New Orleans music calendar for March 7-13, 2013

THURSDAY

  • THURSDAYS AT TWILIGHT: 5 p.m., gates open; 6 p.m. performance begins, New Orleans Botanical Garden, City Park, 1 Palm Dr., New Orleans. Jazz singer Banu Gibson. $10, adults; $3, children ages 5-12. http://www.neworleanscitypark/garden.
  • OGDEN AFTER HOURS: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Ogden Museum of Southern Art, University Of New Orleans, 925 Camp St., New Orleans. Performance by Calvin Johnson Jr. (504) 539-9613.
  • SIR CHARLES: 8 p.m., Republic New Orleans, 828 S. Peters St., New Orleans. http://www.republicnola.com.
  • DINNER AND A SUIT: 8 p.m., The Hi Ho Lounge, 2239 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. $8, advance; $10, door. (504) 945-4446 or http://www.hiholounge.net.
  • VOCALIST CHRISTINA FRIIS (JOE ASHLAR KEYS, CHRIS ADKINS GUITAR) ONE SET!: 10 p.m., Cafe Istanbul, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. http://neworleanshealingcenter.org.
  • LUXLEY: 10 p.m., The Hi Ho Lounge, 2239 St Claude Ave., New Orleans. (504) 945-4446 or http://www.hiholounge.net.

FRIDAY

  • SINGERS OF UNITED LANDS: 7:30 p.m., Holy Name of Jesus Chuch, 6367 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. The Singers of United Lands quartet will sing choral selections with the Symphony Chorus of New Orleans and several local school choirs. $5-$10. (504) 525-2111.
  • THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS: 7 p.m., House of Blues New Orleans, 225 Decatur St., New Orleans. http://www.houseofblues.com or (504) 310-4999.
  • MARTIN SEXTON: 8 p.m., Tipitina’s Uptown, 501 Napoleon Ave., New Orleans. http://www.tipitinas.com.
  • BIG EASY BLUES FESTIVAL: 8 p.m., UNO Lakefront Arena, 6801 Franklin Ave., New Orleans. http://arena.uno.edu.
  • 999 EYES: 9 p.m., One Eyed Jacks, 615 Toulouse St., New Orleans. $12. (504) 569-8361. http://www.oneeyedjacks.net
  • KHRIS ROYAL AND DARK MATTER + KHRIS & DANNY’S LAPTOP BAND: 10 p.m., Maple Leaf, 8316 Oak St., New Orleans. (504) 866-9359.

SATURDAY

  • NEW SWEDEN WITH THE HIGH GROUND DRIFTERS: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Checkpoint Charlie’s, 501 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans. Free. http://www.myspace.com/checkpoints.
  • THE KINGSTON SPRINGS: 8 p.m., Circle Bar, 1032 Saint Charles Ave., New Orleans http://www.circlebarnola.com.
  • LOUISIANA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts, 1419 Basin St., New Orleans. Performance of Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 with Danny Driver. (504) 523-6530 or http://www.lpomusic.com.
  • KISHI BASHI: 9 p.m., One Eyed Jacks, 615 Toulouse St., New Orleans http://www.oneeyedjacks.net.
  • NEW SWEDEN AND THE HIGH GROUND DRIFTERS: 10 p.m., Carrollton Station, 8140 Willow St., New Orleans. Free. http://www.carrolltonstation.com/page2.html.
  • JOE ASHLAR AND SIMON LOTT: 10 p.m., Publiq House, 4528 Freret St., New Orleans. http://www.publiqhouse.com.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

  • THE WOLFF & CLARK EXPEDITION FEATURING MICHAEL WOLFF AND MIKE CLARK WITH GUEST JEFF BERLIN: 8 p.m. and 10 p.m., Snug Harbor, 626 Frenchmen St., New Orleans. (504) 949-0696 or http://www.snugjazz.com.

