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This Weekend in New Orleans: Jazz Fest, After Parties & Super Jams

It is arguably the most wonderful time of the year in New Orleans: Jazz Fest! This weekend kicks off weekend one of the most celebrated local festivals for New Orleans, 40 years have brought countless artists and musical conglomerates that will forever go down in history. For the locals, some would say the best part of Jazz Fest is the afterparties themselves when all the artists come out to play together for never-before-seen super jams.

We’ve done our diligent duty and scoured the city for all the best and underground parties this side of the Mississippi. Enjoy our event guide for the first weekend of Jazz Fest! And remember sunscreen and hydration go a long way!

River Beats Event Guide Edition 12: April 25 – 28, 2019 

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Thursday, April 25


Free Wine Tasting: Bordeaux Varietals

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

Southern Prohibition Beer Dinner

Where: Cochon Butchery
When: 5:30 – 8 pm
More information

Hendrix, Heads and Tails

Where: NOLA Brewing Tap Room
When: 7 – 11 pm

Phil Lesh & Terrapin Band

Where: The Joy Theater
When: 7 pm – 11 pm

Phil Lesh & The Terrapin Family Band

Vagabond Pond Hopping Tour

Where: The Saturn Bar
When: 8 pm
More information

Fareed Haque & Friends

Where: Maple Leaf Bar
When: 8 – 9:30 pm
More information

Mike Dillon & James Singleton Duo

Where: SideBar NOLA
When: 8 pm – 12:30 am
More information

Michal Menert & Exmag + Twanz

Where: House of Blues
When: 8:01 pm
More information

U.S. Girls + NEW AIR

Where: Gasa Gasa
When: 9 pm
More information

Tasche & the Psychedelic Roses with Tumbling Wheels and Maggie Belle Band

Where: One Eyed Jacks
When: 9 pm
More information

Shovels & Rope + Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls

Where: The Civic NOLA
When: 9 pm
More information

Anders Osborne – Buddha & The Blues Album Release Show

Where: Tipitina’s
When: 9 pm
More information

Stanton Moore Trio w/ RobertWalter/Will Bernard

Where: The Maison
When: 9 pm

Honey Island Swamp Band

Where: Cafe Istanbul
When: 10 pm
More information

Late Night

Post Phil Lesh Terrapin Family Band Show

Where: Hi-Ho Lounge
When: 12 am
More information

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival Weekend 1

Where: New Orleans Fairgrounds 
When: 11am – 7pm 
More information 


Friday, April 26

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival Weekend 1

Where: New Orleans Fairgrounds 
When: 11am – 7pm 
More information 

Phil Lesh & Terrapin Band

Where: The Joy Theater
When: 7 pm – 11 pm

Phil Lesh & The Terrapin Family Band

Joe Russo’s Almost Dead (2 Night Run)

Where: Mardi Gras World
When: 8 pm – 11 pm

Joe Russo’s Almost Dead (2 Nights)

Late Night

Boyfriend featuring members of The Revivalists

Where: One Eyed Jacks
When: 1 am (technically Saturday)

Boyfriend featuring members of The Revivalists


Saturday, April 27

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival Weekend 1

Where: New Orleans Fairgrounds 
When: 11 am – 7 pm 
More information 

Joe Russo’s Almost Dead (2 Night Run)

Where: Mardi Gras World
When: 8 pm – 11 pm

Joe Russo’s Almost Dead (2 Nights)

Khris Royal Album Release Party with PYMP

Where: Gasa Gasa
When: 9 pm

Khris Royal & Dark Matter – Album Release Party ft. PYMP


Sunday, April 28th 

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival Weekend 1

Where: New Orleans Fairgrounds 
When: 11am – 7pm 
More information

Melissa Etheridge

Where: Saenger Theater 
When: 8 pm
Tickets available here

Sylar 

Where: House of Blues
When: 7 pm

Tickets available here

Dumpstaphunk

Where: The Maison
When: Doors at Midnight 
Tickets Available here:

 

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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