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Welcome to Week 2 of the 2018 New Orleans Jazz Fest, from Aerosmith to Anita Baker

The first weekend of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival packed in more top-notch musical performances than many towns see in a year....

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Two days after Jazz Fest performance, Bonnie Raitt cancels tour dates due to medical issue

NEW YORK (AP) — Two days after her performance at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, Bonnie Raitt announced that she has pulled out...

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Bumbershoot 2018

Now approaching half a century old, Bumbershoot is one of Seattle’s largest cultural touchstones. Each year, thousands of people from across...

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Ohana Music Festival 2018

Ohana Festival will once again return to beautiful Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, CA for a third year this September with performances fr...

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River City Rockfest 2018

Bud Light River City Rockfest returns for its sixth year with a massive rock lineup Saturday, September 22nd at The AT&T Center Grounds ...

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Call her Ms. Okra: Daughter keeps street vendor’s legacy rolling on at Jazz Fest, and gratitude flows back

New Orleans lost a legend this year with the death of Arthur “Mr. Okra” Robinson, the roving produce vendor beloved across the city. Sourc...

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Meet the man many Jazz Fest locals depend on: Fais Do-Do stage manager Chuck Blamphin

It was just minutes after the gates opened Sunday for the third day of the 2018 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, and the Sheraton New...

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2018 New Orleans Jazz Fest, Day 2: Rod Stewart was his cheeky self, Fats Domino got a fitting send-off

In February, Rod Stewart headlined the Endymion Extravaganza in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Or, as he put it at the New Orleans Jazz and He...

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Lost Lake Festival 2018

Lost Lake Festival takes place in Phoenix, Arizona from October 19-21, 2018. The event is put on by organizers of the Outside Lands Music Fe...

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All the Jazz Fest food picks: what's new, what's classic, sleeper hits, bargains, more

Any way you cut it, you're going to enjoy Jazz Fest food. Standards are high, many recipes are classics and there's a reason this ed...

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New Orleans Jazz Fest food: light, cool but still not wimpy

Jazz Fest is teeming with flavors - some from classic Louisiana tradition, some from more recent immigrant communities to call this place ho...

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New Orleans Jazz Fest food: bargain bites (yes, they still exist)

Jazz Fest is teeming with flavors - some from classic Louisiana tradition, some from more recent immigrant communities to call this place ho...

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First time at Jazz Fest? Here's the food you need to eat right away

First timers to Jazz Fest may be surprised by how much people here talk about the food. The star power is on stage, but the cooking at Jazz ...

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New Orleans Jazz Fest food: top vegetarian dishes

Jazz Fest is teeming with flavors - some from classic Louisiana tradition, some from more recent immigrant communities to call this place ho...

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New Orleans Jazz Fest 2018: Music picks, food advice, more

The musical headliners for the New Orleans Jazz Fest on Saturday, April 28, 2018: Source: www.theadvocate.com - RSS Results in new_orleans...

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Our critic tried all the new Jazz Fest food in one fell swoop. Here’s how it played out

When someone asked me what I was excited to see at Jazz Fest this year, he probably meant bands. But I just blurted out what was really on m...

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Dreamville Festival 2018

J. Cole, in partnership with his own Dreamville Records and the Texas-based ScoreMore Shows, has announced the Dreamville Festival. The one-...

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Neon Desert Music Festival

Neon Desert is a multi-day music festival held each year on Memorial Day weekend in El Paso, Texas. From the festival’s inception in 2009, N...

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JMBLYA 2018

JMBLYA is a hip-hop music festival hitting various cities in Texas in 2018. The traveling festival will return to Dallas on May 4th at Fair ...

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New Orleans Jazz Fest on opening Friday: Sting plays an early sound check, metal detectors make debut

Hours before the gates of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival opened to the public Friday morning, the Fair Grounds was bustling with...

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A gem in Carrollton: Jazz Fest jewelry maker tucks a studio behind busy family home

When Margo Manning sets up her booth next weekend in the Contemporary Crafts Village at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, it will ...

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Maurice the Horn Wizard

Maurice the Horn Wizard

For as many horn players as you might see roaming the streets of New Orleans, the circulation of instruments remains somewhat of a mystery...

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Iceland Airwaves 2018

From the aircraft hanger to a town takeover, Iceland Airwaves is synonymous with championing both brand new and established acts from home a...

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Professor Longhair at 100: New Orleans Jazz Fest, new DVD celebrate piano legend's legacy

If you’ve been to Tipitina’s or the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, or listened to the likes of Dr. John, Allen Toussaint, Art Nevil...

