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Notes from Jazz Fest 2015: Day 1

Thoughts, observations, and opinions from the Fairgrounds about Jazz Fest 2015 from Web Editor Stephen Maloney. Jazz Fest 2015 got off to a great start despite the looming threat of […]

Photos: Jazz Fest 2015, Day 1, by Stephen Maloney

Just before the rain started falling, Wilco put on a great set on the Gentilly Stage, capping off a great start to Jazz Fest 2015. Earlier in the day, Paul […]

Photos: Jazz Fest 2015, Day 1, by Kim Welsh

Jazz Fest 2015 got off to a great start, despite the churning gray clouds that opened up into a downpour around 6 p.m., forcing an early end to the first […]

Ticket Giveaway: Shorty Fest on 4/30

We’re giving away a pair of tickets to Shorty Fest 2015 at Generations Hall on Thursday, April 30. The music will take place on three stages spread across Generations Hall. […]

Ticket Giveaway: The Word at the Joy Theater 4/26

We’re giving away a pair of tickets to see The Word at the Joy Theater on Sunday, April 26, at 10 p.m. The gospel/rock supergroup featuring Robert Randolph, John Medeski, […]

New Orleans Concert Picks of the Week: April 23 – April 29, 2015

Hungry for live music… Look no further! Here’s OffBeat’s look at New Orleans’ top concerts for the week of April 23 – April 29, 2015, featuring: Chris Thomas King, Eric […]

Shorty Fest 2015 Brings Together the Old and the New

Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews will raise money to help secure the future of New Orleans music while honoring Big Chief Monk Boudreaux at Shorty Fest 2015. The annual event, now […]

Louisiana Music Factory Jazz Fest Concert Series Lineup

Jazz Fest is upon us, and the Louisiana Music Factory will celebrate by hosting even more great music along with a few other events. From Rebirth to Woodenhead, Spencer Bohren, […]

Naked In Wonderland Spices Up Crawfish Season

Hot on the heels of the successful Dosti Music Project comes Naked In Wonderland, another innovative musical event by Sound Observatory New Orleans (SONO) that will take place this Monday. […]

Photos: Wanee Festival 2015 in Live Oak, Florida

A wide range of New Orleans musicians traveled to the Wanee Festival in Live Oak, Florida, for a few days of camping and music from April 16-18. Raw Oyster Cult, […]