9 p.m. Tuesday
Blue Nile, 532 Frenchmen St., 948-2583; www.bluenilelive.com
San Francisco promoters Boom Boom Room organize an annual spree of shows featuring a mix of New Orleans jazz, funk and experimental jams. New Orleans soul/R&B drummer-turned-jazz sideman Idris Muhammad backed up headliners from Fats Domino to Pharoah Sanders. He's joined by Donald Harrison (pictured) and a cast of New Orleans all-stars in this showcase. Tickets $20.