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Armstrong Park (4:30 p.m.)
Official Gay Easter parade rolls through the French Quarter
Press & St. Claude (1:30 p.m.)
The Social Aide & Pleasure Club throws their annual parade through the Bywater
Tipitina’s (7:30 p.m.)
Folk-rock and Americana
Maple Leaf (10:30 p.m.)
Krown, Batiste, and Washington every Sunday
Canal & Bourbon St. (1 p.m.)
Chris Owens leads the charge
Hot 8 Brass Band
Howlin’ Wolf- The Den (10 p.m.)
Premiere NOLA brass with hip-hop, R&B and more
Today in New Orleans 2.08.14
Today, the Wizard World Comic Con at the Morial Convention Center continues with stars from Doctor Who and the Walking Dead. Tonight, Phish frontman performs, and Airborne Toxic Event takes the Civic Stage and more events. On this day in 1898, the grandfather clause was enacted to deny voting rights to African-Americans. More Saturday night New Orleans events below:
Kickoff Party Tonight for Make Music NOLA
Make Music NOLA is celebrating their continued growth from their 2011 beginning, and they are inviting the public to the Howlin' Wolf tonight to celebrate with them. Instructors from the free school for kids will be on stage, and proceeds go towards MMN.
Krewe of Chewbacchus Fashion Show Phasers in Galactic Carnival
by Megan Pearl
So Chewbacca, a Dr. Who Catkind Nun, and and some regular guy walk into a bar… because it’s time for the fourth annual “Set Your Phasers to… Stunning!” fashion show from the Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus. The sci-fi (and beyond) krewe won't take it to the street until Feb. 22, but they'll be stepping out in style on Saturday (1-25) at the Howlin' Wolf.
Today in New Orleans 12.20.13
Tonight, Opera on Tap is in City Park, and starlight racing kicks off this evening at the Fair Grounds. Cripple Creek's Under Milk Wood opens, and Tipitina's is getting crunk for Christmas with a pair of local rock bands. In the Riverbend, Walter Washington is celebrating his 70th on Oak Street. On this date in 1803, the United States Commissioners W.C.C. Claiborne and James Wilkinson officially bought the Boot for $15,000,000. Now, more to do this Friday.
Today in New Orleans 11.14.13
Tonight, competing quartets for chamber music lovers, Nappy Roots is in the Warehouse District, and Hell Yes Fest continues to bring the belly aches at the Hi Ho, The New Movement, and the Shadowbox. On this day in 1960, New Orleans’ schools were legally desegregated. Now, more to do this Thursday.
Lebowski Fest Comes to NOLA
by Sam Nelson
In the last 15 years The Big Lebowski has attracted an almost-cult-like following of faithful fans. In the movie, Jeff Bridges' character, the Dude, strives to “abide” and take it easy but is challenged to do so in the county of Los Angeles. But what if he lived in New Orleans? The Lebowski Fest and a whole lot of fans are on their way here to find out if they can abide here in the Big Easy.
Voodoo After Dark: 11.2.13
On Saturday night, the New Orleans music doesn't end once Nine Inch Nails are done in City Park. From a superjam to a Band of Gypsies, check out some of tonight's club happenings across the city:
Today in New Orleans 8.21.13
Tonight, Alex Bleeker and the Freaks are in Lee Circle, and Hank and the Cupcakes are performing at the Howlin' Wolf Den. Local blues artist Alvin Youngblood Hart is closing out his solo residency in Mid-City. On this date in 1769, Governor O’Reilly arrested the leaders of a revolution that ousted Governor Ulloa. Now, more hump day happenings.
Today in New Orleans 6.28.13
Tonight, Cliff Hines and Sasha Masakowski play at Blue Nile, hip-hop star Mac Miller is at the Howlin’ Wolf, and pop trio Superhumanoids are playing in Lee Circle. On this day in 1928, Louis Armstrong recorded “West End Blues.” Now, more to do this Friday.
Today in New Orleans 6.7.13
Tonight, Poolside Calypso at the Country Club in the Bywater! All over the city, there's live music, theater, and more happening this Friday. On this date in Louisiana’s Civil War history, Union troops captured Baton Rouge. Now, more ways to kick off your weekend.
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