New Orleans Concert Picks of the Week: April 25 – May 1, 2013

Hungry for live music..? Look no further! Here’s OffBeat’s look at New Orleans’ top concerts for the week of April 25 – May 01, 2013 featuring: Gypsyphonic Disko, Anders Osborne, Trombone Shorty, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Papa Grows Funk, Red Baraat and the Creole String Beans.


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  • d.b.a.: Jon Cleary (FK) 7p, Good Enough for Good Times (FK) 10p; Lightnin’ Malcolm and friends (BL) 1a
  • Davenport Lounge (Ritz-Carlton): Jeremy Davenport (JV) 5:30p
  • House of Blues (the Parish): Bonerama feat. Dave Malone (FK) 9p
  • Howlin’ Wolf: Papadosio, Gypsyphonic Disko (EL) 10p
  • Rock ‘n’ Bowl: Geno Delafose, Terrance Simien and the Zydeco Experience (ZY) 8:30p

Gypsyphonic Disko plays plays Howlin’ Wolf on Thursday.




  • Blue Nile: Red Baraat, Gypsyphonic Disko (BB) 10p, Stooges Brass Band with Ricky B (BB) 2a
  • Dmac’s: Dharma Doll (VR) 6p, Lynn Drury (SS) 8p, Kim Carson (SS) 10p
  • House of Blues: Trombone Shorty and Orleans Ave. (FK) 9p
  • Rock ‘n’ Bowl: Bonerama, Eric Lindell, Sonny Landreth (VR) 8:30p
  • Tipitina’s: Anders Osborne (RR) 9p, Galactic feat. Corey Glover (FK) 2a

Anders Osborne plays Tipitina’s on Friday.




  • Chickie Wah Wah: Johnny Sansone CD-release party (BL) 10p
  • House of Blues: Trombone Shorty and Orleans Ave. (FK) 9p
  • Maple Leaf: Al “Carnival Time” Johnson CD Release Party (FK) 10p, New Orleans Suspects (FK) 11p, Marco Benevento Band feat. Dave Dreiwitz and Andy Borger (FK) 3a
  • Rivershack Tavern: Walter “Wolfman” Washington and the Roadmasters (BL) 10p
  • Rock ‘n’ Bowl: Kermit Ruffins, Rockin’ Dopsie Jr., the Iguanas (VR) 8:30p
  • Tipitina’s: Dr. John, the California Honeydrops (RB) 9p, Greyboy All-Stars (FK) 2a

Trombone Shorty plays the House of Blues on Saturday.




  • d.b.a.: Palmetto Bugs Stompers (SI) 6p, Funk and Chant with Papa Grows Funk and Big Chief Monk Boudreaux feat. Brian Stoltz (FK) 10p, Monophonics (FK) 2a
  • Kerry Irish Pub: Beth Patterson (FO) 5p
  • Maple Leaf: Joe Krown Trio feat. Russell Batiste and Walter “Wolfman” Washington (FK) 10p, Tony Hall’s Maple Leaf All-Stars (FK) 11p, Funk and Stay Up feat. Jeff Coffin, Johnny Vidacovich and Felix Pastorius (FK) 3a

Big Chief Monk Boudreaux plays d.b.a. on Sunday.




  • Carrollton Station: Eric Lindell (BL) 10p
  • Chickie Wah Wah: Jon Cleary (PI) 8p
  • House of Blues: Piano Night Benefit for WWOZ (PI) 8p
  • Maple Leaf: Papa Grows Funk Farewell Series (FK) 10:30p
  • Three Muses: Miss Sophie Lee (JV) 7p

Papa Grows Funk plays d.b.a. on Monday.





  • d.b.a.: Treme Brass Band (BB) 8p, the Booker Thing feat. Johnny Vidacovich, Marco Benevento and Reggie Scanlan (FK) 11p
  • Hi-Ho Lounge: Red Baraat (BB) 10p
  • Rock ‘n’ Bowl: Tribute to Bobby Charles feat. L’il Band of Gold, Shannon McNally and Beth McKee (SS) 8:30p

Red Baraat plays the Hi-ho Lounge on Tuesday.



  • d.b.a.: the Iguanas (FK) 7p, Walter “Wolfman” Washington and the Roadmasters (BL) 11p, Bayou Gypsies feat. Roosevelt Collier, Terrence Higgins and Nick Daniels (FK) 2a
  • House of Blues (the Parish): Oliver Mtududzi and Black Spirits (AF) 9p
  • Lafayette Square: Wednesday at the Square feat. the Meters Experience feat. Leo Nocentelli, Chris Mule and the Perpetrators (RK) 5p
  • Rock ‘n’ Bowl: Creole String Beans (KJ) 8:30p
  • Snug Harbor: Piano Summit feat. Marcia Ball, Tom McDermott and Joe Krown (PI) 8 & 10p

Creole String Beans play Rock ‘n’ Bowl on Thursday.