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Live music in New Orleans this week (March 27-April 2, 2018)

Ravi Shankar Quartet, Tranche and Rose Ette, Cut Copy, Weedeater, Timber Timbre


Ravi Shankar Quartet
Wed. March 28 | The Indian Arts Circle of New Orleans hosts a performance from four disciples of the popular composer, featuring sitarist Gaurav Mazumdar, cellist Barry Phillips, shehnai player Ashwini Shankar, and tabla performer Arup Chattopadhyay. At 7:30 p.m. at Loyola University New Orleans' Roussel Hall.


Tranche and Rose Ette
Thu. March 29 | Houston's dreamy, jangly power pop ensemble Rose Ette pairs up with the dark, low-end melodies from New Orleans outfit Tranche (pictured). The Sufficients opens at 10 p.m. at Circle Bar.


Cut Copy
Sat. March 31 | Like an expertly curated DJ set sprung to disco-ball-glittering life, Australia's Cut Copy offers something of a down-under counterpart to England's Hot Chip. The dance band is promoting its 2017 album Haiku From Zero (Astralwerks) and the 10th anniversary of its best LP, In Ghost Colours. Kauf opens at 10 p.m. at The Joy Theater.


Sun. April 1 | North Carolina's stoner-sludge worshippers will celebrate some kind of resurrection — the metal band performs its Steve Albini-produced 2007 album God Luck and Good Speed in its entirety. Bask, Hyborian and Cikada open at 8 p.m. at Santos.


Timber Timbre
Mon. April 2 | A heady protest record couched in a deadpan lounge/funk leisure suit, Timber Timbre's transportive 2017 album Sincerely, Future Pollution (City Slang) argues that the next best thing to living in another time is sounding like one. Room Thirteen opens at 9 p.m. at Gasa Gasa.

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