Bryan Adams

If you’re a fan of 80s and 90s pop music, you will want to stop by Champions Square on May 9 to see Bryan Adams in concert. Adams became internationally famous for his #1 hit songs “Heaven” and “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You”. Information,

The Henchman: A Shakespeare Story

The New Orleans Museum of Art’s Besthoff Sculpture Garden provides an idyllic setting for local playwright Michael Aaron Santos’ “The Henchman: A Shakespeare Story.” Set 15 years after Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” the play tells the story of Jacob, the changeling boy that Oberon and Titania fought over many years earlier. The play runs from May 8-26. Information,

Paul McCartney: Freshen Up Tour

As one of the most influential recording artists of all time, Paul McCartney enjoyed groundbreaking success with the Beatles and followed that up with a successful career with Wings and as a solo artist. He is appearing for one night only on May 23 at the Smoothie King Center. Information,

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra: Swing in the Park

Bring your friends and family to scenic Lafreniere Park in Metairie on May 2 for the LPO’s annual Swing in the Park. Bring your own lawn chairs, food, and drinks to the park and enjoy musical favorites from the past and present. Information,



April 25-May 5

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Fairgrounds. Information,


April 29-May 1

NOLA Crawfish Festival, Central City BBQ. Information,


May 1, 8, 15, & 22

YLC Wednesday at the Square, Lafayette Square. Information,


May 2

The String Cheese Incident, Orpheum Theater. Information,


May 2-5

Disney on Ice Presents Mickey’s Search Party, UNO Lakefront Arena. Information,


May 3

Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe’s Special Tribute to the Queen of Soul, Orpheum Theater. Information,


May 3-4

Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Saenger Theater. Information,


May 3

Whitney Zoo-to-Do, Audubon Zoo. Information,


May 4

Gov’t Mule, Orpheum Theater. Information,


May 4

Jammin’ on Julia, Julia Street. Information,


May 7

Evanescence with Special Guest Veridia, Saenger Theater. Information,


May 8-26

Flowers for Halie, Southern Rep. Information,


May 10

NOCOA Presents Senior Fest, UNO Lakefront Arena. Information,


May 11

New Kids on the Block – The Mixtape Tour, Smoothie King Center. Information,


May 11

Crawfish Mambo, University of New Orleans. Information,


May 16 & 18

The Rite of Spring, LPO, Orpheum Theater. Information,


May 16

Top Taco Fest, Woldenberg Park. Information,


May 16

India.Arie: The WORTHY Tour, Mahalia Jackson Theater. Information,


May 17

Lynyrd Skynyrd & Hank Williams, Jr., Smoothie King Center. Information,


May 17-19

Bayou Boogaloo, Bayou St. John. Information,


May 23-26

Greek Fest, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral. Information,


May 24-25

Cinderella, Orpheum Theater. Information,


May 25

Big Easy Rollergirls, UNO Lakefront Arena. Information,


May 25

Ariana Grande: The Sweetener World Tour, Smoothie King Center. Information,


May 28-JunE 2

Come From Away, Saenger Theater. Information,


May 31-JunE 2

Symphony Book Fair, UNO Lakefront Arena. Information,


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