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OnBeat Sessions Season 2, Episode 2: The Soul Rebels

The Soul Rebels are a favorite since their 2019 release “Poetry in Motion,” join them as they perform “Rebellious,” and their hit “Real Life” on this episode of the OnBeat […]

Gendusa’s serves up old-school Italian in Kenner (& it’s worth the trip)

I just took a DNA test. Turns out I’m 100% not Italian, but that doesn’t stop the craving for amazing Italian food hitting me at least once a month. After […]

Best of the B-eat: Here’s what we’re serving up at the OffBeat Awards

You already know the Best of the Beat awards spotlights and honors the insane amount of musical talent in our city. Whether they’re musicians, singers, or DJs, they’re top tier, […]

Full Performance Lineup for 2019 Best of the Beat Awards Released

The complete performance schedule for OffBeat’s 2019 Best of the Beat Awards has been announced. The annual awards ceremony honors local musicians and their contribution to what makes New Orleans […]

Check out photos from the Samantha Fish Cigar Box Guitar Festival

Over the past weekend, the Howlin’ Wolf in New Orleans hosted the Cigar Box Guitar Festival, which this year debuted its new name: The Samantha Fish Cigar Box Guitar Festival. […]

OffBeat is co-sponsoring two Folk Alliance International showcases!

At this year’s Folk Alliance International Conference OffBeat will be presenting two showcases co-sponsored by WWOZ 90.7 FM. If you’re attending the festival, on Wednesday, January 22 at 8 p.m. […]

Sweet Crude Announces New Album ‘Officiel//Artificiel’ with ‘Déballez’

New Orleans-based Cajun French band Sweet Crude is back with a new single, “Déballez,” along with the announcement of upcoming album Officiel//Artificiel coming April 24 via VERVE Forecast. The six-piece […]

New Orleans French Film Festival returns for 23rd annual run in February

The New Orleans Film Society (NOFS) has announced the dates of the 23rd New Orleans French Film Festival which will occur February 27 – March 4 at the Prytania Theatre.  […]

Singer-Songwriter Robert Parker of ‘Barefootin’ Fame Has Died

Celebrated New Orleans singer-songwriter and saxophonist Robert Parker, writer of the 1960s smash-hit “Barefootin’,” has passed away at the age of 89.  In a one-sheet promo, Jerry Reuss shared details […]

NOBA ‘Evening of Stars’ to include Allen Toussaint dance tribute

The New Orleans Ballet Association (NOBA) will celebrate its 50th anniversary with the spectacular 50th Anniversary Evening of Stars on January 25 at 6 pm at the Mahalia Jackson Theater.  […]