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Gasa Gasa (9 p.m.)
With Freedom Speaks and Royal Bandits
House of Blues (8 p.m.)
Outlaw country superstar
Maple Leaf Bar (10:30 p.m.)
Trombonist Sammie Williams and friends
Oak Wine Bar (9 p.m.)
Soulful songstress performs in the Riverbend
Twelve Mile Limit (10 p.m.)
Casa Borrega (8 p.m.)
Local songwriters join forces on O.C. Haley
Hot 8 Brass Band
Howlin’ Wolf Den (10pm)
Weekly gig from some of the city’s best in brass
Sunday Youth Music Workshop
All ages workshop with Johnny Vidacovich. Bring your instruments!
Cajun Fais Do Do
Bruce Daigrepont is playing the washboard and getting you to bed early
Krewe du Guza
Le Bon Temps Roule (10pm)
Sunday Funday weekly gig from the husband and wife duo
Joe Krown feat. Russell Batiste and Walter "Wolfman" Washington
Maple Leaf (10pm)
Weekly gig on Oak with Krown on the organ, Washington firing up the guitar strings, and Batiste on the drums.
Today in New Orleans 12.29.13
Tipitina’s is keeping it funky, with the second night of George Clinton’s two-night stand. Mixed Nuts is celebrating 15 years of corporate gigs as a cover band, and Kwanzaa observances continue from New Orleans East to Congo Square. On this day in 1898, the city dedicated a monument to public school benefactor John McDonogh, the namesake behind McDonogh 35. Now, more ways to close out the weekend.
Today in New Orleans 12.28.13
Master of funk George Clinton is back in New Orleans, joined at Tip’s tonight by resident rare groove aficionado, DJ Soul Sister. On St. Claude, Quintron and Miss Pussycat are bringing swamp noise to the stage, along with bounce diva Katey Red. On this day in 1862, Union solder burned the Old State Capitol to the ground. Now, other red-hot activities for this Saturday.
Quiet Life Talks Before Tipitina's Tour Stop
From the shores of New London to the sunny climes of San Luis Obispo to the moss-burdened banks of Portland, Quiet Life has been staking its claim across vast swaths of American soil for almost ten years. Since their formation in 2004, the band has toured with acts like Dr. Dog, Alabama Shakes, and the Lumineers, and has released two excellent albums of rootsy boot-stompers. Currently on tour supporting The Head and The Heart, Quiet Life will perform at Tipitina’s on Wednesday night at 8 p.m..
Today in New Orleans 11.4.13
Tonight, Cocorosie is at Tip's, Sonic Youth founder Thurston Moore's band Chelsea Light Moving is at One Eyed Jacks, and Nashville pop-folk singer Tristen is at the Circle Bar. On this day in 1967, Governor John McKeithen was elected to his second consecutive term. Now, more ways to kick off your work week.
Today in New Orleans 10.23.13
The Civic welcomes country music star Steve Earle to the newly renovated stage, and Harvest the Music is back with Anders Osborne, Rich Collins, and more in Lafayette Square. In Mid-City, House of Ruth is asking supporters to come bowl for their benefit. Happy Birthday to R&B’s legendary vocalist Carol Fran, born on October 23, 1933 in Lafayette, Louisiana. Find out where the local talent is tonight.
Today in New Orleans 10.11.13
Tonight, the New Orleans Opera Association takes a bite out of the season with Der Vampyr. At NOMA, Camille Henrot is discussing Cities of Ys, and Uptown, Red Baraat is performing. On this day in 1739, a severe hurricane destroyed much of what was then the Louisiana colony. Enjoy today’s beautiful weather at City Park’s seafood festival.
Local Natives Overwhelm, Disappoint at Tip's: Concert Review
When did Local Natives' crowd get so bro-y? Squeezing past high heels and purple polos at a sold-out Tipitina's on Wednesday night felt a lot more like Tigerland than an indie rock show. Not to be a hater. Bros need good music too. It's worth taking this opportunity to consider what, exactly, is propelling Local Natives from Pitchfork-secret levels to The-O.C.-soundtrack territory.
Today in New Orleans: 9.27.13
The weekend kicks off with all the elements of a good story: comedy, drama and drinking. Two restored theaters boast big company in the CBD. Uptown, Tipitana’s makes sure we don’t forget the founding fathers of funk. And the Roosevelt takes a tipsy trip down memory lane. Check out the full Friday happenings below. On this day in 1983, native New Orleanian Lil Wayne was born DeWayne Carter.
Today in New Orleans 8.28.13
Tonight, Love Sessions continues, with proceeds to benefit the Louisiana Children's Museum. Culture Collision is bringing 65 local organizations under one roof in the Warehouse District, followed by an after party with Morning 40 Federation. On this day in 1956, the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway opened. Now, more hump day happenings.
Today in New Orleans 8.25.13
Tonight, Love Sessions continues with an Eden House benefit show. Cliff Hines Band is offering a free youth music workshop at Tip’s, and Japanther is in town at the Hi Ho. On this day in 1901, Satchmo was baptized at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 3200 Canal St. Now, more to do this Sunday.
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