Our Mission

The Backbeat Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt Louisiana non-profit corporation whose mission is to foster support of the rich New Orleans cultural heritage through the presentation of innovative arts and music programming and community based events and projects. Learn more about us.

Upcoming events

SOUL REBELS

Blue Nile

SOUL REBELS

Backbeat Jazz Fest
April 28 10:00 PM Tickets
MIKE DILLON

Blue Nile Balcony Room

MIKE DILLON

Backbeat Jazz Fest
April 28 10:30 PM Tickets
ADAM DEITCH QUARTET (late show / doors at 1am / tech 4/29)

Blue Nile

ADAM DEITCH QUARTET (late show / doors at 1am / tech 4/29)

Backbeat Jazz Fest
April 28 11:55 PM Tickets
THE WERKS (late show / doors at 1am / tech 4/29)

Blue Nile Balcony Room

THE WERKS (late show / doors at 1am / tech 4/29)

Backbeat Jazz Fest
April 28 11:55 PM Tickets
ROBERT WALTER’S 20TH CONGRESS

Blue Nile

ROBERT WALTER’S 20TH CONGRESS

Backbeat Jazz Fest
April 29 10:30 PM Tickets
WimBASH All-Star Tribute to Wood, Brass, and Steel (late show / doors at 1am / tech 4/30)

Blue Nile

WimBASH All-Star Tribute to Wood, Brass, and Steel (late show / doors at 1am / tech 4/30)

Backbeat Jazz Fest
April 29 11:55 PM Tickets
TANK AND THE BANGAS

Blue Nile

TANK AND THE BANGAS

Backbeat Jazz Fest
April 30 10:00 PM Tickets
RED BARAAT + SOUL BRASS BAND

Blue Nile

RED BARAAT + SOUL BRASS BAND

Backbeat Jazz Fest
May 1 10:00 PM Tickets
DR. KLAW (late show / doors at 1am / tech 5/2)

Blue Nile

DR. KLAW (late show / doors at 1am / tech 5/2)

Backbeat Jazz Fest
May 1 11:55 PM Tickets
BITCHES BLOOM (late show / doors at midnight / tech 5/3)

Blue Nile

BITCHES BLOOM (late show / doors at midnight / tech 5/3)

Backbeat Jazz Fest
May 2 11:55 PM Tickets
IVAN NEVILLE’S PIANO SESSIONS VOL. 7

Blue Nile

IVAN NEVILLE’S PIANO SESSIONS VOL. 7

Backbeat Jazz Fest
May 3 9:00 PM Tickets
DRKWAV (late show / doors at 11:30pm / tech 5/4)

Blue Nile

DRKWAV (late show / doors at 11:30pm / tech 5/4)

Backbeat Jazz Fest
May 3 11:55 PM Tickets
TOUBAB KREWE

Blue Nile

TOUBAB KREWE

Backbeat Jazz Fest
May 4 10:30 PM Tickets
SPUTACULAR’S FUNK PARTY (late show / doors at 1am / tech 5/5)

Blue Nile

SPUTACULAR’S FUNK PARTY (late show / doors at 1am / tech 5/5)

Backbeat Jazz Fest
May 4 11:55 PM Tickets
KERMIT RUFFINS

Blue Nile

KERMIT RUFFINS

Backbeat Jazz Fest
May 5 10:30 PM Tickets
BIG SAM’S FUNKY NATION (late show / doors at 1am / tech 5/6)

Blue Nile

BIG SAM’S FUNKY NATION (late show / doors at 1am / tech 5/6)

Backbeat Jazz Fest
May 5 11:55 PM Tickets
BUREAU OF SABOTAGE

Blue Nile

BUREAU OF SABOTAGE

Backbeat Jazz Fest
May 6 10:30 PM Tickets
MARCO BENEVENTO (late show / doors at 1am / tech 5/7)

Blue Nile

MARCO BENEVENTO (late show / doors at 1am / tech 5/7)

Backbeat Jazz Fest
May 6 11:55 PM Tickets
FUNKY BUT BETTER

Blue Nile

FUNKY BUT BETTER

Backbeat Jazz Fest
May 7 10:00 PM Tickets
JUJU FEST FINALE

Blue Nile Balcony Room

JUJU FEST FINALE

Backbeat Jazz Fest
May 7 10:00 PM Tickets
NTH POWER

Blue Nile

NTH POWER

Backbeat Jazz Fest
May 8 10:30 PM Tickets