Jazz legend Houston Person headlines the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation's MARTIN LUTHER KING BIRTHDAY CONCERT with Herlin Riley and special guest singer Leah Chase. 7 p.m. Friday, Lawless Memorial Chapel, Dillard University, 2601 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans. jazzandheritage.org.
Get rolling for Carnival at PRISCILLA AND ELVIS' 50TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY, with the Krewe of Rolling Elvi serving cake and Champagne; proceeds benefit the Ronald McDonald House. 8 p.m., Saturday at The Willow, 8200 Willow St., New Orleans. $10. thewillowuptown.com.
Experience live performance and studio practice by artist Rashaad Newsome through the history of collage at MELANGE, opening 7 p.m. Saturday at the Contemporary Arts Center. 900 Camp St., New Orleans. (504) 528-3805. cacno.org.