Tag Archives: City Park

Hogs for the Cause Lands Killer Musical Lineup

This year’s Hogs for the Cause event will feature more than a dozen national and local music acts on two stages. The event, which will take place on Friday, March 28, and Saturday, March 29 in City Park, has helped raise money to provide grants to more than 100 families dealing with the effects of [...]

The Creative Alliance of New Orleans’ Bal Des Artistes 2014

The Creative Alliance of New Orleans will hold their second annual Bal des Artistes on February 20 at 7 p.m. in City Park. The “Bohemian Carnival Ball” starts at the Morning Call Coffee Stand before moving upstairs to the City Park Casino. The theme for this year’s celebration, “Making New Orleans,” will celebrate the talented [...]

In Review: Voodoo Music Experience 2013 (Saturday and Sunday)

Over the years, Robert Smith’s once spiky black hair has migrated even further up and out while turning a ghostlier shade of its former hue. But the part undead rock star, part electrocuted Spanish Moss effect only intensifies his stage presence, which was nothing short of electric as The Cure closed out Voodoo Fest Sunday [...]

Royal Teeth, Nightcrawlers, Billy Iuso Headline Beer Fest on Saturday

Three things you can’t help but love: Puppies, beer and Royal Teeth. And all three will be on tap this weekend when the local pop group will play the beer festival New Orleans On Tap, to benefit the SPCA’s adoption programs. It will be Royal Teeth’s first show in town since releasing their Glow album in [...]

Paul Sanchez & Friends Play For Peace Day on September 20

A good friend to OffBeat and one of the city’s best songwriters, Paul Sanchez will be playing for peace at City Park on Friday evening, September 20. To commemorate the United Nations’ International Day of Peace (last year Stevie Wonder headlined the international telecast) which takes place this Saturday, September 21, Sanchez will bring his [...]

Voodoo Releases 2013 Daily Festival Stage Schedules

The good folks at the Voodoo Music Experience have announced the set times on all stages for the 2013 festival’s three days. To nobody’s surprise, the big-stage headline sets over the three days go respectively to Pearl Jam, Nine Inch Nails, and The Cure. But if you can tear yourself away from there, a few [...]

Line-up Announced For 2013 Louisiana Seafood Festival

The music line-up for October’s Louisiana Seafood Festival has been announced– and it’s a big one, with everything from well-established rock bands (Better Than Ezra), to younger bands with a current buzz (Mia Borders) to progressive Cajun (Sweet Crude, Amanda Shaw), Mardi Gras Indians (the Wild Magnolias) and funk acts (Mo’ Jelly and Papa John [...]

Voodoo Music Experience Releases Second 2013 Line-Up Announcement

Awaiting each year’s line-up announcements for the fall’s Voodoo Music Experience (VMX) at City Park is always rife with anticipation. Alas, the day is here: the Voodoo festival’s organizer’s released today round two of their talent roster confirmations. Among today’s new addition highlights are influential alt-rock duo Matt & Kim, ska revivalists The Scorceses and [...]

Backbeat Gets Botanical at Sunday Garden Party Season Finale with Eric Lindell and Colin Lake

On Sunday, June 9, the New Orleans Botanical Garden and the Backbeat Foundation hosts their monthly Garden Party, which will feature live performances from local blues-rockers Eric Lindell and Colin Lake on the Robert B. Haspel Garden Stage. This Garden Party will be the last of 2013, so if you’ve missed the others, this is [...]

Eric Clapton: Under a Hoodoo Moon

Photojournalist Ronnie LeBoeuf remembers seeing Eric Clapton for the first time like it was yesterday: “He was coming out the Half Moon Bar down on Magazine Street one night and there was a lady that had a baby in her arms and [Clapton] was there on a Harley Davidson Chopper with the open pipes and [...]