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New Orleans Jazz Fest food: our critic’s top picks

Jazz Fest is teeming with flavors — some from classic Louisiana tradition, some from more recent immigrant communities, some that are unique...

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Live Stream from Café Istanbul during New Orleans #JazzFest

Live Stream from Café Istanbul during New Orleans #JazzFest

The 2018 Jazzfest series at Café Istanbul will be streamed via a multi-camera Hi-Def video and stereo audio feed.  Get your groove on from h...

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Austin City Limits Music Festival 2018

The Austin City Limits (ACL) Music Festival is an annual music festival held in Zilker Park in Austin, Texas on two consecutive three-day we...

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Life Is Beautiful Festival 2018

Life is Beautiful is a festival held annually in downtown Las Vegas, Nevada. The 2018 edition goes down September 21st-23rd. From the momen...

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See iconic New Orleans Jazz Fest moments through the lens of Michael P. Smith

Editor’s Note: The Historic New Orleans Collection and The New Orleans Advocate present this occasional series looking back on the people, e...

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We Love Green Festival 2018

We Love Green Festival is an annual electro-pop music event that takes place in Paris. The event is organized with the aim of combining musi...

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Going to Jazz Fest? Think like a Boy Scout. Dress like a flower child.

Comfort is king when you spend a day at the Jazz and Heritage Festival. Source: www.theadvocate.com - RSS Results in new_orleans/entertain...

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New Orleans Jazz Fest food: Preview what's new for 2018

The food at Jazz Fest doesn’t change much, and that adds to the sense of ritual and seasonal rite that many people bring to the event. It’s ...

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All My Friends Music Festival 2018

All My Friends is an all-star music extravaganza of what is cool and current in hip-hop, R&B and dance music. The inaugural festival wil...

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See 2018 New Orleans Jazz Fest schedule 'cubes': who's playing when and on what stage

January's initial release of the 2018 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival's talent roster revealed the general outlines of the fe...

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Early Jazz Fest 2018 weather forecast: You're going to like it!

Admitting there's "relatively low confidence" for now, the National Weather Service says there's a "slight/low" ...

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Smokin’ Grooves Festival 2018

Smokin’ Grooves Festival is a one-day hip-hop event put on by Goldenvoice. It goes down Saturday, June 16th, 2018 in Long Beach, California....

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Keith Spera's Sound Check for April 19-25, 2018: Vulfpeck, the Black Angels, the LPO plays Prince | Advocate

Keith Spera's Sound Check for April 19-25, 2018: Vulfpeck, the Black Angels, the LPO plays Prince | Advocate

The last “normal” week of live music in New Orleans before Jazz Fest features a psychedelic rock band from Texas, a throwback funk band...

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Benicàssim Festival 2018

FIB Benicàssim 2018 will take place in Benicàssim, on the Spanish Mediterranean coast, between Valencia and Barcelona from July 19 to July 2...

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Hot 97 Summer Jam 2018

Summer Jam is the annual hip-hop fest held in East Rutherford, New Jersey and sponsored by New York-based radio station Hot 97FM. Normally h...

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Montreux Jazz Festival 2018

The Montreux Jazz Festival is a music festival in Switzerland, held annually in early July in Montreux on the Lake Geneva shoreline. It is t...

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All Together Now Festival 2018

In a lush setting steeped in beauty, drama and history we bring you the very first chapter of All Together Now. This brand new August Bank H...

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NorthSide Festival (Denmark) 2018

NorthSide is a music festival held every year in June at Ådalen in Aarhus, Denmark. Beside its goal of creating profit for its owners, the f...

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Comedy Central Presents Clusterfest 2018

Headlined by Jon Stewart, Amy Schumer, The Lonely Island, Trevor Noah and John Mulaney, the first of its kind comedy and music festival feat...

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Bourbon and Beyond Festival 2018

The second annual Bourbon & Beyond festival makes its much-anticipated return to Champions Park in Louisville, KY, Saturday, September 2...

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First Timer Newbie Tips for Jazz Fest

First Timer Newbie Tips for Jazz Fest

Getting ready for the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival but have two million questions? We've scrapped the net for great tips to ...

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Northside Festival 2018

For five days every June, over 100,000 creative and cultural trendsetters converge in Brooklyn to uncover the future of music, innovation an...

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Newport Folk Festival 2018

The Newport Folk Festival is an American folk-oriented music festival in Newport, Rhode Island, which began in July 1959. The festival is of...

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XPoNential Music Festival 2018

With a lineup of established and up-and-coming artists heard on WXPN 88.5FM, the award-winning Philadelphia public radio station, along with...

