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Dimanche

April 26th

Slayer

Civic Theater, 8p.m.

Metal gods of yester-year offer an alternative to funk fest

 

Allen Toussaint

Snug Harbor, 9p.m., 11p.m.

A rare chance to see the master pianist and songwriter in a small venue

 

Helen Gillet

Circle Bar, 10p.m.

Local avant-garde cellist

 

Country Music Fest

Mags, 7p.m.

Lineup includes he Best Western Swingers, Todd Day Wait's Pigpen, The Good Gollies and Gal Holiday & the Honky Tonk Revue

 

Dead Feat

Howlin Wolf

Anders Osborne, Paul Barrere and Fred Tackett Acoustic Duo, Bill Kreutzmann, Billy Iuso

 

Sonny Landreth, Tab Benoit

Rock n’ Bowl

 

The Nth Power

Republic

New big thing in funk mashes up with members of Dumpstaphunk, Glactic, and Bonerama

 

Adam Deitch, Donald Harrison

One Eyed Jacks

 

Tank & the Bangas, Sweet Crude

One Eyed Jacks

Two young Louisiana bands with distinct sound and show verging on performance art

 

The Word, Robert Randolph and the Family Band

Joy Theater

 

Mike Clark, Nicholas Payton, Wil Blades

Little Gem, 8p.m.

Jazz (not big brass) from three masters

 

JJ Grey & Mofro

Tips, 9p.m.

Southern rock, blues, and funk

Today's Events: 4/28/11


April 28th, when Muhammad Ali refused to be inducted into the army and was thereupon stripped of his boxing title (1967), when Charles de Gaulle resigned as the president of France (1969) and the birthdays of three beautiful people: Jessica Alba (1981), Penelope Cruz (1974), and Shreveport, Louisiana’s Hal Sutton (1958), Golf Magazine’s 1980 College Player of the Year, and a top-10 ranker in the Official Golf Rankings (1986-1987). That would be enough for us to be proud of, if it weren’t for today's Hornets holdin’ down the Hive, and a  Pre-Jazz fest celebration to bring the BayouWear out in full fierce force:


Today's Events: 4/11/11


April 11th, the day that the Treaty of Fontainebleau ended the War of the Sixth Coalition against Napoleon (1814), the launch of Apollo 13 (1970), the creation of Apple 1, Vincent Gallo’s birth (1962), Kurt Vonnegut Jr’s death (2007), and the most boring day of the year since 1900.

 

Well, New Orleans says boring no more for 4/11 in ‘11, and fills out this Monday with enriching opportunities for the taking.


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Michael Martin

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Jason Raymond

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Paolo Roy

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