10 p.m. Sat., Jan. 23
Chickie Wah Wah, 2828 Canal St., 304-4714
Mekon drummer-turned-guitarist, punk-turned-new-country artist Jon Langford was long fascinated with Louisiana swamp pop. He became reacquainted with the city during a post-Katrina visit to help Sweet Home New Orleans support musicians. Thousand Dollar Car has learned 16 of his songs for this gig. Call club for ticket information.