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Live Music Events (Apr. 14 - Apr. 20, 2014)


Stanton Moore Trio album release
Apr 15
| Drummer and Galactic cofounder Stanton Moore has delved back into jazz with pianist David Torkanowsky and bassist Jim Singleton. The trio releases its debut Conversations at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. at Snug Harbor.


Glen David Andrews
Thu. April 17 | Glen David Andrews kicks off the Jazz in the Park series. The Thursday events feature food vendors, a craft market and a kids' stage. 5th Ward Weebie and the L.B. Landry-O.P. Walker College and Career Prepatory High School band also perform. From 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Louis Armstrong Park.


Happy Talk Band
Sat. April 19 | Since the well-received 2010 release Starve a Fever, local appearances by Luke Allen's Happy Talk Band have become rarer and rarer. Its only schedule performance this spring is at 10 p.m. at Chickie Wah Wah.


Rick Ross
Sun. April 20 | Rapper Rick Ross appeared firmly positioned atop the rap world in March when his sixth studio album, Mastermind, featuring Jay-Z, Kanye West, Lil Wayne and a host of other guests, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. Meek Mill opens at 8 p.m. at the UNO Lakefront Arena.


Big Easy Music Awards
Mon. April 21 | The Big Easys recognize top male and female performers, best album and bands in more than 20 categories. The gala also features performances by Big Freedia, Brass-A-Holics, Sweet Crude, Maggie Koerner and others. Call 504-483-3129 for tickets. At 7 p.m. at Harrah's New Orleans.

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