Join us for Brass & Glass the first weekend of Jazz Fest! The third-annual event features live music and glassblowing by talented local artists. Support YAYA glass programs by joining the goblet grab: Buy a handblown goblet donated by local artists ($25-$50), and enjoy the evening with bottomless drinks! Want first dibs? Come to VIP hour 6-7pm and grab your favorite glass for $50.
Featuring: THE HOT 8 BRASS BAND & THE ORIGINAL ROYAL PLAYERS BRASS BAND
Music sponsored by the Jazz Foundation of America.
Open to the public & cover by donation. For more information, please call (504)482-6003 or (504)529-3306.
An afternoon of music/art, honoring the life and spirit of John Coltrane. Trane’s Giant Steps across the ocean to his African homeland created a sonic canvas for the world. A Love Supreme Celebration with Jason Marsalis, Africa Brass featuring Troi Bechet & Luther Gray, NOCCA Jazz, Mario Abney, Naydja Cojoe, Chuck Perkins, and special guests.
Jazz inspired visual artists Marcus Akinlana, and Jumanne Little + Food+ Drink
In honor of International Jazz Day, April 30th, The Historic Carver Theater will re-open to celebrate New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic’s 16th Birthday---The Historic Carver Theater will host the New Orleans’ premiere of a documentary about the life of Mac Rebannack, aka Dr. John, one of the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic’s founders. The screening of the Smithsonian Channel’s documentary by Lawrence Cumbo, “Rockin’ the Opera House: Dr. John” will include a celebrity panel discussion about the Carver Theater featuring Dr. John, Allen Toussaint, Vernel Bagnaris, James Andrews and Clarke Peters. Immediately following the celebrity panel discussion, the celebration will continue at the Palm Court Jazz Cafe (1204 Decatur) for the NOMC Sweet 16 Prom - with Lil Freddie King. For more information on tickets to the Palm Court event, please visit www.nomaf.org/sweet16 and for tickets to the Carver Theater, please visit www.carvertheater.org.
Go Head Media presents "BRAZLAND: Bate Galeira" hosted by Voice Monet and featuring live performances from the Hawthorne Headhunters (Coultrain & Black Spade - 1st New Orleans performance), Zardis Nichols (NOLA jazz singer - 1st local performance in years), Riccardo Crespo (Brasil / New Orleans), Tondrae Kemp (New Orleans / Brooklyn), DJ PUDGE.
"Brazland" will also feature a full Brasilian and tropical dinner menu until 10pm with seated dining service. Rollin' Fatties local gourmet burrito pop-up will provide late-night eats from 10pm - 2am. Specialty tropical and craft cocktails will be served at the bar. Tickets include limited cacacha cocktail specials. The art gallery will feature a local art show, and rising New Orleans painter and illustrator, Ceaux Young will be painting live during the performances.
Tickets are $20 advance or $25 at the door. Event is all ages. For tickets and more info on the artists, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/1587973891426907/
Annual event produced by JoJo Hermann of Widespread Panic.
100% of net proceeds benefit the New Orleans Musicians' Clinic and Assistance Foundation.
Superjam consisting of the talents and time contributed by more than 40 artists each year - relics.com refers to it as a mini-festival.
Down on the Bayou will be held Thursday May 1,2014 at Republic (828 S. Peters)
Tickets available HERE: http://www.ticketfly.com/event/487039-down-on-bayou-v-benefit-for-new-or...
Shorty Fest 2014 with headliner Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue benefiting the Trombone Shorty Foundation. Three stages featuring the Trombone Shorty Academy with music director “Big Chief” Donald Harrison, Jr. and Detroit Brooks and special guest Dr. Lonnie Smith, along with The Soul Rebels, New Breed Brass Band, Magnetic Ear, Original Pinettes Brass Band, plus “Young Guns Blues Showdown” with Cedric Burnside Project, Jonathon "Boogie" Long, Roosevelt Collier and 10-year-old guitar prodigy Brandon "Taz" Niederauer.
