Festivals

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…

November

The Bloody Mary Festival The Howlin’ Wolf will host The Bloody Mary Festival on November 2 and 3. Aficionados of the classic alcoholic beverage will be able to sample a wide variety of Bloody Marys, as well as local food…

Literary Louisiana

It’s a literary weekend in many ways, from spoken word to live theatrical performances to the annual massive Louisiana Book Festival. First up is the annual Festival of Words Nov. 1-2 in Grand Coteau, an event that brings in three…

Do you Voodoo?

  As of this writing, the mud hasn't yet dried and City Park is still littered with branches and fronds and more than a few random clothing and Halloween accessories – a lonely sandal here, two socks that look like…

Voodoo Fest Returns

  Halloween weekend in New Orleans means it is time for the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience in City Park.  As usual the lineup is a blend of established and emergent bands across multiple genres.  The big story this year…

Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival

  Tonight is the start of the 14th Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival. This is one of the great festivals of the year and it is free to attend with drinks and some amazing BBQ available for purchase. The…

Food Truck Fridays at Canal Place All October

NEW ORLEANS (press release) - Friday, October 11 C rêpes à la Cart will join Petite Rouge on the Canal Place plaza for a happening Friday lunch hour — right in the heart of Downtown New Orleans. Petite Rouge will…

Ruby Slipper Café Celebrates Fall with Mid-City Festival

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Mid-City Fall Festival celebrates the New Orleans neighborhood where the first restaurant in the multi-location group opened in 2008. WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 19, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. WHERE: Ruby Slipper Café’s flagship location – 315 S.…

JAPAN FEST 2019

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Now in its 25th year, the annual Japan Fest hosted at the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) is the largest celebration of Japanese culture in the Gulf South. It’s a day to enjoy traditional…

The Who at Jazz Fest?

  Amazingly, speculation over the 2020 Jazz Fest lineup is already in full swing and Pete Townshend sent rumors flying when he let slip earlier this week that The Who would be one of the headliners for this year’s fest. …