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Musical Production Pays Tribute to Tango Giant, Astor Piazzolla

Tango iconoclast Astor Piazzolla is dancing his way from Argentina to New Orleans, posthumously. The father of Nuevo Tango, a spicy subgenre of the famously sensual dance music, may have […]

Alfred Banks drops video for Malik Ninety Five-produced “This Is True”

Since breaking the news that he’d be releasing an EP produced entirely by Malik Ninety Five with OffBeat.com, Alfred Banks made good on his promise with Mere-Exposure Effect. Released in July, […]

Willie Nelson, Cypress Hill, Duran Duran & more head to Fillmore NOLA

After Foo Fighters host a two-night grand-opening extravaganza with Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, The Fillmore NOLA will host a ton of global talent as part […]

OffBeat Radio 30: Leroy Jones, music premieres and more!

On the October 14, 2018 episode of OffBeat Radio, host Stacey Leigh Bridewell covers news and events from OffBeat magazine and OffBeat.com. This week, we cover: –The New Orleans Film […]

Win a chance to see Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe & DJ Soul Sister!

Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, highly regarded as one of the best live bands on the planet, gets back on the road showcasing material from their long-awaited forthcoming studio album, as […]

Never before seen Louis Armstrong Artifacts now available in digital form

Thanks to a $2.7 million grant from Robert F. Smith’s Fund II Foundation, The Louis Armstrong House Museum in Queens, NY is digitizing thousands of valuable artifacts of the late […]

Scandinavian Jazz Church To Close Its Doors

After 112 years of worship and music, the Scandinavian Jazz Church has announced it will be bidding New Orleans farewell at the end of this year. The Prytania Street church […]

Henry Butler to be honored with second line memorial and concert

The late piano legend Henry Butler will be memorialized with a second-line parade and concert later this month. Led by the New Orleans Nightcrawlers, the second line takes place on […]

Cole Williams releases 10th anniversary retrospective (Album Stream)

For a decade, the Punk Empress of African Rock has devoted her life’s work to a solo career, much of which has taken place in her adopted home of New […]

Boyfriend is on a sonic departure with help from Burt Bacharach (Premiere)

The inimitable Boyfriend is back with “dblspk,” a new single which marks for her an exploration she’s been eager to take on for a while. “I LOVE Burt Bacharach and had been […]