[Français] ►Article entier dans: Si depuis plus d’un siècle, la Nouvelle Orléans se distingue comme un foyer de création originale au beau milieu du sud des États-Unis, c’est qu’on y trouve tout ce qui pousse à un épanouissement artistique : une tradition musicale solide, une culture du partage et un sens de … More [Djam] Tank and the Bangas
The second weekend of the 2017 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival unfolded in perfect weather and featured parades, local acts as well as world-class performers. Some of the headliners included Snoop Dogg, Buddy Guy, Trombone Shorty, Patti Labelle, Tank & the Bangas, Lee Konitz, Big Freedia, Chucho Valdes, Leyla McCalla, Kenny Barron and many … More Photos: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage 2017
On May 4, 2017, the Music Box Village in New Orleans’ Bywater welcomed Mike Dillon’s Punk Rock Percussion Consortium, a colossal project matching the never-ending ambitions of the bandleader as well as the quirky environment offered by the location. With a history playing in bands such as Galactic, Garage à Trois or Karl Denson’s Tiny … More Photos: Mike Dillon Punk Rock Percussion Consortium at the Music Box Village
Tasche De La Rocha is a singer/songwriter based in New Orleans. After years of polishing her songs and gathering the means and people, she was able to channel her work as a musician to create her first full-length album, Gold Rose. For the release of her debut album, the artist threw a high school prom-themed … More Photos: Tasche De La Rocha’s Gold Rose Album Release Party
“The seamless blend of inspired jazz and instrumental funk on “Memory Lane” will be familiar to fans of Naughty Professor, yet distinct enough to warrant its own categorization. The tune keeps things cool as cucumber until the final minute, when the mood switches gears for a swirling crescendo.” — Sam D’arcangelo, OffBeat Magazine
The Port art space in New Orleans opened its doors on Wednesday, July 13 for We Breathe. They Shoot., an event described by the organizers as a night of poetry, song & arts, with proceeds benefiting Alton Sterling’s family in Baton Rouge. Throughout the night, guests enjoyed freshly-cut fruit, drinks, spoken word, music performances, but … More Photos: We Breathe. They Shoot.
View Article on OffBeat.com Artist Henry Lipkis’ second line mural, located at Saint Claude Avenue and Franklin Avenue, is now complete after nearly a year of work. The massive art piece, titled “Third Line,” covers a 150-foot-long, 35-foot-tall wall. It depicts members of the community who all play different roles in a traditional New Orleans second line.