Tag Archives: Kim Welsh

Photos: 2013 Best of the Beat Awards Show and Concert

On Saturday, January 18, 2014, OffBeat held its annual Best of the Beat Awards show at Generations Hall. There, Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews cleaned house, winning a record six Best of the Beat Awards including Artist of the Year, Album of the Year (Say That to This) and Song of the Year (“Fire and Brimstone’”). [...]

Photos: Voodoo Music Experience 2013, Pearl Jam, The Cure, More…

Last weekend (November 1 – 3), the Voodoo Music Experience held its 15th ritual in City Park and first on the park’s year-old festival grounds. Highlights from the fest included performances from: Pearl Jam, the Cure, Kid Rock, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Dr. John, Allen Stone, Andrew Duhon, A Silent Film, the Breton Sound, CC [...]

Photos: Krewe of Boo Parade
and Spook Fest 2013

The Saturday before Halloween marks the date of one of the year’s most anticipated parades: Krewe of Boo. Extravagant Kern Studios floats rolled through the Vieux Carré accompanied by more than a dozen of New Orleans’ quirkiest krewes and dance groups all the way to Mardi Gras World on the river, where costumed characters of [...]

Photos: Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival 2013

Last weekend (October 18-20) was all about tasty food and music in the CBD as the eighth annual Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival took place in Lafayette Square. Aside from the spare ribs, highlights included smoking sets from Jonny Lang, James Cotton, Shemekia Copeland, Mighty Sam McClain, Mel Waiters, the Lee Boys, Sonny Landreth, [...]

Photos: Tedeschi Trucks Band, Joy Theater, 10.19.13

Last Saturday night (October 19), the husband and wife team of Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi led the Grammy-winning Tedeschi Trucks Band at the Joy Theater. Local funky man, Big Sam Williams joined the sold-out party, adding his trombone to all-star ensemble which also features Saunders Sermons on Trombone, Maurice Brown on trumpet, Kebbi Williams [...]

Photos: Shamarr Allen & the Underdawgs, Erica Falls at Jazz in the Park

Last Thursday, R&B/jazz vocalist Erica Falls and the always fiery Shamarr Allen and the Underdawgs played Armstrong Park’s weekly Jazz in the Park series. OffBeat photographer Kim Welsh caught the festivities and captured these cool shots from the show… Enjoy!     All photos courtesy of Kim Welsh. For more photos from the New Orleans [...]

Photos: Satchmo Summerfest 2013 Highlights

Last weekend (August 2-4) on the grounds of the old U.S. Mint, hot jazz stymied sweltering temperatures as local favorites Meschiya Lake and the Little Big Horns, Allen Toussaint, Kermit Ruffins, the Treme Brass Band, John Boutte, OffBeat August issue featured artist Robin Barnes, and more stirred the crowd at Satchmo Summerfest. OffBeat photographer Kim Welsh [...]

OffBeat Photog Kim Welsh Joins Mardiclaw and Rick Moore on Display at Crescent City Brewhouse

Offbeat contributing photographer, Kim Welsh is one of three featured visual artists showing new works in a June 12 art opening at an unlikely gallery space, the Crescent City Brew House. The walls of the upstairs lounge of the popular Decatur Street pub in the French Quarter will be decked with paintings from Mardiclaw and [...]

Photos: Oyster Festival 2013, Revivalists, Brass-A-Holics, Oysters Galore!

Last weekend (June 1-2) two dozen of New Orleans finest seafood restaurants shucked and served oysters on the banks of the Mississippi River as 10 bands took the stage at the 2013 Oyster Festival. OffBeat photographer Kim Welsh partook in the festivities on Sunday and snapped these excellent shots of the Brass-A-Holics, the Revivalists, 90s [...]

Photos: Original Big 7 Social Aid and Pleasure Club “Re-do” Mother’s Day Second Line

On Mother’s Day, the Original Big 7 Social Aid and Pleasure Club’s second line parade came to an abrupt halt at the corner of Frenchmen and North Villere streets when two gunmen fired repeatedly upon its onlookers and fled as the terrified mass scrambled for cover. In the weeks following the tragic scene, police tracked [...]