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YouTube du Jour: Musicians for Mitch Press Conference

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iDdCdX4Y2vU[/youtube]Wednesday night, the House of Blues hosted “Musicians for Mitch,” a fundraiser for mayoral candidate Mitch Landrieu. The star-studded event was emceed by Jazz Fest’s Quint Davis and paraded a […]

YouTube du Jour: Quintron’s Drum Buddy Arcade

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPMKKsah2Mc[/youtube] In our current Mardi Gras issue, Abby Lunetta wrote about the newest exhibition at the New Orleans Art Museum, Parallel Universe: Quintron and Miss Pussycat Live at City Park. […]

Slideshow: Quintron and Miss Pussycat Exhibit Opening at NOMA

Quintron and Miss Pussycat’s new exhibit, Parallel Universe: Quintron and Miss Pussycat Live at City Park,  opened at the New Orleans Art Museum with a party this past Friday, January […]

Slideshow: Yonder Mountain String Band at House of Blues, January 28, 2010

This past Thursday, January 28, bluegrass/jam group Yonder Mountain String Band played at House of Blues. OffBeat photographer Kyle Petrozza took these photos of the band and their fans in […]

YouTube du Jour: “Black & Gold Super Bowl”

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RhvjZo1QSw[/youtube]K-Gates samples the best of the Ying Yang Twins’ “Halftime (Stand Up and Get Crunk)” for his celebration of this year’s Saints.

First Look: The Jazz Fest Poster

[UPDATED BELOW] Here’s the first look at this year’s Jazz Fest poster saluting Louis Prima. Unfortunately, the email with the image came without the artist’s name, so we’ll update that […]

Louisiana Winners at the Grammy Awards

Louisiana musicians made another strong showing at the Grammy Awards last night, with The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (NOJO) taking home the prize for “Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album” with […]

Music for James Perry: Tonight at the Howlin’ Wolf

The first morning of February means we’re getting closer and closer to the big day. Well no, not the Black & Gold Super Bowl. And no, not Mardi Gras either. […]


The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra has won a Grammy!

McManus Nights

Guitarist Terrence McManus is an important part of New York City and Brooklyn’s improv and jazz scenes, and he’s in New Orleans starting tonight for a series of performances with […]