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Video: ‘Family Guy’ pokes fun at New Orleans’ parade culture

Family Guy has made a few jokes about New Orleans over the years. They even built a whole episode—”Cool Hand Peter”—around the Crescent City back in 2011.  The long-running Fox […]

Video: Questlove joins young drummer for impromptu jam on Frenchmen Street

One New Orleans street musician found himself playing with a living legend when Questlove jammed with him after yesterday’s downpour. The young drummer, whose name is Darius, was performing on […]

Video: Dave Grohl jams with Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Jon Batiste on ‘Colbert’

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert always has a little bit of New Orleans flavor thanks to bandleader Jon Batiste, but the program has turned it up a notch this […]

Video: Dr. John joins Jon Batiste on ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’

Dr. John dropped by the Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night to join his friend, New Orleans native Jon Batiste, and his band Stay Human. While The Good Doctor […]

Video: Local network WGNO airs news report on Jazz Fest Bible

Putting together the Jazz Fest Bible is one of the biggest undertakings of the year at OffBeat, so we’re always happy to see other people get as excited about it […]

Video: Hurray for the Riff releases nostalgic music video for “Be My Baby”

“Be My Baby” is one of the greatest pop songs to come out of the ‘60s—no, one of the greatest pop songs of all time. You’re free to disagree with […]

Video: Wynton Marsalis speaks out about Trump’s proposed cuts to arts funding

New Orleans natives and jazz icons Wynton Marsalis and Jon Batiste dropped by CBS This Morning yesterday to talk about the legacy of composer and pianist John Lewis, but the […]

Video: The Revivalists debut Chuck Berry cover in Chicago

Like damn near every rock band in existence, New Orleans-based septet The Revivalists owes a debt to pioneering guitarist Chuck Berry. And like countless other rock bands across the globe, […]

Video: Chuck Berry electrifies the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival

Chuck Berry died on Saturday at the age of 90. The legendary guitarist and rock and roll pioneer was gearing up to release CHUCK, his first studio album in 38 […]

Video: Tank and the Bangas triumph with emotional Tiny Desk Concert

“Out of over 6,000 entries — more submissions than we’ve ever received — Tank and The Bangas won, unanimously, this year’s Tiny Desk Concert,” writes NPR’s Bob Boilen. “I fully expected […]