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

  • BIG BAND HITS, DINE AND DANCE: 6 p.m., dinner seating; 8 p.m., show, Friday and Saturday; 11 a.m. brunch seating, Sunday, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Big band hits with the 17-piece Victory Big Band. The timeless tunes of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Duke Ellington and more! http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

SUNDAY

  • SUNSET SUNDAYS ON CANAL BLVD: 5 p.m., Lakeview Presbyterian Church, 5914 Canal Blvd., New Orleans, Sunset Sundays on Canal Blvd presents The Classic Jazz Trio. John Rankin, Tom Sancton and Tom Fischer present classic New Orleans Jazz in a chamber music style. Free. http://www.lpcno.org.
  • MIDNIGHT MOB: 8 p.m., Banks Street Bar, 4401 Banks St., New Orleans. http://www.banksstreetbar.com.
  • PINBACK: 9 p.m., One Eyed Jacks, 615 Toulouse St., New Orleans. http://www.oneeyedjacks.net.

MONDAY

  • ZZ WARD: 7 p.m., House of Blues New Orleans, 225 Decatur St., New Orleans. http://www.houseofblues.com or (504) 310-4999.
  • THE KINGSTON SPRINGS: 7 p.m., One Eyed Jacks, 615 Toulouse St., New Orleans. $10. http://www.oneeyedjacks.net
  • COMPUTER MAGIC: 8 p.m., The Hi Ho Lounge, 2239 St Claude Ave., New Orleans. (504) 945-4446 or http://www.hiholounge.net.

TUESDAY

  • AWOLNATION: 7 p.m., House of Blues New Orleans, 225 Decatur St., New Orleans. http://www.houseofblues.com or (504) 310-4999.
  • PONDEROSA: 9 p.m., The Den at Howlin’ Wolf, 907 S. Peters St., New Orleans. $5-$7. http://www.thehowlinwolf.com.

WEDNESDAY

  • WEDNESDAYS AT THE SQUARE: The Bucktown All-Stars,
    5 p.m.-8 p.m., Lafayette Square, free. (504) 585-1500 or http://www.wednesdayatthesquare.com.
  • THE VOCAL TRIO’S MUSICAL JOURNEY SALUTES THE MILITARY AND HOMEFRONT HEROES IN ALL ERAS. HTTP://www.nationalww2museum.org.
  • WEDNESDAY AT THE SQUARE: 5 p.m., Lafayette Square, downtown New Orleans. Outdoor concert featuring Bucktown All-Stars and Park Row. Free.
  • EMMYLOU HARRIS: 7 p.m., House of Blues New Orleans, 225 Decatur St., New Orleans. http://www.houseofblues.com or (504) 310-4999.
  • IRISH BLESINGS, BAGPIPES AND BON OPERATIT: 7 p.m., Four Points by Sheraton, 541 Bourbon St., New Orleans. Free. http://www.bonoperatit.com.

