Photo provided by Dirty Bourbon River Show -- A dynamic young band that embraces New Orleans music tradition and more, the Dirty Bourbon River Show performs Friday, Dec. 7, at Chelsea's Café.
Photo provided by Dirty Bourbon River Show -- A dynamic young band that embraces New Orleans music tradition and more, the Dirty Bourbon River Show performs Friday, Dec. 7, at Chelsea's Café.

ROCK

Dec. 7

dash rip rock: Onezia Lounge (Gonzales)

dirty bourbon river show: Chelsea’s Café

twin killers: LASM’s Pennington Planetarium

soul haven: Roux House

high top kicks/busta cherry/faeroh: Varsity Theatre (8 p.m.)

Dec. 8

mynameisjohnmichael: Chelsea’s Cafe

werewolf: Roux House

contraflow: Onezia Lounge (Gonzales)

Dec. 10

paper route/down up speed: Spanish Moon

blues/rhythm and blues

Dec. 7

clarence carter: Belle of Baton Rouge Casino atrium (8 p.m.)

lejit: The Famous Theatre

josh garrett and the bottom line: Teddy’s Juke Joint (Zachary, 8 p.m.)

late evening band: Djon’s

Dec. 8

gregg wright: Phil Brady’s

john lisi and delta funk: Teddy’s Juke Joint (Zachary, 8 p.m.)

sundanze and friends: Portico

OMT Band: Djon’s

Dec. 9

bryan lee and blues power: Teddy’s Juke Joint (Zachary, 6 p.m.)

hip-hop/rap

Dec. 7

michael p. black/tiny archibald/shoelace/luke st. john/lyriqs da lyraciss: Spanish Moon

VARIETY

Dec. 7

Artemis: George’s (George O’Neal Road)

timewarp: Phil Brady’s

gary bello and friends: VFW Hall (South Choctaw Drive, 7 p.m.)

roadhouse: City Café

DON RICH: Club Coozan

ROCKY SAXON: Heads and Tails (6 p.m.)

Dec. 8

psycho joe: Pete’s Tavern

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Club Coozan

Dec. 9

open mic: Brew HaHa (6 p.m.)

rocky saxon: VFW Hall (South Choctaw Drive, 2 p.m.)

Dec. 11

eddie smith band: On the Half Shell (6:30 p.m.)

rocky saxon: VFW Hall (South Choctaw Drive, 5 p.m.)

Dec. 12

heath ronsonnet: Heaux Jeaux’s

acoustic

Dec. 7

a baton rouge acoustic christmas with ben herrington, peter simon, ryan harris, joel willson, amy willson, luke ash, melissa wilson and bob kling: Haven Listening Room (651 Laurel St., 7 p.m.)

justin mccoy: Spanky’s Daiquiris (Prairieville)

scott van matre: On the Half Shell (6:30 p.m.)

damon king and bo jamison: Beausoleil Restaurant

mike miller: Que Pasa (St. Francisville, 6:30 p.m.)

Dec. 9

kirk holder: Beausoleil Restaurant (noon)

Dec. 10

debbie landry: On the Half Shell (6:30 p.m.)

the fugitive poets: Birdman Coffeehouse (St. Francisville)

Dec. 12

kevin and dennis: On the Half Shell (6:30 p.m.)

dixie rose acoustic circle: Teddy’s Juke Joint (Zachary, 7 p.m.)

Dec. 13

rusty yates: On the Half Shell (6:30 p.m.)

two if by land: Spanky’s Daiquiris (Prairieville)

kirk holder: Southpaws Daiquiris (La. 42)

ryan jenkins: Onezia Lounge (Gonzales)

country/bluegrass

Dec. 7

kenny rogers: L’Auberge Casino

JONES BOYS’ HALL OF FAME BAND: Jones Boys’ Hall of Fame

Dec. 8

kenny rogers: L’Auberge Casino

clifton brown and the rusty bucket band: Jones Boys’ Hall of Fame

Dec. 12

mickey, jack and billy: Jones Boys Hall of Fame (8 p.m.)

jazz

Dec. 9

buddy boudreaux’s xl-acoustic jazz combo: Copeland’s Restaurant (11 a.m.)

Dec. 11

cool winter night hot jazz with brian shaw, bill grimes, willis delony, father greg daigle and a big band: Manship Theatre ( 7:30 p.m.)

