam’s Funky Nation Is “Buzzin'” On New Single & Forthcoming LP

It’s been a huge week for one of the Crescent City’s biggest funk bands. Big Sam’s Funky Nation just released their newest single “Buzzin’ ,” the first sneak peek into their […]

New Compilation Album To Raise Money For Musicians’ Clinic And WHIV

In true New Orleans fashion, music and advocacy are going hand-in-hand. Host of local radio show “Musicians, Mentors, and Barroom Heroes,” Laura DeFazio, is campaigning to raise money for a […]

Rod Stewart Replaces Aretha Franklin In Jazz Fest 2018 Lineup

Update: Aretha Franklin, previously announced as headlining talent for Jazz Fest 2018, has been replaced. Rod Stewart will take her slot on Saturday, April 28. According to a press statement […]

Bonerama To Perform At “Big Lebowski Jam” For Film’s 20th Anniversary

Dude. The Big Lebowski Jam is coming to town. In conjunction with Winter Circle Productions, Joy Theater will be putting on a unique collision of film and live music on […]

Super Sunday 2018 Postponed Until March 25

Update: Super Sunday 2018 has been postponed from its original date of Sunday, March 18 to Sunday, March 25. The postponement comes as a result of a severe rain threat […]