New Orleans Concert Picks of the Week: August 29 – September 4, 2013

Hungry for live music… Look no further! Here’s OffBeat’s look at New Orleans’ top concerts for the week of August 22 – 28, 2013 featuring: the Doug Belote Quartet, the Honey Island Swamp Band, Dr. Michael White Quartet, Bonerama, Jon Cleary and the Absolute Monster Gentlemen, Sasha Masakowski, and Meschiya Lake and Tom McDermott.

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  • Chickie Wah Wah: Papa Mali (RR) 8p
  • d.b.a.: Jon Cleary (PI) 7p
  • Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse: Love Sessions feat. Irvin Mayfield and the Jazz Playhouse Revue (JV) 8:30p
  • Rock ‘n’ Bowl: Geno Delafose (ZY) 8:30p
  • Snug Harbor: Doug Belote Quartet (MJ) 8 & 10

The Doug Belote Quartet plays Snug Harbor on Thursday.




  • Chickie Wah Wah: Paul Sanchez (RR) 8p
  • d.b.a.: Ingrid Lucia (JV) 6p, Dash Rip Rock (RK) 10p
  • Gasa Gasa: Sports and Leisure, Cardinal Sons, Wooden Wings 10p
  • Maple Leaf Bar: Papa’s Friday Night feat. John “Papa” Gros and guests (BL) 10:30p
  • Snug Harbor: Astral Project (MJ) 8p & 10p
  • Tipitina’s Uptown: Honey Island Swamp Band, Colin Lake (RR) 10p
  • Trinity Episcopal Church: Countertenor Matthieu Pereygne and Albinas Prizgintas (CL) 7p

The Honey Island Swamp Band plays Tipitina’s on Friday.



  • d.b.a.: Jazz Vipers (JV) 7p, Shamarr Allen and the Underdawgs (RK) 11p
  • Little Gem Saloon (Ramp Room): Dr. Michael White Quartet (JV) 7p
  • Rock ‘n’ Bowl: Dale Watson (CW) 9p
  • Snug Harbor: Topsy Chapan and Solid Harmony (MJ) 8 & 10p

The Dr. Michael White Quartet plays the Little Gem Saloon on Saturday.



  • House of Blues (Big Mama’s Lounge): Carlo Ditta and Smoky Greenwell (BL) 7p
  • Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse: Tyler’s Revisited feat. Germaine Bazzle and Paul Longstreth (JV) 8p
  • Kajun’s Pub: J.D. Hill and the Jammers feat. Guitar Lightnin’ Lee (BL) 5p
  • Preservation Hall: Louis Ford and his New Orleans Flairs (TJ) 8p
  • Snug Harbor: Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet (MJ) 8 & 10p
  • Warehouse Grille: Bonerama, Rebirth Brass Band (BB) 3p

Bonerama plays the Warehouse Grille on Sunday.



  • Howlin’ Wolf (the Den): Café Au Lait Funk Review (FK) 10p
  • Maple Leaf: Jon Cleary and the Absolute Monster Gentlemen (RB) 10:30p

Jon Cleary and the Absolute Monster Gentlemen play the Maple Leaf on Monday.




  • Gasa Gasa: Progession hosted by Sasha Masakowski (VR) 7p
  • Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse: Stephen R. Gordon Quintet (JV) 8p
  • Snug Harbor: Stanton Moore Trio (MJ) 8 & 10p

Sasha Masakowski hosts Progression at Gasa Gasa on Tuesday.



  • Chickie Wah Wah: Meschiya Lake and Tom McDermott (JV) 8p
  • d.b.a.: Tin Men (RK) 7p, Walter “Wolfman” Washington and the Roadmasters (BL) 10p
  • Maple Leaf: Mississippi Rail Company (RB) 10:30p
  • Three Muses: Hot Club of New Orleans (JV) 7p

Meschiya Lake and Tom McDermott play Chickie Wah Wah on Wednesday.