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Dr. John to be celebrated by George Porter Jr. & all-star lineup at Tipitina’s

Mac “Dr. John” Rebennack passed away earlier this year, but on November 27 an all-star cast of New Orleans musicians will celebrate The Nite Tripper in a one-night only concert […]

Palm Court Jazz Band’s Lucien Barbarin to be celebrated at benefit concert

Through his work with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Harry Connick Jr. and others, New Orleans trombonist Lucien Barbarin is a cherished local musician. Since March 2018, Barbarin has been battling […]

The Soul Rebels celebrate the release of ‘Poetry in Motion’ (Photos)

On Friday, November 8, 2019, The Soul Rebels (who appeared on the October 2019 issue of OffBeat) celebrated the release of their new album, Poetry In Motion. There, they were joined […]

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra CEO to step down at end of 2019

After six years at the helm, James William Boyd is stepping down from his role as CEO of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra to spend more time with his family.  Boyd […]

A Saturday at the Sugar Magnolia Music Festival (Photos)

On Saturday, November 9, the second day of the 2019 Sugar Magnolia Music Festival took place in Kiln, Mississippi. Just about an hour’s drive from New Orleans, the Festival featured […]

Tremé Creole Gumbo, Congo Square Rhythms Fests combine as one

For the first time in the histories of the Tremé Creole Gumbo Festival and the Congo Square Rhythms Festival, the two free events will merge into a single festival this […]

Lynhaven Retreat hosts inaugural Abundance Fall Fest to help women in recovery

For years Lynhaven Retreat has been a place of solace and recovery for the women who live on site. Soon the 18-acre property in Hammond will mark Lynhaven’s official opening […]

Rapper Dee-1 to interview Governor John Bel Edwards

New Orleans is in the throes of a consequential gubernatorial run-off election between incumbent Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and Eddie Rispone. The outcome will determine whether the state will […]

Calm In Chaos: A Conversation with Guitarist Extraordinaire Jimmy Herring

Stop thinking.  For a sideman who has made his living learning some of the most storied songbooks of American rock and roll, it might seem like jarring advice. A short […]

Tank & The Bangas, The Soul Rebels heading for historic event in Cuba

The year 2020 in Havana, Cuba will get off to a funky start thanks to a historic concert event merging the sounds of New Orleans and the musical traditions of […]