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Burger Fest is New Orleans’ newest food festival

From the people who who brought New Orleans Treme Crab Fest comes a celebration of a different breed: burgers. People United for Armstrong Park will kick off their Jazz in […]

Cajun music legend D.L. Menard, the “Cajun Hank Williams, has died

Erath, Louisiana native Doris Leon “D.L.” Menard—who was often called the “Cajun Hank Williams”—died earlier today, Lafayette newspaper The Daily Advertiser reports. The Cajun music icon was 85 years old. […]

WWOZ welcomes new Development Director

WWOZ has brought on New Orleans native Marcel McGee as its new Development Director. He will take on his new role with the popular community radio station on Tuesday, August […]

Outsider music pioneer Daniel Johnston announces New Orleans show with Preservation Hall All-Stars

Outsider music pioneer Daniel Johnston has announced five stops for his farewell tour, and one of those gigs will bring him to New Orleans. The lo-fi singer-songwriter—who was the subject […]

OffBeat Weekly Poll:​
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tickets to see Wanda Jackson!

Where do you buy music online? Or do you? Take the poll and get a chance to win tickets to see Wanda Jackson at Tip’s on August 5.

Buddy Guy to headline the House of Blues New Orleans

Grammy Award-winning guitar pioneer Buddy Guy will perform at the House of Blues New Orleans on Friday, September 29. Despite being a native of Lettsworth, LA, Guy moved to Chicago […]

Trombone Shorty announces European tour dates

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue will head to Europe this fall for a run of shows in some of the continents biggest cities. The tour will kick off with a […]

Erykah Badu’s band, RC and the Gritz, adds New Orleans concert

RC and the Gritz, better known as Erykah Badu’s backing band, will perform at One Eyed Jacks in New Orleans on Sunday, August 20. Led by keyboardist and vocalist RC […]

Here’s a look at the lineup for Crescent City Blues & BBQ

The 12th annual Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival will take over Lafayette Square in New Orleans from Friday, October 13 to Sunday, October 15. Organized by the Jazz & […]