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OffBeat’s Concert Picks of the Week: January 10-16, 2013

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THURSDAY JANUARY 10

    Bill Johnston, Warehouse founder

    Benefit for Warehouse founder Bill Johnston on Thursday at the Joy Theater

  • Chickie Wah Wah: Spencer Bohren and the Whippersnappers (RR) 8p
  • d.b.a.: Jon Cleary (PI) 7p, Tom Maxwell (VR) 10p
  • Joy Theater: Benefit for Bill Johnston feat. Jodi Borrello, Joint’s Jumpin’, the Yat Pack, the Warehouse New Orleans Revisited with the Smoke Patrol (VR) 7p
  • Palm Court Jazz Café: Charlie Miller and Crescent City Joymakers (TJ) 8p
  • Rivershack Tavern: Christian Serpas and George Neyrey (CW) 7p
  • Snug Harbor: Matt Perrine and Sunflower City (MJ) 8 & 10p

FRIDAY JANUARY 11

    Paul Sanchez, press photo

    Paul Sanchez plays Chickie Wah Wah on Friday.

  • Buffa’s Lounge: Greg Schatz (FO) 8p
  • Chickie Wah Wah: Paul Sanchez (RR) 8p
  • Hangar 13: Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue (CW) 9p
  • Preservation Hall: Preservation Hall Jazz Masters feat. Gregg Stafford (TJ) 8p
  • Three Muses: call club (JV) 4p, Moonshiners Quartet (JV) 6p, Glen David Andrews (JV) 9p

SATURDAY JANUARY 12

    Yonder Mountain String Band, press photo

    Yonder Mountain String Band plays the House of Blues on Saturday

  • Blue Nile: Washboard Chaz Blues Trio (BL) 7p, the Queens Balls feat. Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes (RK) 11p; Balcony Room: call club, 10p, DJ Real and Black Pearl (FK) 1a
  • d.b.a.: Meschiya Lake and the Little Big Horns (JV) 7p, Eric Lindell (RK) 11p
  • Davenport Lounge (Ritz-Carlton): Jeremy Davenport (JV) 9p
  • House of Blues: Yonder Mountain String Band (BU) 9p
  • Palm Court Jazz Café: Lionel Ferbos and Palm Court Jazz Band (TJ) 8p
  • Paragon Casino: Irma Thomas (BL) 8p
  • Preservation Hall: Seva Venet and the Storyville String Band CD-release party (TJ) 8p
  • Snug Harbor: Chris Thomas King (MJ) 8 & 10p

 
SUNDAY JANUARY 13

    Oliver Franc, press photo

    Oliver Franc and the Jean-Baptiste Franc Quartet play Snug Harbor on Sunday.

  • Howlin’ Wolf (the Den): Hot 8 Brass Band (BB) 10p
  • Maison: Dave Easley, Cristina Perez, Eric Gordon’s Lazy Boyz (JV) 5p
  • Palm Court Jazz Café: Lucien Barbarin and Sunday Night Swingsters (TJ) 8p
  • Preservation Hall: New Orleans Legacy Band feat. Tommy Sancton (TJ) 8p
  • Snug Harbor: Olivier and Jean-Baptiste Franc Quartet (MJ) 8 & 10p

MONDAY JANUARY 14

    Jon Cleary, press photo, Rick Olivier

    Jon Cleary plays Chickie Wah Wah on Monday.

  • BJ’s Lounge: King James and the Special Men (BL) 10:30p
  • Chickie Wah Wah: Jon Cleary (PI) 8p
  • Maison: Chicken and Waffles, Aurora Nealand and Royal Roses, Super Jam feat. Gene’s
  • Three Muses: Carl LeBlanc Trio (JV) 7p

TUESDAY JANUARY 15

    Andrew Baham, press photo

    Andrew Baham plays Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse on Tuesday

  • d.b.a.: Treme Brass Band (BB) 9p
  • Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse: Andrew Baham Band (JV) 8p
  • Maple Leaf: 101 Drummers (MG) 8p, Rebirth Brass Band (FK) 10:30p
  • New Orleans Arena: Justin Bieber (PO) 7p
  • Snug Harbor: Cliff Hines CD-release party feat. Sasha Masakowski (MJ) 8 & 10p

WEDNESDAY JANUARY 16

    English Beat, press photo

    The English Beat plays the House of Blues on Wednesday.

  • d.b.a.: Tin Men (RK) 7p, Walter “Wolfman” Washington and the Roadmasters (BL) 10p
  • House of Blues: The English Beat (SK) 8:30p
  • Rock ‘n’ Bowl: Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue (CW) 8:30p
  • Three Muses: Kris Tokarski (JV) 4:30p, Schatzy (JV) 7p

SPECIAL EVENTS WEEK OF JANUARY 10-16, 2013

JANUARY 15
The “Musically Speaking” Film Series hosted by DJ Soul Sister continues at the New Orleans African American Museum at 7 p.m. on selected Tuesday evenings.

JANUARY 18
OffBeat Magazine celebrates its 25th anniversary and hosts its annual Best of the Beat Awards at Generations Hall. Mannie Fresh and Dee-1, the Revivalists, Big History, Ingrid Lucia, Debauche, Helen Gillet’s Accordion-Off, the Pinettes Brass Band and others plus and a once-in-a-lifetime tribute to the legends of New Orleans R&B led by Ernie Vincent honoring Clarence “Frogman” Henry, Frankie Ford, Jean Knight, Robert Parker, The Dixie Cups and Al “Carnival Time” Johnson.

JANUARY 17
Ogden After Hours presents live entertainment every Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Check OffBeat’s daily listings.

JANUARY 18
New Orleans Museum of Art hosts Where Y’Art, a weekly Friday evening party from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. featuring musical entertainment, performances, lectures and gallery walkthroughs. Check OffBeat’s daily listings.

JANUARY 8-27
Broadway in New Orleans presents Jersey Boys at the Mahalia Jackson Theater.