Best of the Beat Awards 2016 presented by OffBeat
$30 – $37.50
Best of the Beat Awards 2016 presented by OffBeat

Best of the Beat Awards 2016 presented by OffBeat

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Generations Hall

310 Andrew Higgins Drive

New Orleans, LA 70130

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OffBeat Music & Cultural Arts Foundation presents the Best of the Beat Awards Party.

Musical performances by:

  • Valerie Sassyfras
  • Mia Borders
  • Soul Brass Band featuring Derrick Freeman, Leon "Kid Chocolate" Brown, Aaron Lambert, Michael Watson, Terrance Taplin, James Martin, Steve Glenn and Danny Abel
  • The Fortifiers featuring Sonny Boy Schneidau
  • Khris Royal and Dark Matter
  • Naughty Professor
  • A Tribute to Johnny Vidacovich with special guests.

Food from New Orleans' finest restaurants.

Sponsored by OffBeat Media, Positive Vibrations Foundation, Generations Hall, The Orpheum Theater, WWL-TV, New Orleans Live!, WWNO, WYES, The New Orleans Advocate. Broadcast live by our sponsor WHIV-FM 102.3.


Honoring Lifetime Achivement Recipients:

Johnny Vidacovich, Music

Johnny Vidacovich

Bruce Raeburn, Ph.D., Music Education

Bruce Raeburn


Sonny Schneidau, Music Business

Sonny Schneidau


Detroit Brooks, Positive Vibrations HeartBeat Award (Musician)


Detroit Brooks - Photo: Derek Bridges


Dancing Man 504 (Darryl Young),

Positive Vibrations HeartBeat Award (Culture Bearer)

Dancing Man 504 - Darryl Young. Photo: Elsa Hahne


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