The 18th annual Wednesday at the Square in Lafayette Square lineup is out! This regular springtime concert series features local artists and food and drink vendors. This year, due to high demand, an additional Tuesday date has been added for the week between Jazz Fest weekends with headliner Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah.
2017 Wednesday at the Square kicks off on March 15 with Irma Thomas and opener Jamal Batiste Band. It will continue for each of the following Wednesdays for 11 more weeks. Each show is free to attend and runs from 5-8pm. Sales from food and drink go to benefit the Young Leadership Council, a civic organization created to develop leadership through community service projects.
For more information, check out the YLC Wednesday at the Square website.
- March 15: Irma Thomas, Jamal Batiste Band
- March 22: Amanda Shaw & The Cute Guys, Daria & The Hip Drops
- March 29: Marc Broussard, Kristin Diable & The City
- April 5: George Porter, Jr. & Runnin' Pardners, RumpleSTEELSkin
- April 12: Jon Cleary, John Papa Gros Band
- April 19: Big Sam's Funky Nation, Naughty Professor
- April 26: Flow Tribe, Robin Barnes
- Tuesday, May 2: Christian Scott, The Tipitina's Interns
- May 3: Kermit Ruffins & the BBQ Swingers, Marcia Ball Band
- May 10: PJ Morton, Andrew Duhon Trio
- May 17: TBA, Mia Borders
- May 24: Sweet Crude, Tank & the Bangas