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New Orleans Area DIY Events and Shows

Last Updated July 22, 1:03 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.

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Sunday, July 23
Swamp Swap
Sunday, July 23. Bar Redux. 3PM. FREE. Booking
Bar Redux is having another yard sale benefiting New Orleans Bulldog Rescue ($10 vendor fee) Swamp Swap will feature a cool yard sale of bric-a-brac, collectables, records, clothes, jewelry, books, homemade items, vintage, art, and curiously cool stuff. 3PM - 8PM Swamp Bop & Boogie soundtrack to chill to while hangin'. vendors set up out front and on the patio Interested vendors contact me by FB message at Janya Mercado (black star pic) or barredux@gmail.com Come join the fun!!!!
Toby O'Brien
Sunday, July 23. Bar Redux. 9PM. FREE. Booking
Toby O’Brien is a New Orleans based singer-songwriter and actor. Originally from Richmond, Va., Toby began writing music at 13 with most of his lyrics involving the anguish of the catholic school he was sent to. Having drawn inspiration from bands Modest Mouse and the Pixies and writers like Elliott Smith and Bob Dylan, Toby blends a mixture of folk singing with aggressive guitar playing and harmonic bends.
Monday, July 24
Christmas Classics in July
Monday, July 24. Bar Redux. 9PM. FREE. Booking
Celebrate we are halfway to Christmas with screenings of holiday classics on the patio
The News Can Wait | Blue Velvet | Kawaii AF
Monday, July 24. Neutral Ground Coffeehouse. 8PM. FREE.
TNCW is on tour from Dallas! Local support from rockers in Blue Velvet and pop-punkers in Kawaii AF. Donation$ for the touring bands are appreciated! www.facebook.com/events/1341207379249432
Gun | Shitstormtrooper | Crossed
Monday, July 24. Poor Boys. 9PM. $5. Booking
GUN are hardcore punk from Portland, Oregon. SHITSTORMTROOPER are female fronted power-violence from Baton Rouge.CROSSED are grindy with a touch of skramz. $5 cover. Doors @ 9 Show @ 10
Tuesday, July 25
The Spontaneous Show with Young Funny
Tuesday, July 25. Bar Redux. 8PM. FREE. Booking
Bar Redux & We Are Young Funny Present The Spontaneous Show Sign up 7:30pm/8pm show no cover/21+ 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, B Dub Get Paid, and Billy Healy. Funny Punch $6
Big Hush | Post Pink | Treadles
Tuesday, July 25. Neutral Ground Coffeehouse. 7PM-10PM. $5 suggested donation. An Idea Like No Other
Big Hush is equal parts female and male garage pop from DC with Chris Taylor from Pygmy Lush, Pg99, etc. Post Pink is all femme punk from DC. Treadles is Kara Staff with a backing band of 90s emo ninnies. Wah!
Albey Balgochian, Simon Lott & Rob Cambre
Tuesday, July 25. SidebarNOLA (611 S. White Street). 8:30PM. Scatterjazz
A rowdy renegade trio led by bass maestro ALbey Balgochian (who was, of course, CECIL TAYLOR's bassist for a span of years!!!!!) joined by madcap percussion Simon Lott and local fuzz-buster and impresario Rob Cambre.
Wednesday, July 26
Weird Wednesdays! A George Romero Retrospect
Wednesday, July 26. Bar Redux. 9PM. FREE. Booking
NOLA Horror Film Fest and Bar Redux Present: Weird Wednesdays! A George Romero Retrospect We will be screening The Crazies (1973) ,Dawn of the Dead (1978), and end the night with Night of The Living Dead (1968) on the patio...July 26th @9pm Films screened for free with food, drinks, and NOLA HORROR Film Festival merchandise will be available as usual. Come get weird and honor an Icon of Horror!!! Rest in Peace George Romero...
Xylitol | Daudyflin | Rimjob | Policy
Wednesday, July 26. Peach Orchard. 8PM. $5. Booking
Bring $5 for touring bands. Xylitol (Olympia) Daudyflin (Reykjavik)
David Torkanowsky & Eric "Benny" Bloom
Wednesday, July 26. SideBarNOLA -- 611 S. White St.. 8:30pm. Scatterjazz
I wasn't aware that the marvelous piano virtuoso and New Orleans original David Torkanowsky had any friends, BUT he assures me he will be bringing some with him on this Wednesday edition of Scatterjazz at the SideBar... David Torkanowsky has chosen for his partner the exceptional funky trumpeter Eric " Benny" Bloom... should be exciting and unpredictable!
Thursday, July 27
JD Hill & The Jammers
Thursday, July 27. Badabing's. 9PM. FREE. Booking
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.
Weird Wednesdays! A George Romero Retrospect
Thursday, July 27. Bar Redux. 9PM. FREE. Booking
NOLA Horror Film Fest and Bar Redux Present: Weird Wednesdays! A George Romero Retrospect We will be screening The Crazies (1973) ,Dawn of the Dead (1978), and end the night with Night of The Living Dead (1968) on the patio. Films screened for free with food, drinks, and NOLA HORROR Film Festival merchandise will be available as usual. Come get weird and honor an Icon of Horror!!! Rest in Peace George Romero...
Nondi | 13 Dreams | DJ Heel Turn
Thursday, July 27. Dragon's Den. 9PM.
