Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

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  • Royal Southern Brotherhood’s:  Exile on Royal Street plus Lil’ Band O’ Gold

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    Special Outdoor Concert  on the Robert B Haspel Garden Stage in the Botanical Garden. Music begins at 7pm.

    Rock and Roll and Southern Soul!  Cyril Neville, Devon Allman, Mike Zito and Charlie Wooton join forces to deliver a rocking good Jazz Fest concert.

    Admission $15 in advance and $20 at the door.  For additional information and to purchase tickets www.backbeatfoundation.org

    Bring your blankets and lawn chairs.  No outside food or drink permitted.  No pets allowed.  Food and beverage will be available for sale.

  • Thursdays at Twilight - Creole String Beans

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    THE classic New Orleans Party Band with exceptional taste in song selection and a repertoire that ranges far and wide from Fats Domino and Bobby Charles to Duke Ellington.  Called "the best tasting band in New Orleans" by Chef John Besh, The Creole String Beans have defined a new era in 21st Century "Y'at Rock".  For more information about the singer/band please visit www.creolestringbeans.com.
    The weekly Thursdays at Twilight series showcases some of the finest musicians in New Orleans featuring an assortment of music styles. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your tickets now! Please make sure to click the ‘more information’ below for further information about the concerts or to contact someone to answer your questions.

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  • Garden Party Concert

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    Garden Party Concerts are THE place to be! Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to relax upon while the music fills the oak trees. Tonight brings us the musical pomp of The New Orleans Nightingales plus Luke Winslow King. Gates open at 6pm and the performance begins at 7pm. Please click the ‘more information’ link to get further details.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight - New Leviathan Oriental Fox Trot Orchestra

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    An American revival orchestra that performs vintage American music popular from the 1890s through the early 1930s. The orchestra pays particular attention to the music of New Orleans, in addition to the well-known compositions of jazz and ragtime composers like Jelly Roll Morton, Fletcher Henderson, and Eubie Blake.
    The weekly Thursdays at Twilight series showcases some of the finest musicians in New Orleans featuring an assortment of music styles. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your tickets now! Please make sure to click the ‘more information’ below for further information about the concerts or to contact someone to answer your questions.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight - Wendell Brunious

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    A spectacular entertainer and performer, trumpet player and vocalist, Wendell Brunious has recorded and toured with an impressive array of jazz greats: Wynton Marsalis, Lionel Hampton, Harry Connick, Jr, The Olympia Brass Band, and many others.
    The weekly Thursdays at Twilight series showcases some of the finest musicians in New Orleans featuring an assortment of music styles. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your tickets now! Please make sure to click the ‘more information’ below for further information about the concerts or to contact someone to answer your questions.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight - George French

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    A great entertainer/performer, French is a singing bassist with an extensive background in New Orleans jazz and rhythm and blues. Pick up any of a dozen New Orleans-made hit records of the 1960s and you'll probably hear French.  For more information about the singer/band please visit www.georgefrenchband.com.
    The weekly Thursdays at Twilight series showcases some of the finest musicians in New Orleans featuring an assortment of music styles. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your tickets now! Please make sure to click the ‘more information’ below for further information about the concerts or to contact someone to answer your questions.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight - Chubby Carrier

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    If you haven’t experienced the high energy, swamp funky zydeco sound of Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band, it is high time that you join the legions of fans that have. Once the accordion-playing virtuoso grabs the mic and takes to the stage with his band mates, audiences are treated to a show like no other. Chubby’s sound is infectious and makes even the most timid individuals get their feet a movin’. For more information about the singer/band please visit www.chubbycarrier.com.
    The weekly Thursdays at Twilight series showcases some of the finest musicians in New Orleans featuring an assortment of music styles. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your tickets now! Please make sure to click the ‘more information’ below for further information about the concerts or to contact someone to answer your questions.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight - Ronnie Kole

