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Jazz Fest Saturday: Bombino, Steve Earle, MyNameIsJohnMichael

When Rob Cambre and Quint Davis agree on something, the world is coming to an end or it’s something special. In the case of Bombino from Niger, it was one […]

Royal Teeth Now With Dangerbird Records + Win A Jazz Fest Ticket From MyNameIsJohnMichael

Royal Teeth have signed to Dangerbird Records (Silversun Pickups, Boots Electric, Fitz and the Tantrums), and their song “Wild” has been featured in a Buick commercial. Here’s “Wild,” available for […]

OffBeat Friday on Fox: Country, PBS, Big Sam & MNIJM

Every Friday, OffBeat editor Alex Rawls runs down the weekend’s highlights on the Fox 8 Morning News. This week, he talked with Jennifer Hale about Bayou Country Superfest, Save PBS […]

SXSW Day 3: Good for New Orleans, or Good?

Late in the day, a friend responded to a tweet about sitting through a mediocre Brooklyn band waiting for a Generationals set, “Can’t get enough of NOLA bands in NOLA?” […]

Notes from Jazz Fest’s Second Weekend

R. Scully’s Rough 7 brought sunshiny good times to Jazz Fest, opening their set at the Acura Stage by singing “I’m Not Insane Anymore” and “Give Up Your Dreams.” Scully […]

Blood and Feedback: a SXSW Diary

[OffBeat‘s Aaron LaFont continues his SXSW diary] Day 3: Friday at SXSW – the big day. I arrived downtown sometime in the mid-afternoon. Stop one: bratwurst. Stop two: 6th Street. I think I’m […]

Austin Calling

When the day is done, I’m off to Austin for South by Southwest. It’s a long drive, which I’ll likely spend speeding through a collection of songs by showcasing bands […]