Tag Archives: concerts

OffBeat’s Valentine’s Day 2014
Oh-So-Sweet Concert Guide

Yes, there are many ways to show your special someone just how much you love them on Valentine’s Day, but in New Orleans, nothing says true love like tickets to one (or two, or three) of the best live, local music concerts in town on Cupid’s holiday. What better way to serenade your sweetie than [...]

Dave Matthews And Tim Reynolds Kick-Off 2014 At New Saenger Theatre

If the Saenger Theatre’s show schedule keeps booming like it has during its re-opening season, the restored movie palace turned performing arts theatre is going to rise right back up to its status as the New Orleans venue with the most memorable concerts. Today, Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds announced that they will play two [...]

PHOTOS: Trombone Shorty plays Charlottesville Amphitheatre
with Grace Potter

Shorty just don’t stop. Our own Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue opened up for Grace Potter and the Nocturnals on August 14 at the Charlottesville Amphitheatre  in Virigina – one of Charlottesville’s largest venues. Shorty’s new album, Say This to Say That, is out September 10 on Verve Records. New Jersey-raised and Virginia-based contributing photographer, [...]

George Porter Jr. & Runnin’ Pardners with Mia Borders at Tipitina’s on Friday, March 29

  A man always as busy as he is funky, George Porter Jr. will be playing in the coming months with the Funky Meters, the Meter Men, and Fleur Debris. But first he hits Tipitina’s this weekend for a show with his long-running band as a leader, the Runnin’ Pardners. The band’s latest album, Can’t [...]

Photo Recap: Meschiya Lake and the Little Big Horns at the Little Gem Saloon

Following the extensive renovation of one of New Orleans most neglected historic landmarks, the Little Gem Saloon opened its doors in late December, housing a swanky restaurant and jazz club in the century-old South Rampart Street structure where legendary musicians such as Buddy Bolden and Jelly Roll Morton once shaped the sound of popular music [...]

New Orleans Live Music Tonight: Wednesday, December 5

Hungry for live music… Look no further. Here’s OffBeat’s look at New Orleans’ top shows for tonight, Wednesday, December 5, 2012: Walter “Wolfman” Washington & the Roadmasters, Kipori “Baby Wolf” Woods and Colin Lake. Who: Walter “Wolfman” Washington & the Roadmasters Where: d.b.a. (map) When: 10:00 p.m. Why: When the Wolfman is on the prowl, [...]

New Orleans Live Music Tonight: Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Hungry for live music… Look no further. Here’s OffBeat’s look at New Orleans’ top shows for tonight, Tuesday, December 4, 2012: Ben Labat & the Happy Devil, Gregory Agid, and John Rankin and Todd Duke. Who: Ben Labat & the Happy Devil Where: Chickie Wah Wah (map) When: 6:30 p.m. Why: Raceland, Louisiana native Labat [...]

New Orleans Live Music Tonight: Monday, December 3

Hungry for live music… Look no further. Here’s OffBeat’s look at tonight’s top shows: Kristina Morales & the Bayou Shufflers, Papa Grows Funk and Joe Cabral. Who: Kristina Morales & the Bayou Shufflers Where: Spotted Cat (map) When: 10:00 p.m. Why: Alluring songstress Morales is one of New Orleans’ best kept secrets. With an excellent [...]

Dirty Projectors Play House of Blues, August 4, 2012

The one thing I didn’t expect out of Swing Lo Magellan was to find out Dirty Projectors have a classic rock side in the first song “Offspring are Blank.” This banging of heads is but a dalliance, as the group settles into an R&B deconstruction flavored with the Andrew Sisters harmonies of Amber Coffman and [...]

YouTube du Jour: Go-Go Swing Documentary

When Chuck Brown died on May 16 this year, it marked not only the loss of a great musician, but the rare passing of a cultural founding father. Brown is credited with creating and popularizing go-go, a subgenre of funk music that, despite ups and downs in national and worldwide popularity, has remained a potent [...]