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MERCREDI

May 24th

Jazz Pilates

New Orleans Jazz Museum, 12PM

Led by renowned jazz vocalist Stephanie Jordan

 

Happy Hour Sessions

The Foundation Room, 5PM

Featuring the raw blues and smokey femininity of Hedijo

 

Shake It Break It Band

21st Amendment, 5PM

Step back in time and enjoy some tunes

 

Lighting from a Theatrical Perspective

NOLA Community Printshop, 6PM

Hosted by veteran Lighting Designer, Andrew J. Merkel

 

Free Spirited Yoga

The Tchoup Yard, 6:30PM

Free yoga, optional beer and food

 

Big Easy Playboys

Bank Street Bar, 7PM

Mixing roots, rock, and blues

 

Think Less, Hear More

Hi-Ho Lounge, 9PM

Spontaneous compositions to projected movies

 

 

JEUDI

May 25th

Soft Opening

Royal Brewery, 11AM

Come celebrate the opening of NOLA’s newest brewery

 

Doreen’s Jazz New Orleans

Royal Street, FQ, 11AM

Doreen Ketchens and her band

 

Jazz in the Park

New Orleans Armstrong Park, 4PM

Music by Honey Island Swamp Band + Hot 8 Brass Band

 

Ogden After Hours

Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 6PM

Featuring the funky sounds of Margie Perez

 

Conversation: On Cecilia Vicuña

Contemporary Arts Center, 7PM

Discussion on the “About to Happen” exhibition

 

JD Hill & The Jammers

Bar Redux, 8PM

R&B, rock blues, and everything in between

 

Luke Winslow King

Tipitina’s, 9PM

Support by The Washboard Rodeo

 

Dave Easley

Neutral Ground Coffeehouse, 10PM

Witness one of the city’s best guitarists

 

VENDREDI

May 26th

Bayou Country Superfest

Mercedes Benz Superdome, 11AM

Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, Rascal Flatts and many more

 

Magazine St. Art Market

Dat Dog, 4PM

Happy hour + local art

 

Royal Street Stroll

200-900 Blocks of Royal St, 530PM

Led by the Krewe of Cork

 

YP Family Game Night

Urban League of Greater New Orleans, 6PM

Game night for young professionals and their families

 

Toonces and Friends

Marigny Opera House, 7PM

An orchestral journey through time

 

Spektrum Fridays

Techno Club, 10PM

Featuring J.DUB’L and residents Erica and Rye

 

New Thousand + Adrian

Balcony Music Club, 11PM

Violin centered hip hop

 

Free Music Series

Fulton Ally, 10PM

Featuring Bubl Trubl

Today in NOLA: 6.13.16


Steve Gunn is visiting Uptown tonight, but across the city, there is plenty of opportunity to check out NOLA jazz, indie rock, end even some comedy. On this day in 1964, Louis Armstrong hit the top of the album chart with Hello, Dolly!. Find those dancing shoes and get ready for more tonight.


Today in NOLA: 9.15.14


After a weekend of rodeo bull-roping, Restaurant Week gluttony, and disappointing football, New Orleans heads back to the work week. Kick back tonight with trad jazz on Frenchman, world jazz Uptown, rock’n’roll in Midcity, or indie rock in the French Quarter. On this day in 1699, Jean-Baptiste de Bienville tricked his competitors in a move known as the English Turn, keeping the English out of the future territory of Louisiana. Details tonight:

 


Today in NOLA: 9.8.14


Reading Rainbow host LeVar Burton lectures on children’s literacy at Tulane tonight. On this day in 1935, Dr. Carl Weiss shot the infamous Huey P. Long, then a U.S. Senator. Long’s bodyguards shot Weiss dead on the scene, and Long passed away two days later. More details and music picks this evening:


Today in New Orleans 9.19.12


Ahoy! It’s September 19, also known as International Talk Like a Pirate Day, and the Crescent City is abuzz with weekly music gigs. Whether you get your grog in the Treme or in the Marigny, there’s some place to check out the city’s local talent in the Crescent City. On this day seven years ago, the Saints played their first post-Katrina “home” game in the Giants Stadium in New Jersey with pre-kick off performances from Harry Connick Jr., Branford Marsalis, and Irvin Mayfield.


Today's Events: 4/9/11


Drink your coffee; it’s a be a long day. Another full day of FQF beckons, Some local favorites are reopening, and there's always the after parties! So, buckle up, and remember to wear sneakers today!


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