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Aurora Nealand and the Royal Roses
Set Maison Swinging

Aurora Nealand and the Royal Roses played a spectacular show on Monday, September 29, at Maison on Frenchmen Street, where they have a regular weekly gig. This group of New Orleans trad jazz royalty brought their signature sparkle to three sets of traditional and original numbers, spurring a handful of joyous, swing-inclined audience members onto [...]

New Orleans Concert Picks of the Week: May 23 – 29, 2013

Hungry for live music… Look no further! Here’s OffBeat’s look at New Orleans’ top concerts for the week of May 23 – 29, 2013 featuring: Andrew Duhon, Kermit Ruffins and the Barbecue Swingers, Alvin Youngblood Hart’s Muscle Theory, Betty Shirley, Aurora Nealand and the Royal Roses, Johnny Sansone and John Fohl, and the Bantam Foxes. [...]

NOLA GIRL JAM 2013 Heads to U.S. Mint This Weekend

Join the ladies of Nola Girl Jam 2013, Friday, March 1st through Sunday, March 3rd, as they transport you to a time of chorus girls, bawdy vocalists, and intoxicating hot jazz and dance, all to celebrate the artistic achievements of women in jazz history. Nola Girl Jam will host their Second Annual ‘Nola Girl Jam,’ [...]

OffBeat’s Concert Picks of the Week: February 21-27, 2013

Louisiana Music on Tour Full Concert Calendar   THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21 Hi-ho Lounge: Soundclash featuring Ski Beatz and Nesby Phips (HH) 8p Little Gem Saloon: Ingrid Lucia (JV) 8p New Orleans Arena: Kid Rock (RK) 7:30p Ogden Museum of Southern Art: Ogden After Hours feat. Chris Thomas King (BL) 6p Palm Court Jazz Café: Leroy [...]

The New Swing Street: Frenchmen Street’s Trad Jazz Explosion

Check through the arts columns of the New York Times these days and there is scarcely a mention of traditional jazz. Yes, there is jazz coverage: bebop, free form, jazz-rock fusion. Perfunctory perhaps, but it’s there at least, in what has become our national newspaper. But trad jazz? It’s a curiosity out of the past [...]

YouTube du Jour: Aurora Nealand and the Royal Roses

This week, we’re chin-deep in the Best of the Beat here at OffBeat World Headquarters. On Wednesday, we have our industry-only Business Awards at the newly renovated Joy Theater, and Friday we have the Best of the Beat at Generations Hall starting at 6 p.m. All week long, we’re working with WVUE on Best of [...]