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Wednesdays on the Point Kicks off in Algiers

The line up of the 2014 edition of Wednesdays on the Point has officially been released by the Algiers Economic Development Foundation. Now it its 7th year, the riverfront concert series will run every Wednesday from July 9 to August 27. Concerts are free and will start at 5:30 p.m. and end at 8:30 p.m. [...]

New Orleans Concert Picks of the Week: May 30 – June 5, 2013

Hungry for live music… Look no further! Here’s OffBeat’s look at New Orleans’ top concerts for the week of May 30 – June 5, 2013 featuring: Rex Gregory, Down, New Orleans Helsinki Connection, James Westfall, Glen David Andrews, Dawes and Bag of Donuts. May 30May 31June 1June 2 June 3June 4June 5 THURSDAY, MAY 30 [...]

Fourth of July Events in New Orleans

Not a city to be outdone when it comes to holidays, the Fourth of July celebration kicks off a day early in true New Orleans fashion with “3rd of July Bounce”. The show at Siberia features Katey Red, Cheeky Blakk, 10th Ward Buck, and other bounce artists. At midnight, fireworks will signal the 236th anniversary [...]

Algiers’ Wednesdays on the Point Lineup: George Porter, Sunpie, Brass-a-Holics and More

Wednesdays on the Point returns to Old Algiers for its fifth year this season with a lineup that includes Amanda Shaw and the Cute Guys, George Porter, Jr. and his Runnin’ Pardners, Sunpie Barnes and the Louisiana Sunspots and the Brass-a-Holics. The free concert series starts Wednesday, June 6 at 6 p.m. when Lagniappe Brass [...]

YouTube du Jour: Amanda Shaw

Tonight, Amanda Shaw plays Wednesdays on the Point at the Algiers Point Ferry Dock with Christian Serpas and Ghost Town opening. Here’s Shaw performing the title track from her most recent album, Good Southern Girl, live at the Louisiana Music Factory during this year’s Jazz Fest.

YouTube du Jour: The Wild Magnolias

The Wild Magnolias play Wednesdays on the Point at the Algiers Ferry Landing tonight at 6 with the Pinettes Brass Band also on the bill. Here are the Magnolias with their dramatic stage entrance including Bo Dollis’ welcome to the stage. Recently, Dollis was awarded an NEA National Heritage Fellowship, but because of his health—hinted [...]

Wednesdays on the Point Series Begins Wednesday on Algiers Ferry Dock

Just as the 2011 Wednesday at the Square concerts wind down on the East Bank, the 2011 Wednesdays on the Point summer concert festival series begins on the West Bank. Every Wednesday through August 10, except July 6, the Algiers Economic Development Foundation will provide free concerts at the Algiers Ferry Dock from 6-9 p.m. [...]

YouTube du Jour: Anais St. John

Tonight at 6 p.m., Anais St. John plays the Algiers Ferry Dock as part of the Wednesdays on the Point series. Here’s St. John in concert at Le Chat Noir in her tribute to Eartha Kitt.

YouTube du Jour: Jon Cleary

Algiers’ Wednesdays on the Point series continues tonight at 6 p.m. at the Algiers Ferry Dock with a performance by Jon Cleary. Here he is in solo performance improvising a boogie woogie.

Summer on the Point

Wednesdays on the Point, a new eight-week music series showcasing Louisiana talent such as Terrance Simien and the Zydeco Experience, started June 24 at Algiers Point, and on July 1 it features a Tribute to Memphis Minnie with Big Daddy ‘O’, Amanda Walker and Olga in the Dry Dock Café and Vine and Dine (133 [...]