New Orleans Club & Concert Picks of the Week: December 28, 2017 – January 3, 2018

Hungry for live music… Look no further! Here’s OffBeat’s look at New Orleans’ top concerts for the week of December 28, 2017 – January 3, 2018 featuring New Year’s Eve shows including the Revivalists at the Orpheum Theater; Galactic at Tipitina’s Topsy Chapman and Solid Harmony at Snug Harbor, Tab Benoit at Rock ‘n’ Bowl; Boyfriend at One Eyed Jacks; DJ Soul Sister’s 15th Annual New Year’s Eve Soul Train at the Civic Theater; Jon Cleary and the Absolute Monster Gentlemen at Chickie Wah Wah; Tank and the Bangas at the Joy Theater; Amy Schumer with Ani DiFranco at the Mahalia Jackson Theater; George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic at Tipitina’s; Woodenhead at Chickie Wah Wah; Purdy and her Sazaraz Band at Maple Leaf; Jamison Ross Quartet celebrates Nina Simone at the Little Gem Saloon, Paul Sanchez and the Rolling Road Show perform the songs of Bruce Springsteen at Chicke Wah Wah; Dr. John and the Gris-Gris Krewe at Tipitina’s plus lots more!

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THURSDAY DECEMBER 28

Buffa’s: Tom McDermott and Marla Dixon (JV) 8p

Joy Theater: Eagle Saloon Resurrection Ball feat. Donald Harrison, Delfeayo Marsalis, Germaine Bazzle, Charlie Gabriel, Big Sam, Sasha Masakowski, James Andrews, Detroit Brooks, Branden Lewis, Joe Dyson, Sullivan Fortner, John Michael Bradford, Jasen Weaver, Dr. Michael White and he Liberty Jazz Band (JV) 8p

Snug Harbor: Evan Christopher and Clarinet Road (JV) 8 & 10p

Three Muses: Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue (CW) 8p

Tipitina’s: Dr. John and the Gris-Gris Krewe (RB) 9p

 

FRIDAY DECEMBER 29

Chickie Wah Wah: Paul Sanchez and the Rolling Road Show perform the Songs of Bruce Springsteen (VR) 8p

House of Blues: A Tribute to Billy Joel and Elton John (CB) 9p

Maple Leaf: Chris Mule and the Perpetrators (RR) 10p

Orpheum: New Year’s Eve Special feat. the Revivalists (RK) 9p

Tipitina’s: George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, DJ Soul Sister (FK) 10p

 

SATURDAY DECEMBER 30

Chickie Wah Wah: Woodenhead (RR) 9p

d.b.a.: Tuba Skinny (JV) 7p

Joy Theater: the New Mastersounds, Khris Royal and Dark Matter (FK) 10p

Maple Leaf: John “Papa” Gros Band (FK) 10p

One Eyed Jacks: Tom Petty Tribute (CR) 9p

Orpheum: New Year’s Eve Special feat. the Revivalists, Samantha Fish (RK) 9p

Snug Harbor: Jason Marsalis and Company (JV) 8 & 10p

Three Muses: Shotgun Jazz Band (JV) 9p

Tipitina’s: George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, DJ Soul Sister (FK) 10p

 

SUNDAY DECEMBER 31

BB’s Stage Door Canteen (National WWII Museum): NYE with Spencer Racca, Elizabeth Floyd and the Victory Swing Orchestra (SI) 9p

Chickie Wah Wah: Jon Cleary and the Absolute Monster Gentlemen (VR) 9p

Civic Theatre: DJ Soul Sister’s 15th Annual New Year’s Eve Soul Train (SO) 10p

Howlin’ Wolf: Rebirth Brass Band (FK) 10p

Joy Theater: NYE with Tank and the Bangas, Sweet Crude, Alfred Banks, CoolNasty (VR) 10p

Mahalia Jackson Theater: Amy Schumer and friends with Ani DiFranco (CO) 8p

New Orleans Jazz Market: Undeniable New Year’s Eve Celebration (VR) 10p

One Eyed Jacks: NYE with Boyfriend (HH) 9p

Orpheum: New Year’s Eve Special feat. the Revivalists (RK) 9p

Rock ‘n’ Bowl: NYE with Tab Benoit (BL) 9p

Snug Harbor: New Year’s Eve with Topsy Chapman and Solid Harmony (JV) 8 & 10p

Tipitina’s: Galactic New Year’s Eve, the Malone Brothers (FK) 10p

 

MONDAY JANUARY 1

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

Snug Harbor: Charmaine Neville Band (JV) 8 & 10p

Three Muses: Joe Cabral (JV) 8p

 

TUESDAY JANUARY 2

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

Maple Leaf: Rebirth Brass Band (RK) 10p

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

Three Muses: Alexandra Scott (SS) 5p

 

WEDNESDAY JANUARY 3

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

Little Gem Saloon: Jamison Ross Quartet Celebrates Nina Simone (JV) 7:30p

Maple Leaf: Brittany Purdy and her Sazaraz Band (JV) 10p

Snug Harbor: Uptown Jazz Orchestra with Delfeayo Marsalis (JV) 8 & 10p

Three Keys (Ace Hotel): Two Harps: Luke Brechtelsbauer and Cassandra Wilson (JV) 9p

 

  • Sarah J

    Will tune in to see them strut in the Roses Parade on Tuesday! What a wonderful effort for Mr. Tabb to bring these kids up with musical skills that will take them far! Congrats to all! You look sharp in your snappy new suits!