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This week In NOLA: Jack White, Beignet Fest & More [September 15 – 30]

This week in NOLA: SEPT 15 - 30

We’re nearing the end of September, and that means football, beignets, and lots of music! Check out what’s happening this week in NOLA below.

Here’s What’s Happening This Week in NOLA

Jack White at The Fillmore

Jack White is undoubtedly one of the greatest rockers of the 21st century. The rock icon is currently on a massive world tour titled The Supply Chain Issues Tour. He’s stopping in New Orleans for a performance on September 23rd at The Fillmore.

September 23 | Fillmore New Orleans | 7 pm

New Orleans Burlesque Festival

The yearly New Orleans Burlesque Festival is an international festival, known most substantially for crowning one dancer as the “Queen of Burlesque.” From September 23 – 25 at The House of Blues, the most glamorous and eye-popping burlesque dancers in the world will perform in our sultry city.

September 23-25 | The House of Blues | times vary

Buzzard’s Roost Bourbon Tasting at The Tasting Room

Buzzard’s Roost Bourbon Tasting is hosted by Tracy Napolitano, Co-Founder of the New Orleans Bourbon Festival. Tracy Napolitano, a well-respected Bourbon enthusiast and educator, is showcasing a few of his favorite bourbons. You definitely won’t be disappointed. Reservations start at 6:30 with a small cocktail accompanied by meat and cheese.

September 22 | The Tasting Room | times vary

Sunday Supper Benefit at Mister Mao

On September 25, Mister Mao’s Sophina Uong will welcome an all-star roster of talented chefs for a Sunday supper to benefit the Veggi Cooperative, a grower-owned cooperative providing economic opportunities through urban agriculture. Guests can enjoy a five-course dinner featuring creative dishes prepared by successful chefs from all around New Orleans.

September 25 | Mister Mao | times vary

Game Day Block Party with Mannie Fresh

Join Barcadia on Tchoupitoulas to celebrate the Saints’ home game against the Buccaneers. This outdoor block party will have big screens for both indoor and outdoor viewing, drink specials, plus a live afterparty performance with special guest Mannie Fresh.

September 18 | Barcadia | 9 am

Brunch at Couvant

Recoup from a weekend of partying at Couvant’s updated weekend brunch offerings. Dine on a variety of French classics with a Southern twist like Pain Perdu, Croque Madames, Duck Confit and Waffles, or the Couvant Benedict. Looking for a boozy brunch? Add unlimited brunch cocktails for $25.

dates vary | Couvant | 9 am – 1 pm

The Flaming Lips at The Fillmore

The Flaming Lips are an American psychedelic rock band formed in 1983 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The group has won three Grammy Awards, including two for Best Rock Instrumental Performance. They were placed on Q magazines list of the “50 Bands to See Before You Die” in 2002.

Sept 27 | Fillmore New Orleans | 7 pm

Remi Wolf + Orion Sun at Republic NOLA

As a senior at Palo Alto High School, Remi Wolf appeared as a contestant on American Idol in 2014. She performs in what she describes as a “funky soul pop” genre. She’ll perform with Orion Sun at Republic NOLA at the end of the month.

Sept 28 | Republic NOLA | 7 pm

Chris Rock at The Saenger

Beloved American stand-up comedian, actor, and filmmaker Chris Rock is currently on tour. Produced by Live Nation, the Ego Death tour is Rock’s first world tour in over five years. He’ll stop by The Saenger Theatre on Sept 30.

Sept 30 | The Saenger Theatre | 8 pm

Dinosaur Jr. w Special Guest Ryley Walker

After some COVID-related delays, Dinosaur Jr.’s tour finally began earlier this month. They’ll cover much of the Midwest and Northeast before heading off to Dublin on October 10th. A special performance with singer-songwriter Ryley Walker hits the Joy Theater on September 16.

Sept 16 | The Joy Theater | 7 pm

2022 Beignet Fest

Beignet Fest is back at New Orleans City Park’s Festival Grounds for a day of live music, fun for kids, a local artist market, and all the beignets you can think of – all in one place! Full menu at www.beignetfest.com.

Sept 24 | New Orleans City Park | 8 am

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