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This Week in New Orleans: Gay Easter, Pinch-a-Palooza & Boosie Badazz

Happy Easter Weekend New Orleans! While the weather is working through its ups and downs this weekend, it’s looking like we will have temperate weather and sunshine over Saturday and Sunday. Friday might be a little breezy, but still looking good. Easter brings so many fun events to the city, the Gay Easter Parade and Adult Easter Egg Hunt to name a few.

Thanks for checking in with us again this week, we have all of your favorite (and eclectic) events going on around the Greater New Orleans area! Every week we post a new event guide with all the events you need to know in one easy to read place!

River Beats Event Guide Edition 11: April 18 – 21, 2019 

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Thursday, April 18


Note: Some events on Thursday may be postponed/canceled due to weather. Please double check websites for updated information.

 

Free Wine Tasting: Wines for Spicy Food

Where: Pearl Wine Co.
When: 5 – 7 pm
*FREE*

7th Annual New Orleans Giant Puppet Fest

Where: Mudlark Public Theatre
When: April 18 – 22 // 6 pm – 11 pm
More information

Harp Night

Where: Silk Road
When: 6:30 pm
*FREE*

Intro to Energy Healing

Where: Rosalie’s Apothecary
When: 7 – 9 pm
More information

Celebrity Roast of Derrick Freeman & All-Star Jam

Where: Tipitina’s
When: 7 pm

Celebrity Roast of Derrick Freeman & All Star Jam

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Where: The Art Garage
When: 7:30 pm – 12:30 am
*FREE*

Full Moon Circle – The Pink Moon – Drum Down the Moon

Where: Audobon Park – Tree of Life
When: 7 – 8 pm
*FREE*

Joey van Leeuwen Quartet

Where: Starlight Lounge
When: 8 – 10 pm
More information

Arty Party: The E&J EDITION

Where: Poor Boys Bar
When: 9 pm – 3 am

Blato Zlato at Siberia’s Eastern Bloc Party

Where: Siberian Lounge
When: 9 pm – 12 am
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Untitled Drag Show

Where: Allways Lounge
When: 10 pm
*FREE ENTRY*


Friday, April 19


Urban South Pool Party

Where: The Country Club
When: 4 – 8 pm
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Full Moon Party

Where: The Drifter Hotel
When: 6 pm – 2 am
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7th Annual Hootenanny

Where: GrowDAT Youth Farm
When: 6 pm – 10:30 pm

7th Annual Hootenanny

Night Paddle

Where: Bayou Paddlesports
When: 7 pm – 10 pm
More information

Chevelle

Where: The Fillmore NOLA
When: 7 pm – 10 pm
More information

10th Annual Bunnies in the Big Easy

Where: Sheraton Hotel
When: 7 pm – 9:30 pm
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Trap Bingo: The Homecoming

Where: Republic NOLA
When: 7 pm – 10 pm
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Parker Mccollum

Where: House of Blues
When: 8 pm
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The Pantry

Where: The Art Garage
When: 9 pm – 12 am
*FREE*

Sullivan King

Where: Republic NOLA
When: 10 pm – 3 am
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Shadow // Light // Disco [Full Moon afterparty]

Where: Okay Bar
When: 10 pm – 5 am
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Bonerama Plays Zeppelin Album Release Party + Sam Price & The True Believers

Where: Tipitina’s
When: 10 pm
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Techno Club presents Spektrum feat. Napier + Pass Lane

Where: Techno Club
When: 11 pm – 5 am
*FREE*


Saturday, April 20


1st Annual NOLA Cannabis Festival

Where: Washington Park
When: 10 am – 7 pm
More information

Art in the Bend

Where: 728 Dublin St
When: 10 am – 3 pm
*FREE*

Louisiana Hop Fest 2019

Where: The Courtyard Brewery
When: 11 am – 9 pm
More information

Midcity Art & Farmer’s Market

Where: Comisky Park
When: 12 pm – 4 pm

Mid City Art & Farmer’s Market

Rose Fest

Where: Bayou Wine Garden
When: 12 pm – 2 pm
More information

Red Cup Music Fest

Where: Congo Square Louis Armstrong Park
When: 12 pm – 8 pm
More information

Pinch A Palooza Festival & Crawfish Eating Contest 2019

Where: Deanie’s Seafood
When: 12 pm – 7 pm
More information

Purple Haze with Lady Lavender

Where: The Drifter Hotel
When: 1 pm – 5 pm
More information

10th Annual Easter Keg Hunt!

Where: Tchoup Yard
When: 2 pm – 7 pm
More information

Saturday Wine Tasting

Where: Bacchannal Wine
When: 3 – 5 pm
*FREE*

Gretna Food Truck Fest

Where: Downtown Gretna
When: 5 pm – 9 pm

We Can Discover the Wonders of Nature with Hallelujah Hat Rack.

Where: DMac’s Bar & Grill
When: 6 pm – 9 pm
*FREE*

Bunny Hops

Where: New Orleans City Park
When: 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
*SOLD OUT*

King Warbler w/ Kuwaisiana, Mikey Duran, Night Water

Where: Sidney’s Saloon
When: 8 pm – 1 am
*FREE*

Mystikal

Where: Howlin Wolf
When: 10 pm
More information

Boosie Badazz

Where: Republic NOLA
When: 10 pm – 2 am
More information

In the Den: Astro Hotel

Where: Howlin Wolf
When: 10 pm
More information

Dana Ives + Painted Hands + Indoor Creature

Where: Gasa Gasa
When: 10 pm

Dana Ives + Painted Hands + Indoor Creature

Raw Oyster Cult & Brian Stoltz

Where: Tipitina’s
When: 10 pm
More information

Techno Club presents We Love Techno feat. Marcus Lott

Where: Techno Club
When: 10 pm – 6 am
*FREE*

Gloria Ostaria! Dual Level Disco at Phoenix/Eagle

Where: Pheonix Bar
When: 11 pm – 5:30 am
*FREE ENTRY*

Bass Church* (420/Easter Part 1) – Elements Tour

Where: Santos Bar
When: 11:59 pm
*FREE*


Easter Sunday, April 21


Bass Church* (420/Easter Part 2) – The Pool Party

Where: The Drifter Hotel
When: 12 pm – 8 pm
More information

20th Annual Gay Easter Parade

Where: French Quarter
When: 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The 20th Annual Official Gay Easter Parade

Enjoy your weekend New Orleans!

We will keep this list updated as the week goes on! Feel free to submit your events to info@riverbeats.life to be considered for our Weekly Event Guide! Don’t forget to follow River Beats New Orleans to stay updated on all this art, culture and music!

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