New Orleans Club & Concert Picks of the Week: May 3, 2018 – May 9, 2018

Hungry for live music… Look no further! Here’s OffBeat’s look at New Orleans’ top concerts for the week of May 3, 2018 – May 9, 2018 featuring Gatorators with Dave Malone, Camile Baudoin, Reggie Scanlon, Mitch Stein, Eric Bolivar and Brad Walker at Café Instanbul; Shorty Fest featuring Trombone Short and Orleans Ave., Tank and the Bangas, Soul Rebels and more; Daze Between Band featuring Eric Krasno, Dave Schools, Duane Trucks, Marcus King and Deshawn Alexander at Howlin’ Wolf; Johnny Sansone’s Second International Blues Invitational featuring Dave Specter, Joe Korwn, Benny Turner, Alabama Slim at Old Arabi Bar; The Revivalists at the Saenger Theater; Tav Falco’s Panther Burns at d.b.a.; Ghalia and Mama’s Boys at Fontaine Palace; The Motet Tribute to Sly and the Family Stone at House of Blues; Quiana Lynell and Lush Life with special guests at the Carousel Bar in the Hotel Monteleone; George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic at House of Blues; Papa Mali’s All-Star Birthday Bash featuring sam Price, Mike Dillon and others at Howlin’ Wolf; Papa Grows Funk Reunion: One More Monday at Tipitina’s plus lots more!

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THURSDAY MAY 3

Cafe Istanbul: GATORATORS feat. Dave Malone, Camile Baudoin, Reggie Scanlan, Mitch Stein, Eric Bolivar, Brad Walker (RK) 10:30p, Voyager feat. Joe Marcinek, Renard Poche, Mitch Stein, Reggie Scanlan, Jason Hann (FK) 1:30a

d.b.a.: Cedric Burnside Project (BL) 2a

Frenchmen Theatre: Junko Beat record-release party (VR) 9 & 11p

House of Blues: Trombone Shorty Foundation’s Shorty Fest feat. Trombone Shorty and Orleans Ave., Tank and the Bangas, Soul Rebels, Water Seed, New Breed Brass Band and many others (VR) 8p

Howlin’ Wolf: the Daze Between Band feat. Eric Krasno, Dave Schools, Duane Trucks, Marcus King, Deshawn Alexander (FK) 10p

Maple Leaf: Sonny Landreth, George Porter Jr. and Johnny Vidacovich (FK) 10p

Old Arabi Bar: Johnny Sansone’s Second International Blues Invitational feat. Dave Specter, Joe Krown, Benny Turner, Alabama Slim, Al Gold (BL) 10p

Saenger Theatre: the Revivalists (VR) 8p

Snug Harbor: Dr. Lonnie Smith with Donald Harrison (JV) 9 & 11p

Tipitina’s: Marco Benevento (VR) 2a

 

FRIDAY MAY 4

Cafe Istanbul: Honey Island Swamp Band (RR) 10p

Chickie Wah Wah: Jon Cleary and the Absolute Monster Gentlemen (VR) 8p

Civic Theatre: Tank and the Bangas, Naughty Professor, Maggie Koerner (VR) 9p

d.b.a.: Tav Falco’s Panther Burns (VR) 7p

Fontaine Palace: Ghalia and Mama’s Boys (VR) 10p

House of Blues: The Motet Tribute to Sly and the Family Stone (VR) 1a

John Bukaty Studio and Gallery: Send Me a Friend Benefit with Anders Osborne and Nolatet feat. Mike Dillon, James Singleton, Brian Haas and Johnny Vidacovich (RR) 8p

Maple Leaf: James Brown Tribute feat. Tony Hall, Raymond Weber, Renard Poche (FK) 11p

Republic: Delta Rhythm Revue feat. Tab Benoit and Samantha Fish, Whiskey Bayou Records Revue with Jeff McCarty and Eric Johanson (BL) 8p

 

SATURDAY MAY 5

Chickie Wah Wah: Paul Sanchez and the Rolling Road Show (RR) 8p

Fontaine Palace: Walter “Wolfman” Washington (BL) 11:30p

Howlin’ Wolf: Anders Osborne and friends feat. Eric Krasno, Marc Broussard and others (FK) 10p

Howlin’ Wolf (the Den): Mike Dillon Band feat. Brady Blade, Hildegard feat. Sasha Masakowski, Cliff Hines and Chris Bullock (FK) 10p

Joy Theater: Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe presents Eat a Bunch of Peaches feat. Stanton Moore, Mike Dillon, Kenneth Crouch and others (FK) 9p

Little Gem Saloon: Alana Davis and Marc Stone (BL) 8p

Music Box Village: Weedie Braimah and the Hands of Time present the Essence of Time: a Drumming Journey Through the Diaspora (AF) 7p

Republic: Cinco de Freedia, Sweet Crude, Boyfriend (BO) 9p

Saenger Theatre: Exile on Bourbon St. feat. Ryan Adams, Don Was (RK) 9p

Snug Harbor: Herlin Riley Quintet (JV) 9 & 11p

Tipitina’s: North Mississippi All-Stars (VR) 9p

 

SUNDAY MAY 6

Carousel Bar (Hotel Monteleone): Quiana Lynell and Lush Life with special guest (JV) 9p

Chickie Wah Wah: Mike Dillon, James Singleton, Jonathan Freilich and Brad Walker (MJ) 11p

House of Blues: George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic (FK) 9p

Howlin’ Wolf: Papa Mali’s All-Star Birthday Bash feat. the Electric Company, Cris Jacobs, Bobby Vega, Kirk Joseph, Queen Delphine, Eric McFadden, Wake of the Dead, Sam Price and the True Believers, Mike Dillon, the Crooked Stuff and many others (FK) 9p

Saturn Bar: Valparaiso Men’s Chorus (FO) 10p

Snug Harbor: Terence Blanchard E-Collective (JV) 9 & 11p

Tipitina’s: Dumpstaphunk, the Nth Power, DJ Soul Sister (VR) 9p

 

MONDAY MAY 7

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

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

Louisiana Music Factory: Smoking Time Jazz Club (TJ) 12p, John Fohl (BL) 1:30p, Water Seed (FK) 3p, Funk Monkey (FK) 4:30p, Big Sam’s Funky Nation (FK) 6p

Maple Leaf: Big Sam’s Funky Nation (FK) 9p

Tipitina’s: Papa Grows Funk Reunion: One More Monday, Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes (VR) 9p

 

TUESDAY MAY 8

Louisiana Music Factory: New Orleans Swinging Gypsies (VR) 2p, Amanda Shaw (VR) 3p, Cyril Neville (VR) 4p

Maple Leaf: Rebirth Brass Band (BB) 11p

 

WEDNESDAY MAY 9

Fontaine Palace: Marigny Street Brass Band (BB) 9p

Lafayette Square: Wednesday at the Square feat. Bonerama, N’awlins Johnnys (VR) 5p

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

Starlight: Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue (CW) 7p