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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.

14-Year-Old Girl Wanted After Alleged Assault on Grandparents


A family fight turned tragic on Friday (4.24) night. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) are filing for a warrant for the arrest of a 14-year-old girl in connection with the attempted murder of her grandmother.


After Bar-Fight, Sandpiper Suspect Sought in Snatching


Most bar fights end before they begin. Some come to fisticuffs. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) says that on Monday (4.20) morning, one bar fight ended with a simple robbery.


Warrant Issued After Alleged Brutal Domestic Violence


An argument between exes allegedly turned very ugly and ended with a beaten woman laying in the middle of Tulane Avenue. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) are now hunting for Brekh Veitenheimer on a warrant for Acts of Domestic Violence (Strangulation).


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.


Bouncer Booked for Battery in Bourbon Brawl


Bourbon Street got violent this weekend. After a bar room brawl, the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) arrested both a bouncer and a patron. They were both booked them on battery charges.


Knife Fight Ends With Gunfire at UNO


By Ashley Larsen

One former UNO student learned an old lesson this week. Don't bring a knife to a gunfight. A University of New Orleans (UNO) campus police officer fired his sidearm at a former student after being attacked with a knife on Thursday (1.08).


SWAT Roll Closes Canal


Updated 12:25p.m.

A standoff between an armed man and the NOPD SWAT team means that Canal Street was closed from S. Claiborne Avenue to S. Roman Street until further notice. Police say that 38 year old Christophe Alfred surrendered to a police negotiator after barricading himself in the Volunteers of America building (1801 Canal Street.) 


Suspect in Frenchmen Stabbing Arrested


An argument at the base of Frenchmen Street turned ugly quickly early evening on Wednesday (10.9). In the end, a 44 year old man was stabbed, and a 49 year old man was locked up.


Suspect Sought in Last Call Brawl (Video)


An argument turned ugly outside of the French Quarter's Last Call bar (806 Conti Street) on September 16th. Now, Police are searching for two suspects in an incident that they are classifying as Aggravated Battery.


Crescent City Crime Bits

New Orleans Police Blotter: August 2-8, 2012



In this week's canon of criminality, a green-thumbed thief thought better of his crime, the American Flag and the Bible were stolen on separate occassions and a cookie jar and machete were among the items wielded during fights. Every week, Crescent City Crime Bits runs down the lowdown.


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Cheryl Castjohn, Sam Nelson

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Michael Martin

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Brandon Roberts, Rachel June, Daniel Paschall

Film Critic

Jason Raymond

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Paolo Roy

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Michael Weber, B.A.

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B. E. Mintz

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Stephen Babcock