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Video: Russell Welch Hot Quartet at Louisiana Music Factory

Russell Welch and his Hot Quartet performed at the Louisiana Music Factory on Saturday, February 21, 2015. Welch performed his song “Explaining Places” from the album Mississippi Gypsy. OffBeat intern […]

Sundays on Frenchmen Street: A Musical Journey

Sunday nights may have a reputation for being on the quieter side, but that doesn’t mean you won’t find more superb music in New Orleans than you know what to […]

New Marigny Venue Vetted by Locals

The initial public meeting to introduce the construction of new venue with its entrance opening onto Frenchmen Street drew a large crowd of locals who appeared largely opposed to the construction. […]

StoryCorps MobileBooth Comes to New Orleans

This spring, the Storycorps MobileBooth is coming to New Orleans from March 12 to April 8. The MobileBooth will be parked at Doerr Furniture, 914 Elysian Fields Avenue at Burgundy […]

YLC Wednesdays at the Square 2015 Lineup Released

The Young Leadership Council has released the lineup for its 2015 Wednesdays at the Square concert series. Held in Lafayette Square every Wednesday afternoon from March 11 through May 27, […]

Louisiana Music Factory Celebrates Its First Year on Frenchmen

The Louisiana Music Factory has become such a fixture on Frenchmen Street that it’s hard to imagine it anywhere else. But the iconic music store and long-time recipient of the […]

Photos: Vietnamese New Year Celebration

This past weekend, the city’s Vietnamese community rang in the Year of the Goat with the three-day Tet Celebration held at Mary Queen of Vietnam Church in New Orleans East. […]

The Trailer Park Boys Are Still Drunk, High, and Unemployed

The Trailer Park Boys are taking their “Still Drunk, High and Unemployed” Tour to New Orleans with a show on February 25 at the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing […]

The Word Comes to Town for Jazz Fest

New Orleans will be getting a double dose of The Word in April as the pedal steel guitar driven gospel and blues band comes to town for Jazz Fest. The […]

Pisces Party at the Blue Nile Will be a Fishy Good Time

On March 3, the sixth annual Pisces Party – a celebration in honor of those born under the zodiac’s fish sign – will be held at Blue Nile (appropriately enough), […]