New Orleans Tonight! May 2, 2014


Helen Gillet.
  • Helen Gillet.

FESTIVAL: Tomato Festival, Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church, Chalmette. Starts at 6 p.m. and runs all weekend

MUSICDrive-By Truckers, Benjamin Booker, Civic Theater, 8 pm. $32 and up

THEATERThis Sweaty City: Episode 3, Shadowbox Theatre, 8 p.m. $10

MUSICRobert Walter's 20th Congress, Karl Denson, Carly Meyers, Freret St. PubliQ House, 9 p.m.

MUSICHelen Gillet, AllWays Lounge, 10 p.m.


Paul Sanchez at Chickie Wah Wah, 8 p.m.
Yo Mama’s Big Faty Booty Band at Circle Bar, 10 p.m.
The Bally Who? at Circle Bar, 1 a.m.
June Yamagishi’s Yakiniku All-Stars feat. Jeffery “Jellybean” Alexander, Keiko Komaki, Donald Ramsay & Jason Mingledorff at Chickie Wah Wah, 10 p.m.
Soul Rebels at d.b.a., 10 p.m.
Lost Bayou Ramblers at d.b.a., 2 a.m.
Lost Bayou Ramblers and Mississippi Rail Company at Gasa Gasa, 9 p.m.
Rory Danger & The Danger Dangers feat. Aurora Nealand, Spencer Bohren, Andre Bohren and others at Hi-Ho Lounge, 10 p.m.
Buddy Guy at House of Blues, 8 p.m.
The New Mastersounds at House of Blues, midnight
Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks at The Parish at House of Blues, 10 p.m.
12th Annual Bayou Rendezvous featuring The New Orleans Allstars, Pimps of Joytime, The Motet, Raw Oyster Cult, Hot 8 Brass Band, Good Enough For Good Times, Turkuaz, Polyrhythmics and Eric McFadden at The Howlin' Wolf, 9 p.m.
Shamarr Allen & the Underdawgs at Little Gem Saloon, 11 p.m.
Rebirth Brass Band, Dirty Dozen Brass Band and Rumplesteelskin at Maison, 10 p.m.
James Brown Birthday Bash feat. Tony Hall, Renard Poche, Raymond Weber, Roderick Paulin, Jeff Watkins and Tracy Griffin at Maple Leaf Bar, 11 p.m.
Nth Power feat. Nigel Hall, Nikki Glaspie, Nick Cassarino and Nate Edgar at Maple Leaf Bar, 3 a.m.
The Deslondes at Old U.S. Mint, 8:30 p.m.
Garage A Trois at One Eyed Jacks, 10 p.m.
WILD FIYA featuring Stephen Perkins, Bernie Worrell, Blackbyrd McKnight, Corey Glover, Norwood Fisher, Doug Wimbish, Eric McFadden and Mike Dillon at One Eyed Jacks, midnight
Cowboy Mouth, Tab Benoit’s Swampland Jam and Marc Broussard at Republic, 9:30 p.m.
The Iguanas, Kermit Ruffins and Bonerama at Rock ‘N’ Bowl, 8:30 p.m.
Gov’t Mule at Saenger Theatre, 8:30 p.m.
Feufollet, Sweet Crude and Pine Leaf Boys at Siberia, 10 p.m.
The Funky Meters, 8 p.m.
Maceo Parker at Tipitina's, 1:30 a.m.

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