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Huichica Music Festival 2018

Born out of the Huichica Sonoma festival at the Gundlach Bundschu Winery, is now in its third year and will take place on August 24th, 25th ...

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Middle of the Map Fest 2018

The eighth annual Middle of the Map Festival features 70 bands performing across 10 stages over two days in Kansas City, Missouri. It goes d...

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Santa Teresa Festival 2018

Santa Teresa Festival is a multi-venue music festival taking place in the heart of Sainte-Thérèse, Quebec from May 18th-20th, 2018. from ...

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Float Fest 2018

Float Fest is an annual music festival on the San Marcos River in San Marcos, Texas. The 2018 edition goes down July 21st and 22nd. from ...

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Meltdown Festival 2018

Now in its 25th year, Meltdown Festival takes place at London’s Southbank Centre, the arts complex covering 21 acres and including the Royal...

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HAVEN Festival 2018

HAVEN Festival is curated by Aaron Dessner and Bryce Dessner (The National), Claus Meyer and Mikkel Borg Bjergsø (Mikkeller). They have tea...

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There’s No Leaving New York Festival 2018

On September 29th and 30th, The National presents: There’s No Leaving New York; a two-day event at Forest Hills Stadium. Jason Isbell and th...

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Bilbao BBK Live 2018

Taking place on Bilbao’s Kobetamendi Mountain in the heart of the Basque Country, Bilbao BBK Live is set to welcome thousands of internation...

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Aftershock Festival 2018

Aftershock, California’s biggest rock festival, returns to Discovery Park near downtown Sacramento, California from Saturday, October 13th a...

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Essence Festival 2018

The annual ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans is one of the nation’s largest live events. Each year, the Festival draws nearly 500,000 attendee...

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Roskilde Festival 2018

With more than 175 music acts in the line-up performing on eight stages and over 100,000 passionate music lovers gathered for a full week, R...

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Open’er Festival 2018

The Open’er Festival is a music festival which takes place on the North coast of Poland, in Gdynia. The main organizer of the festival is th...

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Latitude Festival 2018

Latitude, the pioneering, award-winning festival bursts with the very best from music and the arts; wander from film to music, comedy to lit...

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WWE in New Orleans: Who, what to expect as Wrestlemania returns for another year | Advocate

WWE in New Orleans: Who, what to expect as Wrestlemania returns for another year | Advocate

Purple banners hang in the Warehouse District bearing the faces of larger than life figures Roman Reigns, Asuka, Nia Jax and other WWE Supe...

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Frankenstein

Frankenstein

Thirty years ago, when OffBeat was born, there was very little coverage of music in New Orleans. This is hard to believe, in a city where...

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Ottawa Bluesfest 2018

Ottawa Bluesfest has been ranked by Billboard Magazine as one of the top-10 most successful outdoor music festivals in the world. People tra...

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Sea.Hear.Now Festival 2018

The inaugural Sea.Hear.Now Festival is produced by Danny Clinch of Between The Sets, and C3 Presents, the team behind Lollapalooza, Austin C...

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Pitchfork Music Festival Paris 2018

An extension of Pitchfork Music Festival Chicago, Pitchfork Music Festival Paris returns November 1st-3rd, 2018. The event’s home is right i...

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Michael Arnone's Crawfish Fest - Stage Schedule

Michael Arnone's Crawfish Fest - Stage Schedule

Michael Arnone's Crawfish Fest Stage Schedule - 2018 #CFF18 2018 Schedule Update Eli Paper Reed has cancelled. Stanton Moore wi...

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Ypsigrock Festival 2018

Ypsigrock is the first Italian boutique festival and it was founded in 1997 in Sicily to connect and bring indie lovers from all over the co...

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80/35 Music Festival 2018

80/35 returns on Friday and Saturday, July 6th and 7th, 2018 in downtown Des Moines’ Western Gateway Park. The 11th annual non-profit music ...

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Outside Lands Music Festival 2018

Outside Lands is a music festival held annually in San Francisco, California at Golden Gate Park. The festival is produced by Another Planet...

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Bonnaroo Music Festival 2018

The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival is an annual four-day music festival developed and produced by Superfly Presents and AC Entertainment; ...

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Summerfest 2018

Summerfest is an annual music festival held at the 75-acre (30-hectare) Henry Maier Festival Park along the lakefront in Milwaukee, Wisconsi...

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Cayuga Sound 2018

This fall, platinum selling rock band X Ambassadors will return to their hometown of Ithaca, New York, hosting two nights of outdoor concert...

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Riot Fest Chicago 2018

Riot Fest is a multi-day music festival held annually in Chicago. Riot Fest specializes in rock, punk, alternative rock, and hip hop. Riot F...

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