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20 Can’t Miss Concerts & Shows Coming to New Orleans this March

March Music New Orleans

If you’re looking for live music and concerts in New Orleans, you’ve come to the right place! Every month, we update this article with upcoming concerts and shows across the Big Easy.

Mardi Gras has come and gone, but Spring is just getting started in New Orleans. From crawfish boils to Jazz Fest preparations, March makes way for plenty to kick off your Spring festivities. 

Check out some of our favorite concerts in New Orleans this month:

Thursday, march 2 – silversun pickups at the house of blues Nola | purchase tickets here

With their organic but richly atmospheric sound, Los Angeles alternative rock band Silversun Pickups helped put the über-hip Silver Lake scene on the map with their critical and commercial success in the 21st century. 

silversun pickups new orleans
Silversun Pickups

friday, march 3 – svdden death at the joy theater | purchase tickets here

Within a scene that is constantly changing, few have risen through the trenches and have stirred the bass community in 2017 as much as Bay Area native Danny Howland, better known as SVDDEN DEATH. Taking inspiration from Noisia, 16BIT, Skrillex, and other legends in the dubstep community – SVDDEN DEATH has formulated a hybrid of textured rhythms and sub-wrecking basslines to create his own maniacal sound. 

friday, march 3 – Stooki Sound + LYNY at republic nola  | Purchase tickets here

Trap OG’s Stooki Sound is bringing the heat on 3.3.23 with special guest LYNY and local support from caecus! 

Friday, march 3 + Saturday, march 4 – papadosio at tipitina’s | purchase tickets here

Papadosio is bringing their signature prog rock, livetronica, jazz, and jam vibes to Tipitina’s this March for two nights. Now based in Asheville, NC, the dynamic five-piece features rhythm expert Mike Healy on drums, low-end luminary Rob McConnell on bass, multi-instrumentalist brothers Sam & Billy Brouse on keyboard/vocals, and sage producer Anthony Thogmartin on guitar/vocals. Papadosio offers one-of-a-kind experiences to each attendee, with more than 150 shows per year over the past decade. In the band’s 16-year history, no one has heard a song—let alone a set—played the same way twice.


Saturday, march 4 – Secret Handshake Presents: Regal86 at the rabbit hole | purchase tickets here

Making way from Monterrey, Mexico to New Orleans is Regal86 hosted by Secret Handshake (Nile Ashton + Lady Lavender). Opening up is Bouffant Bouffant of the Gimme a Reason party series. Limited $10 pre-sale tickets at the link above.

saturday, march 4 -Jenn Howard ‘Valiant Women‘ Release party w/ Daphne Parker Powell at Chickie Wah Wah | purchase tickets here

14 years ago, Jenn Howard released her debut album Up at Night. Drawing inspiration from New Orleans’ brass and funk heritage combined with her own powerful vocals, Up All Night, set the stage for the next step in her career. Now, newly inspired and ready for what’s to come, Howard is gearing up for the release of her sophomore album, titled Valiant Women. Catch the release party of the album with Daphne Parker Powell at Chickie Wah Wah.

Thursday, march 9 – Collie Buddz With Arise Roots at the house of blues new orleans | purchase tickets here

Reggae artist Colin Patrick Harper, aka Collie Buddz, hails from the tiny island of Bermuda – though born in New Orleans. One of his first major gigs was working with recording star Shaggy on the single “Mad Mad World” from Shaggy’s new album at the time entitled Intoxication, which was released in 2007. That was the same year Collie released his self-titled debut album with Sony Music with tracks such as ‘Come Around’ and ‘Blind To You’. 