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    Jazz pianist Ronnie Kole's smooth sound and elegant demeanor have earned him respect from musicians across the globe. Kole sharpened his skills in Al Hirt’s club and Kole's Corner on Bourbon Street. He was inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame in 2012 and has recorded 32 CD/LP's. This New Orleans-based pianist keeps busy performing concerts across the United States, Europe and Asia. For more information about the singer/band please visit www.ronniekole.com.
    The weekly Thursdays at Twilight series showcases some of the finest musicians in New Orleans featuring an assortment of music styles. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your tickets now! Please make sure to click the ‘more information’ below for further information about the concerts or to contact someone to answer your questions.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight - Boogiemen Swing Band

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    Will be performing the music of Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble’, Harry Connick Jr. and more.....”
    Don’t miss this special night of music!!  For more information about the singer/band please visit www.boogiemen-nola.com.
    The weekly Thursdays at Twilight series showcases some of the finest musicians in New Orleans featuring an assortment of music styles. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your tickets now! Please make sure to click the ‘more information’ below for further information about the concerts or to contact someone to answer your questions.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight - Symphony Chorus of New Orleans

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    They are making a difference in the lives of our singers, our audience, and our community through the power and beauty of choral singing.  For more information about the singer/band please visit www.symphonychorus.org.
    The weekly Thursdays at Twilight series showcases some of the finest musicians in New Orleans featuring an assortment of music styles. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your tickets now! Please make sure to click the ‘more information’ below for further information about the concerts or to contact someone to answer your questions.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight - Tom Hook

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    The weekly Thursdays at Twilight series showcases some of the finest musicians in New Orleans featuring an assortment of music styles. Each concert is in the Pavilion of the Two Sisters inside the New Orleans Botanical Garden. Gates open at 5pm and music begins at 6pm. Admission is $10 for adults and $3 for children ages 5-12. Mint juleps, wine, beer, soft drinks, water, and food are available for purchase. No outside food, drink, or pets allowed. This series is sponsored by the Louis and Virginia Clemente Foundation with support from WWNO 89.9 FM.

    Musician, songwriter, historian, Tom will be joined by some of New Orleans finest musicians, and will perform music of Tom Waits and Randy Newman, along with some New Orleans R&B, jazz standards, and originals. www.tomhook.com


     

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  • Friday Nights at NOMA: Movie Night

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    Our Movies in the Garden series continues with Singin’ in the Rain. Before dinner, grab a bite from one of our food vendors and enjoy art activities and live music, all in the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden.

    5 - 7pm: Art on the Spot
    5 - 7pm: Music by The New Orleans Saxophone Quartet
    7:45pm: Film: Singin' in the Rain
    Food Vendors: Crepes a la Cart, The Fat Falafel, Rue Chow, & Green To Go NOLA

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  • Living Green in New Orleans: Earth Day 2014

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    Earth Day at the New Orleans Botanical Garden in City Park is a great event! In its first year, we hope to grow and have everyone have a great time listening to music, learning about being Green, and of course having delicious food while watching great entertainment!
    When: April 22, 2014 from 5pm to 9pm
    Where: The New Orleans Botanical Garden
    Enter on Victory Drive. There is free parking available on Park street and in the Parking lot next to City Putt.
    Cost: Free (donations are accepted)

    This celebration promises:
    -Farm Stands with local products
    -Cooking demonstrations
    -Art and plant vendors
    -Live Bluegrass music
    -Activities for kids
    -Programing/lectures
    At 6:00pm Dana Nunez Brown will give a presentation and book signing of her book, "Using Plants for Stormwater Management: A Green Infrastructure Guide for the Gulf South."

    Please see this link for downloadable information on Booth Rental.
     

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  • Swing In The Oaks

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    7pm to 9pm (but get there before 7pm)
    Bring your blankets, chairs and picnic fare to this free annual concert on Goldring/Woldenberg Great Lawn presented by the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra and City Park. Musical selections include traditional classics and modern favorites – “Light Cavalry Overture”, music from Carmen Suite, selections from Phantom of the Opera, “Strike Up the Band”, “Muppet Medley”, a traditional New Orleans Medley, “Big Band Fantasy”, Irving Berlin - A Symphonic Portrait, and “Stars and Stripes Forever”.
    Please note: While the sounds of LPO can be heard throughout the Park and there are no bad seats, plan to arrive early if you want a spot near the orchestra. This free event is popular! Free parking available throughout the park; Dreyfous Ave. is closed during this event.

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