New Orleans Concert Picks of the Week: May 23 – 29, 2013

Hungry for live music… Look no further! Here’s OffBeat’s look at New Orleans’ top concerts for the week of May 23 – 29, 2013 featuring: Andrew Duhon, Kermit Ruffins and the Barbecue Swingers, Alvin Youngblood Hart’s Muscle Theory, Betty Shirley, Aurora Nealand and the Royal Roses, Johnny Sansone and John Fohl, and the Bantam Foxes.

 

May 23May 24May 25May 26
May 27May 28May 29

 

THURSDAY, MAY 23

  • Armstrong Park: Donald Harrison and Congo Square Nation, Hot 8 Brass Band (JV) 5p
  • d.b.a.: Andrew Duhon (SS) 10p
  • Dmac’s: J Monque’D Band (BL) 9p
  • Three Muses: Tom McDermott (JV) 5p

Andrew Duhon plays d.b.a. on Thursday.


 

FRIDAY, MAY 24

  • Blue Nile: Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers (JV) 7p
  • Chickie Wah Wah: Paul Sanchez (RR) 8p
  • Old U.S. Mint Performance Hall: Irma Thomas (SO) 7p
  • Preservation Hall: Preservation Hall Jazz Masters feat. Leroy Jones (TJ) 8p
  • Three Muses: Moonshiners (JV) 6p, Glen David Andrews (JV) 9p

Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers play Blue Nile on Friday.

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SATURDAY, MAY 25

  • d.b.a.: the Special Men (RB) 11p
  • Little Gem Saloon: Benny Turner and the Real Blues (BL) 9p
  • Maple Leaf: Alvin Youngblood Hart’s Muscle Theory (FK) 10:30p
  • Snug Harbor: Herlin Riley (MJ) 8 & 10p

Alvin Youngblood Hart’s Muscle Theory plays the Maple Leaf on Saturday.


 

SUNDAY, MAY 26

  • d.b.a.: Palmetto Bugs Stompers (SI) 6p, Myshkin’s Ruby Warblers (FO) 10p
  • Palm Court Jazz Café: Lucien Barbarin and Palm Court Jazz Band (TJ) 8p
  • Snug Harbor: Betty Shirley (MJ) 8 & 10p

Betty Shirley plays Snug Harbor on Sunday.


 

MONDAY, MAY 27

  • d.b.a.: Glen David Andrews (JV) 10p
  • Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse: Gerald French and the Original Tuxedo Jazz Band (JV) 8p
  • Maison: Chicken and Waffles, Aurora Nealand and Royal Roses, Super Jam feat. Gene’s Music Machine (JV) 5p
  • Maple Leaf: Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes (FK) 10:30p

Aurora Nealand and the Royal Roses play Maison on Monday.


 

TUESDAY, MAY 28

  • Chickie Wah Wah: Johnny Sansone and John Fohl (BL) 8p
  • Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse: Jason Marsalis (JV) 8p
  • Maison: Gregory Agid, Magnitude (JV) 6p

Johnny Sansone and John Fohl play Chickie Wah Wah on Tuesday.


 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 29

  • d.b.a.: Tin Men (RK) 7p, Walter “Wolfman” Washington and the Roadmasters (BL) 10p
  • Hi-Ho Lounge: the Feature, Quiet Company, Bantam Foxes (ID) 10p
  • Lafayette Square: Wednesday at the Square feat. Irvin Mayfield and the Jazz Playhouse Revue, New Orleans Jazz Institute’s Saturday Music School (VR) 5p
  • Little Gem Saloon: Bruce “Sunpie” Barnes and Marc Stone (BL) 5p

The Bantam Foxes play the Hi-Ho Lounge on Wednesday.

 

  • All of these are in the past, as this was linked from the May 30 Offbeat email.