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Trombonist Glen David Andrews posts bail following accusations of robbery and domestic abuse

Glen David Andrews, a prominent trombonist in the New Orleans jazz and blues scenes, could face prison time if convicted of the crimes he’s been accused of, which took place […]

The deadline to submit films for Southern Screen festival is approaching

Southern Screen–a local, non-profit organization focusing on the art of storytelling in film, music, podcast, and other entertainment mediums–is accepting film submissions for the ninth Southern Screen Festival in Lafayette, […]

Virginia’s 30th Annual Bayou Boogaloo continues New Orleans tradition

For the 30th straight year Norfolk, Virginia paid homage to New Orleans, inviting 20 arts and crafts vendors, 15 food vendors and many of the city’s best musicians to the 30th Annual […]

Essence Festival 2019: Photos & Video

The 25th annual Essence Festival took place in New Orleans from July 5-7, 2019. The action wasn’t limited to the main stage of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Below, check out photos […]

OffBeat & Loyola University present: OnBeat Sessions video series, Ep. 1

OffBeat and Loyola University are proud to unveil the OnBeat Sessions, a video series that highlights musical talent in New Orleans. Eight performances shot at Loyola will be aired throughout […]

The Two’s merge ’70s Prog, ’80s Underground & classically-trained Cello

Ruby Rendrag and Suki Kuehn are two musicians who today (July 5) are introducing themselves as a duo, The Two’s. The vocalist/guitarist and cellist, respectively, consider themselves an “alternative” singer-songwriter […]

Al Copeland Foundation’s 4th Chicken Jam toasts Fried Chicken Day

Did you know this Saturday is National Fried Chicken Day? I’m not clucking with you. Your Independence weekend just got better. Indulge and do good at the same damn time […]

Celebrate 87 years of Preservation Hall’s Charlie Gabriel at Charlie Gras

Charlie Gabriel is a member of the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. He doubles as a saxophonist and clarinetist, and he serves as the Preservation Hall Foundation’s musical director. Throughout his […]

The Blues Foundation now accepting submissions for 2019 Blues Music Awards

The Blues Foundation is now accepting submissions for the 2020 Blues Music Awards. If the recording was (or will be) released between Nov. 1, 2018 and Oct. 31, 2019, then […]