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Registration for the Irvin Mayfield School of Music Now Open

Online registration is now open for the Spring 2015 Saturday Program of the Irvin Mayfield School of Music, a popular and affordable children’s education program presented by the New Orleans […]

Photos: Machine Head at House of Blues New Orleans

Metal band Machine Head took over the House of Blues New Orleans on Friday, January 23, 2015. The Oakland based band powered through New Orleans on their two month, 42 […]

Photos: Best of the Beat Awards, January 22, 2015

The Best of the Beat Awards have come and gone, but memories of the amazing party will remain for years. With performances from Sweet Crude, the Honey Island Swamp Band, […]

Best of the Beat Winners Announced

Thank you to everyone who came out to the Best of the Beat Awards yesterday! It was a night of great music, great food, and great company. Here is the list of […]

DJ Soul Sister’s Krewe of King James Announces King

DJ Soul Sister and the Krewe of King James: Super Bad Sex Machine Strollers announced their first-ever honorary king, musician Nigel Hall. He’ll be riding on a float behind the […]

Jazz and Heritage School of Music to Host Auditions on 1/24

The Jazz and Heritage Foundation’s Don “Moose” Jamison Heritage School of Music will be hosting auditions for its Spring 2015 semester this Saturday at 10 a.m. The school is free […]

Best of the Beat is Tonight at Generations Hall!

The Best of the Beat Awards Ceremony will take place tonight at Generations Hall, and tickets are on sale now! Entertainment will be provided by BateBunda, The New Orleans Suspects, […]

New Orleans Concert Picks of the Week: January 22 – January 28, 2015

Hungry for live music… Look no further! Here’s OffBeat’s look at New Orleans’ top concerts for the week of January 22 – January 28, 2015, featuring: Rory Danger and the […]

Amzie Adams Mardi Gras Prints Now Available

We’re excited to announce that OffBeat’s online store is now carrying the limited edition 2015 Mardi Gras spirit mask print by colorful local artist Amzie Adams. The 12×15 poster features […]

Theodore Emile “Bo” Dollis

In a city of originals, Bo Dollis stood out. Over the last half century, he was an integral part of the Black New Orleans tradition of Mardi Gras Indians as […]