New Orleans music calendar, April 11-18, 2013

THURSDAY

  • THURSDAYS AT TWILIGHT SERIES: 5 p.m., gates open; 6 p.m., performance begins, New Orleans Botanical Garden, City Park, 1 Palm Drive, New Orleans. With Tricia Boutté and Paul Longstreth. $10, adults; $3, children ages 5-12. http://garden.neworleanscitypark.com/ .
  • TYRONE WELLS ... THIS LOVE TOUR PLUS BRENDAN JAMES PLUS BRETT YOUNG: 7 p.m., House of Blues, 225 Decatur St., New Orleans. $12, advance; 14, door. http://www.houseofblues.com or (504) 310-4999.
  • ROBERT EUSTIS HOSTS FAIR GRINDS COFFEE HOUSE OPEN MIC: 7 p.m., Fair Grinds Coffee House, 3133 Ponce de Leon St., New Orleans. Joining Robert this time, chanteuse Alex Bosworth accompanied by guitarist Brian Seager, possibly doing her cover of La Vie En Rose. Email robert@desotostreetband.com or call (504) 481-6664
  • BRIAN JACK: 8:30 p.m., Rock n’ Bowl, 3000 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. (504) 861-1700 or http://www.rocknbowl.com.

FRIDAY

  • DAVE REIS: 7 p.m., Le Bon Temps Roule, 4801 Magazine St., New Orleans. (504) 895-8117. http://www.myspace.com/4801magazine.
  • EARPHUNK AND GRIS GRIS: 9 p.m., Tipitina’s Uptown, 501 Napoleon Ave., New Orleans. $12. http://www.tipitinas.com.
  • MIKE DAGGER’S PAPER STEAMBOAT: 9:30 p.m., Rock n’ Bowl, 3000 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. (504) 861-1700 or http://www.rocknbowl.com.
  • ESBEN AND THE WITCH WITH HELIOTROPES: 10 p.m., Circle Bar, 1032 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. $10. (504) 588-2616. http://www.circlebarnola.com.

FRIDAY-SATURDAY

  • NEW ORLEANS INTERNATIONAL MUSIC COLLOQUIUM: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Louisiana State Museum’s Cabildo, 751 Chartres St., New Orleans. The 17th annual New Orleans International Music Colloquium offers a series of presentations on local musical history, co-sponsored by LSM. This year’s theme is “Brass Bands and Other New Orleans Music.” The event is free and open to the public. Enter through the Louisiana State Museum’s Cabildo in the French Quarter. http://www.noimc.org. Free. (504) 553-9556.

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

  • MY WAY-A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO FRANK SINATRA: 6 p.m., Friday and Saturday and 11:30 a.m. brunch seating, Sunday, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Four singers will bring Sinatra’s repertoire to life. http://www.national
    ww2museum.org.

SATURDAY

  • NEW ORLEANS HELSINKI CONNECTION (WITH LEROY JONES, KATJA TOIVOLA, AND JOE ASHLAR): 3:30 p.m., French Quarter Festival 522 Bourbon St., New Orleans. Free. http://www.nojazzfest.com.
  • THE COWBOY RIDES AWAY TOUR WITH GEORGE STRAIT AND MARTINA MCBRIDE: 7:30 p.m., New Orleans Arena, Howard Avenue, New Orleans. http://www.neworleansarena.com.
  • BONERAMA: 7:30 p.m., Woldenberg Park, One Canal St. Ferry, New Orleans. Free. http://www.neworleans
    superbowl.com.
  • JOE ASHLAR-EVAN CHRISTOPHER QUARTET: 9 p.m., Cafe Istanbul, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. http://neworleanshealingcenter.org.
  • ERIC LINDELL: 9 p.m., Tipitina’s Uptown, 501 Napoleon Ave., New Orleans. $15. http://www.tipitinas.com.
  • JOHNNY SKETCH & THE DIRTY NOTES: 9:30 p.m., Rock n’ Bowl, 3000 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. (504) 861-1700 or http://www.rocknbowl.com.

SUNDAY

  • VAGABOND SWING: 5:30 p.m., French Quarter Festival, 225 Decatur St., New Orleans. Free. http://www.fqfi.org/frenchquarterfest.
  • TOWER OF POWER: 7 p.m., House of Blues New Orleans, 225 Decatur St., New Orleans.
  • GLEN DAVID ANDREWS AT IRVIN MAYFIELD’S JAZZ PLAYHOUSE: 8 p.m., Royal Sonesta Hotel, 300 Bourbon St., New Orleans. No cover.
  • SLIGHTLY STOOPID: 8 p.m., House of Blues New Orleans, 225 Decatur St., New Orleans.
  • BLEACHED WITH HUNTERS: 10 p.m., Circle Bar, 1032 Saint Charles Ave., New Orleans. $10. (504) 588-2616. http://www.circlebarnola.com.

MONDAY

  • PAC DIV - LIVE IN CONCERT HOSTED BY SHINY GREEN: 9 p.m., House of Blues, 225 Decatur St., New Orleans. $12. http://www.houseofblues.com or (504) 310-4999.

TUESDAY

  • JOHNNY SANSONE AND JOHN FOHL: 8 p.m.-11 p.m., Chickie Wah Wah, 2828 Canal St., New Orleans. (855) 292-4924. http://www.chickiewahwah.com.
  • SLIGHTLY STOOPID: 8 p.m., House of Blues New Orleans, 225 Decatur St., New Orleans. http://www.houseofblues.com or (504) 310-4999.

WEDNESDAY

  • THE VICTORY BELLES PRESENT A SALUTE TO OUR HEROES: 11:45 a.m. buffet seating, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. 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 on St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Outdoor concert series featuring The Revivalists and Disco Demolition Knights. (504) 585-1500. Free. http://www.wednesdayatthesquare.com.
  • JAZZ @ THE SANDBAR: 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Sandbar at The Cove, Founders Road, New Orleans. Sponsored by the University of New Orleans. Featuring singer Kate McGarry and guitarist Keith Ganz. $5. (504) 280-6039.
  • SON VOLT: 8 p.m., House of Blues New Orleans, 225 Decatur St., New Orleans. http://www.houseofblues.com or (504) 310-4999.
  • MESCHIYA LAKE AND TOM MCDERMOTT: 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Chickie Wah Wah, 2828 Canal St., New Orleans. (855) 292-4924. http://www.chickiewahwah.com.
  • JOHNNY J & THE HITMEN WITH DEREK HUSTON: 8:30 p.m., Rock n’ Bowl, 3000 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. (504) 861-1700 or http://www.rocknbowl.com.
  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 9 p.m., Ampersand, 1100 Tulane Ave., New Orleans $10. http://www.clubampersand.com.