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Keep the Jazz Fest Party Going: Weekend 2 After Parties You Can’t Miss

Jazz Fest after parties weekend 2

Heading to Jazz Fest for weekend 2? Don’t miss out on the amazing Jazz Fest after parties happening throughout the city! From Tank and the Bangas at the Joy Theater to Civic Theatre’s tribute to Art Neville and Dr. John, there’s something for every music lover to enjoy. And with DumpstaFiya at Tipitina’s and Gov’t Mule at the Orpheum Theater, you can keep the party going all night long. Discover the top Jazz Fest after parties of weekend 2 below.

Five of our Favorite Jazz Fest After Parties Weekend 2

Poppa Funk & The Night Tripper at the Civic Theatre

If you’re a fan of New Orleans music legends Art Neville and Dr. John, you won’t want to miss Poppa Funk & The Night Tripper at the Civic Theatre. This tribute show features some of the city’s top musicians paying homage to two of its most iconic figures with a setlist full of classic hits and deep cuts. Celebrate the legacies of Art Neville and Dr. John on Friday night – it’s a must-see for any true New Orleans music lover.

Friday, May 5 | 9:00 P.M.

Tank and the Bangas at Joy Theater

Head to the Joy Theater to catch Tank and the Bangas, one of New Orleans’ most exciting and innovative musical acts. With their unique blend of funk, soul, and spoken word, Tank and the Bangas will keep you dancing all night. And the Joy Theater, with its intimate atmosphere and state-of-the-art sound system, is the perfect setting for their live show.

Thursday, May 4 | 9:00 P.M.

DumpstaFiya (Featuring Members of Dumpstaphunk & Galactic) at Tipitina’s

Looking for a late-night music fix after a day of festing? Head to Tipitina’s to catch DumpstaFiya, a supergroup featuring members of New Orleans’ most beloved funk bands, Dumpstaphunk and Galactic. With their infectious grooves and high-energy performances, DumpstaFiya is sure to get you dancing all night long. And the iconic Tipitina’s venue, with its lively atmosphere and historic charm, provides the perfect backdrop for this unforgettable experience.

Saturday, May 7 | 1:00 A.M.

Gov’t Mule Spring Tour at Orpheum Theater

If you’re a jazz fan, don’t miss the Gov’t Mule with George Porter Jr. and Runnin’ Pardners at Orpheum Theater. The show promises to be an unforgettable night, with Gov’t Mule’s signature bluesy rock sound complemented by George Porter Jr.’s funky basslines and the soulful vocals of Runnin’ Pardners. This event is open to all ages, so you can bring the whole family along to experience the magic.

Friday, May 5 | 9:00 P.M.

INSTRUMENTHEAD Pop-Up at The Virgin Hotels NOLA

Virgin Hotels New Orleans is partnering with award-winning photographer Michael Weintrob for INSTRUMENTHEAD Live, a celebration of music and art, to the Crescent City during New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. The INSTRUMENTHEAD collection is a surrealist look into the soul of a musician, not through their eyes as with traditional portraiture, but through his/her instrument. Since its conception in April 2000, the project has brought together more than 500 musicians from across the globe.

Wednesday, May 3 | 5 P.M.

featured image via Tank and the Bangas Facebook page

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