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Lundi

April 27th

Marco Benevento

Blue Nile Balcony, 10p.m.

Multi-talented, multi-instrumentalist

 

Eric Lindell

Circle Bar, 10p.m.

Local singer-songwriter with a funky edge

 

FREQUINOX

Blue Nile, 9:15p.m.

Stanton Moore, R.Walter, W.Bernard, Donald Harrison, Mercurio + Ronkat & Brian J

 

DRKWAV

Maison, 10p.m.

John Medeski, Skerik & Adam Deitch, and Yojimbo

 

Joan Armartrading

Civic Theater, 9p.m.

British singer-songwriter

 

Amanda Shaw

Rock n Bowl

Fiddle phenom matured and so has her sound

 

Instruments A Comin’

Tips, 8p.m.

Benefit to help kids with music feat. HISB, Johnny Sketch, New Orleans Suspects, Paul Barrere, Wild Magnolias, Galactic, Anders

 

Marcia Ball

HOB, 8p.m.

Godmother of New Orleans Soul

 

Jimbo Mathus

d.b.a 10p.m.

Squirrel Nut Zippers alum plays solo singer-songwriter work

Mardi

April 28th

Luther Dickinson, Cody Dickinson, Johnny Vidacovich

Maple Leaf Bar, 10p.m.

 

DRAGON SMOKE

One Eyed Jacks, 9p.m.

Stanton Moore, Ivan Neville, Eric Lindell, Robert Mercurio

 

The WHIP!

Blue Nile, 12a.m.

Brian J(Pimps), Ron Kat, Robert Walter, Pete Shand, Corey Henry, John Staten

 

Skerik

Blue Nile Balcony, 10p.m.

Experimental sax virtuoso

Mercredi

April 29th

Bob Dylan

Saenger Theatre, 8p.m.

The master returns to the town he says “saved his life”

 

Justin Bieber’s Girlfriend

Hi Ho Lounge, 9p.m.

Side project from Yojimbo and Skerik

 

Johnny Vidacovich, Ivan Neville, June Yamagishi & George Porter Jr.

Maple Leaf, 10p.m.

 

Megalomaniacs Ball

Howling Wolf, 10p.m.

Domestic Defense Results in Justifiable Homicide


An ugly incident Uptown began with alleged domestic violence and ended in death Friday (4.10) night. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) are classifying the death as a justifiable homicide.


Scissor Sisters: Seventh Ward Stabbing


Running with scissors is dangerous. Stabbing with scissors can be even more harmful. In the Seventh Ward, one woman is in jail after she allegedly used the scissors as a weapon instead of for arts and crafts.


Sister Act's High Speed Finale


A case of sisters fighting sisters allegedly sprung up in the East on Monday (3.10). The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) are on it and made a pair of arrests.


Cold Crime


The recent temperature drop has been particularly hard on the homeless. One of NOLA's neediest suffered a particularly Dickensian disaster. He was allegedly beaten and robbed while trying to sleep in the cold by the river on Monday (2.23) night.


A Grand Theft at the GameStop


Some people can't fathom the concept of Christmas shopping, in which you pay for what you take. The NOPD are searching for two thieves who sucumbed to the stress of buying the perfect gift when they robbed a local GameStop instead. 


Man Brutally Beaten After Resisting Robbery


One man tried to stand to a pair of muggers, but paid a price. Now, the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) are seeking two suspects in connection with a December 10 robbery attempt that devolved into a beating.


Pedicab Pilfered, Driver Beaten


Updated 1:15p.m., 11.05.14

One pedicab driver suffered a fate far worse than a bad tip or an irate buggy driver. A routine run through the Central Business District (CBD) ended with an assault and a robbery. Adding insult to injury, the assailants also stole his trickshaw.


New Clues in Hunt for Decatur Derelict


Police have made strides in their hunt for the Decatur Street derelict wanted for attacking a man in a strip of the street known to locals as the "guttepunks' beer garden." Eighth District police led Detective Michael Flores have released high res images and some addional information.


Suspect Identified in Decatur Assault (Video)


The denizens of Decatur may be looking for leftovers, but NOPD are searching for suspects. Police are hot on the trail of an alleged assailant and a person of interest in a violent incident that occurred on a stretch of Decatur Street known to locals as the “gutterpunk beer garden.” 

 


Man Assaulted in "Gutterpunk Beer Garden"


The 900 block of Decatur Street is known to tourists as the home of Central Grocery. However, many Quarter dwellers know the block for less appetizing reasons. On the river side, the middle portion of the block is noted as a prime gathering spot for “gutterpunks” or “traveling kids.” Last night (9.14), the strip turned violent.

 


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