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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
Chickie Wah Wah (8:00PM)
Americana from Austin
City Park (6:00PM)
Thursdays at Twilight, tonight with one of New Orleans’ premiere contemporary jazz pianists
Gasa Gasa (8:30PM)
Hosted by the Swamp Lilies, feat. Greg Good
Mid City Lanes Rock N Bowl (8:30PM)
Zydeco from Ville Platte
Ogden Museum (6:00PM)
Tonight, Jimbo Mathus performs while guests enjoy contemporary southern art after hours, sip on cocktails, and enjoy grub from Miss Linda’s Soul Food Catering
Today in New Orleans 6.4.13
Make groceries this morning at the Uptown Crescent City Farmers Market. Tonight, free film screening from DJ Soul Sister, Americana Soul at Tip’s, and more. On this date in 1986, the Neville Brothers joined U2, String, Bryan Adams, Peter Gabriel, and Lou Reed on the Conspiracy of Hope Tour. Now, more to do this Tuesday.
Room 220: Michael Jeffrey Lee and Adrian Van Young read at Maple Street Books
The Bayou St. John outpost of the Maple Street Bookstore empire (3141 Ponce de Leon) will host local writers Adrian Van Young and Michael Jeffrey Lee for readings at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4. Both authors have released well-received shorty story collections in the relatively near past, but they will present current work. Lee’s Something in My Eye and Van Young’s The Man Who Noticed Everything will be on hand for purchase and signatures.
Today in New Orleans 3.5.13
This morning, make groceries at the Farmer’s Market. Later, NOLA Fashion Week celebrates their fifth season with runway shows at the Saratoga, lit lovers can enjoy book events Uptown, Rebirth plays the Maple Leaf, and more. On this day in 1766, Antionio de Ulloa became the first Spanish Governor of Louisiana. Now, more to do this Tuesday.
Today in New Orleans 3.3.13
Today, catch the fab four at the Mid City Theatre, folk-punk-bluegrass at Siberia, and some New Orleans funk on Oak Street. On this day in 1999, the Neville brothers performed “Mona Lisa” on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Now, more to do this Sunday.
Today in New Orleans 2.16.13
Tonight, see a rare performance on Frenchmen Street from the New Orleans Nightcrawlers, check out some funk in Mid City, blues uptown, and more. On this day in 1724, Governor Bienville was recalled to France during the Chickasaw Wars. Now, more to do this Saturday in the Big Easy.
Today in New Orleans 1.25.13
It’s Carnival season, and there are walking and rolling krewes from Uptown to the Vieux Carre! Once you’ve paraded and gathered your beads, catch live music, theater, and more across the Big Easy. Happy Birthday to Chris Severin! The local musician and educator makes 55 today. Now, more Friday night happenings.
Today in New Orleans 1.16.13
It’s rainy and cold, but that’s no reason to stay inside your house. There’s still comedy, theatre, and live music going on all over the city. On this day in 1972, Tulane Stadium hosted the Super Bowl VI in which The Dallas Cowboys beat the Miami Dolphins. Now, more hump day happenings.
Today in New Orleans 12.20.12
We’re only five days out from Christmas, and the New Orleans Craft Mafia is setting up a last stop shop event to help you get your gifting in order. Check out Mary Poppins at Mahalia Jackson, some Acrocats at the Shadowbox, and more! Happy Birthday to Walter “Wolfman” Washington, born on December 20, 1943.
Today in New Orleans 12.06.12
This Thursday check out art after hours at the Ogden, learn about Jackson Square on Maple Street, and get funky for free in Mid City for a music video. On this day in 1889, President Jefferson Davis died in the Big Easy. Now, more on where to go this Thursday.
Today in New Orleans 11.29.12
This Thursday, fight the stupids at Maple Street Book Shop, or learn about social change with filmmakers from all over the world. Enjoy jazz downtown, or head to the Ogden for some after hours fun. Happy Birthday to clarinetist, bandleader, and educator Dr. Michael White, born November 29, 1954.
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