October

Our top picks for this month’s events

 


Crescent City Chamber Music Festival

The Crescent City Chamber Music Festival’s fourth season will take place from October 3-13. There will be exciting, interactive musical performances at 30 venues across the city, as well as six free performances in various New Orleans venues. Information, CrescentCityChamber MusicFestival.com.


New Orleans Film Festival

From October 16-23, the New Orleans Film Festival will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a new lineup of exciting films. Titles are not known as of press time, but last year’s roster included “Green Book,” which went on to win the Oscar for Best Picture. Screenings will be held at venues around town from the Prytania to the Orpheum to the Broad. Information, NewOrleansFilmSociety.org.


Higgins: The Man, The Boat, The War

This production tells the story of legendary New Orleanian Andrew Higgins with a mix of live-action newsreel recreation, musical revue, and dramatic history. The show will take place from October 11-November 10 at BB’s Stage Door Canteen in the National World War II Museum. Information, NationalWW2Museum.org.


Gentilly Fest

From October 11-13, Gentilly Fest returns to Pontchartrain Park. Admission is free and there will be a variety of exciting musical acts for attendees to enjoy, as well as a kids’ village. Several local vendors will serve food ranging from red beans and rice to Gulf tacos to yakamein to burgers and hot dogs. Information, GentillyFest.com.


 

CALENDAR

Sept. 11-Oct. 6: August: Osage County, Southern Rep. Information, SouthernRep.com.

Oct. 2-20: Wicked, Saenger Theater. Information, SaengerNOLA.com.

Oct. 3-13: Crescent City Chamber Music Festival, Various Locations. Information, CrescentCityChamberMusicFestival.com.

Oct. 4: Miranda Lambert: Roadside Bars & Pink Guitars Tour, Smoothie King Center. Information, SmoothieKingCenter.com.

Oct. 4-5, 11-12, 18-19: Oktoberfest New Orleans, Deutsches Haus. Information, OktoberfestNOLA.com.

Oct. 5: Art for Art’s Sake, Julia Street and Magazine Street Information, MagazineStreet.com.

Oct. 5: Beignet Fest, City Park Festival Grounds. Information, BeignetFest.com.

Oct. 9: Thom Yorke with Andrea Belfi, Mahalia Jackson Theater. Information, MahaliaJacksonTheater.com.

Oct. 11: Greta Van Fleet, UNO Lakefront Arena. Information, arena.uno.edu.

Oct. 12: NOLA Mac ’n’ Cheese Fest, Armstrong Park. Information, NOLAMacNCheeseFest.com.

Oct. 13: Baby Shark Live!, Mahalia Jackson Theater. Information, MahaliaJacksonTheater.com.

Oct. 16-Nov. 10: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, NOMA’s Besthoff Sculpture Garden. Information, NOLAProject.com.

Oct. 17: Dwight Yoakam, Fillmore Theater. Information, FillmoreNOLA.com.

Oct. 18-20: Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival, Lafayette Square. Information, JazzAndHeritage.org.

Oct. 19-20: Paw Patrol Live, UNO Lakefront Arena. Information, arena.uno.edu.

Oct. 19: Trinity Irish Dance Company, Mahalia Jackson Theater. Information, MahaliaJacksonTheater.com.

Oct. 20-21: Country Smooth Festival, NOLA Motorsports Park. Information, CountrySmoothFest.com.

Oct. 20: Miranda Sings, Orpheum Theater. Information, OrpheumNOLA.com.

Oct. 23: Peppa Pig Live, Saenger Theater. Information, SaengerNOLA.com.

Oct. 24: LPO – Romantic German Masters Featuring Cellist Lynn Harrell, Orpheum Theater. Information, OrpheumNOLA.com.

Oct. 25-27: Voodoo Fest, City Park Festival Grounds. Information, VoodooFestival.com.

Oct. 25-Nov. 10: November, Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts. Information, RivertownTheaters.com.

Oct. 25-27: The Color Purple, Mahalia Jackson Theater. Information, MahaliaJacksonTheater.com.

Oct. 29: We Will Rock You: The Musical by Queen, Saenger Theater. Information, SaengerNOLA.com.

Oct. 29: The Chainsmokers: World War Joy Tour, Smoothie King Center. Information, SmoothieKingCenter.com.

Oct. 30-Nov. 17: Native Gardens, Southern Rep. Information, SouthernRep.com.

Oct. 31: LPO – Ancient Spirits: An All Hallows Eve Performance, Orpheum Theater. Information, OrpheumNOLA.com.


 

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