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October 6th


Mardi Gras World, 8p.m.

Latch, Help Me Lose My Mind musicians



Zeitgeist, 9:30p.m.

Flick about child assassins


Night Bus to the Afterlife

Columns Hotel, 7p.m.

Mortality and the Gulf South


Tommy Malone

Chickie Wah Wah, 8p.m.

Nola native guitarist


Open Ears Music Series

Blue Nile, 10p.m.

This week ft. WATIV


October 7th


Champions Square, 8p.m.

English indie rock band


George Ezra

The Civic, 7:30p.m.

Also ft. Andrew Duhon


Brand New

UNO Lakefront Arena, 7:30p.m.

Alt-rock band from Long Island


Screwtape Letters

The Saenger, 8p.m.

Theatrical adaptation of C.S. Lewis’ novel


South Toward Home

Maple Street Book Shop, 7p.m.

Travels in Southern Literature


October 8th

ASAP Rocky

Champions Square, 7p.m.

Harlem rapper come to NOLA



The Civic, 8p.m.

Swedish heavy metal band


Twin Shadow

Republic, 8p.m.

Dominican-American musician


Ogden After Hours

Ogden, 5:30p.m.

This week ft. King Edward


Creole Son

Garden District Book Shop, 6p.m.

Account of Edgar Degas in Nola


October 9th

Ariana Grande

Smoothie King Center, 7:30p.m.

Pop musician known for licking donuts she doesn’t buy


Kacey Musgraves

Howlin’ Wolf, 6:30p.m.

Country and Western Rhinestone Revue


Blackest of the Black ft. Danzig

The Civic, 6:30p.m.

Also ft. Superjoint, Veil of Maya, Prong and Witch Mountain


Friday Nights at NOMA

NOMA, 5p.m.

Opening of Traditions Transfigured


La Traviata

Mahalia Jackson Theater, 8p.m.

Opera story of love and sacrifice


October 10th

Dwight Yoakam

Orpheum Theater, 8:30p.m.

Singer-songwriter and country music pioneer


Meg Myers

OEJ, 7p.m.

Smoky Mountain singer-songwriter


Moon Taxi

The Civic, 8p.m.

Nashville rock band



HOB, 7p.m.

Reggae from Cali


Suggestive Gestures

Zeitgeist, 9:30p.m.

Experimental feature and drag performance


Moonlight Market: A Celebration of 20 Years of CCFM

Reyn Studios, 7p.m.

Crescent City Farmers Market fundraiser


October 11th

Bent, Not Broken Gallery Talk

Ogden, 2p.m.

With Curator, Michael Meads


Odd Man Out

Prytania, 10a.m.

Part of Halloween Classic Series


Masters of Illusion

Saenger, 7:30p.m.

Magicians from the hit TV show


Papa Mali

Chickie Wah Wah, 8p.m.

George Porter Jr., Robert Hunter and Bill Kreutzmann

Today in New Orleans 5.23.13

Tonight, Birdfoot Chamber Music Fest continues at Snug Harbor, Thursdays at Twilight welcomes Alex McMurray, and more. On this day in 1934, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were ambushed and killed in Bienville Parish, the end to the infamous pair’s three-year crime spree. Now, click through for Thursday's events.  


Thursdays at Twilight with Alex McMurray, City Park’s Botanical Garden (5:00 PM)

This is Alex Murray’s first time performing at the Park’s Twilight Series and brings his raspy vocals and original lyrics to the Pavillion of the Two Sisters.  Mint juleps, wine, beer, soft drinks, water, and food will be available and no outside food and drink or pets are allowed.  Tickets are $10.



After Hours with Seth Walker, The Ogden Museum (6:00 PM)

Austin Singer/ songwriter Seth Walker brings his blues guitar and soulful sound to The After Hours set tonight.  Seth recently performed at Austin City Limits Music Festival and provided tour support for Raul Malo and the Wood Brothers. Limoncell-O! will be served at The  O Bar and the O Fun feature is a  Kids' Art Activity Table.  The event is free to Museum members and $10 nonmuseum members. (No tickets are issued.)  For more information, call: 504.539.9600.



Maya Erdelyi Reception and Film Screening,The Foundation Gallery (6:00 PM)

Recently featured at the New Orleans Film Festival, Maya's award-winning abstract-narrative animation "Pareidolia" will be screened on Julia St. at The Foundation Gallery.  Stick around afterward for  a Q &A with the artist.


Night Train, Snug Harbor (8:00 & 10:00 PM)

Slide into Snug for the string quartet stylings of Different Trains & Saariaho and Cloud Trio followed by the string and piano presentations of J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations.  Different Trains at 8pm, Goldberg at 10pm, Tickets are $15 and $10 for students.

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