10 Things To Do in New Orleans This Weekend

Our top picks for events this weekend.

Tinariwen and Bombino play at the House of Blues this weekend.

Thursday, April 24

The Zurich Classic gets started today, featuring big PGA Tour names and food and music events. Info here.

It’s worth the drive to visit Festival International de Louisiane in Lafayette, a free festival with musicians from all over the world. Info here.

Tonight’s Jazz in the Park features Kermit Ruffins and Big Freedia. Info here.

African musicians Tinariwen and Bombino perform at the House of Blues tonight. Info here.

Soul-country outfit The Deslondes plays d.b.a tonight. Info here.

Friday, April 25

It’s Jazz Fest! Be sure to pick up a copy of the official Jazz Fest program at the Fair Grounds. Fest info here.

As part of the busy schedule of post-Jazz Fest shows, pouty pop crooner Lana Del Rey performs at Champions Square. Info here.

Dumpstaphunk pays tribute to Led Zepplin at Howlin’ Wolf.

Saturday, April 26

It’s a stacked lineup at Champions Square: Pretty Lights performs with Hot 8 Brass Band Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Eric Krasno and Talib Kweli. Info here. 

Sunday, April 27

A weekend of live music ends with George Clinton & Parliament/Funkadelic and DJ Soul Sister at House of Blues. Info here.
 

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