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WWOZ announces lineup for October Festing in Place

The schedule for the October 2021 edition of Jazz Festing In Place has been announced by WWOZ.  In lieu of Jazz Fest, which was canceled for this fall after being […]

New Orleans music businessman Gary Edwards, owner of Sound of New Orleans recording studio, dies at age 79

Gary Edwards, a prominent  businessman in the New Orleans music industry whose Sound of New Orleans label recorded many regional bands and musicians, died on September 22 after a lengthy […]

St. Alphonsus hosts concert series of traditional jazz musicians

As part of the fall 2021 season of the Concerts on Constance series, the Friends of St. Alphonsus will collaborate with Liberty Bank New Orleans and the Treme Artists Collective […]

Outdoor live music resumes in the courtyard venue of d.b.a.

With cooler fall temperatures on the horizon in New Orleans, the live music venue d.b.a. has reopened its outdoor music space, but under a new name. Thanks to a suggestion […]

Go Pnik gain notice in the electronic dance music scene

Although music enthusiasts tend to think of New Orleans as the stomping ground for young musicians creating blues, soul, jazz, and rap music, another music genre is making waves in […]

NOLA Brewing Company will present Jimi Hendrix Tribute

On Thursday, October 7, NOLA Brewing Company will present Hendrix Heads & Tails – A Funk Tribute to Jimi Hendrix featuring Terence Higgins (Swampgrease), Ivan Neville (Dumpstaphunk), Luther Dickenson (North Mississippi Allstars), Ed […]

Exhibition of art by funk musician George Clinton will premiere in New Orleans

New Orleans will play host to Free Your Mind, the first ever solo exhibition of paintings and drawings by legendary musician George Clinton. The display will open at SPILLMAN | […]

New Orleans Jazz Orchestra to perform Allen Toussaint tribute in Lafayette

It will be a true southern night when the Grammy Award–winning New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (NOJO) swings on stage at Lafayette’s Heymann Performing Arts Center for a big band concert […]

Cajun fiddler Courtney Granger dies at age 39

Courtney Granger, fiddler, singer and a member of both the Pine Leaf Boys and Balfa Toujours died on September 18, 2021 of a suspected blood clot from complications of diabetes at the age of 39. A native of Eunice, Louisiana, Granger hailed from a long line of Cajun musicians and was the great-nephew of the late Dewey Balfa.

79rs Gang | The OnBeat Sessions

  79rs Gang was created by Mardi Gras Indian Big Chief Romeo Bougere of the 9th Ward Hunters and Big Chief Jermaine Bossier of the 7th Creole Hunters, who put […]