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Halloween

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.

$5

 

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

LSU, Arkansas Set to Battle for the Golden Boot on Senior Day


The Mad Hatter may have already taken the last bite of Thanksgiving dinner, but on Friday he'll be hoping for another helping of what his LSU Tigers served to Texas A&M last week. On senior day in Tiger Stadium, the Bayou Bengals will look to close out their regular season campaign with a win over Arkansas in the annual Battle for the Golden Boot (1:30 p.m., CBS).


Les Miles' Thanksgiving Good to Last Bite (VIDEO)


The Mad Hatter was still in the midst of Lunch with Les on Monday afternoon, but, like many of us, he was already thinking about Thursday's dinner. Coming off his LSU football squad's triumph over Johnny Football and Texas A&M on Saturday, coach Les Miles was in a giving mood when it came to holiday sound bites.


LSU Runs Over Manziel, Texas A&M, 34-10


by Chris Rinaldi

The LSU football team was able to stifle Johnny Manziel and salvage the 2013 season Saturday with an impressive 34-10 victory over Texas A&M at Tiger Stadium. The Tigers faced the possibility of falling to 7-4, but a young defense that has been inept all year shined alongside the Bayou Bengals' offense, for the team's most impressive, complete game of the year.


LSU Preview: Manziel, Texas A&M Head for Death Valley


The LSU football team has only played one game in November so far, and the season is beginning to wind down as the end of the month nears. But the Bayou Bengals still have a lot of Johnny Football left. Texas A&M and the reigning Heisman winner Johnny Manziel journey to Death Valley on Saturday (2:30 p.m., CBS), marking the Aggies' first appearance in Tiger Stadium since 1994.


LSU-Bama Recap: Tide Turns on Tigers, 38-17


by Chris Rinaldi

LSU rolled into Tuscaloosa strong, but ended with a whimper. The Tigers began the game with a strong defensive stand and an efficient drive, but, by the end, Alabama was able to pick apart the Tigers' defense on the strength of T.J. Yeldon's legs, and crush the LSU offensive line with a swarming pass rush, on the way to a 38-17 victory.


LSU-Bama Preview: Tigers' Aerial Attack Could Join Trench Warfare


The LSU football team has already suffered two losses, and it might be tempting count their lost opportunity to win the national championship as reason to tune out the Tiger hype. But the true measure of their season comes on Saturday night in Tuscaloosa, when the Bayou Bengals renew their rivalry with top-ranked Alabama. (7 p.m., CBS).


Les Miles Runs Red Light on ESPN (VIDEO)


It's the thick of LSU-Bama Week, but the Mad Hatter isn't seeing red yet. The Bayou Bengals Head Football Coach took ESPN reporter Kaylee Hartung for a ride Tuesday during the sports network's look "Inside the Program." During the interview, Miles showed off his vaunted anticipation skills by running a red light.


Miles Wades Through LSU's Ole Miss Meltdown


The LSU football team watched their national championship hopes drift away Saturday night as Ole Miss kicker Andrew Ritter split the uprights with a game-winning field goal from 41 yards away. With a rare second loss in November and an FCS opponent in Furman coming up, Head Coach Les Miles spent most of his "Lunch with Les" press conference, addressing the loss. For the most part, Miles looked no further than the podium when doling out the blame for the 27-24 loss in Oxford.


LSU Falls at Ole Miss, 27-24


by Chris Rinaldi

It was upset Saturday in the SEC, and LSU was not exempt. Despite a late-game comeback attempt, the Tigers fell to the Rebels of Ole Miss, 27-24. Andrew Ritter’s 41 yard field goal sailed through the uprights, sealing victory for Ole Miss, leaving only two seconds left in the game.


LSU Looks to Keep Hammering Against Ole Miss


Before November's Crimson Tide, LSU must take a Rebel stand. Last week's win grind-it-out win over Florida has the Fighting Tigers football team back in the conversation about championships and, as ever, looking forward to the showdown with Alabama. But first, the sixth-ranked Bayou Bengals head to Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in Oxford to battle 3-3 Ole Miss (6 p.m., ESPN2) and a spread offense that necessitated late-game heroics in 2012.


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