LIVE MUSIC VENUES

  • AMPERSAND: 1100 Tulane Ave., New Orleans. http://www.clubampersand.com.
  • BANKS STREET BAR AND GRILL: 4401 Banks St., New Orleans. Free live music. Wednesdays, Major Bacon with free BLTs. http://www.banksstreetbarandgrill.com or (504) 486-0258.
  • THE BLUE NILE: 532 Frenchmen St., New Orleans. Live music Tuesday through Sunday. Featuring Open Ears Music Series, Tuesday at 10 p.m. with free live music in the balcony room. (504) 948-2583 or http://bluenilelive.com.
  • BULLET’S SPORTS BAR: 2441 A.P. Tureaud Ave., New Orleans. (504) 948-4003.
  • CAFE ISTANBUL: New Orleans Healing Center, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Live music, theatre, films and poetry. Thursdays, Michaela Harrison, $5. http://cafeistanbulnola.com.
  • CHECK POINT CHARLIE: 501 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans. (504) 281-4847.
  • CHICKIE WAH WAH: 2828 Canal St., New Orleans. Live music, food, full bar. (504) 304-4714. http://www.chickiewahwah.com.
  • CIRCLE BAR: 1032 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Live music. Full bar. (504) 588-2616.
  • CLEVER WINE BAR: 3700 Orleans Avenue No. 1C, New Orleans. Live local performers every Monday. (504) 483-6314. http://www.cbwines.com.
  • THE CYPRESS: 3612 Hessmer Ave., Metairie. http://www.facebook.com/thecypressvenue.
  • DBA: 618 Frenchmen St., New Orleans. (504) 942-3731. http://dbabars.com.
  • THE DIVE BAR: 3408 28th St., Metairie. (504) 324-9428.
  • THE HI HO LOUNGE: 2239 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. (504) 945-4446 or http://www.hiholounge.net.
  • HOUSE OF BLUES: 225 Decatur St., New Orleans. http://www.houseofblues.com or (504) 310-4999.
  • THE HOWLIN’ WOLF: 907 St. Peters St., New Orleans. http://www.thehowlinwolf.com or (504) 415-3514.
  • LE BON TEMPS ROULE: 4801 Magazine St., New Orleans (504) 895-8117.
  • THE LITTLE GEM SALOON: 445 S. Rampart St., New Orleans. Restaurant on the first level with live jazz during happy hour 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Upstairs in the Ramp room, ticketed events several nights a week. Sunday jazz brunch each week for $35, $15 Build Your Own Bloody Bar and $12 Bottomless Bubbles Bar. http://www.littlegemsaloon.com or (504) 495-4995.
  • THE MAISON: 508 Frenchmen St., New Orleans. Restaurant, bar, live music. http://maisonfrenchmen.com or (504) 371-5543.
  • THE MAPLE LEAF BAR: 8316 Oak St., New Orleans. Sundays, Joe Krown Trio with Walter “Wolfman” Washington & Russell Batiste. Free boiled shrimp and exotic meats with paid admission, $8. Mondays, Papa Grows Funk. Tuesdays, Rebirth Brass Band. Wednesdays, Honey Island Swamp Band. Thursdays, The Trio featuring Johnny V & Special Guests. Fridays, Papa Mali & Double Uptown Shotgun. (504) 866-9359.
  • ONE-EYED JACKS: 615 Toulouse St., New Orleans. Fast Times 80s night every Thursday. Touring alternative acts. http://www.oneeyedjacks.net. (504) 569-8361.
  • PALM COURT JAZZ CAFÉ: 1204 Decatur St., New Orleans. Live jazz Wednesdays-Sundays. (504) 525-02000. http://www.palmcourtjazzcafe.com.
  • PRESERVATION HALL: 726 St. Peter St., New Orleans. Live jazz nightly from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. $15 admission. All ages welcome. (504) 522-2841. http://www.preservationhall.com.
  • PUBLIQ HOUSE: 4528 Freret St., New Orleans. http://www.publiqhouse.com.
  • REPUBLIC NEW ORLEANS: 828 S. Peters St., New Orleans. http://www.republicnola.com.
  • RIVER SHACK TAVERN: 3449 River Road, Jefferson. Live local music, drinks and food. (504) 834-4938 or http://www.therivershacktavern.com.
  • ROCK N’ BOWL: 3000 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. Bowling, food and live music. (504) 861-1700 or http://www.rocknbowl.com.
  • SAINT BAR & LOUNGE: 961 St. Mary St., New Orleans. (504) 523-0050 or http://www.thesaintneworleans.com.
  • SIBERIA: 2227 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Trivia, comedy and live music. http://siberianola.com.
  • SNUG HARBOR: 626 Frenchmen St., New Orleans. Live jazz nightly. Restaurant and bar. (504) 949-0696.
  • THE SPOTTED CAT: 623 Frenchman St., New Orleans. Live jazz and blues. http://www.spottedcatmusicclub.com.
  • TIPITINA’S UPTOWN: 501 Napoleon Ave., New Orleans. http://www.tipitinas.com.
  • THREE MUSES: 536 Frenchmen St., New Orleans. http://www.thethreemuses.com.