Dec. 12

dance

Dec. 10

teddy’s old time blues ’n’ soul record spin: Teddy’s Juke Joint (Zachary, 8 p.m.)

Dec. 11

teddy’s old time blues ’n’ soul record spin: Teddy’s Juke Joint (Zachary, 8 p.m.)

Dec. 12

jitterbug lessons: Onezia Lounge (Gonzales, 7:30 p.m.)

Dec. 13

teddy’s old time blues ’n’ soul record spin: Teddy’s Juke Joint (Zachary, 8 p.m.)

Free line dance lessons: Jones Boys’ Hall of Fame (Denham Springs, 6:30 p.m.)

karaoke

Dec 7

karaoke: Thai Kitchen

karaoke: Backstreet Lounge

Dec. 8

karaoke: Backstreet Lounge

Dec. 11

outlying

Dec. 7

cirque du noel: Paragon Casino (Marksville)

danica: Paragon Casino (Marksville)

la. 1: Mule’s Hitch (Ponchatoula, 8 p.m.)

rod antoon: Paragon Casino atrium bar (Marksville, 7 p.m.)

Dec. 8

danica: Paragon Casino (Marksville)

silverhook: Paradise Daiquiris (Ponchatoula)

rod antoon: Paragon Casino atrium bar (Marksville, 7 p.m.)

Dec. 12

rod antoon: Paragon Casino atrium bar (Marksville, 7 p.m.)

Dec. 13

rod antoon: Paragon Casino atrium bar (Marksville, 7 p.m.)

laFAYETTE AREA

Dec. 7

lil’ band o’ gold swamp pop christmas show: Acadiana Center for the Arts (7:30 p.m.)

PINE LEAF BOYS: Blue Moon Saloon (8 p.m.)

Roddie romero and the hub city all-stars: Blue Moon Saloon

eunice choir and concert band: Liberty Center (200 W. Park Ave., 7 p.m.)

Dec. 8

the specklers/mike dean: Blue Moon Saloon (8 p.m.)

mack manuel and the lake charles ramblers: Liberty Theater (Eunice, 6 p.m.)

Dec. 9

jamie bergeron and the kickin’ cajuns: Whiskey River (1365 Henderson Levee Road, 4 p.m.)

tom vandenavond/the harmed brothers: Blue Moon Saloon (8 p.m.)

Dec. 7

allen toussaint: Old U.S. Mint (7 p.m.)

anders osborne’s 1st annual holiday spectacUlar with luther dickinson, lee oskar, marc broussard, john gros and mynameisjohnmichael: Tipitina’s (10 p.m.)

the mixed nuts: Rock ’n’ Bowl

otis bazoon and the palm court jazz band: Palm Court Jazz Café (7 p.m.)

soul project: Blue Nile

bruce daigrepont cajun fais do do: Deutsches Haus (Metairie, 7:30 p.m.)

holiday on the boulevard festival featuring: Kwanzaa demonstration with Mama Yé Yé, dance and drum workshop with Bamboula 2000 (10 a.m.) and Healing Force (6 p.m.): Ashé Cultural Arts Center (1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.)

david reis (5 p.m.)/leon “kid chocolate” brown (8 p.m.)/burlesque ballroom (midnight): Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse (Royal Sonesta Hotel)

robin barnes trop (5 p.m.)/prima jazz quartet (9 p.m.)/lena prima band (10 p.m.): The Carousel Bar (Hotel Monteleone)

hot club of new orleans (6 p.m.)/alvin youngblood hart with kenny brown (10 p.m.): d.b.a.

hannah KB Band: Backs Street Bar and Grill

Dec. 8

katt williams: UNO Lakefront Arena

gal holiday and the honky tonk revue: Rock ’n’ Bowl

john boutte (8 p.m.)/suplecs (11 p.m.): d.b.a.

anders osborne’s 1st annual holiday spectacular with luther dickinson, the bonerama horns, lee oskar, shannon mcnally and billy iuso and restless natives: Tipitina’s (10 p.m.)

lionel ferbos and the Palm court jazz band: Palm Court Jazz Café (7 p.m.)

eric lindell/mia borders/pete fuller: Blue Nile

25th annual algiers bonfire and concert with norman robinson, john autin, the marine band new orleans and jmb brass band: Levee adjacent to the Algiers Ferry Landing (5 p.m.)

