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New Orleans Area DIY Events and Shows

Last Updated May 24, 3:06 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.

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Sunday, May 26
Rosalynn De Roos and the Royal Jazzmen
Sunday, May 26. Bar Redux. 9PM. FREE.
Rosalynn De Roos and The Royal Jazzmen are an acoustic vintage Brazilian Jazz and Gypsy Swing group known in the greater NOLA community as Buku do Choro. Our sound dates back to the early 1920's. Their instrumentation ranges anywhere from clarinet to 7 string guitar to hand percussion & trombone sometimes mandolin or flute.
Tuesday, May 28
The Spontaneous Show
Tuesday, May 28. Bar Redux. 8PM. FREE.
Sign up 8:00 pm/8:30 pm show 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.
Wednesday, May 29
Get Him To The Greek | Your Highness
Wednesday, May 29. Bar Redux. 9PM. FREE.
Comedy Double Bill with Damian featuring Get Him To The Greek// Your Highness
Thursday, May 30
The Zero Hour
Thursday, May 30. Allways Lounge and Theatre. 7PM. $10.
What is the Zero Hour? Essentially it's a talk show. Essentially it's more than a talk show. Made for the Glitch Kids who have always felt a little out of sync with reality and live on a diet of internet leftovers, the Zero Hour will feature a surreal take on the classic talk show. Those nostalgic of Space Ghost will now have the pleasure of reliving those classic moments of absurd hilarity. Hosted by the drag muppet herself Eureeka Starfish and produced by Mina Taur, this show is bringing the best and weirdest New Orleans has to offer. Featuring guests from the realms of drag, burlesque, music, entertainment, and of course small business owners, this monthly show will have something for everyone. There will also be a chance for audience members to engage with the stage in the form of improvisational games, breaking down the metaphorical barriers between audience members and the stage. Tipping is encouraged!
JD Hill & The Jammers
Thursday, May 30. Bar Redux. 9PM. 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
Barghest | Wyrm Chasm | Golgothan
Thursday, May 30. Midcity Ballroom. 7PM. $10.
BYOB, ALL AGES. Baton Rouge.
Friday, May 31
DJ Mange | DJ Jenn Hazmat
Friday, May 31. Bar Redux. 10PM. FREE.
The Seventh installment of Synthwave Apocalypse, with DJ Mange & DJ Jenn Hazmat Join us for the newest of new wave & hits from the last 20 years.
Flysch | Soft Fantasy | Proud/Father | Divorce Ring
Friday, May 31. The Circle Bar. 9:30PM. $5.
Monday, June 3
Feminist Frameworks Workshop
Monday, June 3. Glitter Box NO. 6PM-8PM. FREE. Booking
Feminist Frameworks Workshop with Eliza McDermott This 2 hr introductory workshop is part history of feminism & part exploration of your personal practice of feminism. Through interactive workshopping and guided conversation, we’ll go over the ideologies and practices at the heart of feminist thought and activism in the States. We’ll celebrate accomplishments and acknowledge the shortcomings of different feminist frameworks in history and society while also exploring how the different frameworks have colored our lives and worldviews in different ways. We will also briefly explore the relationship between feminism, patriarchy, and white supremacy. Eliza McDermott, MA Philosophy, has a background in feminist ethics and critical theory. As an educator, Eliza teaches and develops original humanities curricula for youth and adult learners in alternative settings. Her interactive teaching methods marry historical and theoretical learnings with personal experience so participants cultivate both a deeper understanding of complex social dynamics and greater self-awareness. Read more about her at
Tuesday, June 4
The "Let's Go!"s | Bottomfeeders | Trampoline Team
Tuesday, June 4. The Circle Bar. 9:30PM. $7.
Thursday, June 6
Lingua Ignota | fri(G)id | Ex Specter
Thursday, June 6. Belly Up (2635 Gravier). 7PM. $10. An Idea Like No Other
Steel fabirication warehouse formerly known as THE STEEL CHURCH.
Saturday, June 8
Hand Out | Bad Misters | Dihyó
Saturday, June 8. Hey Cafe. 7PM. $5-$10 donation. Booking
Hand Out - New Orleans power emo Bad Misters - New Orleans punk Dihyó - New Orleans shoegaze
Sunday, June 9
Bad Misters | Shadow Year | Soft Animal | Otiis
Sunday, June 9. Gasa Gasa. 8PM. $8. Booking
Since forming in the Winter of 2018, the Brooklyn based band Shadow Year has been hard at work touring the country in their mini school bus and entertaining their audiences with powerful, hard hitting stages performances. Recorded at Rockaway Beach Hut Studios by iconic producer & bassist Uncle Funkle, the band spent the snowy month of February creating their newest EP “Hush Hush Panic.” In the new EP they channel influences such as Blondie, Broadcast and The B’52’s ; using loud distorted guitars, big bass riffs and seductive vocal melodies to deliver on their signature sound. The band will be embarking on a two week long journey through the southern US after releasing “Hush Hush Panic” on May 31st.
Earth | Helms Alee
Sunday, June 9. Midcity Ballroom. 8PM. $17.
Friday, June 14
Friday, June 14. One Eyed Jack's. 8PM.
Thursday, June 20
Big Business | Gools | Loudness War
Thursday, June 20. One Eyed Jack's. 8PM.
Tuesday, July 9
Cellrot | Thou
Tuesday, July 9. Hey Cafe. 7PM. $5. An Idea Like No Other
Cellrot is ex members of Gather, Negative Standards, Graf Orlock, etc.
Wednesday, October 16
New Orleans Film Festival
Wednesday, October 16. Contemporary Arts Center.
The New Orleans Film Festival will take place at various venues around New Orleans from October 16- October 23