Vote now for OffBeat’s 2019 Best of the Beat Awards!

You can now vote for the the OffBeat Music and Cultural Arts Foundation’s Best of the Beat Awards winners.

It’s important to note that ONCE YOU OPEN THE VOTING LINK, YOU MUST VOTE IMMEDIATELY. You cannot close the link and go back to it to vote at a later time. To make sure the voting process is secure, there is only one vote allowed per computer. When you’re ready to cast your vote, click here.

Public voting started on December 26 at and voting ends on January 15, 2020.  Winners will be announced at the Best of the Beat, which will be held at the New Orleans Jazz Market on Thursday January 30.

The 2019 Best of The Beat Awards and Party will feature performances by J & the Causeways, the Soul Rebels, Charlie Wooton Project featuring Arséne DeLay, members of the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, a Preservation Hall tribute to Charlie Gabriel, and DJ Raj Smoove.  For more information and tickets, click here. Early-bird tickets are available until January 7, 2020 at midnight; prices increase after January 7 and are $45.00 at the door or the day of the event. Many of the city’s finest restaurants will be serving their specialties, which is included the ticket price. So get your tickets now.

Sponsors for this year’s Best of the Beat Awards include OffBeat Media, Positive Vibrations Foundation, New Orleans Jazz Market, New Orleans Jazz Museum, New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, and our media partners WWL-TV, WWOZ, WWNO, WYES and WHIV. WHIV will broadcast the event live the evening of January 30.