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Today in NOLA: 6.04.15


Today in New Orleans, hop on your bike with NOLA Social Ride, check out Ogden Museum after hours, jam with Bionica and Kirk Nasty at Circle Bar or experience the songwriter showdown at Hi Ho Lounge’s Plus 1 Show. On this day in New Orleans history, Dew Drop Inn founder Frank Painia - who was also known as the Mayor of LaSalle St. - was born in Plaquemine (1911), and bass player Lloyd Lambert (Ray Charles, Little Richard) was born in Thibodaux (1928).


Today in NOLA: 6.03.15


George Porter is representing the old guard of NOLA music at the Square today. At Circle Bar, Them Too Are Us are bringing the new guard of the Bay Area. For those looking for an even deeper tradition, Treme Brass Band is playing at home. On this day in 1902, the Louisiana Legislature made today, June 3, “Confederate Day.” More to do this Wednesday: 


Today in NOLA: 8.30.14


Decadance parties on in the Quarter tonight. If you’re venturing downtown, allow us to suggest the LBGTQ punk benefit concert at Siberia or naked karaoke at Allways Lounge. Rebirth Brass Band and Caddywhompus both play Uptown shows tonight. And it’s not too late to catch MidCity Theatre’s mashup of The Big Lebowski and Shakespeare. We’ve also got an early matinee film and late-night comedy. Make the absolute most of your Saturday:


Today in NOLA: 8.19.14


T-Pain, prince of Auto-Tune, appears at the House of Blues tonight. Mardi Gras Indian Chief Monk Boudreaux comes to Snug Harbor, teaming up with jazz musicians Johnny Sansone and John Fohl to form Indian Blue. Happy birthday to Ivan Neville, celebrating his 56th birthday today. Back in 1999, the Dumpstaphunk leader was briefly a member of alt-rock band the Spin Doctors. See details and more live music tonight:


Air Drumming Championships Crash Circle Bar


For those who find that air guitar leaves the belly a little scratched up, Circle Bar is hosting a new competition that won't harm any skins. On Saturday (8-9), the Lee Circle haunt hosts the New Orleans Air Drumming Championships. 


Today in NOLA: 7.28.29


Urban Bush Woman founder Jawole Zollar teaches history through dance at Ashé Cultural Arts Center tonight. The Royal Players of Alderaan present a repeat of their Shakespearean Star Wars performance, and a documentary about Tibetan Buddhist nuns screens tonight only at the Zeitgeist. Happy birthday to trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis, celebrating his 49th today. More to do on a Monday:


Today in NOLA: 6.9.14


Yes, it’s Monday. Going out anyway? Catch animal-themed films at Indywood, indie rock at Circle Bar, and local soul on Frenchman Street. Today is Gov. Bobby Jindal’s 43rd birthday. Address well-wishes to the governor’s mansion. More from tonight:


Today in New Orleans 1.29.14


Weather permitting, there are food trucks and live music planned for this Wednesday. In Lee Circle, indie/pop/rock band New York City Queens are performing with Jane Jane Pollock and My Father’s Rifle. At Finn McCool’s, bacon is the theme of tonight’s food truck roundup. Twelve years ago today, Ivan Neville starred as the musical guest on The Late Show with David Letterman. Now, more hump day happenings. 


Today in New Orleans 1.15.14


Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds are kicking off a two-night stand at the Saenger Theatre tonight. The Pelicans have another chance to beat the Houston Rockets, delta psych band Bipolaroid is in Lee Circle, and a one-woman show starts again this week at the Elm Theatre. On this date in 1815, famed SoLa pirate Jean Lafitte left his blacksmith shop to fight with Filipino settlers against the British army during the Battle of New Orleans. Now, more hump day happenings. 


Today in New Orleans:01.14.14


Tonight, San Francisco rock quartet Cool Ghouls are in Lee Circle, and New Orleans Outlaw Funk band Chapel Blues is performing at the Hi Ho. Charlie Miller and Albinas Prizgintas are both performing their free weekly gigs. On this date in 1897, LSU printed their first edition of The Reveille. Now, more music to see this Tuesday. 


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