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Walter Wolfman Washington
d.b.a. (10:00 PM)
Fiery blues on Frenchmen - every week
Algiers Ferry Landing (6:00PM)
Today, Vivaz Latin Band and Paky Saavadra
Curren$y's Jet Lounge
Blue Nile (10:00 PM)
The NOLA rapper's weekly party
Banks Street Bar (10:00 PM)
Blues rock and BLTs!
Country Club (All Day)
Weekly Wed Gig- $3 martinis and free admission for the service industry folks.
Tom McDermott and Meschiya Lake
Chickie Wah Wah (8:00PM)
Weekly Wed Gig- Piano man meets a golden voice.
Aurora Nealand and the Royal Roses
Weekly Wed Gig- Gypsy jazz upstairs in the Marigny
Hi-Ho Lounge (8:00PM)
Weekly Wed Gig- from the street to the stage. Midnight Snax throwdown follows at 10pm.
dba (7:00 PM)
Weekly Wed Gig- The world's premiere washboard-sousaphone-guitar trio.
Treme Brass Band
Candlelight Lounge (9:00 PM)
Weekly Wed Gig- Pass on by and see the 6th Ward’s home band.
Little Gem Saloon (5:00PM)
Traditional Blues, Gospel, and R&B in the CBD
Snug Harbor (8:00PM)
Delfeayo Marsalis’ award-winning orchestra
Come see the in-demand bassist perform with his own band tonight
Kermit Ruffins and the Barbecue Swingers
Les Bon Temps Roule (10:00 PM)
Candlelight Lounge (8:00PM)
Shake your brass in the Treme with a blend of hip hop, R&B, and pop
Maple Leaf (8:00PM)
One of New Orleans’ best percussionist invites his friends to the stage
PubliQ House (9:30PM)
Brass with electric guitar and keyboard
WWOZ Piano Night Recap (PHOTOS)
Inside the House of Blues on Monday night, the blue spotlight auras encircled a myriad of pianists who took the stage front and center while their accompaniment grooved behind them. Piano Night is an annual event that highlights talented keyboardists of all varieties and gives enthusiasts a chance to witness a living room playalong built to a larger scale.
Elite 88: WWOZ Piano Night Returns with Liz McComb, Ike Stubblefield
The purists who annually get their hackles up about how the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival headliners seem to have fewer and fewer ties to the musical tradition the festival was originally designed to showcase might be sated if only the branding were updated. But based on its persistent popularity, it seems unlikely that the organizers will stop drawing more from the “Heritage” side as opposed to the “Jazz.” WWOZ’s annual Piano Night, however, faces no such controversy either in name or scope.
Today: Louisiana Turns 200, and Music for Good Causes
On this day in Louisiana history, the Pelican State became the 18th addition to the fledgling United States (1812). At the time it gained statehood, the majority of the population spoke French and Spanish. Happy 200th birthday, La.! Elsewhere, a pair of giant musical fundraisers ensure the JazzFest party keeps going. Click through to see what's happening:
Thinking Outside the Cubes
Fests Don't Stop When JazzFest Gates Close
While the Fairgrounds shuts down early in the evening, veteran fest-goers know the music never stops during Jazz Fest. Throughout the city, clubs and venues are putting on shows every night of the week to keep the party going for locals and visitors alike. NoDef rounds up this year's best off-track bets.
Dead Huey Long, Emma Boyce, Ian Hoch, Sarah Esenwein, Will Dilella, Chris Rinaldi, Lianna Patch, Phil Yiannopoulos, Cate Czarnecki, Jonas Griffin, Jennifer Abbot, Mary Kilpatrick, Elaina Patton, Mike Horst, Devin Bambrick, Katherine McGuire, Norris Ortolano, Joe Shriner
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