MAKE UP Returns, Famous House of Tulip, Little Freddie King Returns to BJ’s and Other Events in New Orleans June 22-27 | Events

Riley Downing, Sam Doores and the Pink Stones

This Country, Folk and American Bill features other Deslondes members Riley downing and Sam doores. They are joined by Athens, Georgia, country dress Pink stones at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 24, at the Broadside. Find tickets on

Desert Nudes

Desert Nudes plays a mix of rock, country and cowboy songs. The group is a collaboration between keyboardist Andre Bohren, guitarist John Paul Carmody and singer David Pomerleau. This free show takes place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 24, in Legacy Park at 730 rue Baronne. at

Curious creations are the norm at the Oddities and Curiosities exhibition.

Oddities and Curiosities Fair

The Oddities and Curiosities Expo is a traveling merchandise convention for collectors of offbeat art, taxidermy, skulls, bones, macabre collectibles, clothing, antiques, handmade crafts, d obscure medical paraphernalia, memorabilia and all sorts of scary things. The exhibition is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday June 26 at the Alario Center in Westwego. Find information on

Jen Kober

native of Lake Charles that of Jen Kober recent television works have included appearances on RuPaul’s Netflix show and Showtime’s “Black Monday.” She performs on stand-up at Dragon’s Den at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, June 25. Tickets are $ 15 by

‘A great night to sing’

This musical show features the hits of Rodgers and Hammerstein on Broadway and films such as “South Pacific”, “The King and I”, “Oklahoma” and “The Sound of Music”, as well as many tunes from their lesser known productions. . Tulane’s Summer Lyric Theater performs at Dixon Hall at 7:30 p.m. Thursday June 24 through Saturday June 26 and 2:00 p.m. Sunday June 27. Visit for tickets and information.

The slow poisoner

San Francisco’s Andrew Goldfarb taps into a cauldron of bizarre moods, surreal and psychedelic comics, and weird stories as the bizarre bard, The slow poisoner. When the singer-songwriter isn’t on tour, he’s a comic book artist. Dusty Santamaria opens at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday June 24 at the Neutral Ground. Find information about the

Seafood Festival Jean Lafitte

The festival features live music, rides, an art market, local seafood, access to the walk through Wetland Trace and more. From Friday June 25 to Sunday June 27, at the auditorium and at Jean Lafitte Park, 4953, rue City Park, Jean Lafitte.

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Children play on an inflatable gator at the Jean Lafitte Seafood Festival.


Locals may be familiar with the sounds of Adams tree, who created the music for “NCIS: New Orleans”. He has also worked on the shows “Californication”, “Lethal Weapon”, “In Plain Sight” and others, as well as directing the Les Chapeliers group. His current project is Dagnasterpus, a groovy blues and funk band with a brass section. The group is releasing an eponymous album this week, and performing at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 23 at the Rock n Bowl. Find tickets on

I Wayne

I Wayne

I Wayne

Reggae I Wayne icon brings his classic roots reggae style to New Orleans this Friday. For more than two decades, the Jamaican artist from Portmore has been at the forefront of the resurgence of the roots movement. I Wayne performs locally reggae joint Vybes Nation, Friday June 25, doors at 7 p.m., start of the show at 9 p.m. 1681, rue Religieux. Tickets are $ 25 by

Crescent City Reggae Sunsplash

The Crescent City Reggae Sunsplash is here to get you in the groove. Grand chef Monk Boudreaux will headline the afternoon festival, which will also feature local reggae / funk groups Claude Bryant and the Allstars, Ambush and Firebrain. The festivities kick off on Sunday June 27 at noon at the Brasserie du Faubourg, 3501, chemin Jourdan. Release. Find information at

Little King Freddie

The Daper Don of the Blues, the Gut Bucket King himself makes his triumphant return to BJ’s for his first public show at his longtime hangout since the start of the pandemic. It will be a show that you won’t want to miss. At BJ’s Lounge in Bywater, 4301 Burgundy, Friday June 25. The show starts at 7 p.m. Get tickets at the door for $ 10.

Bazaar by the water

It’s hot there, and a lot of DIY markets and bazaars close until spring. Be sure to make it to BJ’s Sunday Afternoon for the last Bywater Bazaar of the season, complete with a photo booth by Josh Vine, delicious Hawaiian food from Aloha Nola, drizzled snowballs from The Snowball Lady and a variety. sellers of jewelry, original art, vintage materials and more! Sunday June 27, from noon to 5 p.m. BJ’s Lounge, 4301 Burgundy. Release.

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Layla Musselwhite and her cosmic gentlemen

Singer-songwriter and Layla Musselwhite, passionate about slide guitar Coming out of their 40s with new material and a new band, debuting at a happy hour Wednesday, June 23 at Broadside. Musselwhite – the daughter of famous bluesman Charlie Musselwhite – will be joined by drummer Rose Cangelosi, bassist Scott Jackson and guitarist Alexander Mallet. The music starts at 5 pm; free entry. Check for more information.

MAKEUP: Improvisation + Drag

MAKE UP, the New Orleans improv group of all drag artists, digs into the hit comics for their in-person return to the AllWays Lounge on Friday, June 25. The troupe, which includes Tarah Cards, Laveau Contraire, Dolly Pardon? and others, pits superheroes against super villains for a night of improvisation games and drag acts. MAKE UP Returns: A Super Drag + Improv Show starts at 9 p.m. in The AllWays’ Twilight Room. Tickets are $ 15 at

House of Tulip Hot Summer Celebration

Housing insecurity is a long-standing problem in the transgender and gender non-conforming community.

Last summer, a group of transgender and gender nonconforming New Orleanians formed Tulip House to address long-standing issues of housing insecurity for members of the TGNC community. The group marks their first year on Saturday June 26 with the HOT Summer Celebration, featuring free food and non-alcoholic drinks, raffles, a cash bar, special guests and performances by rebound artist Katey Red, from soul musician Tonya Boyd-Cannon, pop artist Yves and singer-songwriter Neverending Nina. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Broadside. Tickets cost $ 35 to


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