THURSDAY

  • JAZZ IN THE PARK: 4 p.m., Armstrong Park, 701 N. Rampart St. Featuring Soul Rebels, Tank & the Bangas. Call (504) 658-3200.
  • OGDEN AFTER HOURS-DAYNA KURTZ: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp Place. Free for Museum members; $10 at the door for nonmembers. Call (504) 539-9612. ogdenmuseum.org.
  • LOUISIANA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA: 7:30 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater, 1419 Basin St. Performance of Mahler’s “Tragic Symphony.” mahaliajacksontheater.com.
  • TOM MCDERMOTT AND AURORA NEALAND: 8 p.m., Buffa’s Bar & Restaurant, 1001 Esplanade Ave. No cover. Call (504) 949-0038. buffasbar.com.
  • LEROY JONES AND KATJA TOIVOLA WITH CRESCENT CITY JOYMAKERS: 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., Palm Court Cafe, 1204 Decatur St. Call (504) 525-0200. palmcourtjazzcafe.com.
  • SPENCER BOHREN SOLO: 8 p.m., Snug Harbor, 626 Frenchmen St. snugjazz.com.
  • ZYDECO NIGHT WITH LEROY THOMAS: 8:30 p.m., Rock n Bowl, 3000 S. Carrollton Ave. $10. rocknbowl.com.
  • SOUNDCLASH BEAT BATTLE 5.15: 9 p.m., The Maison, 508 Frenchmen St. Hosted by Wes Beez with RQ Away. maisonfrenchmen.com.
  • JOSH PAXTON: 11 p.m., Buffa’s Bar & Restaurant, 1001 Esplanade Ave. No cover. Call (504) 949-0038. buffasbar.com.

FRIDAY

  • AFRO-AMERICAN MUSIC 101 BY ESQUIZITO: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., The Old Us Mint 3rd Floor Performance Space, 400 Esplanade Ave. Guitarist Esquizito weaves music with stories and audio clips of Mr. Barker. $5. Call (504) 568-7056.
  • HEROES OF NEW ORLEANS ROCK (HONOR): 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Buffa’s Bar & Restaurant, 1001 Esplanade Ave. Matassa’s All Stars, featuring a revolving cast of characters who were around at the dawn of rock and roll. No cover. Call (504) 949-0038. buffasbar.com.
  • CONCERTS IN THE COURTYARD: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., The Historic New Orleans Collection, 533 Royal St. Live music by Vivàz, beer and wine. $10. Call (504) 523-4662. hnoc.org.
  • SUNSET AT THE LANDING: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., downton Covington. Music by Tom Rose and The Stringalong Band and The Bloomin’ Onions. Bring lawn chairs and picnic dinner. Free.
  • MUSIC IN THE PARK: 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Heritage park, 303 Williams Blvd., Kenner. Performance by Mojeaux. No pets or outside food or drinks are allowed. Concessions will be for sale.
  • THE MUMBLES: 8 p.m., Buffa’s Bar & Restaurant, 1001 Esplanade Ave. No cover. Call (504) 949-0038. buffasbar.com.
  • MARK BRAUD WITH PALM COURT JAZZ BAND: 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., Palm Court Cafe, 1204 Decatur St. Call (504) 525-0200. palmcourtjazzcafe.com.
  • SARAH GROMKO TRIO: 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., Pearl Wine Co., 3700 Orleans Ave.
  • ELLIS MARSALIS QUARTET: 8 p.m., Snug Harbor, 626 Frenchmen St. snugjazz.com.
  • INGRID LUCIA: 8 p.m., The Little Gem Saloon, 445 S. Rampart St. $10-$15. Call (504) 267-4863. littlegemsaloon.com.
  • TIPITINA’S FOUNDATION INSTRUMENT REPAIR INITIATIVE BENEFIT CONCERT: 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., Tipitina’s Uptown, 501 Napoleon Ave. Sweet Crude and Social Set partner with the Tipitina’s Foundation to stage a benefit for their newest community program, the Instrument Repair Initiative, with 100% of proceeds to go to the I.R.I. Sweet Crude, Social Set, Paul Sanchez & Minimum Rage and Tank & The Bangas will play on the bill and instrument donations are encouraged in lieu of paying the ticket fee. $12, advance; $15, door. Call (504) 895-8477. tipitinas.com.
  • THE GLEN DAVID ANDREWS TRADITIONAL JAZZ COMBO: 9 p.m., Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel, 300 Bourbon St. No cover.
  • FIRE BUG WITH THE HITCHHIKER: 9 p.m., One Eyed Jacks, 615 Toulouse St. $10. Call (504) 569-8361. oneeyedjacks.net.
  • THE BOOGIEMEN: 9:30 p.m., Rock n Bowl, 3000 S. Carrollton Ave. $10. rocknbowl.com.

