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Jeudi

April 24th

Big Freedia, The Star Steppin' Cosmonaughties, & More

Armstrong Park (3 p.m.)

Jazz in the Park continues with bounce, dance, and Kermit Ruffins & the Barbeque Swingers 

 

New Orleans Nightingales

The Allways Lounge (9 p.m.)

Jazz Fest series gala kick off  

 

The Trio feat. Eric "Jesus" Coomes, Nicholas Payton

Maple Leaf (10 p.m.)

Funk bassist + New Orleans’ BAM (Black American Music) trumpeter  

 

Tinariwen and Bombino

House of Blues (9 p.m.)

Desert rock inspired by the Sahara  

 

Bayous de Vilaine

Ogden Museum (6 p.m.)

Sippin' in Seersucker trunk show from Jolie & Elizabeth, plus music for tonight's after hours event 

 

Cirque d'Licious

Hi-Ho Lounge (10p.m.)

Ginger Licious hosts cabaret, burlesque, vaudeville and more!

 

Soul Rebels

Les Bon Temps Roule (11p.m.)

Roll with the Rebels on Magazine

 

 

 

Vendredi

April 25th

Jazz Fest

Fair Grounds (11 a.m.- 7 p.m.)

Headliners include The Avett Brothers, Public Enemy and, Aurora Nealand 

 

Underground Railroad Film Screening

NOMA (5 p.m.)

Fridays at NOMA features art and music inside, film in the Sculpture Garden, plus food and drink 

 

Rotary Downs + Mike Dillon 

Gasa Gasa (9 p.m.)

New Orleans psych pop, rock n' roll 

 

Backbeat Jazz Fest Series  

Blue Nile (10 p.m.)

Soul Rebels, Nigel Hall & the Congregation, and more 

 

Nina Simone Tribute

Cafe Istanbul (11 p.m.)

Tank and the Bangas + Mykia Jovan 

 

Andrew Duhon

Circle Bar (10 p.m.)

Local bluesy singer/songwriter  

 

Trombone Shorty + Orleans Ave.

House of Blues (8 p.m.)

Plus New Breed Brass Band. Tickets are $50  

 

Dumpstaphunk + Easy All Stars + More

Howlin' Wolf (10 p.m.)

Ivan Neville's band joins fellow funk bands on stage, with the Roosevelt Collier Band 

 

Bootsy Collins + DJ Soul Sister

Joy Theater (9 p.m.)

Funk legend joins New Orleans' own queen of rare grooves 

Samedi

April 26th

Jazz Fest

Fair Grounds (11 a.m.- 7 p.m.)

Headliners include Robin Thicke, 101 Runners, Branford Marsalis Quartet, and Phish 

 

Shamarr Fest

Shamrock (10 p.m.)

Shamar Allen & The Underdawgs, Hot 8 Brass Band, John Popper of Blues Traveler, and more

 

Cowboy Mouth

Tipitina's (9 p.m.)

plus Honey Island Swamp Band 

 

Katdelic

Blue Nile (2 a.m.)

Funk, rock, and hip hop from San Francisco

 

Heatwave

Prytania Bar (9 p.m.)

All-vinyl dance party spinning Motown/garage rock/R&B/soul/oldies

 

HUSTLE with DJ Soul Sister 

Hi Ho Lounge (11 p.m.)

Queen of rare grooves spins all-vinyl boogie, funk, and more into the wee hours of the morning 

 

Grayson Capps

Carrollton Station (10 p.m.)

plus the Lost Cause Minstrels + Jamie Lynn Vessels

Dimanche

April 27th

Jazz Fest

Fair Grounds (11 a.m.- 7 p.m.)

Headliners include Vampire Weekend, New Birth Brass Band, John Boutte, and more

 

Swinging Sundays

Allways Lounge (8 p.m.)

Swing dance lessons and party, live band from 9 p.m.-midnight 

 

Mogwai

Civic Theatre (8 p.m.)

Prog rock, Majeure opens

 

George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic

House of Blues (9 p.m.)

Key holder to the city of New Orleans, Clinton, joins DJ Soul Sister

The Week in Business Tech: Nov. 1-7


Silicon Bayou News provides our weekly udpate from the spheres of technology and commerce:

Lamar Advertising Launches RoadNinja, Your Interstate Exit Guide: Lamar Advertising, the publicly traded Baton Rouge-based outdoor advertising company, has launched a new iPhone app called RoadNinja.  The app is a location-based interstate travel app powered by Foursquare that helps consumers find what’s available at upcoming interstate exits (restaurants, lodging, gas, etc.) and delivers location-specific promotions.


The Week in Business Tech: Sept. 20-27


The Silicon Bayou has been buzzing with news. SBN announced a call for nominations for the Silicon Bayou 100, a list of the “coolest people in tech and entrepreneurship.” The public is encouraged to nominate active participants and leaders in the local tech, entrepreneurship, and digital and social media world by October 15, 2011. Click through for the weekly roundup of developments from Silicon Bayou News in the past seven days:


The Week in Business Tech: July 19-26


Once again, Silicon Bayou News provides our weekly roundup of the top developments at the intersection of technology and commerce. 

Audiosocket Launches Music as a Service™; Featured on Tech Crunch and Mashable- Music ain't just a moral law anymore. New Orleans-based music licensing startup Audiosocket today launched Music as a Service™  — their new service to make it easier for content creators to legally get access to music for games, movies, and apps. No word yet if music will do the dishes, too.


The Week in Business Tech, June 27- July 5


Here’s a roundup of the week’s developments at the intersection of business and commerce from Silicon Bayou News.

SUNO to Build On-Campus Business Incubator - New Orleans is set to gain another startup incubator with Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) securing financing to launch their own on-campus incubator. SUNO’s incubator will join the ranks of the other New Orleans business accelerators including the Idea VillageLaunch Pad Ignition, and the Bio Innovation Center. The chicks are scheduled to start hatching when construction is completed in 2013.


The Week in Business Tech: June 7-14


Here's our weekly rundown of developments at the intersection of technology and commerce from Silicon Bayou News:

New Startup Neighborland Launches; To Hold Hackathon This Saturday In NOLA - Neighborland, the new startup that provides a fun and easy way for residents to suggest new businesses and services that they want in their neighborhood, is holding a hackathon this weekend in New Orleans. Neighborland was founded by Candy Chang, Dan Parham, and Tee Parham. The group decided to set up shop in New Orleans partly because its a city that embraces new technology and smart growth, and supports better resident-powered tools.


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