Festivals

How To: Jazz Fest Flag Making

  Every New Orleans Jazz & Heritage festivalgoer knows that the best view of Jazz Fest — besides looking at that first piece of crawfish bread right before your first bite — is the countless flags and banners waving in…

Backyard Faux Fest

  Spring in New Orleans is the best time for festivals and many New Orleanians — especially those who love to visit the city — are sad about the coronavirus pandemic canceling events this year. One event in particular is…

THNOC Reveals New Jazz Fest Backgrounds for Virtual Meetings

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – This year, there will be no physical New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival to enjoy, but that won’t stop fans from simultaneously celebrating and mourning the Fest that defines Spring in New Orleans. Today,…

Pythian Market’s Jazz Fest Food Party

NEW ORLEANS (press release) —Thursday would have marked the opening of Jazz Fest and the annual two week celebration of music, food and culture. With the stay-at-home mandate still in effect and large festivals postponed until next year, that’s off…

Virtual Jazz Fest 2020

Here we are, at the first weekend of the Jazz Fest That Should Have Been. It’s times like these—when we can vividly picture ourselves crowding into the fairgrounds, donning our hats and slathering on sunscreen—that we fully start to comprehend…

Top Taco Postponed

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The PLEASE Foundation and Top Taco regretfully announce the postponement of this year’s event scheduled for Thursday, March 19th due to concerns about Covid-19 and the health and safety of our participants and guests. Top…

BUKU and Hogs

The time for festival season is upon us. This month there are two great spring festivals with the BUKU Music + Art Festival and Hogs For The Cause falling on back-to-back weekends.  Entering its 9th year, BUKU (March 20-21) has…

2020 YLC Wednesday at the Square Music Lineup Announced

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Young Leadership Council (YLC) has announced the lineup for its annual YLC Wednesday at the Square concerts. The series begins Wednesday, March 11 at 5 p.m. featuring a headlining performance by Flow Tribe with Dave…

Registration is Now Open For New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Register for the 12th annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week, presented by JP Morgan Chase & Co., March 23- 27, and get ready for a week full of incredible events, speakers, and activations centered around showcasing the…

Top Taco Returns For Fourth Year

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Top Taco presented by Cerveza Modelo returns for year 4 on Thursday, March 19, 2020 with 30+ restaurants and 50+ tequilas and spirits. This year’s all-inclusive taco and tequila throw-down will take place once again…

January

College Football Playoff National Championship Get ready for kickoff, sports fans. The 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship will be coming to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Jan. 13. It’s sure to be a exhilerating atmosphere and an exciting game. Information,…

Hogs For The Cause Announces 2020 Music Lineup

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Hogs for the Cause announced its initial music lineup for its 12th annual fundraising event on March 27-28. The headliners for the 2020 event at the UNO Lakefront Arena fields include Old Crow Medicine Show,…

Thanksgiving Week In Music

Thanksgiving week is usually an interesting one for music.  It always starts with a packed weekend and then slowly settles into the relative quiet of the holiday.  This week we have a couple of great fundraisers at Tipitina’s as well…

Weekend Festival Music

  Abita Fall Fest and Oak Street Po-Boy Festival Tomorrow head out to the Abita Trailhead for the first Abita Fall Fest.  The fest will feature eight hours of music including performances by Marc Broussard, Flow Tribe, Bruce Daigrepont and…