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Today in NOLA 8.22.17

This Tuesday is a fine day to experience the sounds of the city. Galactic's Stanton Moore will perform two shows with his namesake trio at his weekly gig on Frenchmen. Just slightly up the street Treme Brass Band and Smoking Time Jazz Club will perform. For the late night crowd, catch Rebirth in their regular gig at Maple Leaf. On this day in 1812, former Governor W.C.C. Claiborne became the highest paid governor in the United States, with a salary of $7500 a year. Now, more to do this Tuesday. 

Today in NOLA 8.8.17

This Tuesday is a fine day to experience the sounds of the city. Meschiya Lake will play her residency on Frenchmen with the Little Big Horns. Just up the street Treme Brass Band and Johnny Sansone will perform. For the late night crowd, catch Rebirth in their regular gig at Maple Leaf. On this day in 1916, Pelicans shortstop Henry Antone “Cotton” Knaupp became the only player in the Southern Association history to complete an unassisted triple play. Now, more to do today.  

Today in NOLA 7.6.17

This Thursday, build a mermaid fairy garden at Longue Vue, learn about mid century architecture, take in Dave Mooney’s last show, or enjoy some music and poetry at Bar Redux. On this day in 1971, Daniel Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong passed away in his home in Queens, New York. Somewhat ironically, Storyville was also established on July 6th, 1897. Now, more to do today. 


Today in NOLA: 2.1.15

It's Superbowl Sunday. Watch the New England Patriots take on the Seattle Seahawks at 5:30p.m. Before the big game begins, the Krewe of Little Rascals in Metarie rolls at noon, and a dance performance is slated for 2p.m. at the CAC. Later this evening, Snug Harbor presents a tribute to Randy Newman. Zola Jesus is at Republic. Though New Orleans hopes to be the healthiest city by the year 2018, on this day in 1837, The Picayune announced that New Orleans was the dirtiest city in the South. Now, more events to shake up your Sunday funday. 


Prelude to Danny Barker

Fest Before the Fest Honors NOLA Music Legend

Tonight and tomorrow, string players will honor the legendary Danny Barker in a prelude to the January 2015 festival bearing his name. Tonight and tomorow, shows will honor the man at Snug Harbor and the Old U.S. Mint. Barker's influence on New Orleans is immeasurable. The banjo player influencer musicians ranging from Leroy Jones to Derrick Tab. He helped start a social aid and pleasure club, made brass cool to a new generation, and preserved the legacy of the past. It is only fitting NOLA will celebrate him twice.

Today in NOLA: 9.23.14

Thou shalt not kill: tonight, writer Peter Abadie reads from his bone-chilling new study of notorious murders throughout recent history. The Stanton Moore Trio and Meschiya Lake & the Little Big Horns play shows on Frenchmen. On this day in 1986, Congress designated the rose as the national flower. LSU’s agricultural extension has the advice you’ll need to grow roses in Louisiana. Details tonight:

Today in NOLA: 9.16.14

Stanton Moore leads a crack trio at Snug Harbor tonight. Author Jesmyn Ward reads from her well-received new book, Men We Reaped, at Garden District Book Shop. And on this day in 1964, the Beatles rocked City Park—the only New Orleans show the band ever played. Celebrate tonight with an all-ages tribute show at Tad Gormley Stadium. Get more details and find out which local legend the Fab Four demanded to meet while they were in NOLA:


Today in NOLA: 9.9.14

What are you having for lunch? And is it too soon to think about dinner? The 2014 Restaurant Week menus can’t satisfy your cravings, but they will help you decide where to dine tonight. Galactic drummer Stanton Moore brings his eponymous trio to Snug Harbor for the second in a series of September gigs. Plus, notable punk shows in Midcity and downtown. Here’s the Tuesday rundown:

Today in NOLA: 9.7.14

Who Dat! The Saints are back for real, playing their season opener against the Atlanta Falcons. If pigskin’s not your bag, catch the Sunday matinee of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest or join the NOLA Social Ride at the Country Club this afternoon. Tonight, James Singleton leads his quartet at Snug Harbor and the Hot 8 Brass Band play on without their leader at the Howlin’ Wolf. See the details:

Today in NOLA: 8.19.14

T-Pain, prince of Auto-Tune, appears at the House of Blues tonight. Mardi Gras Indian Chief Monk Boudreaux comes to Snug Harbor, teaming up with jazz musicians Johnny Sansone and John Fohl to form Indian Blue. Happy birthday to Ivan Neville, celebrating his 56th birthday today. Back in 1999, the Dumpstaphunk leader was briefly a member of alt-rock band the Spin Doctors. See details and more live music tonight:

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