Wednesday, January 02, 2008

OffBeat Best of the Beat Music Awards!

Every year, OffBeat Magazine celebrates our music and musicians by presenting the Best of The Beat Music Awards, a benefit for Renew Our Music.

Nominees for Best of The Beat Music Awards are selected by the editors, writers and experts at OffBeat.
VOTE NOW for your favorite music and musician!

For BEST ROCK ALBUM cast a vote for one of our two favorites.

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Quintron and Miss Pussycat: Jamskate

For BEST MALE VOCALIST, the clear “winnah” is...

Clint Maedgen

Clint will also be singing the Star Spangled Banner at The Bowl Championship Series, Monday January 7th at the Superdome when Ohio State takes on LSU!

The Best of The Beat Music Awards and Party takes place on Saturday, January 12, 2008 at the House of Blues, 225 Decatur St., and is hosted by WWL-TV's Eric Paulsen. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the party continues until 1 a.m.

This year's Best of The Beat Awards will be an all-star tribute to Wardell Quezergue, the legendary composer and arranger who was responsible for such New Orleans classics as King Floyd's Groove Me, Chapel of Love by the Dixie Cups, Aaron Neville's Mona Lisa, Professor Longhair, Big Chief, and Iko Iko, Mr. Big Stuff, Funny How Time Slips Away, Earl King's Trick Bag and many, many other hits.
A limited number of tickets are only $20; when these are sold, general admission tickets are $25. Go to Ticketmaster to buy tickets online or call (504) 529-BLUE to order by phone.

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