Seattle alt-rockers Band of Horses played to a sold-out crowd at the House of Blues last night. Ben Bridwell and co. were originally set to tour with Willie Nelson as part of the cross-country Railroad Revival lineup but announced the HOB date after the 2012 edition was scrapped. Following a terrific set by local opener [...]
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Last weekend, Pensacola Beach played host to the fourth annual DeLuna Fest. Altogether, the three-day, four-stage late summer beach bash featured 69 acts. Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters and the Zac Brown Band hedlined the festival, and DJ Jazzy Jeff and Diplo provided nightcaps on Friday and Saturday, respectively. Among others, bands such as the Ben [...]
Even with an uncommonly early start time at One Eyed Jacks—9 p.m. for the headliner!—the Alabama Shakes packed the room to the point that those of us who arrived shortly before 9 p.m. bumped into an impenetrable wall of backs five or so feet inside the door. But the show was a reminder that soul [...]
Last night, Bright Eyes returned to New Orleans to play the House of Blues. Photographer Erika Goldring was there and came back with the visual evidence.
Photographer Erika Goldring shot folk cellist Ben Sollee last night at the House of Blues’ Parish. Here are a couple of the highlights:
Robert Plant and his Band of Joy (Friday, April 29) were filmed for The Artists Den series. At the series’ website, you can hear a live version of “Angel Dance” and see shots from the show by OffBeat contributor Erika Goldring. Also, the Strokes (Saturday, May 7) were the musical guests this weekend on Saturday [...]
Last night, Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra performed “Shakespeare in Love” at the Contemporary Arts Center. The show revisited Duke Ellington’s Shakespeare-inspired Such Sweet Thunder suite with Harry Shearer reciting Shakespeare’s sonnets. Clarke Peters (who plays Albert Lambreaux on Treme) made an unscheduled appearance to recite from Othello from his cell phone.
Photographer: Erika Goldring Date: April 5, 2009 Monk Boudreaux is Big Chief of the Golden Eagles Mardi Gras Indians. I’ve walked from his house to Second and Dryades on Mardi Gras with him and his family the last five years. This day in 2009 was the first time for me to approach Sportman’s Corner with [...]
Photographer Erika Goldring is a regular contributor to OffBeat, and tonight she opens a show of her work, “Performance Portraiture,” at the Collins C. Diboll Art Gallery on the fourth floor of Loyola’s Monroe Library. According to gallery director Karoline Schleh, “Goldring captures the energy in a live show whether it is the split-second a beautiful [...]
OffBeat contributor Erika Goldring has three photographs in RollingStone.com’s 20 top live shots of 2008.