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Today in NOLA 8.8.17

This Tuesday is a fine day to experience the sounds of the city. Meschiya Lake will play her residency on Frenchmen with the Little Big Horns. Just up the street Treme Brass Band and Johnny Sansone will perform. For the late night crowd, catch Rebirth in their regular gig at Maple Leaf. On this day in 1916, Pelicans shortstop Henry Antone “Cotton” Knaupp became the only player in the Southern Association history to complete an unassisted triple play. Now, more to do today.  

Today in NOLA 3.6.17

Ease your Monday blues with a Slim Harpo tribute show at The Carver. Cafe Istanbul screens a feminist Peruvian film for free, and Glen David Andrews is doing his thing at his weekly gig on Frenchmen. This day in New Orleans history belongs to the drummers, as legendary timekeeper Earl Palmer was inducted into the Rock ’n Roll Hall of Fame in 2000 and longtime Dr. Johns skins man Herman Ernest died in 2011. Now, back to today. 

Today in NOLA: 12.23.14

A Christmasy light show, two recurring music series, one tatted up lady busting out blues vocals, a funky Galactic drummer, three rockers and a legendary father-son duo pack New Orleans’ holiday stockings with care this Tuesday. It’s the eve of the eve of Christmas, and while last minute shoppers tear open store doors to gather the rest of their gifts, many creatures will be stirring up the nightlife before hanging their actual stockings and trimming the tree. Jazz Fest founder Allison Miner passed away on this day in 1995. Now, more on where to fly like a flash tonight within our crescent shore. 


Today in NOLA: 8.19.14

T-Pain, prince of Auto-Tune, appears at the House of Blues tonight. Mardi Gras Indian Chief Monk Boudreaux comes to Snug Harbor, teaming up with jazz musicians Johnny Sansone and John Fohl to form Indian Blue. Happy birthday to Ivan Neville, celebrating his 56th birthday today. Back in 1999, the Dumpstaphunk leader was briefly a member of alt-rock band the Spin Doctors. See details and more live music tonight:

La. Music Factory Hosts Afternoon Jam at Frenchmen Store

The Louisiana Music Factory's Frenchmen migration happened before Mardi Gras, but it wouldn't be complete without an afternoon jam session featuring local musicians. The New Orleans record store will officially christen their new digs at the corner of Frenchmen and Decatur with a grand opening celebration Saturday (March 8).

Today in New Orleans 2.20.13

Wednesday is here already, and there’s plenty of live music and theatre to help get you through your week. Happy Birthday to jazz trumpeter Leroy Jones, born in New Orleans on February 20, 1958. Now, more hump day happenings.

Ogden Openings Explore Intersection of Development, Environment

by Brad Rhines

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art brings the bayou to the business district this week, as a slate of new exhibitions celebrate the diverse landscapes of the Gulf Coast.  A whopping nine new shows open on Thursday, all of them focused on some unique aspect of Southern geography, from the waterways to the wilderness.  The openings take place at the Ogden’s weekly After Hours event, and will feature music from bluesman Johnny Sansone.

Today's Events: 1.5.12

Today, the New Play Bacchanal kicks into full gear at Southern Rep, Johnny Sansone gives d.b.a. the blues, and Alamo Underground welcomes a new year. On this day in Louisiana history, the first steamboat sailed on the Red River (1859), Johnny Adams was born (1932), and Brittney Spears' 55-hour marriage to Jason Alexander was annulled (2004). Check today's happenings out, so you don't go back on your choices:

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