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Defender Picks



November 1st

Voodoo Fest

 City Park, All Day

Outkast headline tonight


Gravity A

Blue Nile, 1a.m

Following Kermit Ruffins & The BBQ Swingers and Big Sam’s Funky Nation


Roger Bowie & the Midnight Visions

Bamboula’s, 12:30-4:30a.m.

Nola Party Music + 2nd set tribute to Band of Gypsies in the back room


Morning 40 Federation + Happy Talk Band

d.b.a., 11p.m.

Funk, Jazz, and Rock from dat 9th Ward


Flow Tribe

Gasa Gasa. 9p.m.

Homegrown Nola Funk for your earholes


Hurray for the Riff Raff + Clear Plastic Masks & Dante the Magician

Hi Ho Lounge, 10p.m.

Jam out with hometown heroes and company 


Donde Wolf + Blind Dumb Pilgrums and Charles Bronsons Bronze Sons

Howlin' Wolf - "The Den", 11p.m.



Halloween Aqua Circus Extravaganza

Joy Theatre, 10p.m. 

Fishbone & MarchFourth Marching Band


Debauche + Dirty Bourbon River Show + Ashton Hines and the Big Easy Brawler & More

The Maison, 10p.m. 


Jim Monoghan's 19th Annual Halloween Parade

Molly's at the Market, 6p.m.

Join The Storyville Stompers, The Kazoozie Floozies & More for Molly’s freak fest


Quintron & Miss Pussycat + Ballzack + Manatees

One Eyed Jacks, 9p.m. (sold out)

Psychedelic Nawlins Soul


Galactic Special Halloween Show + Earphunk 

Tipitina's, 11p.m. (sold out)


26th Annual Lestat Coronation Ball

The Republic, 8p.m.-2a.m.

Anne Rice, SkinzNBonez, 504 Dancin Man, Mardi Gras Indian Wildman John, Mary Fahl, Nightbird, Zebra with New Orleans Native Keyboardist, and The Black Bats. 


LEFTOVER CRACK, Potato Pirates, Juicy Karkass, Rats in the Wall, Mea Culpa

Siberia, 9:30p.m.-2a.m.

CRACKTOBERFEST 2014 Punk/SKA extravaganza


Halloweird: A Warehouse Party

2735 Toulouse Street

Brian T. Simonson & Poorboyz Productions Presents Epic Live Music and Djs with St. Clair Pizza

Crime Bits: French Quarter Rape, Uptown Robberies

A woman was raped near Bourbon St. while looking for her husband Wednesday. Uptown, purloining pairs struck in two separate robberies. More Crime Bits:

Crime Bits, June 6-9

Marigny Muggings, Robber Falls Asleep

In this week's caper paper, Marigny muggers were after a bike and cash, two women were stabbed on Bourbon St. and a robber fell asleep on the job. Weekend Crime Bits for June 6-9, via NOPD reports:

Protesters Hurl Tomatoes at Jindal Effigy (PHOTOS)

The French Market showcased many different uses for tomatoes, and public shaming wasn't exempted. As Creole Tomato Fest unfurled at the French Market, a group of protesters used the exposure opportunity to take aim at Gov. Bobby Jindal for supporting a bill that will end a local levee board's lawsuit against Big Oil.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Cancelled at Le Petit

Following on the heels of last week's Jesus Christ Superstar cancellation, another local production of a Andrew Lloyd Weber-Tim Rice musical was scrapped this week. Le Petit Theatre cancelled their planned performances of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The run was scheduled for July 11-26.

Crime Bits: Suspects Sought in 3 Robberies (VIDEO)

NOPD is searching for suspects in three separate robberies that happened over the last three days. Detectives released video of a suspect in a Sunday afternoon robbery in the French Quarter. They're also looking for the perps in an Uptown burglary and bus stop stickup in Mid-City.

Crime Bits: Sun. Night Shootings, French Quarter Robbery

In the weekend's lawless list, robbers dressed in drag and pilfered purses, and a burglar toting two guns went straight for the video games. Crescent City Crime Bits for Friday night, May 30- to Monday morning, June 2:

Crime Bits: 7 Shot, French Quarter Suspects Sought

Seven people were shot across New Orleans in three incidents that happened over a 12-hour stretch between Sunday afternoon and Monday morning. One of the victims died, marking the City's latest homicide. NOPD detectives are also searching for a suspect in a French Quarter cutting that happened last weekend in Pere Antoine Alley. More Crime Bits:

French Quarter Fling: Brad Pitt Beers Matthew McConaughey (VIDEO)

This weekend, the the hordes of French Quarter ghost tour-goers were replaced by hordes of paparazzi. With Brad Pitt and wife Angelina Jolie in town for the annual Make It Right Gala, the photogs were looking for any sign of mundane activity. But drinking beers and playing catch got an extra limelight lift when Mathew McConaughey emerged on a balcony across the street from the Pitts.

Nicolas Cage to Play N.O. Pol in 'The Runner,' Report Says

Nicolas Cage has already taken a screen turn as a Bad Lieutenant for NOPD, and spent some real life money on French Quarter haunts and final resting places. For his next role that hits close to home, Cage will take on another familiar local archetype: the disgraced New Orleans politician. According to Deadline and a host of other Hollywood-watching blogs, the actor is set to play "idealistic but flawed" N.O. Congressman in The Runner.

Murder in 8th Ward, French Quarter Shooting

A man was killed in the 8th Ward and another man was injuring in a French Quarter shooting overnight, according to New Orleans police. 

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