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This Week in New Orleans: NOEW, Le Youth, Hogs for the Cause & More

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Don’t let the mid-week rain get your spirits down, New Orleans; there’s plenty of fun to get involved in! This week sees plenty of music, food, and even some Easter activities for the whole family. Check out some of our top happenings in New Orleans this last week of March 2023.

new orleans entrepreneur week | monday, march 27 – Saturday, April 1

NOEW takes place March 27 – April 1 and is now named NOEW Fest, a celebration within NOEW that features major musical headliners and cultural entrepreneurs. Live music programming will take place on Thursday, March 30; Friday, March 31; and Saturday, April 1.


While NOEW has featured live music at various events in the past and through ongoing partnerships with Wednesday at the Square, the new NOEW Fest will feature over a dozen artists at back-to- back concerts and will feature the role of innovation in culture and the many ways that creativity and entrepreneurship are connected. Read more about this year’s iteration of NOEW here.

Le youth | Thursday, March 30

River Beats is proud to welcome back THE DEEP to New Orleans, Louisiana and Virgin Hotels New Orleans at The Pool Club with Le Youth on Thursday, May 30. Doors at 6pm. This show is a 21+ show only. Bottle service will be available at the venue. Get your tickets for Le Youth in New Orleans HERE. 

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New Edition: Legacy Tour with Keith Sweat, Guy and special guest Tank |
Friday, march 31

Iconic Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum-selling R&B supergroup NEW EDITION is returning with the LEGACY TOUR with KEITH SWEAT and the original members of GUY (Teddy Riley, Aaron Hall, and Damion Hall). Get more details here.

Hogs for the Cause | Friday, March 31 + saturday, April 1

Celebrating the 15th anniversary, the annual BBQ fundraiser Hogs for the Cause is back at the UNO Lakefront Arena this Friday & Saturday! Try tasty food from over 90 different vendors and dishes ranging from 

While food is a big star of the event, the music lineup is a close second with national names that will be gracing the stage at the Lakefront Arena including St. Paul & the Broken Bones, The Devon Allman Project, and more. Check out the full lineup below. 

Hogs for the Cause New Orleans

NOMA Egg Hunt & family festival | Saturday, April 1

The NOMA Egg Hunt and Family Festival is a fun and festive event for families featuring arts & crafts, games, face painting, snacks, drinks, music, and more. The festival is set within the picturesque Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden—one of the most popular public spaces in New Orleans for families and visitors alike. Funds raised support NOMA’s education and exhibition programs. Learn more about the event here.

NOMA Egg hunt

Secret Handshake Presents: X-Coast at The Rabbit Hole | Saturday, April 1 

Taking over the Rabbit Hole is a special event presented by local DJ duo Nile Ashton & Lady Lavender called Secret Handshake, X-Coast edition (Riviera, Steel City Dance Discs). With support from Lil Jodeci, Quickweave, and Secret Handshake themselves. Doors at 11pm and music until 6am. Limited $10 pre-sale, $15 before midnight at the door.

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