September is a big month for concerts at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Pop goddess Taylor Swift is coming to the Superdome for one night only on September 22 as a part of her Reputation Stadium Tour.


Part of the wonder of the classic film Star Wars: A New Hope is the thrilling score by revered composer John Williams. Now, fans will get the chance to experience the film in the stately confines of the Saenger Theatre on September 7 & 8 accompanied by a live orchestra. Information,


Jay-Z is one of the world’s most famous rappers and Beyonce is one of the world’s most famous singers. The married couple have united for the On the Run II World Tour. Previous shows on the tour have included a whopping 37 songs from Jay-Z and Beyonce. They will appear for one night only at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on September 13. Information,


This country and western musical tells the story of the “Pump Boys” who sell gas near the Grand Ole Opry and the “Dinettes” who run the Double Cupp Diner next door. The show has received rave reviews on and off Broadway and will play on weekends at BB’s Stage Door Canteen in the National World War 2 Museum from September 7-30.


Events, Exhibits & Performances

July 29-September 16

Changing Course: Reflections on New Orleans Histories, New Orleans Museum of Art.

August 30-September 3

Southern Decadence, French Quarter.

September 1-9

Africa Umoja, Mahalia Jackson Theater.

September 5

Paul Simon: Homeward Bound Farewell Tour, Smoothie King Center.

September 7

Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Joy Theater.

September 8

Saints Kickoff Run, Champions Square.

September 10

WWE Monday Night Raw, Smoothie King Center.

September 10-16

Restaurant Week New Orleans, Various Restaurants.

September 11

Neko Case, Civic Theatre.

September 13 & 15

Beethoven’s Ninth with Schubert’s “Unfinished”, Orpheum Theater.

September 14

Descendents, Joy Theater.

September 15

Lewis Black: The Joke’s On Us Tour, Joy Theater.

September 17-28

The Victory Belles, Stage Door Canteen.

September 20-23

New Orleans Burlesque Festival, Various CBD venues.

September 20

A Symphony is Born with Music by Gabrieli and Haydn, Orpheum Theater.

September 21

Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ’n Out Live, Smoothie King Center.

September 21

Chromeo, Joy Theater.

September 21

The Curtain Call Ball, Le Petit Theatre.

September 21-Oct. 28

Shear Madness, Westwego Performing Arts Theatre.

September 22

NOLA on Tap, City Park Festival Grounds.

September 22

Taylor Swift, Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

September 22-23

Fried Chicken Fest, Woldenberg Riverfront Park.

September 23

Future Islands, Joy Theater.

September 24

Aubrey & the Three Migos, Smoothie King Center.

September 26-Oct. 7

Aladdin, Saenger Theater.

September 26

The Decembrists, Civic Theatre.

September 30

Mat Kearney: Crazytalk Fall 2018 Tour, Joy Theater.


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