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New Orleans Area DIY Events and Shows
Last Updated August 19, 1:14 PM :: This list is an events calendar of [loosely] DIY activities in New Orleans. This calendar includes music shows, independent theater, activist and other types of meetings, etc. You will not find a listing for the House of Blues. The only way we can keep this list accurate and up-to-date is if you keep us informed. We can't spend every waking hour searching the internet and looking for flyers. Tell us what's going on! Submit your show to get it listed.
Monday, August 20
Mephiskapheles Monday, August 20. Prytania Bar. Classic satanic ska band from NYC.
Instant Opus Improvised Music Series Monday, August 20. SideBarNOLA. 9:30PM. See Instant Opus Facebook Page for up-to-date-details on tonight's shenanigans.
Tuesday, August 21
The Spontaneous Show Tuesday, August 21. Bar Redux. 8PM-11PM. FREE. We are Young Funny is a #NOLA based comedy troupe, founded by the late Jon Reaux. The cast includes Kyle Smith, Geneva Joy, Byron Broussard, Kamari Stevens, DC PauL, Laycee-Joyce Taylor, Parker Barnes, Johnnie Lipscomb, Paul Joseph, B Dub Get Paid, and Billy Healy.
Black Laurel Tuesday, August 21. Neutral Ground Coffeehouse. 9PM. FREE. A stripped down Black Laurel will "try" to keep the rumble down at the intimate Neutral Ground.
Mutilated Judge | Tony Montana | Pussyrot | Peppermint Pony Tuesday, August 21. Poor Boys. 9PM. $7. Goregrind from Spain with grindcore + dingle.
Jason Mingledorff | Tristan Gianola | Dr. Jeff Albert Tuesday, August 21. SideBarNOLA. 9PM. Scatterjazz Scatterjazz!
Wednesday, August 22
The Wanderers | American Hot Wax Wednesday, August 22. Bar Redux. 9PM. FREE. The Wanderers- is a 1979 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Philip Kaufman, starring Ken Wahl, John Friedrich, Karen Allen and Toni Kalem. Set in the Bronx in 1963, the film follows a gang of Italian-American teenagers known as the Wanderers and their ongoing power struggles with rival gangs such as the Del Bombers. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Richard Price; its screenplay was written by Philip Kaufman and his wife Rose.
American Hot Wax is a 1978 biopic film directed by Floyd Mutrux and written by John Kaye, telling the story of pioneering disc jockey Alan Freed, who was instrumental in introducing and popularizing rock and roll in the 1950s. Freed is often credited with coining the term "Rock 'n' Roll."
Films Screened at The Scrapyard @ Bar Redux (patio space)
no cover/ 21+ Weather Permitting
Food & Beverage Available
Aurora Nealand & James Singleton Wednesday, August 22. SideBarNOLA. 9PM.
Thursday, August 23
Lexie Weege Thursday, August 23. Bar Redux. 9PM-11PM. FREE. Lexi Weege is a soul singer songwriter from Northampton, Ma. Weege conjures up decadent scenes of the roaring twenties with her stellar voice and jazz-influenced compositions.
Black Laurel Thursday, August 23. Gasa Gasa. 10PM. Local rockers, Black Laurel bring the noise to Freret Street. Opening will be The Fixers and Dustin Cole and the Deadmen.
Dick Deluxe & Eddie Christmas Thursday, August 23. SideBarNOLA. 9PM. Dick Deluxe and Eddie Christmas interpret Ornette Coleman & Ed Blackwell!
Friday, August 24
Friday Night Drive-In Friday, August 24. Bar Redux. 9PM-1AM. FREE. We will screening 3 campy and cool flicks: The Brain That Wouldn't Die / Atomic Age Vampire/ The Amazing Transparent Man. All three have share the theme of science gone mad.
Function Friday Friday, August 24. Poor Boys. 11PM - Til. FREE. 86'd Productions Resident DJs XIVIX, Quickweave, Asics and Vicky dropping heavy house grooves all night long.
N.O. Klezmer All-Stars Trio Friday, August 24. SideBarNOLA. 9PM. With Glenn Hartman, Jonathan Freilich & Aurora Nealand!
