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Gasa Gasa, 9p.m.
Australian psychedelic outfit
Blue Nile, 10:30p.m.
Nikki Glaspie’s funk outfit
Saturn Bar, 9p.m.
LA slack funk psychedelia
Hi-Ho Lounge, 8p.m.
Bring an instrument and join in (free)
Young singer-songwriter with an old soul
Palm Court, 8p.m.
Classic NOLA jazz
Annual nonprofit fundraising fest
Virginia heavy metal rockers
Circle Bar, 8p.m.
Classic folk troubador
Gasa Gasa, 9p.m.
Indie pop rockers open The Gates
Clarinetist makes standards new again, weekly
Maple Street Book, 6p.m.
Author reads from her latest book
Singing in the Rain
A Wet Saturday at Jazz Fest (Photos)
On Saturday (4.30), the Fair Grounds were wet, very wet. Still, early end aside, Jazz Fest did manage to pack in six solid hours of music and fun. For those that braved the entire day, there were some intimate moments seeking shelter. Rachel June was in the trenches (literally) to photgraph it all. Click on through for scenes from the Fest.
Crescent City Cruise
Today, the organizers of the Jam Cruise announced the talent for their 15th annual event. The psychedelic ship might as well be called “NOLA Cruise.” Jam Cruise’s 25 act lineup is dominated by nine New Orleans acts, not to mention several special guests and an homage to Mardi Gras music.
Jazz Fest Weather Watch
With Jazz Fest days away, it’s once again time to start clicking refresh on your weather apps constantly. Right now, the National Weather Service is predicting sunny skies and highs around 80 during the first weekend of the fest. However, the next few days are looking wet which means that on Friday (4.22) will most likely mean that the hay and the mud is out at the Fair Grounds. Click on through for the full forecast.
Saints 2016 Schedule
Ready for football yet? The Saints released their 2016 schedule on Thursday (4.14) night— and it’s a tough one. The Black n’ Gold were handed the fourth most difficult schedule (statistically) in the league.
French Quarter Feat
The numbers are out for French Quarter Fest 2016 and they are, uh, yuge. The local music festival set an all-time record for attendance boasting over 760,000 festers over the course of the four day event.
Bayou Boogaloo Drops 2016 Lineup
Most locals are focused on the massive French Quarter Fest sweeping the Vieux Carré this weekend. However, the season is just beginning and the organizers of the annual Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo dropped their lineup for their free fete from May 20th through 22nd.
2016 French Quarter Festival Schedule Released
Get your markers out and your tailgate chairs ready! The 33rd annual French Quarter Festival unveiled their complete schedule this morning.
Jazz in the Park Drops 2016 Schedule
Local music lovers have Lafayette Square on Wednesdays, and Thursdays are for Jazz in the Park. The popular downtown free concert series announced their Spring 2016 lineup today.
Essence Drops 2016 Lineup
The last major event of festival season dropped their lineup today. A roster of bold-faced names is set to get New Orleans moving at Essence Fest from June 30th until July 3rd. Kendrick Lamar, Mariah Carey, Maxwell, and Ciara will headline the annual fete.
ChazFest Cancellation Cancelled!
After public outcry, it looks like ChazFest 10 will be happening after all. On Friday (2.26), Alex McMurray declared that despite an earlier cancellation, organizers are now moving forward with the popular neighborhood music mini-festival on account.
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Brandon Roberts, Rachel June, Daniel Paschall
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