ED WILLS & BLUES 4 SALE: 10 P.M., BAMABOULAS, 518 FRENCHMEN ST.

BIG SAM’S FUNKY NATION: 10:30 P.M., MAPLE LEAF BAR, 8316 OAK ST. MAPLELEAFBAR.COM.

FRIDAY-SATURDAY

  • GNOYO AUDITIONS: Friday, North shore; Saturday, South shore. Auditions for new and returning students. gnoyo.org.

SATURDAY

  • AURORA NEALAND: 11 a.m., Buffa’s Bar & Restaurant, 1001 Esplanade Ave. No cover. Call (504) 949-0038. buffasbar.com.
  • ROYAL ROUNDERS: 5 p.m., Buffa’s Bar & Restaurant, 1001 Esplanade Ave. No cover. Call (504) 949-0038. buffasbar.com.
  • KID MERV: 7 p.m., The Little Gem Saloon, 445 S. Rampart St. $10. Call (504) 267-4863. littlegemsaloon.com.
  • KENNY CHESNEY: 7 p.m., House of Blues New Orleans, 225 Decatur St. hob.com.
  • ABITA SPRINGS OPRY: 7 p.m., Abita Springs Town Hall, 22161 Level St., Abita Springs. Featuring music by the Pot Luck String Band, Hanalena, Lost in the Holler and the Dapper Dandies. abitaopry.org.
  • REMEMBER THE KING ELVIS THROUGH THE YEARS: 7:30 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts 1419 Basis St. Elvis tribute featuring the Lousiana Philharmonic Orchestra and Lonely Street Productions. Call (504) 525-1052
  • 10TH ANNUAL ZMR ANNUAL MUSIC AWARDS CONCERT: 7:30 p.m., Joy Theater, 1200 Canal St. Featuring performances by nominees and winners, past and present. Headlining is David Arkenstone joined by Charlee Brooks. $40. Call (504) 528-9569. thejoytheater.com.
  • STAEHLE, PAXTON AND STONE: 8 p.m., Buffa’s Bar & Restaurant, 1001 Esplanade Ave. No cover. Call (504) 949-0038. buffasbar.com.
  • LIONEL FERBOS WITH PALM COURT JAZZ BAND: 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., Palm Court Cafe, 1204 Decatur St. Call (504) 525-0200. palmcourtjazzcafe.com.
  • VINCE VANCE LOUISIANA LEGENDS: 8 p.m., Rock n Bowl, 3000 S. Carrollton Ave. $10. rocknbowl.com.
  • JACQUI NAYLOR QUARTET: 8 p.m., Snug Harbor, 626 Frenchmen St. snugjazz.com.
  • BRINT ANDERSON: 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., The Old Us Mint 3rd Floor Performance Space, 400 Esplanade Ave. $10. Call (504) 568-7056.
  • OZOMATLI: 9 p.m., Tipitina’s Uptown, 501 Napoleon Ave. tipitinas.com.
  • A STEADY NIGHT OF SKA #3 WITH CHILLED MONKEY BRAINS: 9:30 p.m., Dragon’s Den, 435 Esplanade Ave. $6.
  • GLEN DAVID ANDREWS: 9:30 p.m., The Saint Hotel, 931 Canal St. thesainthotelneworleans.com.
  • DARYL HANCE: 10 p.m., The Den at Howlin’ Wolf, 907 S. Peters St. $10. thehowlinwolf.com.
  • MIA BORDERS: 10:30 p.m., Maple Leaf Bar, 8316 Oak St. mapleleafbar.com.
  • NOGGIN: 11 p.m., Buffa’s Bar & Restaurant, 1001 Esplanade Ave. No cover. Call (504) 949-0038. buffasbar.com.

