Give thanks to Mardi Gras, good music and good times in New Orleans this February! Check out some of our favorite concerts happening around the city in New Orleans, from post-parade parties to Krewe fun.
friday, february 3 – the rageancy showcase with bawldy, donny., naada. and more | purchase tickets here
New Orleans-based agency Rageancy celebrates their one year anniversary with the second installment of “The Rageancy Showcase. elebrating a year since the company’s launch, they have bàwldy + donny. + Phulti + naada. + fluent making this stacked lineup a must-see.
friday, february 3 – krewe du void presents carnivoid at the joy theater | Purchase tickets here
Officially dubbed “The Circular Purple Circus,” Carnivoid will take over the Joy Theater on a Friday night. The line-up boasts strong local and national talent along with stunning visuals and immersive art experiences. Hosted by the four-piece headliner The Iceman Special, the event features Good Enough For Good Times, Gov’t Majik – A Dirty South Afrobeat Orchestra performs Kool Karnival, C’est Funk, and more!
saturday, february 4 – incubus at the fillmore | purchase tickets here
monday, February 6 – STRFKR at Republic NOLA | purchase tickets here
Starting out under the head-turning moniker Starfucker, STRFKR is an indie electro band formed by Josh Hodges, a songwriter with an aptitude for breezy hooks. The project’s dance-friendly eponymous debut appeared in 2008 and led to a record deal with Polyvinyl.
Thursday, february 9 – subtronics at fillmore new orleans | purchase tickets here
Subtronics‘ “ANTIFRACTAL” tour is the corresponding tour with his recent album, ANTIFRACTAL. Following the success of his 2022 “FRACTAL” tour, Subtronics turns to the dark side with “ANTIFRACTAL.” This tour promises brand new production and includes 35 shows across the United States. Read more about Subtronics in New Orleans here.
Thursday, February 9 – Highly Suspect at Tipitina’s | SOLD OUT
Highly Suspect push rock music forward by trusting their instincts and raising a middle finger to everything else. The multi-GRAMMY® Award-nominated and gold-certified band don’t just talk about burning the rules and breaking the mold; they actually do so. The band’s chemically imbalanced mix of gritty guitars, haunting piano, off-kilter synths, hip-hop production, cinematic vision, and beautifully possessed vocals transformed them into a phenomenon.
Friday, february 11 – pygmalion fest with G-Easzy, Mannie Fresh, and DJ Kelly Green | Purchase tickets here
Each year, The Krewe Of Pygmalion follows their parade with an incredible concert party called “Pygmalion Fest.” This all-night party has become one of the largest celebrations in the Mardi Gras season, both for locals and guests to New Orleans over Carnival. As Pygmalion is known as “The King of The First Weekend Of Carnival”, Pygmalion Fest is THE event to attend to kick off the Mardi Gras season! G-Eazy will be joined by Mannie Fresh & DJ Kelly Green for this year’s fest!
friday, february 11 – LSD Clownsystem at the Joy Theater | purchase tickets here
tuesday, february 14 – mari e bruno at Virgin hotels new orleans | FREE, no tickets required
friday, february 17 – Dumpstaphunk at Tiptina’s | purchase tickets here
New Orleans funk powerhouse head to Tipitina’s on Friday, February 17. Over the past 17 years, Dumpstaphunk has earned its reputation as a highly respected next-generation New Orleans musical institution. Alongside original core members Tony Hall and Nick Daniels, and the new additions of Alex Wasily, Ashlin Parker, and drummer Deven Trusclair, Ivan and Ian Neville (the sons of Aaron Neville and Art “Poppa Funk” Neville respectively) have built upon their family’s iconic NOLA legacy as they’ve transformed Dumpstaphunk into the city’s pre-eminent 21st-century funk-fusion export.
Friday, february 17 – The Rabbit Hole & Subjet Matter Presents: Replicant with Beige, Ray Zuniga, Corey Baker, Tristan Dufrene + special guests |
For the late-nighters. SUBJECT MATTER Returns Friday February 17th for REPLICANT: A foggy filled dystopia is eminent. Blade runners have been dispatched to reek havoc on all Replicants. Will you be fashionably ready for battle? Bring you best dystopian look in future and cyberpunk fashion. We meet on the dance floor to celebrate Fat Friday for carnival weekend. Hosted and curated by resident DJ Tristan Dufrene. Doors at 11pm.
Friday, February 17 & Saturday February 18 – Crescent city lights with sts9, Michal menert, Daily bread & more
Saturday, February 18 – Galatic at Tipitinas | Purchase tickets here
Saturday, February 18 – Zoolu 29 with DEADMAU5 at the metropolitan |
ZOOLU is the longest running EDM event in the nation and to celebrate it, The Metropolitan is hosting its biggest act yet! Kicking off Zoolu29 on February 18 is a MASSIVE headlining set by Deadmau5, one of the most prominent figures in the contemporary dance scene, instantly recognizable with his signature oversized mouse helmet. In 2022, Zimmerman launched a major project with fellow producer Kaskade, which they dubbed Kx5. The pairing yielded tracks like the smash hit “Escape” with Hayla, “Take Me High,” “Alive,” and “Avalanche.”
Monday, february 20 – Zoolu 29 with SLANDER at the metropolitan |
ZOOLU is the longest running EDM event in the nation and to celebrate it, The Metropolitan is hosting its biggest act yet! Continuing ZOOLU 29 on Lundi Gras is electronic duo SLANDER. Through their meticulous blend of emotional lyricism and bone shaking drops, Derek Andersen and Scott Land have built a passionate family of fans along their evolution to the status of festival mainstays.
wednesday, february 22 – ari lennox at the fillmore new orleans | purchase tickets here
Ari Lennox, is an American singer and songwriter signed to J. Cole’s record label, Dreamville Records. Inspired by some of the greatest female vocalists of all time: Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Minnie Riperton and Whitney Houston, Lennox modestly describes her own voice as “vulnerable and soulful; imperfect but pretty.”