New Orleans Concert Picks of the Week: October 31 – November 6, 2013

Hungry for live music… Look no further! Here’s OffBeat’s look at New Orleans’ top concerts for the week of October 31 – November 6, 2013 featuring: Galactic, Dumpstaphunk, Widespread Panic, Mario Abney, CocoRosie, the Rebirth Brass Band, Walter “Wolfman” Washington and the Roadmasters.

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  • Armstrong Park: Jazz in the Park feat. Bonerama, Rebirth Brass Band (RK) 4p
  • Buffa’s Lounge: Tom McDermott and Aurora Nealand (TJ) 8p
  • Civic Theatre: Galactic, Dirty Dozen Brass Band (FK) 10:30p
  • d.b.a.: Morning 40 Federation, King James and the Special Men (RK) 10p
  • House of Shock: Eyehategod (ME) 8p
  • One Eyed Jacks: Quintron and Miss Pussycat, zZz, Babes, Cock Hunter, DJ 9ris 9ris, DJ Pompeii (VR) 10p
  • UNO Lakefront Arena: Widespread Panic (RR) 8p #

Galactic plays the Civic Theatre on Thursday.



  • Blue Nile: Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers (JV) 7p, Ike Stubblefield, June Yamagishi, Jamal Watson and others (FK) 10p; Balcony Room: Strange Roux, the Honorable South (VR) 9p, DJ Real and Black Pearl (FK) 1a
  • Howlin’ Wolf: Dumpstaphunk, Earphunk (FK) 10p
  • Maple Leaf: Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes (FK) 10:30p, Widespread Panic Afterparty feat. New Orleans Suspects (FK) 1:30a
  • Rock ‘n’ Bowl: Rock ‘N’ Bowl 25th Anniversary Party feat. Creole Stringbeans, 61 South (VR) 9:30p
  • UNO Lakefront Arena: Widespread Panic (RR) 8p #

Dumpstaphunk plays the Howlin’ Wolf on Friday.




  • d.b.a.: John Boutte (JV) 8p, CC Adcock and the Lafayette Marquis, Royal Teeth (RK) 11p
  • Little Gem Saloon (Ramp Room): Mike Dillon, James Singleton and Johnny Vidacovich (JV) 9p
  • Maison: New Orleans Swamp Donkeys, Messy Cookers (JV) 4p, Mannie Fresh, Rebirth Brass Band, Boyfriend, Lagniappe Brass Band with Keedy Black (VR) 10p
  • Snug Harbor: Ike Stubblefield, Herlin Riley and Detroit Brooks (MJ) 8 & 10p
  • Tipitina’s: Trombone Shorty and Orleans Ave. (FK) 11p
  • UNO Lakefront Arena: Widespread Panic (RR) 7p

Widespread Panic plays the UNO Lakefront Arena on Saturday.



  • Kajun’s Pub: Margie Perez (BL) 5p
  • Snug Harbor: James Singleton Quartet (MJ) 8 & 10p
  • Three Muses: Raphael Bas and Norbert Slama (JV) 5:30p, Mario Abney (JV) 8p

Mario Abney plays Three Muses on Sunday.



  • d.b.a.: Glen David Andrews (JV) 10p
  • Kerry Irish Pub: Gram Parsons Tribute with Speed the Mule (FO) 8p
  • Tipitina’s: CocoRosie (VR) 9p

CocoRosie plays Tipitina’s on Monday.



  • d.b.a.: Treme Brass Band (BB) 9p
  • Maple Leaf: Rebirth Brass Band (RK) 10:30p
  • Snug Harbor: Greg Piccolo and Heavy Juice (MJ) 8 & 10p

The Rebirth Brass Band plays the Maple Leaf on Tuesday.



  • d.b.a.: Tin Men (RK) 7p, Walter “Wolfman” Washington and the Roadmasters (BL) 10p
  • Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse: Kipori Woods (FK) 5p, Irvin Mayfield’s NOJO Jam performing the music of Dizzy Gillespie (JV) 8p
  • Rock ‘n’ Bowl: Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue (CW) 8:30p
  • Sandbar: Jazz at the Sandbar feat. Don Vappie (JV) 7p

Walter “Wolfman” Washington and the Roadmasters play d.b.a. on Wednesday.