New Orleans Club & Concert Picks of the Week: August 3, 2017 – August 9, 2017

Hungry for live music… Look no further! Here’s OffBeat’s look at New Orleans’ top concerts for the week of August 3, 2017 – August 9, 2017 featuring Shag Fest All-Stars featuring George Porter, Jr. Dave Malone and others at d.b.a.; James Taylor with Bonnie Raitt at the Smoothie King Center; Mahmoud Chouki at Snug Harbor; Mike Zito at the Maple Leaf; 311 at Champions Square; Where Y’acht at Howlin Wolf; Seva Venet New Orleans Banjo Celebration with guests at the Little Gem Saloon; Cleopatra Jones at the Maple Leaf; Ashlin Parker’s Trumpet Mafia at Three Keys; Lionel Richie and Mariah Carey at the Smoothie King Center; Evan Christopher and Clarinet Road with Jon-Erik Kellso at Snug Harbor; Andy J. Forest at d.b.a.; John Mayer at the Smoothie King Center plus lots more!

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Buffa’s: Tom McDermott and James Evans (JV) 8p

d.b.a.: Shag Fest All-Stars feat. George Porter Jr., Dave Malone and others (VR) 5p

Little Gem Saloon: Seva Venet (JV) 7p

Smoothie King Center: James Taylor, Bonnie Raitt (SS) 7:30p

Snug Harbor: Mahmoud Chouki (JV) 8 & 10p



Champions Square: 311, New Politics (SK) 7p

Maple Leaf: Mike Zito (VR) 11p

Rock ‘n’ Bowl: Groovy 7 (VR) 9:30p

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

Three Keys (Ace Hotel): Troy Sawyer Album-release party (SO) 10p

Tipitina’s: Foundation Free Fridays feat. IKO All-Stars, Daria and the Hip Drops (VR) 10p



d.b.a.: Soul Brass Band (BB) 11p

Howlin’ Wolf: Where Y’acht (RK) 10pwhereyacht

Jazz Playhouse: Mario Abney (JV) 8p

Little Gem Saloon: Seva Venet New Orleans Banjo Celebration with guests (JV) 7p

Maple Leaf: Cleopatra Jones (VR) 11p

Three Keys (Ace Hotel): Ashlin Parker’s Trumpet Mafia (JV) 10p

Tipitina’s: Wanda Jackson, Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue, Shawn Williams (VR) 8:30p



Chickie Wah Wah: Meschiya Lake and the Little Big Horns Quartet (JV) 8p

d.b.a.: Andy J. Forest (JV) 10p

Maple Leaf: Jammin’ for Josh: featuring Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes, Marc Stone Band, Rockin’ Dopsie Jr., Lynn Drury, Reggie Scanlan and others (VR) 8p

Morning Call City Park: Billy D. Chapman (JV) 10a

Smoothie King Center: Lionel Richie, Mariah Carey (PO) 7p

Snug Harbor: Evan Christopher and Clarinet Road with Jon-Erik Kellso (JV) 8 & 10p



d.b.a.: Bon Bon Vivant (JV) 10p

Jazz Playhouse: Gerald French Quartet (JV) 8p

Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop: Lucky Lee (SS) 9p

Maison: Aurora Nealand and the Royal Roses (VR) 4p

Three Muses: Bart Ramsey (JV) 5p



Café Istanbul: Black Laurel (RK) 7p

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

Maple Leaf: Rebirth Brass Band (FK) 11p

Rock ‘n’ Bowl: Latin Night (LT) 7p

Three Muses: Messy Cookers (JV) 8p



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

Maple Leaf: the Jordan Anderson Band (VR) 10p

Rock ‘n’ Bowl: Rocky’s Hot Fox Trot Orchestra (SI) 8p

Smoothie King Center: John Mayer (SS) 7p