Mighty Brother music video release | People Museum music video showing | Kelly Duplex | Maggie Belle | Light Drizzle | Daiquiri Rene Jones Friday, August 24. The Art Garage (2231 St Claude Avenue). 8PM. $10 suggested donation. Mighty Brother is showing their new music video for Menagerie in The Art Garage on St. Claude with co-hosting support from United Bakery Records! Songwriting with Kelly Duplex and Maggie Belle of Maggie Belle Band. Visual Art Pop-up:
Daniel Grey Photography, Lauren Miller, Jay Falgoust, Sam Skrimpz, and Luke Koeferl.
First 50 Attendees will receive a free white t-shirt. There will be a Tie-Dye station!
All attendees will get free General Admission tickets to Brewsiana 2018: Craft Beer & Music Festival (Aug 25th)
$10 Suggested Donation at the door. All money goes to performers.
Saturday, August 25
The Spontaneous Show Saturday, August 25. Bar Redux. 8PM-11PM. FREE. Sign up 7:30pm/8pm show.
We are Young Funny is a #NOLA based comedy troupe, founded by the late Jon Reaux. The cast includes Kyle Smith, Geneva Joy, Byron Broussard, Kamari Stevens, DC PauL, Laycee-Joyce Taylor, Parker Barnes, Johnnie Lipscomb, Paul Joseph, B Dub Get Paid, and Billy Healy.
Funny Punch $6
Join us at The Scrapyard @ Bar Redux for some of nola's funniest comedians. (patio space)
D.D.A. vs FSUP | Kickback Dynasty | Dragunov | Crossed Saturday, August 25. The Art House (1614 Esplanade Avenue). 8PM. $5. ALL AGES - BYOB - RESPECT THE SPACE - SPREAD THE WORD. Gulf Coast power-violence fam DDA return to NOLA. If you missed them at Gulf Coast Slaughter Fest don't fuck up again poser. This is THE LONG AWAITED versus set between DDA and FSUP.
Monday, August 27
Time | Three Brained Robot | Devil’s Breath | Meringue Monday, August 27. Banks Street Bar. 8PM. https://facebook.com/events/798855960323925
Instant Opus Improvised Music Series Monday, August 27. SideBarNOLA. 9:30PM. See Instant Opus' Facebook Page for up-to-date-details on tonight's shenanigans.
Tuesday, August 28
The Spontaneous Show Tuesday, August 28. Bar Redux. 8PM-11PM. FREE. We are Young Funny is a #NOLA based comedy troupe, founded by the late Jon Reaux. The cast includes Kyle Smith, Geneva Joy, Byron Broussard, Kamari Stevens, DC PauL, Laycee-Joyce Taylor, Parker Barnes, Johnnie Lipscomb, Paul Joseph, B Dub Get Paid, and Billy Healy.
3Now4 Tuesday, August 28. SideBarNOLA. it's been a loooonnnnggg time... this reunion-of-a-sort comes on the anniversary of the ate our dear friend (and member of 3Now4 of course but much much much much much more...) Tim Green left this earth... come listen and send love...
Wednesday, August 29
12 Monkeys Wednesday, August 29. Bar Redux. 9PM-11PM. FREE. 12 Monkeys, also known as Twelve Monkeys, is a 1995 American neo-noir science fiction film directed by Terry Gilliam, inspired by Chris Marker's 1962 short film La Jetée, and starring Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, and Brad Pitt, with Christopher Plummer and David Morse in supporting roles. In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.
Bio Courtesy of Wikipedia
Films Screened at The Scrapyard @ Bar Redux (patio space)
NO COVER/ 21+ Food & Beverage Available
Matt Booth | Brad Webb | Nahum Zdybel Wednesday, August 29. SideBarNOLA. 9PM. this trio has only convened a small handful of times, all at the SideBar.. and they together spin some of the most lovely music the universe has on offer... come sea here...
