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Boiling Over: Crawfest Lineup Released

Today is the start of French Quarter Fest, but Uptown the student set is already looking forward. The student committee behind Tulane’s Crawfest released the lineup for the annual mudbug madness.

Good Peel: Crawfest at Tulane (Photos)

Photos by Rachel June 

The crawfish are not particularly large this season, but that didn't stop crowds from coming out to Tulane's 8th annual Crawfest. The university's massive crawfish boil boasted over 18,000 pounds of crawfish, live music, and more from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. yesterday, April 5. Click through for photos by Rachel June. 

Crawfest 2014 Features Lettuce, Sexual Thunder!

French Quarter Fest wasn't the only music lineup unveiled today, as Tulane University peeled away the details of its annual Crawfest. The April 5 fest is set to boil more than 18,000 pounds of crawfish at the university's Uptown campus. And, there will be plenty of music to suck the head by.

Today in New Orleans 4.20.13

The weekend is jam packed with crawfish, music, and beer, from Tulane to Mardi Gras World. Gear up for a Spring Brake Yrself race this evening, plus a free festival in Mid City’s beautiful Fortier Park. On this day in 1877, President Rutherford B. Hayes effectively ended Reconstruction in the state when he withdrew federal troops from Louisiana. Now, more to do this Saturday. 

Today's Events: 4.21.12

Today, Tulane's Crawfest gets uptown packed again, while Community Records Block Party does the same to the Big Top, Tipitina's has an afterparty for Crawfest with Dragon Smoke and others, while on the quiter side of things Antonia Juhasz, author of The Tyranny of Oil has a discussion at the Maple Street book shop. This day in history, Gov. Laussat, the last French Governor leaves Louisiana (1804), Late drummer and Dixieland Hall of Fame member Leo Adde was born in New Orleans in 1904. Now back to today:

Mudbug Mayhem: Crawfest, Pinch-a-Palooza Boil Over New Orleans Schedules This Weekend

by Brad Rhines

If you can’t get an invitation to your neighbor’s crawfish boil this weekend, fret not. Even if the guy next door is being selfish with his shellfish, two local fests promise a bounty of mudbugs this weekend and both events feature plenty of great live music and local entertainment.  Uptown, Tulane’s annual Crawfest promises plenty of fun in the sun for the coed crowd, while out in Bucktown the seafood stalwarts at Deanie’s host Pinch-A-Palooza, a street party for all ages.

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