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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 magazine‘s list of the “50 Bands to See Before You Die” in 2002.
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.
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.
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.
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.