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Mardi Gras Indian Hall Of Fame Announces 20th Anniversary Events

Since 1998, the Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame has aimed to preserve and positively perpetuate the authentic indigenous culture of all individuals who masquerade as Mardi Gras Indians. For its 20th […]

Aurora Nealand Brought New Orleans History To Montreal Jazz Fest

The Montreal Jazz Festival, the crown jewel of Canada’s festival season, always has a healthy component of New Orleans content. This year was no different, with the Preservation Hall band, […]

Unknown Mortal Orchestra Pacifies A Packed Republic

828 S. Peters St. has come down with Oceanian psych rock fever this summer. In June, Australian superfreaks King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard sold out Republic, packing the 1,000-person […]

James Seville Makes Rap Music You Can Bump With Your Mom (Premiere)

“I was at a show in New Orleans, standing outside, sipping my Jack and Coke. A tipsy guy comes up to me and said ‘Aren’t you Jamesville?’ I said yes, […]

1898 Jazz Orchestra & Andy Martin Announce Benefit Concert For New Orleans

Founded in 1898 and counting amongst its notable members the likes of Count Basie, Duke Ellington and Ellis Marsalis, Jr., Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia is the oldest and largest fraternal […]

Professor Longhair Exhibit To Open At New Orleans Jazz Museum

Next month, the New Orleans Jazz Museum will begin hosting an exhibit in honor of Professor Longhair and the city’s tricentennial. Me Got Fiyo: The Professor Longhair Centennial celebrates the […]

Heritage School Of Music Accepting Applications From Student Musicians

The Don “Moose” Jamison Heritage School of Music, operated by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation, has announced the opening of the 2018-2019 application season. Open to […]

Le Petit Theatre Announces Programming For New Season

On October 5, Le Petit Theatre’s 2018-2019 season kicks off with “Satchmo at the Waldorf,” launching the local company’s programming for its next year. According to Artistic Director Maxwell Williams, this season’s […]

Big Freedia To Serve As Dancing Grounds Showdown Judge

Dancing Grounds’ Showdown is a dance competition which serves as a dual fundraiser and talent show. This year, dancers representing a vast collection of styles will leave everything they’ve got […]

OffBeat Radio, Episode 21: Events and News Roundup

On the July 8, 2018 episode of OffBeat Radio, host Stacey Leigh Bridwell discusses the death of Henry Butler, Guts Club’s new album, Power Player: Nayo Jones, Elvis Costello fighting […]