Friday, March 10 – Dirt Monkey & Jantsen at Republic NOLA | purchase tickets here

Friday, March 10 – Third Eye Blind at The Fillmore New Orleans | Purchase tickets here

Following the success of their “25 Years in the Blind” tour, Third Eye Blind has announced a new run of dates, kicking off at the Fillmore New Orleans on Friday, March 10. California alt-rock outfit Third Eye Blind is known for its bright, melodic sound, bringing together a mix of post-grunge and classic pop/rock traditions. Catch the band’s reunion 25 years later and purchase tickets here. Third Eye Blind will donate a portion of each ticket to SeaTrees, an organization dedicated to the restoration of the kelp ecosystem off the California coast.

Saturday, March 11 – Tab Benoit at Tipitina’s | purchase tickets here

The Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter, and guitarist Tab Benoit has built a remarkable 30+ year career on the foundation of his gritty and soulful Delta swamp blues – catch him at Tiptina’s with JD Simo.

wednesday, march 15 – Wednesday at the square: Water Seed + The Rumble ft. Chief Joseph Boudreaux, Jr. at lafayette square | free, no tickets required

=Wednesday at the Square returns on March 22 & March 29 this month! Maggie Koerner headlines March 22 and it’s Galactic’s turn on March 29! 

Wednesday at the Square
Wednesday at the Square

Friday, March 17 – patti labelle at the Saenger theatre | purchase tickets here

Known as the “Godmother of Soul”, Patti LaBelle has a career that has spanned seven decades in both music and as an actress. She has sold more than 50 million records worldwide and has been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Black Music & Entertainment Walk of Fame, and the Apollo Theater Hall of Fame. 

Friday, March 17 – Death to All at the house of blues NOLA | Purchase Tickets here

Death is an American death metal band formed in Altamonte Springs, Florida, in 1984 by guitarist and vocalist Chuck Schuldiner. Death is considered to be among the most influential bands in heavy metal music and a pioneering force in death metal.

saturday, march 18 – Funk Me I’m Irish!: Big Sam’s Funky Nation & Legatron Prime at broadside Nola | purchase tickets here

Saturday, March 18 – Gimme Gimme Disco: A Disco Dance Party inspired by Abba at tipitina’s | purchase tickets here

Sunday, March 19 Yeat AT THE FILLMORE NOLA | Purchase Tickets HERE

Born Noah Oliver Smith, on Feb. 26, 2000, the Portland rapper developed an early interest in music. Though he’s been releasing music since he was a teen, Yeat reached mainstream popularity in 2021 with the release of tracks like “Sorry Bout That” and “Money Twërk.” His star power continued to rise to new levels with the release of “Gët Busy,” which went viral on TikTok. His continued attention online helped him earn a joint venture deal with Field Trip Recordings and Geffen Records.” Read more about Yeat via Complex here

Wednesday, March 22 – The Moss x Almost Monday at the Parish Room at House of Blues NOLA | purchase tickets here

This stacked New Orleans lineup includes Hawaiian rockers The Moss, indie pop trio Almost Monday, and ethereal cool kids Wildermiss. All three up-and-comers are playing The House of Blues in New Orleans on Wednesday, March 22.

Friday, March 24 – Cedric burnside at tipitina’s | purchase tickets here

The blues is music for all time—past, present, and future—and few artists simultaneously exemplify those multiple temporal moments of the genre like North Mississippi’s Cedric Burnside. The Mississippi Hill Country blues guitarist and singer/songwriter contain within him the legacy and future of the region’s prescient sound stories.

Thursday, March 30 – le youth at virgin hotels new Orleans the pool club |  purchase tickets here

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 6 pm. This show is a 21+ show only. The ‘About Us’ experience, is a new conceptual run of tour dates designed to bring people together, create intimate moments, and remove the literal and figurative separation between himself and his fans. ‘About Us’ will embody everything Le Youth is at his core: unapologetically himself and fearless when challenging the status quo.

These won’t be your typical DJ sets. The ‘About Us’ shows will feature Le Youth firmly planted in the crowd (where logistically possible) and attendees will find themselves immersed in a unique setting where they are as much a part of the experience as Le Youth himself.

“It’s not about me, it’s about us,” – Le Youth

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