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New Orleans’ Next Art Stars Compete At RAW Artists’ RAWards November 14

UPDATE: RAW:NOLA released the official list of the RAW Artists 2013 New Orleans RAWards Winners on Friday, November 15. Here they are: Music: Tank and the Bangas Performing Art: FreeQuency Visual Art: Artist Emily Lovejoy Photo: Eric J. Nunez Photography Film: Andrew Bryan Fashion: Romey Roe Accessories: Axiom NOLA Hair: Kristal Shannon Makeup: Angela René [...]

Will It Be Street Kings,
Or Street Queens, This Saturday?

Three years ago, the folks at Red Bull energy drink’s national network wanted to know who the best brass band in New Orleans was at the time. In order to find out, they called on a panel of New Orleans culture-bearers to nominate bands and vet those that applied for the freshly created “Red Bull [...]

“Red Bull Street Kings I” Documentary Film Premiere
October 3

Three years ago, Red Bull energy drink’s international program that scouts unique, localized culture to highlight under the banner of competition challenged New Orleans brass bands to the ultimate battle of the bands: a second line contest. Without a doubt, there is no where else in the world where you could host such a battle, [...]

Shreveport’s Kelcy Mae Competes in Pepsi’s “Gulf Coast Jam”

Singer/songwriter Kelcy Mae, an artist we’ve long admired here at OffBeat (and occasionally published as a freelance writer), is now a contestant in a national country/rock competition jointly sponsored by the Sonicbids website and Pepsi-Cola. All 24 artists hail from the Gulf Coast and are competing for the title of “Southern Original.” The winners will [...]

CONTEST: Taste What’s New
At The New Orleans Food Co-Op

With fall just around the corner, that means it’s time to start thinking about harvest season. OffBeat helps get your musings going with our annual food issue each September (check it out online now here), and one of the city’s freshest places to get organic foods, plus unique suggestions for alternative recipes and healthy eating [...]

WIN TICKETS: D.L. Hughley and
Eddie Griffin crack up the Saenger

Two of the most outspoken comedians around, D.L. Hughley and Eddie Griffin, are coming to the Saenger Theater on Friday, October 4. You can expect a sharp take on social and political issues from both, along with a few “did he really say that?”- type moments. D.L. Hughley is a man who wants you to [...]

Show Postponed:
Mumford & Sons Concert
[Re-scheduled for 9/16]

CONCERT RE-SCHEDULE DATE: Monday, September 16 at Mardi Gras World All previously purchased tickets honored at gate. PLEASE SEE CONCERT UPDATE BELOW. British superstars Mumford and Sons, along with opening acts Mystery Jets and Michael Kiwanuka, will bring their seemingly ubiquitous brand of stomp-happy folk rock to Mardi Gras World on Thursday, June 13. Their [...]

Double Ticket Giveaway: Steve Earle, John Hiatt at the House of Blues

It’s giveaway time, and OffBeat and the House of Blues are at it again. Except this time, the stakes are higher… We’re throwing down a pair of balcony tickets for both Steve Earle’s show on Friday, October 12 and John Hiatt’s show next Wednesday, October 17 ($300 value). To enter into the drawing, simply fill [...]

Crescent City Blues and BBQ Fest T-Shirt Design Contest

Calling all visual artists:The Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival is holding a t-shirt design contest for their upcoming, October event. The winner will snag $320 cash and couple of VIP passes to the October 12-14 festival. Festival organizers are looking a fun, lively, easy to read image that captures the essence of the blues, [...]

Michael Glassberg of Hotel Monteleone Wins Melodic Mixology Cocktail Competition

In June, OffBeat announced a new cocktail contest we co-sponsored along with Herbsaint: The Melodic Mixology Competition. The rules were simple: New Orleans-area bartenders were asked to make an original cocktail recipe that met three guidelines: 1. it used Legendre Herbsaint 100 Proof, 2. it used no more than 7 ingredients, and 3. the cocktail [...]