Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

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  • Thursdays at Twilight - Rocky’s Hot Fox Trot Orchestra

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    Celebrate the traditions of our New Orleans swing era with an energetic, upbeat concert for the 4th of July. The program will include hits from the era of the WWII “greatest generation”, popular modern tunes, and patriotic tributes.  This full swing ensemble features vocalists Yvette Voelker and Karen Stoehr, who also perform with the Pfister Sisters. For more information about the singer/band please visit www.rockyshftoblogspot.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 - Banu Gibson

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    A superior and swinging jazz singer, Banu is one of the few vocalists of her generation to maintain exclusive loyalty to songs of the 1920s, '30s, and '40s.  A powerful force on stage, her enthusiasm and showmanship are highlighted by her wide range and versatility.  For more information about the singer/band please visit www.banugibson.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 - Bobby Cure and The Poppa Stoppas

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    Join us for a rocking good evening as we travel back in time with Bobby Cure to the Doo-Wop days of the 1950's when the Moon was Blue, and the question of the day was, Why Do Fools Fall In Love?  For more information about the singer/band please visit www.bobbycure.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 - Paul Sanchez

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    Native New Orleanian Paul Sanchez was born in the blue-collar Irish Channel across the street from the Mississippi River. Today Paul defies categories and is noted as an actor, songwriter, singer, producer, writer and musician, with 11 solo CDs under his belt. In January of 2010 Off Beat Magazine awarded him three Best Of The Beat Awards: Songwriter of The Year, Best Song Of The Year, Best Folk/Rock Album for “Stew Called New Orleans”, his duet record with friend and collaborator John Boutte.  For more information about the singer/band please visit www.paulsanchez.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 - Ole Man River Band

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    Sherman Bernard, Recipient of OffBeat Magazine’s Lifetime Achievement Award, leads this group of exceptional New Orleans musicians. They will perform an assortment of 1950’s, 60’s Rhythm and Blues and Rock and Roll. Nothing but New Orleans fun.
    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 - Alex McMurry

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    Alex is among the best songwriters in New Orleans, a man who over the past two decades has written songs that mark our lives, deaths, loves, hates, hangovers, and what comes before and after those excesses. This will be Alex’s first solo appearance at our Twilight Series, one you should not miss. For more information about the singer/band please visit www.alexmcmurry.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 - Phil Melancon

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    Phil performs the musical spirit and style of his hometown, New Orleans.  Ask anyone on the music scene in the city and Phil’s name will be known for he performs at a smorgasbord of venues with many of the top musicians in the area.
    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 - Gal Holiday and The Honky Tonk Revue

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    The Honky Tonk Revue plays vintage Honky Tonk, Rockabilly and Classic Country music with a heavy dose of Western Swing.  They have a deep-seated love and appreciation for the tried and true Honky Tonk sound.  For more information about the singer/band please visit www.galholiday.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 - Bon Operatit

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    Consists of New Orleans opera singers Lauren Mouney Gisclair, Jesse Nolan, and Mary Penick Akin. From La Boheme to Phantom of the Opera, they perform a perfect pairing of opera and musical theatre hits that are sure to invigorate the senses.  For more information about the singer/band please visit www.bonoperatit.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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  • 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."

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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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  • Threadhead Thursday

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    Pre-Jazz Fest Concert on the outdoor Robert B. Haspel Garden Stage in the New Orleans Botanical Garden in City Park.  This event has free admission but $10 is a suggested donation.  We encourage you to bring your awn chairs and blankets.  Food and beverage will be available for purchase.  For more information about this event, please visit www.threadheadrecords.com.

    6:15pm - 7pm - Landry-Walker High School Chosen Ones Brass Band

    7:15pm - 8pm - Arsene Delay & the 7th Ward Allstars

    8:15pm - 9:15pm - Creole String Beans

    9:30pm - 10:15pm - Paul Sanchez & the Rolling Road Show