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Bayou St. John (12:15 PM-9:15 PM)
A music fest on the water featuring Alexis and the Samuri, Remedy Krewe, Fleur de Tease, Hot 8 Brass Band, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, and more
Central City (1 p.m)
Second lines! Won't bow down!
Mid-City (All day)
Church and a parade to celebrate the club's 104th year
House of Blues (9:00 PM)
The Comedy Central comedian is here for some standup!
Big Top (7 p.m.)
8-16 piece traveilling circus punk troupe. Need we say more? Is there anymore to say? with Sammy Kay and the East Los Three, Dead Legends
Art Klub, 513 Elysian Fields Ave (8:00 PM)
An interactive and sparkling performance presented by Nari Tomassetti
Shadowbox Theatre (8:00 PM)
Straightforward conversational drama explores one area's gentrification through 50 years
Joe Krown feat. Russell Batiste and Walter "Wolfman" Washington
Maple Leaf (10:30PM)
Weekly gig on Oak with Krown on the organ, Washington firing up the guitar strings, and Batiste on the drums.
Hot 8 Brass Band
Howlin’ Wolf Den (10:00PM)
Weekly gig from some of the city’s best in brass
Sunday Youth Music Workshop
All ages workshop with Johnny Vidacovich. Bring your instruments!
Cajun Fais Do Do
Bruce Daigrepont is playing the washboard and getting you to bed early
Krewe du Guza
Le Bon Temps Roule (10:00PM)
Sunday Funday weekly gig from the husband and wife duo
Today in New Orleans 10.12.12
Tonight, see the famed Placido Domingo at the Opera with the Philharmonic Orchestra, see some blues for free at the Crescent City BBQ Festival, and get crazy on Elysian Fields with the Spectacular! Cabaret for the weekend’s Endless Gaycation. Happy Birthday to James “Sugar Boy” Crawford, born October 12, 1934. Crawford is known for his hit, “Jock-A-Mo,” popularized by the Dixie Cups as “Iko Iko.” Now, for more on today’s events.
Placido Domingo (Mahalia Jackson Theatre, 7pm)
Don’t miss the legendary Placido Domingo tonight at Mahalia Jackson. Domingo has been performing with the New Orleans Orchestra for fifty years now, and he’s keeping the tradition alive tonight with accompaniment from the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra.
Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival (Lafayette Square, 5:30pm)
Tonight’s free festival kicks off with Luther Kent & Trick Bag until 6:30pm, followed by Chris Thomas King. Come hungry and support local food vendors. Proceeds from the festival support the Jazz and Heritage Foundation’s programs.
Spectacular! Spectacular! A Cabaret for All (John Paul’s, 10pm)
Come out for one of Endless Gaycation’s Friday night events on Elysian Fields. Drag performers, Burlesque artists, and even clowns will fill the stage with glitter and sex appeal. Come out all weekend, all over the city, and celebrate New Orleans’ queer community!
101 Runners (Tipitina’s, 10pm)
Tip’s on Tchoup tonight is bringing the funk with Alvin Youngblood Hart. For just $12, see authentic New Orleans Mardi Gras Indian Blues and Funk. Doors open at 9pm.
Dead Huey Long, Emma Boyce, Ian Hoch, Sarah Esenwein, Ryan Sparks, 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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