Our top picks for this month’s events
One of the world’s most popular boy bands comes to the Smoothie King Center on August 30 as a part of their DNA World Tour. It will be the biggest arena tour the group has done in 18 years. Information, SmoothieKingCenter.com
Lagniappe Classic Dog Show
Co-hosted by the Louisiana Kennel Club and Metairie Kennel Club, The Lagniappe Classic Dog Show features over 1,100 dogs representing 192 breeds. They will compete daily from August 1-4 at the Pontchartrain Center for awards. The event is open to the public. Information, AKC.org.
100 Years of Women in Blues
From August 9-25, the Jefferson Parish Performing Arts Society and Jonathan Mares Productions present 100 Years of Women in Blues at Teatro Wego. The show features Big Easy Entertainment Award Winner Dorian Rush and pays tribute to female blues artists as diverse as Irma Thomas, Bonnie Raitt, Janis Joplin, Amy Winehouse and many more. Information, jpas.org.
Queen + Adam Lambert
On August 20, see Brian May and Roger Taylor, founding members of the legendary rock group Queen, at the Smoothie King Center with pop superstar Adam Lambert providing the vocals for Queen’s greatest hits. Information, SmoothieKingCenter.com
Bring It! Live: The Dance Battle Tour, Saenger Theater. Information, SaengerNOLA.com.
Satchmo Summerfest, New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Mint. Information, SatchmoSummerfest.org.
JPAS Theater Kids Presents Aladdin, Jr., Jefferson Performing Arts Center. Information, jpas.org.
Hancock Whitney White Linen Night, Julia St. Information, CACWhiteLinenNight.com.
Daniel Sloss: X, Fillmore New Orleans. Information, FillmoreNOLA.com.
Aug. 4, 11, 18, 25
Sunday Swing, National World War II Museum. Information, NationalWW2Museum.org.
Summer Classic Movie Series at the Orpheum: Down by Law, Orpheum Theater. Information, OrpheumNOLA.com.
Red Dress Run, Crescent Park. Information, Noh3.com.
Dirty Linen Night, French Quarter. Information, DirtyLinen.org.
The Wiggles: Party Time Tour, Orpheum Theater. Information, OrpheumNOLA.com.
Big Easy Rollergirls, UNO Lakefront Arena. Information, arena.uno.edu.
UB40 40th Anniversary Tour, House of Blues. Information, HouseOfBlues.com.
NOLA Downtown Music and Arts Festival, Warehouse District. Information, CuttingEdgeNOLA.com.
Double Vision Revisited, Saenger Theater. Information, SaengerNOLA.com.
The B-52s: 40th Anniversary Tour, Saenger Theater. Information, SaengerNOLA.com.
Big 3 Basketball Playoffs, Smoothie King Center. Information, SmoothieKingCenter.com.
Aaron Lewis, State I’m In Tour, Fillmore New Orleans. Information, FillmoreNOLA.com.
WWE Monday Night Raw, Smoothie King Center. Information, SmoothieKingCenter.com.
Chris Brown: Indigoat Tour, Smoothie King Center. Information, SmoothieKingCenter.com.
Southern Decadence, French Quarter. Information, SouthernDecadence.com.
Eddie B – I’m Already Professionally Developed, Mahalia Jackson Theater. Information, MahaliaJacksonTheater.com.
Randy Rainbow Live, Fillmore New Orleans. Information, FillmoreNOLA.com.