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Lundi

March 2nd

Salad Days
Prytania, 7:30, 10p.m.
WTUL fundraiser

 

Rachel Breunlin & Bruce
Octavia Books, 6p.m.
The intergenerational traditions behind brass band music

 

Gerald French & the Original Tuxedo Brass Band
Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse, 8p.m.
A family tradition, debatably the oldest brass band in NOLA

 

Luke Winslow King,
d.b.a., 7p.m.
Young singer-songwriter with an old soul

Mardi

March 3rd

Jesmyn Ward
Columns Hotel, 7p.m.
National Book Award winner reads for 1718 Society

 

Fat $inatra
Apple Barrel, 6:30p.m.
The name says it all

 

Alvin Youngblood Hart
Blue Nile, 9p.m.
A True Southern Bluesman

 

The Sidemen
The Prime Example
Soulful jazz well worth the the cabfare

 

Dear White People
Indywood, 7p.m
Life as a millennial black on white dominated campuses

Mercedi

March 4th

Jyl Benson and Sam Hanna
Octavia Books, 6p.m.
New book focuses on New Orleans' Casual Restaurant Recipes

 

Shpongle
Civic Theater
Simon Gosford and Raja Ram’s uber eclectic sound

 

Pelicans v. Pistons
SKC, 7p.m.
Surging Birds face Detroit without Brow


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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