10 Things to Do in New Orleans This Weekend

Cut Copy

Thursday, June 19
 
Paul McCartney cancelled his show in New Orleans tonight, but a bunch of New Orleans musicians had already taken off work. So they put together a concert tonight celebrating the Beatle’s music. Musicians include Andre Bohren, Chris Boyle and June Persona subject Michael Cerveris. Info here.
 
Want to get involved in New Orleans Fringe Fest as a volunteer or performer? The avant-garde performance festival hosts two informational meetings this weekend. Info here.
 
The ladies weekend for fun and empowerment Festigals kicks off today. Info here
 
Friday, June 20
 
“Behind Closed Doors: Art in the Spanish American Home, 1492–1898”, an exhibition exploring the private lives and interiors of Spain’s New World elite from 1492 through the nineteenth century, opens at NOMA tonight. Info here.
 
At another New Orleans Museum, there’s the inaugural Magnolia ball at Ogden. Info here
 
Festivities for New Orleans Pride, a weekend of events celebrating New Orleans’ LGBT community and its allies, begin today. Info here.
 
You Don’t Know the Half Of It, a comedy show that’s half scripted, half improvised, is tonight. Info here
 
Australian electro-pop group Cut Copy performs at the Joy Theater with Clasixx. Info here
 
Saturday, June 21 
 
The Contemporary Arts Center hosts its annual Bourbon & Burlesque fundraiser, which includes ample amounts of both those things. Info here.
 
Sunday June 22
 
SoBou and the W French Quarter host Sunday Cinema, a screening series which this weekend features the comedy Bridesmaids. Info here.
 
 

You Might Also Like

New and Creative

Q&C Hotel/Bar, Brown Butter and Wood Pizza Bistro and Tap House

TRY THIS

Technicolor Dreams

As the Louisiana Carnival’s biggest parade, which starts in New Orleans' Mid-City neighborhood and heads through the Central Business District toward the Superdome, the magic happens on the floats, in the streets and beyond.

New Year's Eve

a one-stop shop for planning your special night

Best of Dining

Choice picks from the restaurant scene

Add your comment:
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Latest Posts

Southern Charm

A few things you need to know about doing business with Southerners

Wediquette Wednesday: What’s the proper way to wear my wedding ring set?

New Fashioned

New Views

New Views

Heidi Elnora

Designer of the Week
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags