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Preview New Dax Riggs Today, Tomorrow

Former Acid Bath/Deadboy and The Elephantmen vocalist Dax Riggs releases his new album, Say Goodnight to the World, August 3. He has been previewing the new album live at One […]

YouTube du Jour: Joe McPhee

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9m0qLymXyY[/youtube] Tonight at the Big Top, sax player Joe McPhee joins the rhythm section from Norwegian avant-garde band The Thing at 8 p.m. Here’s McPhee with drummer Paal Nilssen-Love of […]

YouTube du Jour: Johnny V and Mike Dillon

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=guM8GFgXnLA[/youtube] Tonight, the Trio featuring Johnny Vidacovich and George Porter, Jr. play their weekly show at the Maple Leaf. Here’s Vidacovich practicing at home with frequent collaborator Mike Dillon.

OffBeat Up for Six Press Club Awards

[UPDATED] Last night, the nominations for this year’s Press Club of New Orleans Awards, and we’re pleased that OffBeat‘s up for six awards. The awards hosted by retired WDSU meteorologist Dan […]

YouTube du Jour: Sonny Landreth

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M9yXgjcqH2E[/youtube] Sonny Landreth is part of the Jimmy Buffett and Friends lineup. Here he is backstage showing off his technique to Guitar Player magazine.

Buffett, Toussaint Raise Awareness in Gulf Shores

[UPDATED] Jimmy Buffett has long been identified with the Gulf Coast and life on the water, so it’s no surprise that on Thursday, July 1, he’s hosting Jimmy Buffett and […]

YouTube du Jour: Treme

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCEuqoXAhAE[/youtube] On Sunday, the first season of HBO’s Treme ended. Here’s a look inside the show produced by David Simon and Eric Overmyer.

Charlemagne Coming to New Orleans

Manno Charlemagne is a virtual unknown in the United States. Bernard Pearce of One Man Machine hopes to change that. This fall, he’ll be bringing the Haitian singer to Louisiana […]

Verti Marte Benefit Tonight

Just before dawn on Saturday, May 29, Verti Marte, the French Quarter grocery whose massive sandwiches and po-boys were staples in the diets of many New Orleanians, burned. As is […]

Dr. John Meets Larry King

Dr. John has been active in support of environmental causes, performing with the Voice of the Wetland Allstars, recording City That Care Forgot, speaking out against Shell a year ago […]