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On Pointe

Subscription tickets are on sale now for the New Orleans Ballet Association’s 2022-2023 season. Performances leap on to the stage Oct. 22 with the U.S. touring debut of the Kyiv City Ballet, followed by the return of Ronald K. Brown / Evidence, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, MOMIX dance company, and rounding out the season with the State Ballet of Georgia accompanied by the LPO. Subscription tickets offer discounts of up to 25% off single ticket sales.

“Paw Patrol Live!”

For families looking to entertain small children, check out “Paw Patrol Live!” UNO Lakefront Arena September 17-18 with their show “The Great Pirate Adventure.”

Southern Decadence

September 2-5, Southern Decadence will once again turn the French Quarter into a large-scale party. This year’s theme is “Jazz. Burlesque. Decadent. New Orleans.”

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New Orleans Pride Run and Walk

If you’re looking to sweat off some pounds, try the New Orleans Pride Run and Walk on September 3 at Crescent Park. It’s a 5K with proceeds benefitting the PFLAG New Orleans Scholarship Program.

UB40 with The Original Wailers & Maxi Priest

Fans of the 1980s British reggae group UB40 can see them at the Saenger Theatre on September 6 with special guests The Original Wailers and Maxi Priest.

“Kinky Boots”

A struggling factory owner works with a flamboyant entertainer to come up with a high-heeled, bedazzled way to save the business. This award-winning musical will be at Rivertown Theaters in Kenner, September 9-25.

The Mountain Goats

Indie band The Mountain Goats play Tipitina’s September 18 to promote their new album “Bleed Out” (released August 19).

Earth, Wind, and Fire

Earth, Wind, and Fire has been dazzling audiences for over 50 years with their pop and R&B stylings. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members perform at the Saenger Theatre on September 20.

Diana Krall 

Diana Krall, the only jazz singer to have eight albums debut atop the Billboard Jazz Albums Chart, performs at the Saenger on September 23.

Steve Martin and Martin Short

Comedians Steve Martin and Martin Short, stars of the hit Hulu series “Only Murders in the Building”, are coming to the Saenger on September 25 for their live show “You Won’t Believe What They Look Like Today.”

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Jason Aldean 

Country star Jason Aldean comes to the Smoothie King Center on September 24 as part of his “Rock ’n’ Roll Cowboy Tour.” He will perform with special guests Travis Tritt, John Morgan, and Dee Jay Silver.

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Beignet Fest

One of New Orleans’ tastiest festivals is back on September 24. Catch Beignet Fest at the Festival Grounds at City Park with dozens of different beignet dishes as well as live music and kids’ activities.

Chris Rock: “Ego Death”

Comedian Chris Rock performs at the Saenger Theatre on September 30 and October 1st as part of his “Ego Death” world tour.

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