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July 31st

Satchmo Summerfest
Old U.S. Mint, 11:45a.m.
Trad jazz fest kicks off

 

Dukes of Dixieland
Hotel Monteleone, 7p.m.
Nola “Dixieland”-style revival band

 

Future
The Saenger, 8p.m.
Famed ATL rapper

 

My Morning Jacket
Champion’s Square, 7:30p.m.
Indie rockers return

 

Light Night
Martin Wine Cellar, 6:30p.m.
A white wine affair

Today's Events: 1.17.12


Today, B.B. King teaches us how to blues in Louis Armstrong Park, and Painted Palms join STRFKR at One Eyed Jack's for an evening of electronica. On this day in Louisiana history, Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman and the Duke Ellington Orchestra graced the stage of Municipal Auditorium all at once in 1945. Making a special guest appearance was Sidney Bechet, in his first New Orleans appearance in a quarter-century. Here's a couple of today's returns:


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Contributors:

Dead Huey Long, Emma Boyce, Elizabeth Davas, Ian Hoch, Lindsay Mack, Anna Gaca, Jason Raymond, Lee Matalone, Phil Yiannopoulos, Joe Shriner, Chris Staudinger, Chef Anthony Scanio, Tierney Monaghan, Stacy Coco, Rob Ingraham,

Staff Writers

Cheryl Castjohn, Sam Nelson

Theatre Critic

Michael Martin

Photographers

Brandon Roberts, Rachel June, Daniel Paschall

Film Critic

Jason Raymond

Puzzler

Paolo Roy

Art Director:

Michael Weber, B.A.

Editor:

B. E. Mintz

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Minced Media, Inc.

Editor Emeritus



Stephen Babcock