Music Box Village announces fall 2017 schedule


Peaches performs with a full band Oct. 13 at the Music Box Village.
  • Peaches performs with a full band Oct. 13 at the Music Box Village.

The Music Box Village reopens in September for its second fall season since settling into a sprawling space in Bywater. The fall schedule opens with A Viper’s Dream by Ben Polcer and Amy Johnson in September, followed in October by electronic provocateur Peaches, backed by a band of New Orleans women artists.

Public hours are now free for Louisiana residents, and there also will be a "sunset happy hour" with a seasonal bar and weekend brunch with rotating pop-ups.

The village kicks off its new season with a free event from 5 p.m.-10 p.m. Sept. 16 with DJ Rusty Lazer.

Its September and October performances span music, dance and theater. Check the full schedule below.
A Viper's Dream
6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sept. 29
Tickets $20 in advance, $15 at the door
Music from Bruce "Sunpie" Barnes, Benny Divine, Jason Jurzak, Aurora Nealand, Ben Polcer, Sarah Quintana, Russell Welch and others contributes to a "multi-dimensional, emotionally charged fever dream and a story of love, redemption, and self-discovery."

6:30 p.m. Oct. 13
Tickets $30 in advance, $35 at the door

The electronic artist performs with a full band of New Orleans women musicians featuring Sean Yseult and burlesque performances.

Pitch Dark
7 p.m. Oct. 14
Tickets $25

Kelly Love Jones, Weedie Braimah and Gambian kora player Sona Jobarteh and her band perform a "rhythmic experience" confronting fear of the unknown.

Oct. 21-22
Tickets $25 in advance, $40 reserved VIP seating

Opera Creole, Cripple Creek Theatre Company and New Resonance Orchestra honor the 100th anniversary of Scott Joplin's death with an outdoor performance of his 1913 ragtime opera.

Airlift’s second annual Halloween Bash
Oct. 31
There's trick or treating throughout the village and Halloween-themed performances and music.

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