Tag Archives: Snug Harbor

Omar Sosa Brings the Caribbean to New Orleans on July 26

Pianist Omar Sosa’s music combines the best aspects of jazz and Cuban music. Born in Camaguey, Sosa trained in classical music and percussion at the same time his dad was listening to jazz. “My dad listened to African-American music every Sunday. He’s sit on the couch and have his little drink and listen to Nat [...]

Omar Sosa Quarteto AfroCubano to Play Snug Harbor July 26

Omar Sosa Quarteto AfroCubano will hit New Orleans for two unique shows Saturday, July 26, at Snug Harbor at 8:00 p.m. and 10p.m. Born in Cuba in 1965, Sosa began his musical career a very young age. Learning percussion, marimba and piano from prestigious Cuban musical institutions, he drew from many influences, from traditional Afro-Cuban [...]

New Orleans Concert Picks of the Week: March 20 – 26, 2014

Hungry for live music… Look no further! Here’s OffBeat’s look at New Orleans’ top concerts for the week of March 20 – March 26, 2014 featuring: Tom McDermott, Elton John, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Hot 8 Brass Band, Luke Winslow King, the Stanton Moore Trio, and Kid Merv. Full ScheduleLouisiana Music on TourAdd a New [...]

New Orleans Concert Picks of the Week: March 6 – 12, 2014

Hungry for live music… Look no further! Here’s OffBeat’s look at New Orleans’ top concerts for the week of March 06 – March 12, 2014 featuring: the Steve Miller Band, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Jimbo Mathus and the Tri-State Coalition, Tom McDermott, Luke Winslow-King, 311, and Star & Dagger.   Full ScheduleLouisiana Music on TourAdd [...]

New Orleans Concert Picks of the Week: February 20 – 26, 2014

Hungry for live music… Look no further! Here’s OffBeat’s look at New Orleans’ top concerts for the week of February 20 – 26, 2014 featuring: Maggie Koerner, Snarky Puppy, the Andrews Family Band, John Sinclair and the Carlo Ditta Trio, Jon Cleary and the Absolute Monster Gentlemen, the Stanton Moore Trio and Kid Merv.   [...]

New Orleans Concert Picks of the Week: February 13 – 19, 2014

Hungry for live music… Look no further! Here’s OffBeat’s look at New Orleans’ top concerts for the week of February 13 – 19, 2014 featuring: the Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Bonerama, Debbie Davis, Luke Winslow-King, the Rebirth Brass Band and Josh Paxton.   Full ScheduleLouisiana Music on TourAdd a New [...]

New Orleans Concert Picks of the Week: January 16 – 22, 2014

Hungry for live music… Look no further! Here’s OffBeat’s look at New Orleans’ top concerts for the week of January 16 – 22, 2014 featuring: B.B. King, The Radiators, OffBeat’s Best of the Beat Awards show,Tom McDermott and Evan Christopher, Luke Winslow-King, the Rebirth Brass Band, and John Fohl and Johnny Sansone.   Full ScheduleLouisiana [...]

Jason Patterson: Lifetime Achievement Award in Music Education (2013)

Education comes in varying forms. It can be obtained in formal, institutionalized settings or a casual conversation. Simply, it is the passing on or receiving of knowledge. When Jason Patterson, this year’s Best of the Beat Lifetime Achievement for Music Education award recipient, steps to the microphone to introduce a band at Snug Harbor, he [...]

New Orleans Concert Picks of the Week: January 02 – 08, 2014

Hungry for live music… Look no further! Here’s OffBeat’s look at New Orleans’ top concerts for the week of January 02 – 08, 2014 featuring: the Victor Goines Quartet, Cedric Watson et Bijou Creole, Ani DiFranco, Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue, Luke Winslow-King, Jon Cleary, and the Honey Island Swamp Band.   Full [...]

New Orleans Concert Picks of the Week: December 26, 2013 – January 01, 2014

Hungry for live music… Look no further! Here’s OffBeat’s look at New Orleans’ top concerts for the week of December 26, 2013 – January 01, 2014 featuring: Kristina Morales, the New Orleans Suspects, George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic, Christian Scott, Joe Cabral, The Revivalists, and Meschiya Lake and Tom McDermott.   Full ScheduleLouisiana Music on TourAdd [...]