SUNDAY

  • JAZZ BRUNCH: 11 a.m., Buffa’s Bar & Restaurant, 1001 Esplanade Ave. Sunday brunch with Some Like It Hot traditional jazz. No cover. Call (504) 949-0038. buffasbar.com.
  • SUNDAY YOUTH MUSIC WORKSHOP: 1 p.m., Tipitina’s Uptown, 501 Napoleon Ave. Call (504) 895-8477. tipitinas.com.
  • SPENCER BOHREN: 5 p.m., Buffa’s Bar & Restaurant, 1001 Esplanade Ave. Master class recital jazz and blues. No cover. Call (504) 949-0038. buffasbar.com.
  • TRINITY ARTIST SERIES “ARIAS, ART SONGS AND OPERA SCENES”: 5 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave. Soprano Valerie Jones Francis and voices from Nichols State University Music Department present a varied program of “Arias, Art Songs and Opera Scenes” by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini, Bizet, Gilbert and Sullivan, Gershwin and more. Call (504) 670-2520. trinity.net.
  • THIRD SUNDAY MAY CONCERT: 5 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church, 120 S. New Hampshire St., Covington. Performance by Don Vappie’s Creole Jazz Quintet.
  • CAJUN FAIS DO DO: 5:30 p.m., Tipitina’s Uptown, 501 Napoleon Ave. $10. Call (504) 895-8477. tipitinas.com.
  • DAVE EASLEY: 8 p.m., Buffa’s Bar & Restaurant, 1001 Esplanade Ave. No cover. Call (504) 949-0038. buffasbar.com.
  • LUCIEN BARBARIN WITH SUNDAY NIGHT SWINGSTERS: 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., Palm Court Cafe, 1204 Decatur St. Call (504) 525-0200. palmcourtjazzcafe.com.
  • MICHAEL FEINBERG QUINTET: 8 p.m., Snug Harbor, 626 Frenchmen St. snugjazz.com.
  • HOT 8 BRASS BAND: 10 p.m., The Howlin’ Wolf New Orleans, 907 S. Peters St. thehowlinwolf.com.

MONDAY

  • RUBY MOON: 8 p.m., Buffa’s Bar & Restaurant, 1001 Esplanade Ave. No cover. Call (504) 949-0038. buffasbar.com.
  • CHARMAINE NEVILLE BAND: 8 p.m., Snug Harbor, 626 Frenchmen St. snugjazz.com.
  • MOVING UNITS: 10 p.m., Circle Bar, 1032 Saint Charles Ave. $5 at door. Call (504) 588-2616. circlebarneworleans.com.

TUESDAY

  • ORGAN & LABYRINTH CONCERT: 6 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave. Featuring Albinas Prizgintas on the 5000 pipe tracker organ and guests. Free. Call (504) 670-2520. trinity.net.
  • LEE BENOIT: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Mulate’s Restaurant, 201 Julia St.
  • LUCINDA WILLIAMS: 7 p.m., House of Blues New Orleans, 225 Decatur St. hob.com.
  • TRUCKFIGHTERS WITH STAR AND DAGGER PLUS OSSACRUX: 7 p.m., One Eyed Jacks, 615 Toulouse St. $12. Call (504) 569-8361. oneeyedjacks.net.
  • NOCCA JAZZ ENSEMBLE: 8 p.m., Snug Harbor, 626 Frenchmen St. snugjazz.com.
  • FAT TUESDAYS WITH MOST WANTED BRASS BAND: 9:30 p.m., The Hi Ho Lounge, 2239 Saint Claude Ave. $3. Call (504) 945-4446. hiholounge.net.

WEDNESDAY

  • OPERA ON TAP: 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Four Points by Sheraton New Orleans Airport, 6401 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie. Presenting the finest young local and regional singers in casual, 90 minute concerts of opera, Broadway and more. Call (504) 524-7611.
  • LATIN JAZZ WITH RICCARDO CRESPO: 7 p.m., Buffa’s Bar & Restaurant, 1001 Esplanade Ave. No cover. Call (504) 949-0038. buffasbar.com.
  • LARS EDEGRAN AND TOPSY CHAPMAN WITH PALM COURT JAZZ BAND: 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., Palm Court Cafe, 1204 Decatur St. Call (504) 525-0200. palmcourtjazzcafe.com.
  • DELFEAYO MARSALIS AND UPTOWN JAZZ ORCHESTRA: 8 p.m., Snug Harbor, 626 Frenchmen St. snugjazz.com.
  • GLEN DAVID ANDREWS: 8 p.m., The Little Gem Saloon, 445 S. Rampart St. $10-$15. Call (504) 267-4863. littlegemsaloon.com.
  • LAURA MEYER: 10 p.m., Circle Bar, 1032 Saint Charles Ave. $5 at door. Call (504) 588-2616. circlebarneworleans.com.