The 2019 Best of the Beat Music Awards will feature a tribute to Charlie Gabriel by the Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Lineup Announced for OffBeat’s 2019 Best of the Beat Awards; Tix On Sale Now!

The Best of the Beat Music Awards, presented by the OffBeat Music & Cultural Arts Foundation, is the annual awards ceremony honoring local music and musicians. The event features food from great local restaurants (including the Gumbo Shop, Nirvana, Breaux Mart, Barracuda, Bao & Noodle, King Cake Hub and many more), music from the best of our local musicians, including the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra members Alexey Marti Group; J & The Causeways; the Soul Rebels; Preservation Hall Jazz Band Tribute to Charlie Gabriel; Charlie Wooton Project featuring Arsène DeLay; and DJ Raj Smoove and guests. Come celebrate the best of New Orleans music and musicians of 2019 with a big blow-out!

At the January 30 awards ceremony and party, meet local musicians and music biz folk and enjoy food from over a dozen local vendors. The Best of The Beat is a project of the OffBeat Music and Cultural Arts Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and is a co-production of Positive Vibrations Foundation and this year takes place at the New Orleans Jazz Market.

To purchase tickets, click here.

Stay tuned for more restaurant announcements!

Check out photos from last year’s Awards here.

Sponsored by: OffBeat Media, Positive Vibrations Foundation, The New Orleans Jazz Market. New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, New Orleans Jazz Museum, WWL-TV, WYES, WWNO, WWOZ and WHIV (WHIV will broadcast the event live!).