thursdays at twilight series: 5 p.m., gates open; 6 p.m. performance begins, New Orleans Botanical Garden, City Park, 1 Palm Dr., New Orleans. Tom McDermott and Aurora Nealand. $10, adults; $3, children ages 5-12. http://www.neworleanscitypark/garden.

Ogden After Hours: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Ogden Museum of Southern Art, University Of New Orleans, 925 Camp St., New Orleans. Performance by Cedric Burnside Jr. (504) 539-9613.

Chris Lake: 10 p.m., Ampersand, 1100 Tulane Ave., New Orleans. $20.

leonard cohen: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater, 1419 Basin St., New Orleans.


Good Friday Celebration featuring Shirley Caesar: 7 p.m., UNO Lakefront Arena, New Orleans. Third annual Good Friday celebration with Pastor Shirley Caesar, Lee Williams and the Spiritual QC’s, David “Mr. Brown” Mann and the Mighty Clouds of Joy. Tickets available at the UNO box office (504) 280-7222 or, (800) 745-2000.

Old Time String Band: 10 p.m., Carrollton Station, 8140 Willow St., New Orleans. Free.


God-DesS And She: 9 p.m., The Beach House, 2401 N. Woodlawn Ave., Metairie. therealgoddesandshe.

Delfeayo Marsalis & The Uptown Jazz Orchestra: 9 p.m., The Little Gem Saloon, 445 S. Rampart St., New Orleans $25.


my way — a musical tribute to frank sinatra: 6 p.m. dinner seating; 8 p.m. show, Friday and Saturday; 11 a.m. brunch seating Sunday, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Four singers will bring Sinatra’s repertoire to life.


Meek Mill & 2 Chainz: 8 p.m., UNO Lakefront Arena, 6801 Franklin Ave., New Orleans.


The Expendables with Tomorrows Bad Seeds: 8:30 p.m., House of Blues New Orleans, 225 Decatur St., New Orleans. or (504) 310-4999.

Allah-Las: 10 p.m., Circle Bar, 1032 Saint Charles Ave., New Orleans. $10. (504) 588-2616.


ylc wednesday at the square: 5 p.m.-8 p.m., Lafayette Square, St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Outdoor concert series featuring Irvin Mayfield & the Jazz Playhouse Revue with special guest Kermit Ruffins and The New Orleans Jazz Institute’s Saturday Music School. (504) 585-1500, ext. 200 or email

Anthony Hamilton: 7 p.m., House of Blues New Orleans, 225 Decatur St., New Orleans. or (504) 310-4999.

jazz @ the sandbar: 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Sandbar at The Cove, Founders Road, New Orleans. Sponsored by the University of New Orleans. Featuring pianist Mulgrew Miller. $5. (504) 280-6039.


Ampersand: 1100 Tulane Ave., New Orleans.

Balcony Music Club: 1331 Decatur St., New Orleans. (504) 522-2940.

Banks street bar and grill: 4401 Banks St., New Orleans. Free live music. Wednesdays, Major Bacon with free BLTs. or (504) 486-0258.

The Blue Nile: 532 Frenchmen St., New Orleans. Live music Tuesday through Sunday. Featuring Open Ears Music Series, at 10 p.m. Tuesday with free live music in the balcony room. (504) 948-2583 or

Bullet’s sports bar: 2441 A.P. Tureaud Ave., New Orleans. (504) 948-4003.

Cafe Istanbul: New Orleans Healing Center, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Live music, theatre, films and poetry. Thursdays, Michaela Harrison, $5.

Carousel Bar and Lounge: Hotel Monteleone, 214 Royal St., New Orleans.

Check Point Charlie: 501 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans. (504) 281-4847.

Chickie wah wah: 2828 Canal St., New Orleans. Live music, food, full bar. (504) 304-4714.

Circle bar: 1032 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Live music. Full bar. (504) 588-2616.

Clever Wine Bar: 3700 Orleans Ave. No. 1C, New Orleans. Live local performers every Monday. (504) 483-6314.

The Cypress: 3612 Hessmer Ave., Metairie.

Dba: 618 Frenchmen St., New Orleans. (504) 942-3731.

The Dive Bar: 3408 28th St., Metairie. (504) 324-9428.

The Hangar: 1511 S. Rendon St., New Orleans.

The Hi Ho Lounge: 2239 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. (504) 945-4446 or

House of Blues: 225 Decatur St., New Orleans. or (504) 310-4999.

The Howlin’ Wolf: 907 St. Peters St., New Orleans. or (504) 415-3514.

Le Bon Temps Roule: 4801 Magazine St., New Orleans (504) 895-8117.

The Little Gem Saloon: 445 S. Rampart St., New Orleans. Restaurant on the first level with live jazz during happy hour 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Upstairs in the Ramp room, ticketed events several nights a week. Sunday jazz brunch each week for $35, $15 Build Your Own Bloody Bar and $12 Bottomless Bubbles Bar. or (504) 495-4995.

The Maison: 508 Frenchmen St., New Orleans. Restaurant, bar, live music. or (504) 371-5543.

The maple leaf bar: 8316 Oak St., New Orleans. Sundays, Joe Krown Trio with Walter “Wolfman” Washington & Russell Batiste. Free boiled shrimp and exotic meats with paid admission, $8. Mondays, Papa Grows Funk. Tuesdays, Rebirth Brass Band. Wednesdays, Honey Island Swamp Band. Thursdays, The Trio featuring Johnny V & Special Guests. Fridays, Papa Mali & Double Uptown Shotgun. (504) 866-9359.

One-Eyed jacks: 615 Toulouse St., New Orleans. Fast Times 80s night every Thursday. Touring alternative acts. (504) 569-8361.

Palm Court Jazz Café: 1204 Decatur St., New Orleans. Live jazz Wednesdays-Sundays. (504) 525-02000.

Preservation hall: 726 St. Peter St., New Orleans. Live jazz nightly from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. $15 admission. All ages welcome. (504) 522-2841.

Publiq House: 4528 Freret St., New Orleans.

Republic New Orleans: 828 S. Peters St., New Orleans.

River Shack Tavern: 3449 River Road, Jefferson. Live local music, drinks and food. (504) 834-4938 or

Rock n’ Bowl: 3000 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. Bowling, food and live music. (504) 861-1700 or

The rusty nail:1100 Constance St., New Orleans.

Saint Bar & Lounge: 961 St. Mary St., New Orleans. (504) 523-0050 or

Siberia: 2227 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Trivia, comedy and live music.

Snug Harbor: 626 Frenchmen St., New Orleans. Live jazz nightly. Restaurant and bar. (504) 949-0696.

The Spotted Cat: 623 Frenchmen St., New Orleans. Live jazz and blues.

Tipitina’s Uptown: 501 Napoleon Ave., New Orleans.

Three Muses: 536 Frenchmen St., New Orleans.