Get ready for a hot summer in New Orleans. Things are heating up for a busy summer festival season that will keep us partying all the way through Labor Day. Check back for updates as we get them. Search for a Place or Topic. This is a rain or shine event so wear your boots and bring your chairs and canopies.
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A sold-out crowd filled Tipitina's for a celebration of Professor Longhair's th birthday on Wednesday, December 19, However, the city may soon change its tune. The best public health guidance shows that it is important to watch at least three weeks of data before opening new segments of the economy. Meanwhile, at least one Baton Rouge club that hosted a show last weekend has canceled a previously scheduled Friday concert because of confusion over the new permitting process. All major concerts and festivals in the city have also been canceled through at least the summer. Some, such as Rock 'n' Bowl, have presented bands livestreaming performances with no audiences. On May 30, the city of Kenner hosted a "drive-in concert" in the Pontchartrain Center parking lot, where patrons sat in or near their vehicles to watch the classic rock cover band Supercharger. New Orleans officially entered Phase 2 of reopening on June Under the state's newly announced amended Phase 2A plan, venues wanting to host either live music or karaoke must apply to the State Fire Marshal's Office for approval in conjunction with the Louisiana Department of Health.
Livewire Music Calendar®
Fall has come and summer has gone since the last time we talked. Autumn can mean many things in New Orleans: new festivals, new restaurants, and plenty of things to do. For those of us working in the music industry, we find ourselves jam-packed with show after show during our busiest season of the year and often find ourselves overwhelmed with sets. Bandleader Aurora Nealand gave life to the Royal Roses after witnessing a resurgence in traditional jazz in younger generations of musicians. After eight years of playing together, the Royal Roses still draw education and inspiration from the greats like Sidney Bechet and Django Reinhart amongst others while working to breathe new energy into the genre. Deltaphonic is a New Orleans duo that blends fingerpicking blues, funk, and roots rock into a surprisingly big sound. Propelled by the frenetic performances and memorable songwriting of band leader Andrew T. The band is currently working on a third album set for release in Started from the genius of a recording session, the original trio played around town for about a year before they began adding their own music to their setlists. Though New Orleans is known for its jazz, hip-hop, rap, and modern funk are the name of the game when it comes to The Grid.
Among hundreds of live-music events and venues in the city, there are many options for those looking for entertainment without age restriction or the necessity of purchasing alcoholic beverages. Each of these popular locations updates a monthly calendar so you can find live entertainment on any night of the week. Check their calendar for more information. Perhaps you are looking for the more traditional live-jazz entertainment, or a family-friendly venue that provides a cultural experience enjoyable for all ages. For an unforgettable experience from the days when jazz was shaped into an art form, visit the legendary Preservation Hall. On any given night this charming venue is filled with music lovers of all ages who wish to experience the magic of New Orleans jazz. The Civic Theater , a big venue in the Warehouse District that hosts national indie rock acts, comedy and more, often has all-ages shows. Jazz brunch is a New Orleans weekend tradition, when hearty Creole brunch foods are served in restaurants, dining rooms, and courtyards filled with the lively sounds of New Orleans jazz. Jazz brunch is a great live music option for families and those who prefer to avoid noisy nightlife. There is always a festival going on in this city, and you are guaranteed to have a blast with live music entertainment.