New Orleans Club & Concert Picks of the Week: April 12, 2018 – April 18, 2018

Hungry for live music… Look no further! Here’s OffBeat’s look at New Orleans’ top concerts for the week of April 12, 2018 – April 18, 2018 featuring Luther Kent at Rockin’ the Rails in Covington; Cha Wa at d.b.a.; Marcia Ball at the Old U.S. Mint; Blato Zlato at Siberia; Craig Klein and Sebastian Arruti Quintet at Snug Harbor; Erica Falls at the Maple Leaf; Morning 40 Federation 20-Year Anniversary Bash with Chicken Snake at d.b.a.; Derek Smalls presents Lukewarm Water Live: An Adventure in Loud Music with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra at the Saenger Theater; The Wailers at the Civic Theater; Less Than Jake at House of Blues; Terence Blanchard at the Sandbar at Loyola University; the Asylum Chorus at Three Keys; Dwayne Dopside and the Zydeco Hellraisers at d.b.a. plus lots more!

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THURSDAY APRIL 12

Covington Trailhead: Rockin’ the Rails feat. Luther Kent (VR) 5p

d.b.a.: Cha Wa (MG) 10p

Fontaine Palace: Louie Fontaine and the Beat Machine (VR) 10p

Jazz Playhouse: Ashlin Parker Trio (JV) 5p

Maple Leaf: Deadavich feat. Reggie Scanlan, Johnny Vidacovich, Billy Iuso and Mike Foo (FK) 10p

Old U.S. Mint: Marcia Ball (RB) 7p

Siberia: Eastern Bloc Party feat. Blato Zlato  (GY) 9p

Snug Harbor: Dem Bones: Craig Klein and Sebastian Arruti Quintet (JV) 8 & 10p

 

FRIDAY APRIL 13

d.b.a.: Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers (ZY) 10p

House of Blues: Who’s Bad: the Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience (VR) 9p

Little Gem Saloon: Lilli Lewis (PI) 5 & 7:30p

Maple Leaf: Erica Falls (FK) 10p

Palm Court Jazz Café: Kevin Louis and Palm Court Jazz Band (TJ) 8p

Snug Harbor: Ellis Marsalis Quintet (JV) 8 & 10p

 

SATURDAY APRIL 14

Chickie Wah Wah: The Plowboys (VR) 9p

d.b.a.: Morning 40 Federation 20-Year Anniversary Bash with Chicken Snake (RK) 11p

Gasa Gasa: Blink 182 Tribute: Dude Ranch and the Girl at the Rock Show (RK) 10p

Maple Leaf: Funk Monkey (FK) 10p

Music Box Village: Valerie Sassyfras album-release show (VR) 7p

One Eyed Jacks: Mad Dogs and Englishman: Joe Cocker Tribute (VR) 9p

Saenger Theatre: Derek Smalls presents Lukewarm Water Live: An Adventure in Loud Music, with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra (VR) 7:30p

Snug Harbor: Dr. Michael White and the Original Liberty Jazz Band (JV) 8 & 10p

 

SUNDAY APRIL 15

Buffa’s: Steve Pistorius Quartet (RB) 7p

Chickie Wah Wah: Johnny Sansone Band (VR) 8p

d.b.a.: Underhill Family Orchestra (VR) 10p

Howlin’ Wolf (the Den): Hot 8 Brass Band (BB) 10p

Little Gem Saloon: Little Freddie King (BL) 11a

Santos Bar: the James Hunter Six (SO) 9p

 

MONDAY APRIL 16

Chickie Wah Wah: Alex McMurray (SS) 8p

d.b.a.: Funk Monkey (FK) 10p

Hi-Ho Lounge: Bluegrass Pickin’ Party (BU) 8p

Kerry Irish Pub: Kim Carson (FO) 8:30p

Maple Leaf: George Porter Jr. Trio feat. Michael Lemmler and Terrence Houston (FK) 10p

 

TUESDAY APRIL 17

Chickie Wah Wah: Lynn Drury (SS) 8p

d.b.a.: Treme Brass Band (BB) 10p

Maple Leaf: Rebirth Brass Band (FK) 10p

Snug Harbor: Stanton Moore Trio (JV) 8 & 10p

Three Keys (Ace Hotel): Elephant in the Room: A Night with Noruz (FK) 9p

 

WEDNESDAY APRIL 18

Chickie Wah Wah: Meschiya Lake and Tom McDermott (JV) 8p

Civic Theater: The Wailers (VR) 8p

d.b.a.: Walter “Wolfman” Washington and the Roadmasters (BL) 10p

Fontaine Palace: Marigny Brass Band (BB) 9p

House of Blues: Less Than Jake (VR) 8p

Lafayette Square: Wednesday at the Square feat. Wayne Toups, Darcy Malone and the Tangle (VR) 5p

Maple Leaf: the Og’s with Big D Perkins, Jellybean Alexander and Cornell Williams (FK) 10p

the Sandbar (Loyola University): Jazz at the Sandbar feat. Terence Blanchard (JV) 7p

Three Keys (Ace Hotel): the Asylum Chorus (JV) 9p