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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 8.1.17


It's a fine day for music in New Orleans this Tuesday. Rebirth Brass Band will play their recurring gig at the Maple Leaf, while electro-pop star Nite Jewel performs Gasa Gasa. Over on Frenchmen, check out Treme Brass Band at d.b.a. and then mosey up the street to Blue Nile to see locals-gone-big Water Seed. On this day in 1968, Jimi Hendrix performed at City Park. The concert cost $4 advanced sale or $5 at the gate. Though you can't see the Voodoo Child himself, read on for more musical happenings in city. 


Today in NOLA 2.28.17 (Mardi Gras)


Well folks, we made it. Happy Mardi Gras! The city is waking up early, with parades and parties beginning at sunrise. Following the krewe marches and the Bourbon Street Awards, some NOLA all-stars will play on Frenchmen. Looking for good food? Hit up Northside Skull & Bone Gang's breakfast and then grab lunch at Bar Redux's annual Fat Tuesday fry. On this day in 1985, then Governor Edwin Edwards was indicted by a federal grand jury on 51 counts of racketeering. Now, more Mardi Gras happenings. 

 


Today in NOLA 2.21.17


It’s one week until Mardi Gras, so count down to the explosion of excess with shows from NOLA favorites like Treme Brass Band and Charlie Miller. On this day in 1900, the first electrically lit parade (Krewe of Nereus) rolled and became the first and last parade to actually roll on the streetcar tracks. Now, more events this Tuesday.


Today in NOLA: 5.31.16


Today is the last day before hurricane season and there will be plenty of music to calm any concerns whether you’re looking for metal, classical organ, or experimental jazz. On this day in New Orleans history, the original Canal streetcar line made its last run in 1964. More from today:


Today in NOLA: 5.25.16


Before Memorial Day, head out to the Square for some free live music or enjoy some late night tunes at a smaller venue. Forty years ago today, Dr. John performed his hit “Right Place, Wrong Time” on NBC’s The Midnight Special. Now, more to do this Wednesday.


Today in NOLA: 5.04.16


The Fest has passed, but some of the celebration lingers. A mini-parade honoring Star Wars is on the docket. Locals are returning to their weekly gigs but some out-of-towners are still laying down the funk. On this date in 1970, author T.H. Williams won a Pulitzer Prize for his biography on Huey Long. Now, more to do before it gets too late.


Today in NOLA: 4.20.16


Today marks the sixth anniversary of the Big Oozy disaster. BP’s Deepwater Horizon rig exploded, killing 11 people, and then proceeded to leak millions of gallons of crude into the Gulf. The hemorrhaging took almost six months to stop and the effects are still with us today. On a brighter note, click through to find out about all the music in town tonight.


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