May

Our top picks for this month’s events

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, Champions-Square.com


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, NOLAProject.com


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, SmoothieKingCenter.com


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, LPOMusic.com


CALENDAR

 

April 25-May 5

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Fairgrounds. Information, NOJazzFest.com

 

April 29-May 1

NOLA Crawfish Festival, Central City BBQ. Information, NOLACrawfishFest.com

 

May 1, 8, 15, & 22

YLC Wednesday at the Square, Lafayette Square. Information, YLCNola.org

 

May 2

The String Cheese Incident, Orpheum Theater. Information, OrpheumNOLA.com

 

May 2-5

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

 

May 3

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

 

May 3-4

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

 

May 3

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

 

May 4

Gov’t Mule, Orpheum Theater. Information, OrpheumNOLA.com

 

May 4

Jammin’ on Julia, Julia Street. Information, ArtsDistrictNewOrleans.com

 

May 7

Evanescence with Special Guest Veridia, Saenger Theater. Information, SaengerNOLA.com

 

May 8-26

Flowers for Halie, Southern Rep. Information, SouthernRep.com

 

May 10

NOCOA Presents Senior Fest, UNO Lakefront Arena. Information, arena.uno.edu

 

May 11

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

 

May 11

Crawfish Mambo, University of New Orleans. Information, CrawfishMambo.com

 

May 16 & 18

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

 

May 16

Top Taco Fest, Woldenberg Park. Information, TopTacoNOLA.com

 

May 16

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

 

May 17

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

 

May 17-19

Bayou Boogaloo, Bayou St. John. Information, TheBayouBoogaloo.com

 

May 23-26

Greek Fest, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral. Information, GreekFestNOLA.com

 

May 24-25

Cinderella, Orpheum Theater. Information, OrpheumNOLA.com

 

May 25

Big Easy Rollergirls, UNO Lakefront Arena. Information, arena.uno.edu

 

May 25

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

 

May 28-JunE 2

Come From Away, Saenger Theater. Information, SaengerNOLA.com

 

May 31-JunE 2

Symphony Book Fair, UNO Lakefront Arena. Information, arena.uno.edu


 

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