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Annual nonprofit fundraising fest
Virginia heavy metal rockers
Circle Bar, 8p.m.
Classic folk troubador
Gasa Gasa, 9p.m.
Indie pop rockers open The Gates
Clarinetist makes standards new again, weekly
Maple Street Book, 6p.m.
Author reads from her latest book
Blues, Brews & The Beard
The Saints are an underperforming 3-2, and the city remains under oilpocalypse no matter what the papers say. Our collective pscyhe has been bruised, and we got the blues. Perfect timing for..yet another festival. Let us take respite from our collective troubles in the comfort of Anders Osborne's beard this weekend at the Crescent City Blues and Barbeque Festival.
The three-day, Lafayette Square gathering's big headliner is Taj Mahal, who plays Saturday night. Equally enticing are sets from Barbara Lynn, Otis Taylor and the fashion yardstick by which all other men in New Orleans are measured against - Little Freddie King. The vendor lineup boasts only two true BBQ joints. But how many do you need to make it a treat in a seafood town?
Dead Huey Long, Emma Boyce, Elizabeth Davas, Ian Hoch, Lindsay Mack, Anna Gaca, Jason Raymond, Lee Matalone, Phil Yiannopoulos, Joe Shriner, Chris Staudinger, Chef Anthony Scanio, Tierney Monaghan, Stacy Coco, Rob Ingraham,
Brandon Roberts, Rachel June, Daniel Paschall
Michael Weber, B.A.
B. E. Mintz
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