Thursday, August 30
JD Hill & The Jammers Thursday, August 30. Bar Redux. 9PM-11PM. FREE. JD Hill has been bending his unique style of traditional and electric blues harmonica and vocals into R&B, rock, New Orleans funk, and late-night boogie blues for many decades now, influenced strongly by Howlin’ Wolf, Little Walter, Jimi Hendrix, James Cotton, and James Brown. JD has had the honor and privilege to play with many local and global music legends such as Deacon John, Dr. John, James Booker, the Nevilles, Jessie Hill, Earl King, Allen Toussaint, Bo Diddley, Buddy Guy, Stevie Ray Vaughn and too many more to name. JD and the Jammers gigs are well-known in New Orleans for his openness to other musicians to come and jam with him. You never know who might
Please join us for a NOLA Legend, JD Hill, on our lovely patio AKA The Scrapyard @ Bar Redux.
No Cover/ 21+
Umphrey’s McGee | The Nth Power Thursday, August 30. The Joy Theater. The Nth Power featuring The Spirit Horns (Natalie Cressman & James Casey)
Pinata Protest | The Unnaturals | Liquor & Lies Thursday, August 30. Santos Bar. 9PM. $7.
The Teddy Sunshine Thursday, August 30. SideBarNOLA. 9PM. Ed Barrett, Kyle Sharimataro & Mike Robbins.
Friday, August 31
Cumbia Calling Dance Party Friday, August 31. Bar Redux. 10PM-2AM. FREE. Another edition of the best psychedelic Cumbia tunes from around the world brought together at Bar Redux with the prophet of Cumbia music DJ Malaria Sound Machine.
Thou | MJ Guider Friday, August 31. Defend New Orleans (600 Carondelet). Thou's record release show for "Magus" and MJ Guider's first live show! Closing party for Max's art!
The NoShows | Nick Name & The Valmonts | Trash Night Friday, August 31. Portsdie Lounge. 9pm. $5.
Brad Walker Friday, August 31. SideBarNOLA. 9PM. Brad Walker, as a present to himself, asked to perform Solo at Sidebar on this his Birthday... we were only to-happy to oblige.... come light a candle and watch him Blow it out...
Saturday, September 1
Heel Turn | Ekumen | Crossed | Pussyrot Saturday, September 1. Banks Street Bar. 8PM. FREE.
Sam Shahin and His Naughty Friends Saturday, September 1. SideBarNOLA. 9PM.
Friday, September 7
Chris Robinson Brotherhood Friday, September 7. The Joy Theater. 8PM. $25-$30. http://bit.ly/ChrisRobinsonNOLATix
Friday, September 14
Portugal The Man | Chicano Batman Friday, September 14. The Sugar Mill. 8PM. $45.
Saturday, September 15
Lewis Black: The Joke's On Us Tour Saturday, September 15. The Joy Theater. 8PM. $35-$65.
Saturday, September 22
The Sun Machine | Ben & DC | King Country | Glass Body | DJ Suzy Q Saturday, September 22. Siberia. 9PM. $5. Melt House Productions Melt Test Pre-Test.
Monday, September 24
SuicideGirls: Blackheart Burlesque Monday, September 24. Republic. 9PM. $25. SuicideGirls is bringing back a revamped version of the sexiest show on the planet for 2018! The Blackheart Burlesque is unlike any other burlesque act you’ve seen, filled with pop-culture references, a high-energy indie soundtrack, and the sexiest choreographed strip tease to make your inner nerd explode with glee. Choreographed by one of their very own, the show includes acts paying tribute to Star Wars, Stranger Things, Rick and Morty, Sailor Moon and lots more, in an insanely sexy, reimagined way!
New Orleans Film Festival Wednesday, October 17. Contemporary Arts Center. 10AM. $13. The Oscar-qualifying New Orleans Film Festival, one of MovieMaker Mag's "Top 25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World,” is your chance to discover 240 films, meet and party with 400+ filmmakers, and experience world-class cinema in a city as vital and diverse as the stories on screen. Passes on sale now for #NOFF2018 October 17–25, 2018.
Friday, October 19
Permission | Sediment Club | The Dreebs | Special Interest Friday, October 19. Santos Bar. 9PM. $8. Permission are hardcore on tour from London. Sediment Club and The Dreebs are NYC No Wave.