- Photo by Spike Jordan
Lil Uzi Vert
Wed. July 19 | SoundCloud's streaming champ of 2016 finally makes his way to New Orleans (a planned June stop was postponed). The flamboyant rapper is amid a steady stream of multi-platinum leaks in the lead up to his forthcoming album Luv Is Rage 2 (Generation Now). Bibi Bourelly and Kodie Shane open at 9 p.m. at Republic.
Morning 40 Federation, Happy Talk Band &
Sat. July 22 | Morning 40 Federation, Happy Talk Band and King James perform in a benefit for Bernard Pearce, a musician (former frontman for One Man Machine), music writer and former Morning 40 manager. At 10 p.m. at Siberia.
Sat. July 22 | New Orleans metal monster Thou makes a triumphant return from its nationwide Friendship Tour, having hit 27 cities in the past month (and interrupting an assault at a gas station while filling up in Washington state). Cloud Rat, False, Moloch and Silver Godling open at 6 p.m. at First Unitarian Universalist Church of New Orleans.