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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 5.31.13
Tonight, plays Clybourne Park and Buttboy and Tigger continue, the Zephyrs take on the Round Rock Express, and there’s live music from Toulouse to Freret. On this day in 1964, the original Canal streetcar line ran for the last time. Now, more to do this Friday.
Today in New Orleans 5.14.13
This morning, make groceries in the Riverbend. Later, see some student-produced plays, or a film screening on St. Claude. On this day in 1928, the late Will “Dub” Jones, the bass vocalist on tracks like “Yackety Yak” who sang the famous line “Why’s everybody always picking on me,” was born in Shreveport. Now, more to do this Tuesday.
Today in New Orleans 4.29.13
Tonight, see some world-class pianists tickle the ivories at WWOZ's annual Piano Night. Experimental indie rockers Deerhunter are at One Eyed Jacks, plus there's weekly gigs from Frenchmen to Maple Street. Now, more to do this Monday.
Today in New Orleans 4.12.13
The rain has cleared, so head to French Quarter Fest for the best food and music in the city. Later, a serial radio play makes its debut at the Shadowbox, Esben and the Witch are playing Lee Circle, and more. On this day in 1989, Pete Fountain made his 50th appearance on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. Now, more ways to kick off your weekend.
Today in New Orleans 3.27.13
Tonight, head to Lafayette Square for a free concert from Ms. Marcia Ball. On Elysian Fields, enjoy peformances and a panel discussion with Trixie Minx, Nanette Ladet, and more. On this day in 1934, Rev. Gerald Smith delivered a speech to Sulphur’s “Share Our Wealth” Club. Now, more to do this chilly Wednesday.
Today in New Orleans 2.24.13
Get some free music lessons from a local pro, enjoy some brass on Tchoup, and see some indie folk rock at One Eyed Jacks. On this day in 1992, Branford Marsalis and Dr. John both won Grammy awards. Now, more to do this Sunday.
Lundi Gras 2.11.13
It’s the last night of night parades! Don’t let rain get in the way of your Lundi Gras. Once the parades pass, there’s live music everywhere in the city, from uptown to the Marigny. On this day in 1932, the late Uncle Lionel (Lionel Paul Batiste, Sr.) was born. Now, more to do this magical Monday.
Today in New Orleans 2.9.13
It's Endymion Saturday! Head to the Uptown route for Iris and Tuck's, then make your way to Mid City. Following the Krewes, there's live acts performing everything from bounce to Russian Mafia music. See brass, funk, rock, and more all over New Orleans. On this day in 1718, Bienville was appointed Governor of the Louisiana Colony. Now, more to do before, after, and during the parades!
Today in New Orleans 2.5.13
Today, make groceries Uptown at the Farmer’s Market. Later, bring the kids to Maple Street for a family friendly concert, then head to One Eyed Jacks or Siberia for more live music. On this day in 2006, Aaron Neville and Aretha Franklin performed the national anthem at Super Bowl XL at Ford Field in Detroit. Now, more to do this Tuesday.
Today in New Orleans 2.2.13
Today, finish your last-minute costume preparations and raise money for a good cause. See Big Sam’s Funky Nation on Frenchmen, theatre in the Marigny, and more live music all over the city. On this day in 1957, Fats Domino played the Perry Como Show and performed “Blueberry Hill” and “Blue Monday.” Now, more ways to kick off your Carnival.
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