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Marley Gras Jerk Chicken Festival returns with more music, food & Jamaican vibes

On February 9, the week of Bob Marley’s birthday, the Marley Gras Jerk Chicken Festival returns to celebrate Jamaican music, food, dance and more. Taking place at Central City BBQ […]

4th Annual Cigar Box Guitar Fest to feature Samantha Fish, tons more

Spanning four days and three venues, the 4th Annual New Orleans Cigar Box Guitar Festival kicks off Wednesday, January 16. This year’s festival features internationally acclaimed blueswoman, singer and guitarist […]

Leroy Jones film wins Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities award

A Man And His Trumpet: The Leroy Jones Story, the Cameron Washington-directed documentary film following the journey of Leroy Jones, will be the recipient of the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities Award […]

Circle Bar to host unique evening of French music

On Saturday, January 12, the French culture imbued in New Orleans’ lifeblood will be the subject of a unique musical evening. Organizers wanted to put French Soirée together because, despite there […]

New Orleans Film Society announces ‘Seeing Music’ documentary series

In partnership with OffBeat, the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) and WWOZ, the New Orleans Film Society will present a new music documentary film series. “Seeing Music” will […]

Buddy Guy, Samantha Fish, Kenny Neal, Bobby Rush nab BMA noms

The Memphis-based Blues Foundation has announced the nominees for the 40th annual Blues Music Awards. Among them are several Louisiana musicians. New Orleans-based singer-guitarist Samantha Fish has two nominations  —  […]

The annual NOLA Crawfish Festival returns with massive music lineup

Taking place in between the two Jazz Fest weekends, the 4th Annual NOLA Crawfish Festival is serving up three full daze of music, beer and plenty of perfectly seasoned and […]

Ogden Museum to host events focused on photography of American South

Currently on exhibition at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art is New Southern Photography, a collection of exciting and diverse photos taken of the contemporary landscape of the American south […]

Allen Toussaint tribute show to support the homeless this weekend

“NOAAHH is the most important thing since sliced bread,”  said founder Allen Toussaint. The late musician was speaking about New Orleans Artists Against Hunger and Homelessness, an organization he co-founded in […]

Bella Blue & local musicians to pay burlesque tribute to David Bowie

January 8 marked the late David Bowie’s birthday. As such, ’tis the season for tributes to the singular icon, who passed away in 2016. New Orleans burlesque performer Bella Blue […]