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City Park Drops "Thursdays at Twilight" Lineup


As Fest Season enters the final leg, New Orleans is looking ahead to the popular outdoor concerts that provide our weekly dose of live music. Today, City park dropped the lineup for their “Thursdays at Twilight” series. Bruce Daigrepont, John Boutté, and the Pfister Sisters are just a few of the familiar names on the roster.


Today in NOLA: 8.14.14


Give the weekend a tasteful early welcome with live music in City Park and at the Ogden Museum this evening. Bug returns to Allways Lounge for its second weekend. Plus, two options for fans of independent country music tonight. Twenty years ago today, the Neville Brothers performed at the final day of Woodstock '94, which itself commemorated the 25th anniversary of the original Woodstock festival in 1969. More events and details tonight:


Today in NOLA: 7.31.14


July winds down this Thursday evening. Will you end the month peacefully with Ole Man River Band at the Botanical Garden, or go out with a bang when punk band Flesh Lights hit Saturn Bar? Christopher Shinn’s award-winning play Dying City wraps this weekend at the Shadowbox. And happy birthday to cellist Monica McIntyre, playing at Cafe Istanbul tonight. Read on for all the details tonight:


Today in NOLA: 7.24.14


The Coathangers play the early show at Siberia tonight so you can rock out on a weeknight. A pair of one-act operas make their debut at the Marigny Opera House. In film, catch the Nick Cave documentary 20,000 Days on Earth at the Zeitgeist, or a Kurosawa and Jarmusch double feature at the Joy. Plus, the City Park Botanical Garden and the Ogden Museum host their weekly evening music series. Read on for full details:


Today in New Orleans 6.27.13


Tonight, Ogden After Hours with Andrew Duhon, and the last Thursdays at Twilight with the Symphony Chorus of New Orleans. On this day in 1833, Captain Henry Shreve cleared the Red River in what is now Shreveport. Now, more to do this Thursday.


Today in New Orleans 6.6.13


It's D Day's 69th anniversary, and you can honor the troops at the World War II Museum this morning. Later on, there's a free concert in Armstrong Park, Thursdays at Twilight in Mid-City, and Ogden After Hours with Marc Stone. On this day in 1869, Dillard University was chartered. Click through for more to do.


Today in New Orleans 5.30.13


Tonight, enjoy free in the Treme and Mid-City, plus a tribute show at this week’s Ogden After Hours event. Buttboy and Tigger is showing at the Elm Theatre, and there’s some experimental/prog on Toulouse. On this day in 1862, Union Admiral David Farragut captured Baton Rouge. Now, more to do this Thursday.


Today in New Orleans 5.23.13


Tonight, Birdfoot Chamber Music Fest continues at Snug Harbor, Thursdays at Twilight welcomes Alex McMurray, and more. On this day in 1934, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were ambushed and killed in Bienville Parish, the end to the infamous pair’s three-year crime spree. Now, click through for Thursday's events.  


Today in New Orleans 4.25.13


Tonight, live outdoor concerts from the Treme to Mid-City, New Orleans’ Second Annual Puppet Festival, and Ogden After Hours. Happy Birthday to Ervin “Vin” Bruce, noted Cajun musician and Lafayette native, born on April 25, 1932. Now, more to do this Thursday. 


Today in New Orleans 4.18.13


Enjoy some Jazz in Armstrong Park, rock the CASA to end child abuse, and enjoy some art after hours at the Ogden Museum. On this day in 1864, the Battle of Sabine Pass took place in Cameron Parish. Now, more to do this Thursday. 


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