OffBeat’s Concert Picks of the Week: March 7-13, 2013

Louisiana Music
on Tour
Full Concert Calendar



  • Buffa’s Lounge: Aurora Nealand and Tom McDermott (TJ) 8p
  • d.b.a.: Jon Cleary (FK) 7p, Derrick Freeman and Billy Iuso (FK) 10p
  • Palm Court Jazz Café: Leroy Jones and Katja Toivola with Crescent City Joymakers (TJ) 8p
  • Rock ‘n’ Bowl: Geno Delafose (ZY) 8:30p

Geno Delafose plays Rock ‘n’ Bowl on Thursday.



  • Blue Nile: Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers (JV) 7p, Corey Henry’s Treme Funktet (FK) 10p
  • Chickie Wah Wah: Paul Sanchez (RR) 8p
  • Contemporary Arts Center: Court 13 Homecoming Dance feat. Lost Bayou Ramblers (KJ) 8p
  • House of Blues: They Might Be Giants, Moon Hooch (RK) 9p
  • Maple Leaf: Khris Royal and Dark Matter (FK) 10:30p
  • Mardi Gras World: BUKU Music and Art Project (VR) 4p
  • Three Muses: Moonshiners (JV) 6p, Glen David Andrews (JV) 9p
  • Tipitina’s: Martin Sexton (SS) 9p

Earl Sweatshirt plays at the BUKU Music and Art Project on Friday.



  • Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse: Jason Marsalis CD-release party (JV) 8p, Brass Band Jam (BB) 11:59p
  • Mardi Gras World: Buku Music and Art Project (VR) 4p
  • Rivershack Tavern: Walter “Wolfman” Washington and the Roadmasters (BL) 10p

Jason Marsalis plays Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse on Saturday.



  • d.b.a.: Palmetto Bug Stompers (SI) 6p, Debauche (GY) 10p
  • Howlin’ Wolf (the Den): Hot 8 Brass Band (BB) 10p
  • 5p, Billy Chapman (RK) 9p
  • Maison: Nickel-A-Dance feat. Frank Oxley’s Joint Chiefs of Jazz (TJ) 4p, Linnzi Zaorski (JV) 7p, Big Easy Brawlers (BB) 10p
  • Trinity Episcopal Church: Port Washington Choral Ensembles and Symphonic Winds (CL) 2p, McGehee School Concert Choir (CL) 5p, Jazz Vespers feat. Tom McDermott (JV) 9p

Linnzi Zaorski plays Maison on Sunday.



  • d.b.a.: Glen David Andrews (JV) 10p
  • House of Blues: Solange (SO) 9p
  • Maple Leaf: Papa Grows Funk (FK) 10:30p
  • Three Muses: Joe Cabral (JV) 7p

Glen David Andrews plays d.b.a. on Monday.



  • Blue Nile: Balcony Room: Open Ears Music Series feat. Helen Gillet (JV) 10p
  • d.b.a.: Treme Brass Band (BB) 9p
  • Howlin’ Wolf (the Den): Ponderosa, Alexis and the Samurai, Cardinal Sons (RK) 10p
  • Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse: New Orleans Jazz Institute’s Master Series feat. Victor Atkins performing the music of Ellis Marsalis (JV) 8p
  • Maison: Gregory Agid, Magnitude (JV) 6p
  • Snug Harbor: Stanton Moore Trio (MJ) 8 & 10p

Alexis and the Samurai play the Howlin’ Wolf Den on Tuesday.



  • Carousel Bar (Hotel Monteleone): Michael and Ashley Lemmler (JV) 5p, Smoking Time Jazz Club Band feat. Chance Bushman (JV) 8p
  • d.b.a.: Walter “Wolfman” Washington and the Roadmasters (BL) 10p
  • House of Blues: Emmylou Harris and Rodney Cromwell (FO) 8p
  • Rock ‘n’ Bowl: Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue (CW) 8:30p

Emmylou Harris and Rodney Cromwell play the House of Blues on Wednesday.