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Today in NOLA 4.28.17

And so it begins … the 48th annual Jazz Fest starts at the Fair Grounds, but there is plenty more to do around town. Brass legends The Soul Rebels bring da funk to Frenchmen, while Questlove spins tunes at a midnight show at the House of Blues. Big Chief Monk Boudreaux teams up with his Golden Eagles and the funk rockers Flow Tribe, while Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals take the Orpheum stage. On this day in 1997, the FBI raided former Governor Edwin Edwards’ home after EWE was charged with racketeering and corruption. Now, more to do this festive Friday. 

Jingle Bell Rocked

Simply crawling between pubs is a little to amateur for New Orleans. No, we need costumes and music! Enter the fifth annual NOLA Running of the Santas. Today (12.12), thousands of merry-makers will bring jolly to the CBD replete with music and festive attire.

Today In NOLA 12.11.15

Today in New Orleans, there are plenty of ways to kick off the weekend and the holiday season! Flow Tribe will host their 7th Annual Christmas Crunktacular at Tipitina’s, and the Saenger will host the free concert, Santa Meets Sousa, as they collect donations for Toys for Tots. It’s time again for the 5th Annual Latin Jazz Fest hosted by Casa Borrega, and its Friday Night at NOMA! Today in New Orleans past, a Civil War submarine, once thought to be the first built, was donated to a soldier living in Bayou St. John. Now for more details on Friday events. 

Today In NOLA 9.4.14

Today in New Orleans, Mötley Crüe rocks the Smoothie King Center and Thomas Beller comes to Friday Nights at NOMA. The Louisiana Seafood Festival kicks off and Flow Tribe and Stoop Kids will rock one of the last Foundation Free Fridays at Tipitina’s.On this date in 1766, a catastrophic hurricane landed in Galveston, but sunk ships all the way to Calcasieu Parish. Now, more Friday happenings.

Jazz Fest After Hours: 4.24.15

The fest at the Fair Grounds closes around sunset, but New Orleans is not a city known for an early curfew (or any curfew for that matter). After dark, the Revivalists, Lettuce, the Meter Men, Warren Haynes, and a dozen more are all getting going. Check out all of tonight’s happenings below.

Today in NOLA: 2.15.15

Sunday features some of New Orleanians favorite parades. After the beads and the plush, the super-krewes of New Orleans music will be gigging. Rebirth is at the Prytania, Trombone Shorty is at Tips, and Flow Tribe is at Generations Hall. On this day in 1957, influential Civil Rights group the Southern Christian Leadership was founded. Now, more to do this Saturday. 

Today in Nola 11.26.2014

In 1903 the City Park Board of Commissioners approved a New York businessmen’s proposal to build an ostrich farm near City Park’s shooting range. This evening, Garden District Book Shop hosts an author with many secrets. The Shiek returns, and local bands Flow Tribe, Gravity A and more bust out to a Beastie Boys tribute of “Licensed to Ill.” 


Wednesday at the Square 2014 Lineup Unveiled

The weather is not quite suited for outdoor concerts, but New Orleans is sure to heat up by the time this year's Wednesday at the Square kicks off. The free outdoor music series in Lafayette Square returns March 19, kicking off with Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe. The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Flow Tribe, the New Orleans Suspects, Marcia Ball, and many more are on the schedule. 

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: 8.10.13

There are many ways to get your strut on this fabulous Saturday. You can throw a hot red number and run around Armstrong Park for charity and then wear it later to shake your money-maker to some rock funk at Gasa Gasa. Or put on those dirty linens from last Saturday’s Art District stroll and venture downtown to the Royal Street galleries. On this day in 1964 Louis Armstrong 's classic album "Hello, Dolly" was certified Gold by the RIAA.

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