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Vendredi

May 22nd

NOWFE

Convention Center & assorted locales

Eat and drink the South

 

Greek Fest

Holy Trinity Cathedral

Eat, dance, and drink wine from a tiny cup

 

Rush

Smoothie King, 8p.m.

Getty Lee, Neal Peart, Alex Lifeson step into the limelight

 

This is NOLA

Joy, 9p.m.

Arts mashup features Khris Royal this wee

 

 

Samedi

May 23rd

Greek Fest

Holy Trinity Cathedral

Eat, dance and drink wine from a tiny cup

 

Dax Riggs

One Eyed Jacks, 9p.m.

Swampy southern folk rock plus opening band Strange Roux

 

Papa Roach

House of Blues, 7p.m.

Hard rock with heavy metal influence

 

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra

Mahalia Jackson, 7:30p.m.

Performance of Verdi’s Requiem with vocals by Elizabeth DeShong, Alfred Walker, Lori Guilbeau and Paul Groves

 

Say My Name, Say My Name: Stories of LGBT Youth

Ashe Powerhouse Theatre, 7p.m.

BreakOUT presents stories of transgender youth

 

Woodenhead Forty Year Itch

Chickie Wah Wah, 10p.m.

Instrumental rock on Canal

Dimanche

May 24th

Tom Leggett

30-90, 5p.m.

New Orleans based singer songwriter jazzes up the new Frenchmen St. venue

 

Joe Krown Trio

Maple Leaf, 10p.m.

Regular show featuring the “Wolfman” and Russell Batiste

 

Geoff Clapp Organ Quartet

Snug Harbor, 8p.m.

Clapp is joined by Wessell “Warmdaddy” Anderson on alto sax


Buku Fest Best Mixed Before Serving


With this weekend marking the inaugural edition of the Buku Music and Art Project, it might still be difficult for the mind to grasp at what to expect. To ease the flailing - at least on the ears - local DJ Shanook, who will have a set at the fest, put together a mix of some of the artists playing this weekend at Mardi Gras World, including Wiz Khalifa, Yelle and, since electronic music is that most meta of genres, headliner Skrillex remixing headliner Avicii. Click through to listen, and don't forget about NoDef's full Buku preview, which can be found here.

 

 

 

Buku by Shanook1 on Mixcloud

 

Follow along with this track list: 

Avicii - Levels (Skrillex Remix)

Robert Koch - Dough (Salva Remix)

Wolfgang Gartner - Get Em

Xv Feat. Wiz Khalifa - Gobstopper (Figure Remix)

SBTRKT - Wildfire

Yelle - La Musique (Myd remix)

Nguzunguzu - Timesup

Wiz Khalifa - O.G.

Porter Robinson - 100% In The Bitch

Holy Fuck - Lovely Allen

Major Lazer - Original Don (Flosstradamus Remix)

Big K.R.I.T. - Country Shit

 




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