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Maple Leaf (8:00PM)
Feel the Mardi Gras Indian beat with Big Chief Monk Boudreaux
Christian Bradford and Jamison Ross
Gasa Gasa (9:00PM)
More live music on Freret, with Ross on the drums
Singer/Songwriter showcase also features Sneaky Pete, Nervous Dwayne, and Gardenia Moon, followed by open mic
Rebirth Brass Band
Crescent City Farmers Market
Meschiya Lake and the Little Big Horns
Trinity Episcopal Church (6:00PM)
Free organ every Tuesday night from one of the city’s premiere classical musicians
Little Gem Saloon (5:00PM)
Happy hour with a New Orleans trumpeter, no cover charge
Walter Wolfman Washington
d.b.a. (10:00 PM)
Fiery blues on Frenchmen - every week
Algiers Ferry Landing (6:00PM)
Today, Vivaz Latin Band and Paky Saavadra
Curren$y's Jet Lounge
Blue Nile (10:00 PM)
The NOLA rapper's weekly party
Banks Street Bar (10:00 PM)
Blues rock and BLTs!
Country Club (All Day)
Weekly Wed Gig- $3 martinis and free admission for the service industry folks.
Tom McDermott and Meschiya Lake
Chickie Wah Wah (8:00PM)
Weekly Wed Gig- Piano man meets a golden voice.
Aurora Nealand and the Royal Roses
Weekly Wed Gig- Gypsy jazz upstairs in the Marigny
Hi-Ho Lounge (8:00PM)
Weekly Wed Gig- from the street to the stage. Midnight Snax throwdown follows at 10pm.
dba (7:00 PM)
Weekly Wed Gig- The world's premiere washboard-sousaphone-guitar trio.
Treme Brass Band
Candlelight Lounge (9:00 PM)
Weekly Wed Gig- Pass on by and see the 6th Ward’s home band.
Little Gem Saloon (5:00PM)
Traditional Blues, Gospel, and R&B in the CBD
Snug Harbor (8:00PM)
Delfeayo Marsalis’ award-winning orchestra
Come see the in-demand bassist perform with his own band tonight
Kermit Ruffins and the Barbecue Swingers
Les Bon Temps Roule (10:00 PM)
Candlelight Lounge (8:00PM)
Shake your brass in the Treme with a blend of hip hop, R&B, and pop
Maple Leaf (8:00PM)
One of New Orleans’ best percussionist invites his friends to the stage
PubliQ House (9:30PM)
Brass with electric guitar and keyboard
Today in New Orleans 6.12.13
Today, enjoy funk, indie, R&B, and more at Algiers Point! Mardi Gras Indian music is at the Howlin’ Wolf, and Walter “Wolfman” Washington is playing his weekly gig. On this day in 2011, Lil Wayne was featured on an episode of MTV Unplugged, making him the fourth rapper to ever appear on the show. Now, more hump day happenings.
A Ferry Important Date: Wednesdays on the Point 2013 Lineup
With Wednesday at the Square and Jazz in the Park coming to an end, it's time to get to the Point. Proving once again that free happy hour concerts don't slow down for humidity or ferry in New Orleans, Wednesdays on the Point is back on the West Bank this week for the opening installment of an eight-week stand near the Algiers courthouse.
Today in New Orleans 5.18.13
After you finish hearing the Dalai Lama deliver Tulane’s keynote address, head to Bayou Boogaloo in Mid City. Later, check out DJ Soul Sister’s weekly gig on St. Claude, or enjoy some funk rock at Flow Tribe’s CD release party. On this day in 1896, Plessy vs. Ferguson established the constitutionality of segregation with “separate but equal” reasoning. Now, more to do this Saturday.
In the Flow
Flow Tribe Discusses New EP, Painkiller, 'Backbone Cracking Music' Process
New Orleans' own Flow Tribe talks to NoDef about their new EP 'Painkiller,' their fifth studio release. Celebrate with them this Saturday, May 18, at the Maple Leaf.
Today in New Orleans 5.4.13
JazzFest isn't the only major event in the Crescent City this Saturday. Daiquiri defenders are headed to Magazine for today's celebration of go-cup culture, giant puppets are still in the Marigny, and more! On this date in 1970, author T.H. Williams won a Pulitzer Prize for his biography on Huey Long. Now, more to do before it gets too late. Stay with NoDef for complete after hours coverage.
JazzFest After Hours: Backbeat Series' Pro-Local Lineup
If you have enough energy after seeing JazzFest's headliners, show some love for the locals at this year's Backbeat Music Series. For eight years, the nonprofit has been pushing local acts into major venues, and this year's lineup includes Blue Nile, Big Sam's Funky Nation, Honey Island Swamp Band, Cyril Neville, and dozens more.
Today in New Orleans 4.18.13
Enjoy some Jazz in Armstrong Park, rock the CASA to end child abuse, and enjoy some art after hours at the Ogden Museum. On this day in 1864, the Battle of Sabine Pass took place in Cameron Parish. Now, more to do this Thursday.
Today in New Orleans: 3.29.13
It’s Good Friday, and there’s a whole lot of live music, theatre, and more happening once you’ve eaten your fair share of fried catfish. Start your day at the Musicians’ Village and mosey down St. Claude for Nasimiyu, NOLA Bunarchy, and more. On this day in 1962, the Archbishop of New Orleans ordered all parochial schools be desegregated. Now, more to do this Friday.
After the Parades: 2.7.13
Fussy street cleaners and sirens signal the end of Thursday parades, but once the krewes stop rolling the party really gets in gear. There’s no better way to kick off Mardi Gras madness than with some pre-weekend Carnival crooners and old New Orleans favorites.
InterACT with New Theatre Troupe at Rusty Nail Fundraiser
by Mary-Devon Dupuy
Drinking at the Rusty Nail helps a new theatre troupe for people with disabilities tonight. InterAct NOLA, a program of Arc of Greater New Orleans, has organized a fundraiser to be held at the Rusty Nail (1100 Constance) at 7p.m. Guests can enjoy a silent auction, door prizes, live painting by local artists, and the funk of Flow Tribe.
Dead Huey Long, Emma Boyce, Ian Hoch, Sarah Esenwein, Will Dilella, Chris Rinaldi, Lianna Patch, Phil Yiannopoulos, Cate Czarnecki, Jonas Griffin, Jennifer Abbot, Mary Kilpatrick, Elaina Patton, Mike Horst, Devin Bambrick, Katherine McGuire, Norris Ortolano, Joe Shriner
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