Shows to Watch for Aug. 2, 2013

Photo by SHAWN BRACKBILL--Based in western Massachusetts, Speedy Ortiz, featuring singer-guitarist Sadie Dupuis, makes loose, noisy indie-rock that recalls such ’90s lights as Liz Phair and Kurt Cobain. Speedy Ortiz stops at Mud and Water on Monday for a show with Dov Charney.
Photo by SHAWN BRACKBILL--Based in western Massachusetts, Speedy Ortiz, featuring singer-guitarist Sadie Dupuis, makes loose, noisy indie-rock that recalls such ’90s lights as Liz Phair and Kurt Cobain. Speedy Ortiz stops at Mud and Water on Monday for a show with Dov Charney.

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RAP/HIP-HOP

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BLUES/RHYTHM AND BLUES

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VARIETY

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ACOUSTIC

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CAJUN/ZYDECO

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COUNTRY

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JAZZ

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DANCE

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KARAOKE

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BILLY BLUE KARAOKE: END OF THE LINE (DENHAM SPRINGS, 8 P.M.)

OUTLYING

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LAFAYETTE AREA

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NEW ORLEANS AREA

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bas clas/Alexis and the samurai: Maple Leaf Bar

robin barnes jazz quartet (5 p.m.)/banu gibson swing band (9 p.m.): Carousel Bar (Hotel Monteleone)

crescent city soul: Rock ’n’ Bowl

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earphunk/the quickening: Tipitina’s (10 p.m.)

Aug. 3

futurebirds/diarrhea planet: One Eyed Jacks

Wycliff gordon: Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro (8 p.m. and 10 p.m.)

wendell brunious/tom: Carousel Bar (Hotel Monteleone, 9 p.m.)

meschiya lake and the little big quartet: Little Gem Saloon (9 p.m.)

preservation hall jazz band featuring will smith: Preservation Hall (8 p.m.)

big history/sports and leisure/the breton sound: Tipitina’s (10 p.m.)

pocket time (7 p.m.)/little freddie king (11 p.m.): d.b.a.

Aug. 4

mark braud quintet: Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro (8 p.m. and 10 p.m.)

kirk franklin’s gospel brunch: House of Blues (10 a.m.)

richard knox jazz brunch: Little Gem Saloon (10:30 a.m.)

joe krown trio with walter “Wolfman” Washington and russell batiste: Maple Leaf Bar (10:30 p.m.)

palmetto bug stompers (6 p.m.)/chief smiley ricks and one nation (10 p.m.): d.b.a.

Aug. 5

preservation hall living legends with maynard chatters: Preservation Hall (8 p.m.)

ancient vvisdom/the saint james society: Siberia

gerald french and the original tuxedo jazz band: Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse (Royal Sonesta Hotel)

south jones: Banks Street Bar and Grill (8 p.m.)

shannon powell trio: d.b.a. (9 p.m.)

Aug. 6

ed “sweetbread” petersen: Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse (Royal Sonesta Hotel, 8 p.m.)

tom leggett band: Banks Street Bar and Grill (9 p.m.)

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

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