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Five new murals to be unveiled in New Orleans, including art from B-Mike

On Saturday, June 1, five large-scale murals will be unveiled in Downtown New Orleans. Presented by the Helis Foundation, the murals — collectively titled “Unframed” – are a project spearheaded by […]

The Rolling Stones will perform in New Orleans on July 14

The Rolling Stones announcing a New Orleans date on a tour would make news any time, but today’s announcement is of particular significance for the city. After the iconic rock […]

[Video] Alabama Slim and Timothy Duffy

Originally from Tuscaloosa, Alabama Slim has lived in New Orleans since 1965. Close to his cousin Little Freddie King, the 80-year-old bluesman has received important financial support from the non-profit Music Maker […]

OffBeat Weekly Poll:​
Chance To Win Tickets
to see Charlie Wilson at Smoothie King Center

Which one do you prefer: Top Taco or Bayou Boogaloo? Take our poll and get a chance to win a pair of tickets to see Charlie Wilson with special guests Joe, and Johnny Gill and Ralph Tresvant (of New Edition) performing at the Smoothie King Center on Sunday, September 1, 2019.

Win a pair of VIP tickets to Cathead Jam in Jackson, Mississippi!

The makers of Cathead Vodka are throwing Cathead Jam, a music festival in Jackson, Mississippi on May 31 and June 1. The lineup includes The Revivalists, Umphrey’s McGee, Anderson East, Greensky […]

Rap Legend Rakim is Coming to New Orleans July 6, with The Soul Rebels

William Michael Griffin Jr., aka Rakim, is bringing his legendary MC skills to New Orleans this summer The Big Easy welcomes Rakim with open ears, ready to listen live to the […]

Bayou Boogaloo returns this weekend, with a new $10 admission fee

From May 17 through 19, the Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo returns to the banks of Bayou St. John, but this year will be different from years past. Festival organizers have announced […]

George Benson’s May 21 New Orleans appearance has been cancelled

UPDATE: This event has been cancelled due to unforeseen scheduling conflicts. All refunds can be obtained at point of purchase. In April, legendary jazz guitarist, singer and songwriter George Benson released […]

TuneCore to host Artist Consultations event with Raj Smoove, Nesby Phips & more

On Wednesday, May 15, the world’s leading digital music aggregator, TuneCore, will host an Artist Consultations panel in New Orleans. Music industry professionals will be on site to provide musicians with insight […]