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Indie Rock's 10-Year Anniversary

New Orleans rock artists have always been a part of the city’s music scene.

4 mins read
OffBeat Magazine
March 2020

THE ICEMEN COMETH

THE ICEMAN SPECIAL MAKES MUSICAL MAGIC WITH A CROSS-GENERATIONAL COLLABORATION AND FAMILY TIES

10+ mins read
OffBeat Magazine
March 2020

Christone ‘‘Kingfish'' Ingram talks back

A native of Clarksdale, Mississippi, Christone “Kingfish” Ingram comes from the land of Muddy Waters, Robert Johnson, John Lee Hooker and Skip James. Just turned 21, this young man with the blues respects his music’s past even as he shapes its future.

2 mins read
OffBeat Magazine
March 2020

Mr. Z

Matthew Zarba is Upbeat Academy’s unflappable rap principal.

4 mins read
OffBeat Magazine
March 2020

Celebrate While We Incinerate

Malevitus has never sounded weirder or more beautiful.

4 mins read
OffBeat Magazine
March 2020

Playing For His Life

Darius Lyndsley is on a mission to turn his art into something more.

3 mins read
OffBeat Magazine
February 2020

The Supreme Green Fairy

Tank and the Bangas reign over krewe Bohème.

10+ mins read
OffBeat Magazine
February 2020

Felipe's Mexican Taqueria

Everyone has a handful of go-to restaurants they count on for consistently delicious dining experiences.

3 mins read
OffBeat Magazine
February 2020

Anjelika “Jelly” Joseph [talks back]

As eclectic as the New Orleans music scene is, it’s still hard to imagine an artist having a more diverse career than Anjelika “Jelly” Joseph, who, at the age of 31, sings in three bands that could hardly be more different.

8 mins read
OffBeat Magazine
February 2020

A Walking Spirit

Victor Harris, the Spirit of Fi-Yi-Yi, celebrates 55 years of beauty and culture.

6 mins read
OffBeat Magazine
February 2020

Rhiannon Giddens Talks Back

In 2007, Rhiannon Giddens performed at the Folk Alliance International conference with the aspiring black string band Carolina Chocolate Drops.

7 mins read
OffBeat Magazine
January 2020

Positive vibrations HeartBeat Award (Musician) Margie Perez

Margie Perez embodies what it means to be a working artist in New Orleans right now: she plays whenever possible, constantly expanding her reach with a variety of bands and collaborations.

4 mins read
OffBeat Magazine
January 2020

Positive vibrations HeartBeat Award (Culture Bearer) Clarence “Delco” Dalcour

Clarence Dalcour, 71, is a soft-spoken man who as Big Chief Delco of the Creole Osceola displays old-time Black Indian ways that he acquired through listening and observing the elder chiefs.

4 mins read
OffBeat Magazine
January 2020

True Food Kitchen

Locals don’t have to go too far back in time to remember just how challenging it was to find restaurants that offered a variety of healthy options, let alone cater to them.

3 mins read
OffBeat Magazine
January 2020

Lifetime Achievement in Music Education: Steve Masakowski

Steve Masakowski never focused on making teaching his career.

5 mins read
OffBeat Magazine
January 2020

The Banjo

An unusual voice in the story of New Orleans music.

4 mins read
OffBeat Magazine
January 2020

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT IN MUSIC CHARLIE GABRIEL

WHEN CHARLIE GABRIEL, 87, WAS A YOUNGSTER OF maybe eight or nine years old, he had a talk with God.

10 mins read
OffBeat Magazine
January 2020

Shirani Rae of Peaches Records

Lifetime Achievement in Music Business

4 mins read
OffBeat Magazine
January 2020

It Was Like A Fantasy

Accordion-making was considered a hobby, but randy Falcon turned it into a business.

3 mins read
OffBeat Magazine
January 2020

The Story Of People And Place

The Folk Alliance celebrates creativity and supports traditions.

4 mins read
OffBeat Magazine
January 2020

Heartbreak And Cocaine

Andre Lovett and his bandmates have a sound that’s not easily pinned down.

4 mins read
OffBeat Magazine
December 2019

The Elysian Bar

After a four-year, $20 million rehabilitation project, ASH NYC and New Orleans resident Nathalie Jordi transformed the 19th century St. Peter & Paul compound in the Faubourg Marigny—consisting of a church, rectory, convent and school buildings—into the remarkably beautiful 71-room boutique Hotel Peter & Paul, which also features the Elysian Bar.

3 mins read
OffBeat Magazine
December 2019

Food And Lagniappe

Midnight noodle is much more than just a meal.

3 mins read
OffBeat Magazine
December 2019

Ready, Willing And Able

Adonis Rose and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Swing Back onto the Scene.

10+ mins read
OffBeat Magazine
December 2019

Dual Consciousness

The Pogues plus Lost Bayou ramblers equal Poguetry.

4 mins read
OffBeat Magazine
December 2019

Christmas Gumbo

The ultimate new Orleans holiday playlist.

8 mins read
OffBeat Magazine
December 2019

Jimmy 'Duck' Holmes Talks Back

Mississippi’s Jimmy “Duck” Holmes is the keeper of the Bentonia blues tradition flame. He follows such earlier practitioners of the country-blues style as Skip James,

7 mins read
OffBeat Magazine
December 2019

Moo! A Very Loose Cattle Christmas

Michael Cerveris and Loose Cattle celebrate “The Day it Snows on Christmas.”

4 mins read
OffBeat Magazine
December 2019

Ghost Stories: Paul Sanchez Tells His Tale.

The dreams I had were fun but they were dreams meant for the young I had to start anew so I could grow I had to learn to breathe had to learn to believe in myself I had to learn to let it go — Paul Sanchez, “I’m A Song, I’m A Story, I’m A Ghost.”

10+ mins read
OffBeat Magazine
November 2019

Terence Blanchard [Talks Back]

In June, the Metropolitan Opera announced that it will stage an opera by an African-American composer for the first time in the company’s 163-year history.

7 mins read
OffBeat Magazine
November 2019

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