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Live Music Events (May 18 - 24, 2015)

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PHOTO BY AILEEN SCHRIMER
  • Photo by Aileen Schrimer

Keb' Mo'
Thu. May 21 | The California native has moved ever closer to the home of his Delta blues-based style, currently living in Nashville. The three-time Grammy Award winner mixes blues, folk and Americana, and 2014's BLUESAmericana won Best Contemporary Blues Album at the Blues Music Awards May 7. At 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Tipitina's.

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Scott Weiland & The Wildabouts
Thu. May 21 | Southport Hall is where the '90s never died. A month after hosting Mystikal, the Jefferson roadhouse welcomes erstwhile Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland, who had to answer questions about his sobriety (reportedly 13 years) after a kamikaze April performance in Texas. It's still raining in his bedroom. Stocklyn and Highly Suspect open at 8 p.m.

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Rush
Fri. May 22 | Did Rush's recent pop-cultural renaissance — Jason Segel and Paul Rudd bro out to the band in 2009's I Love You, Man and its short-film sequel, aptly titled Jason Segel & Paul Rudd Meet Rush — inspire 2012's Clockwork Angels, its consensus best album in three decades? Only Geddy Lee knows. At 7:30 p.m. at Smoothie King Center.

PHOTO BY AJ SISCO
  • Photo by AJ Sisco

New Orleans Greek Festival
Fri.-Sun. May 22-24 | There is plenty of traditional Greek food, music and dancing, plus a market, kids activities including a Mount Olympus climbing wall, a fun run and more at the Hellenic Cultural Center along Bayou St. John.

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