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Last Updated January 24, 5:00 PM :: This list is an events calendar of [loosely] DIY activities in New Orleans. This calendar includes music shows, independent theater, activist and other types of meetings, etc. You will not find a listing for the House of Blues. The only way we can keep this list accurate and up-to-date is if you keep us informed. We can't spend every waking hour searching the internet and looking for flyers. Tell us what's going on! Submit your show to get it listed.
Monday, January 27
Hair Mischief Monday, January 27. Bar Redux. 8PM-11PM. $20. Hair Mischief is a UNISEX Hair Salon that will operate Monday Evenings with Stylist, Shannon Dettrow. Haircuts are $20 including a drink ticket for a well shot or a domestic beer.
The Spontaneous Show Tuesday, January 28. Bar Redux. 8:30PM. FREE. We are Young Funny is a #NOLA based comedy troupe, founded by the late Jon Reaux. The cast includes Kyle Smith, Geneva Joy, Byron Broussard, Kamari Stevens, DC PauL, Laycee-Joyce Taylor, Parker Barnes, Johnnie Lipscomb, Paul Joseph, B Dub Get Paid, and Billy Healy.
Craft Night: Carnival Headdresses! Tuesday, January 28. Glitter Box N.O. (1109 Royal Street). 6PM-8PM. $35. CARNIVAL TIME IS UPON US!
We'll be creating one-of-a kind headdresses (think floral, pom-pom, sculptural, glitter, mixed media eleganza!)
The workshop is $35 and includes all materials.
We will have a base and assortment of craft elements, but you are totally welcome to bring and incorporate any other items you would like! 5% of proceeds will benefit Hagar's House NOLA.
Thursday, January 30
JD Hill & The Jammers Thursday, January 30. Bar Redux. 9PM-11PM. FREE. JD Hill has been bending his unique style of traditional and electric blues harmonica and vocals into R&B, rock, New Orleans funk, and late-night boogie blues for many decades now, influenced strongly by Howlin’ Wolf, Little Walter, Jimi Hendrix, James Cotton, and James Brown. JD has had the honor and privilege to play with many local and global music legends such as Deacon John, Dr. John, James Booker, the Nevilles, Jessie Hill, Earl King, Allen Toussaint, Bo Diddley, Buddy Guy, Stevie Ray Vaughn and too many more to name. JD and the Jammers gigs are well-known in New Orleans for his openness to other musicians to come and jam with him. You never know who might
Friday, January 31
Mardi Gras Pre-Game Variety Show Friday, January 31. Bar Redux. 10PM. $10. Tangerine Productions brings you Mardi Gras Pre-Game Variety Show...Featuring Burlesque & Variety to get you ready for Mardi Gras 2020!!!
The Minks | Chrome Pony | Conor Donohue Friday, January 31. Gasa Gasa. 9PM.
Ria Rosa | People Museum | Mosquito Eater Friday, January 31. One Eyed Jack's. 9PM. $10 advance / $15.
A Hanging | Gristnam | The Grooxs Friday, January 31. Portside Lounge. 9PM. $5. A Hanging "Food For Rats" cassette re-release show. Alix will be on vocals! Gristnam (sludge/grind) and The Grooxs (punk ROCK) kick it off!
Saturday, February 1
Tasche and the Psychedelic Roses | The Painted Hands | The Chevrettes Saturday, February 1. Carnival Lounge.
Loucey | The Bummers | Cosma Dog Saturday, February 1. Gasa Gasa. 9PM.
Sunday, February 2
Julie Odell | Joshua Carpenter | Sun Studies Sunday, February 2. The Starlight. 9PM.
Monday, February 3
Higher Power | Life's Question Monday, February 3. Gasa Gasa. 7PM.
Tuesday, February 4
Horse Jumper of Love Tuesday, February 4. Gasa Gasa. 8PM.
Tasche de la Rocha | Carver Baronda | Dominique Lejeune Thursday, February 13. The Starlight. This is a very chill and solo show, heads up.
Sirens of Salvage Mardi Gras Ball featuring Big Freedia Thursday, February 13. The Music Box Village (4557 N. Rampart Street). 8PM. $16 Early Bird/ $24 GA/ $70 VIP. VIP Patron Party begins at 7PM with special performances and complimentary cocktails.
Proceeds from this event go to support our 2020 Music Box build and performance with Lonnie Holley.
GA Doors at 8PM.
Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/597156114420368/
Ticket Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sirens-of-salvage-mardi-gras-ball-featuring-big-freedia-tickets-88039495501
Summer Salt | Okey Dokey | Breakup Shoes Saturday, February 15. One Eyed Jack's. 8:30PM.
Sunday, February 16
Tasche and the Psychedelic Roses | LSD Clown System Sunday, February 16. The Feed & Seed.
Zack Villere | Zack Mulherin Sunday, February 16. Gasa Gasa. 8PM. Zack Night. Zach Quinn should play this show. Zach Shorrosh should video it. Zack Galifianakis playing between bands. Every dresses like Zack Morris.
Cult of Luna | Intronaut | Space Cadaver Thursday, February 27. One Eyed Jack's. 7PM.
New Orleans French Film Festival Thursday, February 27. Prytania Theatre. Booking This year, right after Mardi Gras, Laissez les bons temps rouler watching French-language films at the Prytania Theatre! The 23rd New Orleans French Film Festival, one of the longest running foreign language festivals in the country, showcases excellence in contemporary and classic francophone Cinema for audiences of about 4,000 at the Prytania Theatre, the oldest single-screen movie house operating in Louisiana. All films will be screened with English subtitles.
Festival lineup and schedule will be announced neworleansfilmsociety.org at the end of January. Festival passes are now on sale, individual tickets will be available to book on February 3rd for New Orleans Film Society members and festival passholders, and on February 10th for the general public.
Live music and lectures will accompany a curated selection of French-llanguage films and a program of short films. On opening night, prior to the opening film, join a dedicated audience of Francophiles, cinephiles, sponsors, and patrons for at an invite-only Patron Party and is exclusively for French Film Festival Patron Pass holders and members of the New Orleans Film Society’s Producer’s Circle, Executive Producer’s Circle, and Director’s Circle.
Friday, February 28
Little People | Frameworks | Yppah Friday, February 28. Gasa Gasa. 9PM.
Saturday, February 29
Magic City Hippies Saturday, February 29. Gasa Gasa. 9PM.