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Photos: It’s a Wizard’s World at Comic Con New Orleans 2014

There are comic cons all over the United States, all over the world, but when they make their stop in the Crescent City, New Orleanians’ incomparable costume-making skills collide with the fantasy character world for the ultimate show and tell. This weekend, the Wizard World comic con is in town February 7-9 at the Ernest [...]

Photo Recap: George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic at Tipitina’s on 12/29/13

The godfather of funk returned to New Orleans last weekend for his first pair of shows since receiving a key to the City of New Orleans during his last appearance at House of Blues earlier this year. And based on attendance over the weekend, there is little question as to whether that cherished key to [...]

Photos: Robert Glasper Experiment, Civic Theatre, 11.07.13

On Thursday, November 7, modern jazzman Robert Glasper performed a much-anticipated concert at the newly renovated Civic Theatre, finally appearing in New Orleans for a headlining show. He and The Robert Glasper Experiment (RBX) played several cuts off the new album, Black Radio 2, as well as a few older favorites and some covers. Two [...]

Photo Recap: Diana Ross Sells Out Saenger Theatre,
Satisfies With All The Classics

Last Wednesday night (October 30), the Muse of Motown, Ms. Diana Ross performed nearly as many costume changes as she did songs for a satisfied, sold-out Saenger Theatre, more than maintaining her diva status card. At 69 years young, Ross’ still-lithe figure glided across the stage in brightly sequined evening gowns with grace and ease, [...]

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: Uptown Saturday Night featuring The Honorable South, Mykia Jovan +sg

On Saturday, August 17, Tipitina’s and Hennessy presented the third edition of the new Uptown Saturday Night summer series. The USN shows seem to be bringing urban alternative music back to Tips on a monthly basis – from brass-funk and R&B to “neo” soul, afro-punk and hip-hop, local artists on the rise in these genres [...]

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, [...]

Photos: Pennsylvania gets a dose of NOLA at Flood City Music Festival

Now in its fourth year, the annual Ameriserv Flood City Music Festival in Johnstown, PA served up a big taste of New Orleans and Louisiana music at last week’s fest. And what place is more appropriate to feature at what Flood City calls their “celebration of American roots music?” Why, Louisiana of course. The Crescent [...]

InstaBEAT: OffBeat Readers Hit The Street With Instagram

Ok NOLA music fans, here’s your chance to get your pics printed in OffBeat Magazine! For our August issue, we are launching #instaBEAT – choice action shots posted to Instagram of your favorite live music sets, at your favorite live music spots around New Orleans. This weekend, July 18–21, let us know where you’re at [...]

Clint Maedgen Performs Among His Photos at Scott Edwards Gallery

You know Clint Maedgen as the lead singer of the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, or maybe as the mastermind of the New Orleans Bingo! Show. As if fronting what may be the two least similar bands in town wasn’t enough, Maedgen is also an accomplished photographer who’s been showing his work at the Scott Edwards [...]