louisiana philharmonic orchestra with irvin mayfield, kermit ruffins, leah chase and stephanie jordan: Xavier University’s Convocation Center (One Drexel Drive, 8 p.m.)

holiday on the boulevard festival featuring: Ashé’s Kumba Institute (noon), Ashé College Unbound (12:45 p.m.), Green Charter School dancers (2 p.m.), Lucky Lou with F&S (2:30 p.m.), Black Kold Madina (3 p.m.), Rudy Mill and the Caribbean Funk Band (3:45 p.m.), Bamboula 200 with Guardians of the Flame Mardi Gras Indians (5 p.m.), Healing Force All-Stars with Kidd Jordan and Germaine Bazzle and others (6:30 p.m.): Ashé Cultural Arts Center (1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.)

scott sanders quartet with Oliver bou: Clever Wine Bar (8 p.m.)

don vappie (8 p.m.)/lagniappe brass band (midnight): Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse (Royal Sonesta Hotel)

prima jazz band (9 p.m.)/lena prima band (10 p.m.): The Carousel Bar (Hotel Monteleone)

preston leger: Backs Street Bar and Grill

Dec. 9

lucien barbarin and the sunday night swingsters: Palm Court Jazz Café (7 p.m.)

holiday on the boulevard festival featuring: Golden Voices Community Choir (1 p.m.), John Mosley and Friends (1:30 p.m.), Gina Brown (2:15 p.m.), Phat Wood (3:15 p.m.), Lloyd Daly and Friends (4 p.m.), Michaela Harrison (4:45 p.m.), Delfeayo Marsalis and the Uptown Orchestra (5:30 p.m.), Zion Trinity (7 p.m.): Ashé Cultural Arts Center (1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.)

tyler’s revisited with germaine bazzle and paul longstreth: Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse (Royal Sonesta Hotel, 8 p.m.)

gospel brunch: House of Blues (10 a.m.)

i fight dragon/mc lars/skyfox: The Parish at House of Blues (8:30 p.m.)

palmetto bug stompers: d.b.a. (6 p.m.)

south jones and nola country (3 p.m.)/RON HOTSTREAM (9 p.m.):Banks Street Bar and Grill

Dec. 10

jon cleary: Chickie Wah Wah

gerald french and the original tuxedo band: Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse (Royal Sonesta Hotel, 8 p.m.)

glen david andrews: d.b.a.

THE ART OF FUNK: Banks Street Bar and Grill

Dec. 11

carl leblanc: Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse (Royal Sonesta Hotel, 8 p.m.)

paul longstreth: The Carousel Bar (Hotel Monteleone, 5 p.m.)

treme brass band: d.b.a. (9 p.m.)

micah mckee and friends/carlos and friends: Banks Street Bar and Grill (8 p.m.)

Dec. 12

PALM COURT JAZZ BAND: Palm Court Jazz Café (7 p.m.)

kipori woods (5 p.m.)/nojo jam featuring the music of antonio carlos jobim (8 p.m.): Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse (Royal Sonesta Hotel)

matt lemmler (4:30 P.M.)/STEPHANIE JORDAN JAZZ QUARTET (8 P.M.): The Carousel Bar (Hotel Monteleone)

swing night with rocky’s hot fox trot orchestra christmas show: Rock ’n’ Bowl (8:30 p.m.)

the tin men (7 p.m.)/walter “wolfman” washington and the roadmasters (10 p.m.): d.b.a.

major bacon: Banks Street Bar and Grill

Dec. 13

TOPSY CHAPMAN AND THE PALM COURT JAZZ BAND: Palm Court Jazz Café (7 p.m.)

bassik featuring dj shadow: Republic

jon cleary (7 p.m.)/grayson capps (10 p.m.): d.b.a.

roman skakun (5 p.m.)/the james rivers movement (8 p.m.): Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse (Royal Sonesta Hotel)

david torkanowsky (4:30 P.M.)/GEORGE FRENCH TRIO FEATURING ELLEN SMITH (8 P.M.): The Carousel Bar (Hotel Monteleone)

zydeco night with horace trahan: Rock ’n’ Bowl (8:30 p.m.)

exit 32: Banks Street Bar and Grill

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