New Orleans Oyster Festival
As summer’s stifling heat fast approaches, festival season is drawing to a close. But fear not, there are still a few good fest options in June, including the New Orleans Oyster Festival at Woldenberg Riverfront Park on June 2-3. Aside from great oysters for attendees to sample, there will be live music and an oyster shucking contest. Information, NOLAOysterFest.org.
Weezer and Pixies
New Orleans area alternative rock fans have a reason to rejoice. The pioneering alt-rock band Pixies is performing in concert with mid-90s alt-rock darlings Weezer on June 26 at Champions Square. Information, Champions-Square.com.
New Orleans Shakespeare Festival at Tulane
Every year in June and July, the New Orleans Shakespeare Festival puts on plays and workshops associated with the great playwright at Tulane University. In June, there will be performances of “All’s Well That Ends Well” from June 1-17 and a one-night-only musical cabaret titled “The Food of Love” on June 14. Information, NewOrleansShakespeare.org.
Hall & Oates and Train
Two generations of music join forces for a night of unforgettable music at the Smoothie King Center on June 28. Hall & Oates, the band responsible for “Maneater,” “You Make My Dreams” and other 80s hits, will perform with Train of “Drops of Jupiter” fame. Information, SmoothieKingCenter.com.
May 24 – June 10
Sueno, Unitarian Universalist Church. Information, CrippleCreekTheatre.org.
January 1 – June 30
The Church in the Crescent: 300 Years of Catholicism in New Orleans, Old Ursuline Convent. Information, OldUrsulineConventMuseum.com.
June 1 – 30
On the Homefront: Louisiana During World War II, National World War II Museum. Information, NationalWW2Museum.org.
June 1 – 30
NOLA4Women Global Summit on Women and Girls, Various Locations. Information, NOLA4Women.org.
June 1 – 3
Symphony Book Fair, UNO Lakefront Arena, Information, arena.uno.edu.
Joe Biden: American Promise Tour, Saenger Theater. Information, SaengerNOLA.com.
The Victory Belles, Stage Door Canteen. Information, NationalWW2Museum.org.
June 8 – 10
New Orleans Pride Weekend, French Quarter. Information, TogetherWeNOLA.com.
Yacht Rock on the Lake, New Canal Lighthouse. Information, SaveOurLake.org.
June 9 – 10
Creole Tomato Festival, French Market. Information, FrenchMarket.org.
Shania Twain Now Tour, Smoothie King Center. Information, SmoothieKingCenter.com.
June 12 – 17
Waitress, Saenger Theater. Information, SaengerNOLA.com.
The Glitch Mob, Joy Theater. Information, TheJoyTheater.com.
Maroon 5 with Special Guest Julia Michaels, Smoothie King Center. Information, SmoothieKingCenter.com.
June 14 – 17
Joseph & the Technicolor Dreamcoat Jr., Rivertown Theatres for the Performing Arts. Information, RivertownTheatres.com.
June 15 – July 1
Crowns, Le Petit Theatre. Information, LePetitTheatre.com.
An Evening With the Eagles, Smoothie King Center. Information, SmoothieKingCenter.com.
Yanni – Acropolis 25 Anniversary, Saenger Theater. Information, SaengerNOLA.com.
Audubon Zoo’s Dinner and a ZOOvie, Audubon Zoo. Information, AudubonNatureInstitute.org.
June 22 – July 1
Nunsense, Stage Door Canteen. Information, NationalWW2Museum.org.
June 23 – 24
Louisiana Cajun Zydeco Festival, Armstrong Park. Information, JazzAndHeritage.org.
An Evening with Diana Krall: Turn Up the Quiet Tour, Saenger Theater. Information, SaengerNOLA.com.
Citizen Twain with Q&A with Val Kilmer, Joy Theater. Information, TheJoyTheater.com.