Come join us for PKN | NOLA Vol. 12 on May 8, 2014 at the beautiful Felicity Church. The theme will be "The Art of Making." The lineup is spectacular and the presenters will be sharing their take on the theme and discussing their process of making, because as in life, it is not necessarily about the destination but the journey.
The doors will open at 7:00 PM and we will start rolling the slides at 7:30.
10 student plays. 5 theatre companies. hilarity and drama ensue.
This is the fifth year of Goat in the Road’s Play/Write Showcase, where professional actors perform plays written by fifth and sixth grade playwrights. On Monday, May 12, five local, professional and university theatre producers, Cripple Creek Theatre Co., Dillard University Theatre, NEW NOISE, Pamela Davis-Noland, and Skin Horse Theater, will perform plays written by students from St. Mary’s Academy, Success Preparatory Academy, and The International School of Louisiana. The performance is a celebration of the students’ work and a highly entertaining event for any theatre-goer. As one would expect, when a professional team of artists stages a 10-year-old’s words, the results are often hilarious and inspiring.
The PANCAKES & BOOZE ART SHOW - New Orleans
50++ ARTISTS SHOWCASING
Live Audio & Visual Performances
Live Art Battles
ONLY $5 COVER!!!
Not even IHOP serves Pancakes this CHEAP!!!
PAINTINGS, MIXED MEDIA, PHOTOGRAPHY, SCULPTURES, DRAWINGS, GRAFFITI!!!
VIEW THIS LINK TO GET AN IDEA OF PREVIOUS SHOWS!!!
TO SUBMIT ARTWORK FOR THE SHOW please follow the link below.
Entries from all types of musicians are now being accepted for the 1st annual Plaquemines Parish Seafood Festival Battle of the Bands. For an entry for and details contact Corey at firstname.lastname@example.org
Behind the Walls of the Vieux Carre: Courtyard and Homes Tour
Sunday, May 18th, 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
FOC-LMF members $30/$45 Couples
General Admission: $40/$60
Pedicab ticket $150 for 2 guests (Reservation Required)
Guests are invited to tour private home and courtyards and experience life behind the walls of of the French Quarter. The self-guided tours leave from the 1850 House Museum Store and tickets will be available the day of the event. Guests are also invited for refreshments at Madame John's Legacy after completing the tour.
Departure: Self-guided tours leave from the 1850 House Museum Store (523 St. Ann Street)
Fashion show to raise awareness on human trafficking. 501c3 in support of freedom climber. To climb 7 summits in efforts to raise awareness on human trafficking.
On Sunday, May 25th from 3pm to 9pm the Emergency Circus, a 501(c)3 non profit affiliate of Patch Adams' Gesundheit Institute, will transform the Old Firehouse (720 Mandeville Street) into an all ages Kickoff Carnival featuring music, workshops, food, games, prizes, ponies, and world renowned circus acts to raise funds for the their "Tour to the Rescue" this spring which will crisscross the country bringing inspirational circus shows and workshops to children's wards, senior centers, homeless shelters, prisons, and other undercircussed facilities.
he Kickoff Carnival will feature local talent from Cirque du Gras, Cirque D'Licious, the G-String Orchestra, as well as musicians and circus artists from across the country including America's Got Talent finalist Special Head, the levitating magician with over 20,000,000 Youtube hits.
Admission to the carnival is by donation ($5-20)
UPDATED LOCATION AND DATE: The UMOJA Committee is a 25 year old community organization dedicated to the education and cultural development of the children of Greater New Orleans. Comprised of volunteers that are retired teachers, health care providers and parents, together we host the Celebration of the African American Child which creates the "UMOJA VILLAGE" and enhances children’s self-esteem and models positive parenting skills and youthful creativity. Everything about this event happens because of donations of time, talents and funding. Join us at our Night of African Elegance Fundraiser that supports the UMOJA Village (Silver) 25th Anniversary Celebration of the African American Child in 2014!
Tickets prices: $40 Ad and Family package 2-Ad & 2-Ch $100
Sponsorship Packages are also available and are tax deductible.