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Premiere: Corey Ledet & His Zydeco Band, “Streetlight”

Corey Ledet is gearing up to release his new album Standing on Faith on Friday, March 3. However, the creole/zydeco artist and his band have kindly decided to give us a taste […]

Listen: Preservation Hall Jazz Band Announces New Album, Releases New Song

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band will release So It Is—their second full album of all-new original music—on April 21 via Legacy Recordings. The follow up to 2013’s That’s It! Finds […]

New Orleans chapter of American Federation of Musicians to break ground on new rehearsal hall

The American Federation of Musicians Local 174-496 will break ground on construction of their new rehearsal hall at 2555 Ursulines Avenue on Thursday, February 23. The ceremony will begin at […]

Listen: Hurray for the Riff Raff Releases Title Track from Forthcoming Album, “The Navigator”

Hurray for the Riff Raff, akaname of New Orleans-based singer-songwriter Alynda Lee Segarra,  has unveiled the title track from her forthcoming album, The Navigator. Much like “Rican Beach,” which was […]

OffBeat Weekly Poll:​
Chance To Win Tickets to
see Bryan Ferry

One person will get a chance to go to the Saenger Theater on Thursday March 16 to enjoy Bryan Ferry by taking the OffBeat Weekly Poll.      Last week’s lucky winner of a pair of […]

Jim Gaffigan, Louis Anderson Announce Stand-Up Comedy Shows in New Orleans

Comedians Jim Gaffigan and Louie Anderson will both come to New Orleans for separate shows—on the same night. Gaffigan, a Grammy-nominated comic and New York Times best-selling author, will perform […]

Chris Brown, 50 Cent Announce New Orleans Concert

R&B superstar Chris Brown will headline a show at the Smoothie King Center on Thursday, April 13. The concert will be part of The Party Tour, an outing that will […]

Enter to Win Tickets to Foundation of Funk at Tipitina’s with Anders Osborne, Jon Cleary

George Porter Jr. and Zigaboo Modeliste will team up with Anders Osborne and Jon Cleary for a very special Foundation of Funk show during Mardi Gras. Slated for this Friday, […]

Wednesday at the Square Reveals 2017 Lineup

Spring is on the horizon and that means it’s time to get ready for YLC Wednesday at the Square. As usual, the weekly (and free) concert series will take place […]