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Video: Dr. John joins Jon Batiste on ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’

Dr. John dropped by the Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night to join his friend, New Orleans native Jon Batiste, and his band Stay Human. While The Good Doctor […]

St. Paul & The Broken Bones: Expanding the Canon

St. Paul & the Broken Bones’ second album, Sea of Noise, is even better than Half the City, their widely-acclaimed debut. When touring with the Rolling Stones, Keith Richards noticed […]

Trumpet master Hugh Masekela cancels Jazz Fest appearances

Famed trumpeter, flugelhornist, cornetist, singer, composer and bandleader Hugh Masekela has canceled his upcoming appearances at Jazz Fest. According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, the South African native has called […]

Video: Local network WGNO airs news report on Jazz Fest Bible

Putting together the Jazz Fest Bible is one of the biggest undertakings of the year at OffBeat, so we’re always happy to see other people get as excited about it […]

A Full List of Our Jazz Fest Season Ticket Giveaways!

Jazz Fest seasons is upon us, and that means OffBeat is hosting all sorts of giveaways for tickets to shows surrounding the festival. You can get a comprehensive look at all […]

Enter to Win Tickets to An Intimate Acoustic Performance by David Shaw at the House of Blues New Orleans

The Revivalists frontman David Shaw will head to the House of Blues New Orleans for an intimate solo acoustic set on Saturday, April 29—just after the second day of Jazz […]

Enter to Win Tickets to moe. in New Orleans During Jazz Fest

Jam band favorites moe. will swing through New Orleans for three performances during the first weekend of Jazz Fest. The group is slated to open their run with an intimate […]

Trombone Shorty announces fall tour dates in support of new album

Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews is gearing up to release his Blue Note Records debut, Parking Lot Symphony, this Friday, April 28. With such a momentous occasion the horizon, it’s no surprise […]

Photos: Umphrey’s McGee rocks the Orpheum Theater

Progressive rock-infused jam band Umphrey’s McGee delivered an excellent night of music at the Orpheum Theater on Friday, April 21. As usual, the group offered two full sets of music, […]

Photos: Bob Weir, Widespread Panic, Dr. John celebrate Allman Brothers at Wanee Festival

Thousands of jam band and Southern rock fans gathered at Live Oak, Florida’s beautiful Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park to celebrate the legacy of the Allman Brothers Band at the […]