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Walter Wolfman Washington
d.b.a. (10:00 PM)
Fiery blues on Frenchmen - every week
House of Blues (8:00PM)
Legendary rock icon and four-time Grammy winner
Hi Ho Lounge (9:00PM)
Feel the bass drop
Algiers Ferry Landing (6:00PM)
Today, Vivaz Latin Band and Paky Saavadra
Curren$y's Jet Lounge
Blue Nile (10:00 PM)
The NOLA rapper's weekly party
Banks Street Bar (10:00 PM)
Blues rock and BLTs!
Country Club (All Day)
Weekly Wed Gig- $3 martinis and free admission for the service industry folks.
Tom McDermott and Meschiya Lake
Chickie Wah Wah (8:00PM)
Weekly Wed Gig- Piano man meets a golden voice.
Aurora Nealand and the Royal Roses
Weekly Wed Gig- Gypsy jazz upstairs in the Marigny
Hi-Ho Lounge (8:00PM)
Weekly Wed Gig- from the street to the stage. Midnight Snax throwdown follows at 10pm.
dba (7:00 PM)
Weekly Wed Gig- The world's premiere washboard-sousaphone-guitar trio.
Treme Brass Band
Candlelight Lounge (9:00 PM)
Weekly Wed Gig- Pass on by and see the 6th Ward’s home band.
Little Gem Saloon (5:00PM)
Traditional Blues, Gospel, and R&B in the CBD
Snug Harbor (8:00PM)
Delfeayo Marsalis’ award-winning orchestra
Come see the in-demand bassist perform with his own band tonight
Kermit Ruffins and the Barbecue Swingers
Les Bon Temps Roule (10:00 PM)
Candlelight Lounge (8:00PM)
Shake your brass in the Treme with a blend of hip hop, R&B, and pop
Maple Leaf (8:00PM)
One of New Orleans’ best percussionist invites his friends to the stage
PubliQ House (9:30PM)
Brass with electric guitar and keyboard
American Routes at Rock N' Bowl for 15 Years of Radio
by Devin Bambrick
Hardcore fans of Nick Spitzer's public radio juggernaut American Routes are no doubt quivering in anticipation for tonight's celebration of the program's fifteen year anniversary at Rock N' Bowl.
Today in New Orleans 4.19.13
Tonight in Mid City, celebrate 15 years of American Routes with Nick Spitzer and a long list of the city’s best talents. Crystal Castles are at House of Blues, NOMA is screening a movie in the sculpture garden, and more. On this day in 1960, Louisiana elected Governor Jimmie Davis. Now, more to do to kick off your weekend.
French Quarter Fest Music Picks: Saturday
Saturday is High Fest, as 20 stages are available for listening pleasure in the French Quarter. Any stroll through the Vieux Carre is sure to tantalize the aural inclinations. Once again, April Siese mines the schedule for a handful of French Quarter Fest gems:
Fête Française Brings Weekend Block Party Near Magazine St.
by Elisabeth Morgan
When was the last time you ate escargot while drinking a beer and watching live Cajun music? If it's been a while (or never), Saturday, March 23, is the day to make it happen. This weekend École Bilingue de la Nouvelle Orleans hosts its 14th annual Fête Française from its location at 821 General Pershing Street to the corner of General Pershing and Constance.
Today in New Orleans 3.22.13
This Friday, see the Vagina Monologues in Cenral City, Catch the Wall at Dillard, and a Freaksheaux at the Allways. On this day in 1967, Clay Shaw was indicted on for conspiracy in the attempted assassination of JFK. Now, more theatre and music to kick off your weekend.
A Few Before Voodoo
Lost Bayou Ramblers, Coyotes Talk About Voodoo Fest, and the New Orleans Music Scene
The wait is over for Halloween weekend in New Orleans and the Voodoo Music Experience. On Friday morning, the throngs will once again descend on City Park for the annual harvest of music, art and much more. To whet some whistles, Jillian Firnhaber caught up with a couple of up-and-comng New Orleans arists that are worth watching at the Fest:
Today in New Orleans: 6.9.12
Today, listen to Zydeco and eat tons of Creole Tomatoes in the combined festival at the Old U.S. Mint and French Market, dip your mustache in some beer and move your feet with the 610 Stompers in their 3rd annual Ball Crawl in Uptown, check out the result of Skin Horse Theater’s experimental 24-hour project, see the city’s young student filmmakers’ works at UNO, and listen to Quintron conduct the Music Box orchestra. Get out there:
Today's Events: 4.14.12
Today, French Quarter Fest swings into the weekend, The Lost Bayou Ramblers have a record release show at One Eyed Jacks, Mia Borders plays at the 12 Bar, and the Zydepunks & DeBauche unite their European sounds on St. Claude once again. This day in history, "Ain't That A Shame" by Fats Domino was released, it was his first tune to enter the Billboard charts (1955), and noted Cajun vocalist, guitarist and songwriter D.L. Menard was born in Erath (1932). Click through to view:
Today's Events: 3.3.12
Today, Lost Bayou Ramblers roll into the Marigny, Bonerama plays Tip's, Nerdnite NOLA returns to the CBD and the Grassroots Hip-hop showcase goes off at Dragon's Den. This is an important day in Louisiana history, as it marks the date when Iberville and Bienville landed in Louisana, and celebrated the state's first Mardi Gras (1699), and LSU mascot Mike The Tiger IV was laid to rest after a reign of almost 21 years (1995). Now check out more about today:
Today's Events: 8.19.11
August 19th, when Google went public (2004), when ‘Operation Iraqi Freedom’ ended, and the last U.S. combat brigade crossed the border to Kuwait (2010), National Avation Day, International Humanitarian Day, Coco Chanel (1883), Bill Clinton (1946), Nate Dogg (1969, RIP), and Fat Joes' (1970) birthdays, and Groucho Marx’s death (1977).
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