All local, free show at Dragons Den. Comes see the best electronic R&B NOLA has to offer.
Annie Ellicott w/ James Singleton & Dave Easley
Thursday, July 27. SideBarNOLA -- 611 S. White St.. 8:30PM. Scatterjazz
Annie Ellicott is a startlingly-cool vocal-artist out of Tulsa. She has made a lot fo very memorable music in new orleans in recent years, and this night at SideBarNOLA she is joined by about as heavy of a pair of colleagues as I can imagine... Bassist James Singleton and Pedal-Steel wizard Dave Easley
Friday, July 28
Anna Pardenik and Happy Hour
Friday, July 28. Allways Lounge and Theatre. 7PM.
The John Hughes Summer Prom 2017
Friday, July 28. Bar Redux. 10PM. FREE. Booking
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop at BAR REDUX on Friday night, July 28th... you might just miss it! Behold the LEFT OF THE DIAL reunion - DJ SeXX ED and EVIL RUDY together again for a candy-coloured 80's BLAST that would render The Safety Dance UNSAFE for anyone! Bring your fine ass, some bubblegum, day-glo bracelets and love letters to John Taylor... we'll take it from there. Love from The LEFT and BAR REDUX <3
Casual Burn | Room 101 | Mabs
Friday, July 28. Saturn Bar. 9PM. $5. Booking
https://casualburn.bandcamp.com/releases https://roburtreynolds.bandcamp.com/ https://mabsoakland.bandcamp.com/releases
Saturday, July 29
Mythological Hybrids
Saturday, July 29. Bar Redux. 9PM. FREE. Booking
Mythological Hybrids is an American psychedelic rock band featuring former members of the sci-fi concept group 'The 23rd Century'. The band's sound is influenced by post-Monterey Pop psychedelia and other forms of late sixties and early seventies rock. Formed in New Orleans in 2016 the band is currently writing and performing locally in preparation for recording their debut LP.
Football, etc. | All People | Maura Weaver | Tyler Scurlock | Tasche de la Rocha
Saturday, July 29. Hey Cafe. 8PM. $5. Community Records
Football, etc.'s last show of a month of touring which covers Europe and and the east coast & mid-west United States. football, etc. houston, tx 3 piece indie / emo https://footballetc.bandcamp.com/ All People first local show in a while https://allpeople.bandcamp.com/ with solo sets from: Maura Weaver (Mixtapes / Ogikubo Station) + Tasche de la Rocha + Tyler Scurlock (Sharks' Teeth / Keeping)
Saturday, July 29. Republic. 11PM.
Sunday, July 30
Irie Punky Reggae Party
Sunday, July 30. Bar Redux. 8PM. FREE. Booking
Bar Redux Presents Irie Punky Reggae Party featuring Reggae, Roots, DUB, DanceHall, Two-Tone, & SKA with DJ Tuff Gong and DJ Kingston 12 Come Early…Dance Late Backyard Party!!!! on our lovely patio Jerk dinner specials available
Monday, July 31
Comic Strip
Monday, July 31. Siberia. 9PM. $5 donation. 86'd Productions
Some of the best and worst open mic comedy in New Orleans featuring some of the city's best burlesque.
Thursday, August 3
Helen Gillet & Annie Ellicott
Thursday, August 3. SideBarNOLA -- 611 S. White St.. 8:30PM. Scatterjazz
wow!!!! crazily-fantastic vocal artist Annie Ellicott from Tulsa joined by her old pal Helen Gillet on cellos and so forth
Friday, August 4
Boogie T
Friday, August 4. Republic. 11PM.
Taylor Phelan | Remedy | My Heart Might Explode | D.D. Shock
Friday, August 4. Twist of Lime. 9PM. 8.
Come check out Taylor Phelan from The Voice LIVE @ The Twist of Lime!! Plus very special guests..
Saturday, August 5
Caddywhompus | Hikes | Keeping | 13 Dreams | DJ Heel Turn
Saturday, August 5. 4548 N. Rampart. 7PM. $5. Community Records
Hikes is on tour from Austin, Texas. New album "Lilt" out now on Community Records.
Days Between Celebration of Jerry's Life
Saturday, August 5. Bar Redux. 9PM. FREE. Booking
Hallelujah Hat Rack are New Orleans' premiere Grateful Dead/Jerry Garcia Tribute Band. Celebrate the life of Jerry Garcia with music, tie dye pop-up by The Tie Dye Queen of New Orleans aka Polly Noble, a Jerry Look-a-Like Contest, and birthday cake.
San Holo
Saturday, August 5. Republic. 10PM. $18-$35. Booking
Skully Caps | Strange Her
Saturday, August 5. Twist of Lime. 8PM.
Sunday, August 6
Bryson Tiller | Metro Boomin | H.E.R
Sunday, August 6. UNO Lakefront Arena. 8PM. $33-$99. Booking
Tuesday, August 8
Black Laurel
Tuesday, August 8. Cafe Istanbul. 7PM.
Also performing 'Radioactive Red' and 'Vanilla Sugar'.
Mike Dillon & Annie Ellicott
Tuesday, August 8. SideBarNOLA -- 611 S. White St.. 8:30PM. Scatterjazz
As annie put it to me in a voicemail when we set this gig up: "this is THE MOST EXCITING THING IN THE ENTIRE WORLD that I can imagine, playing duo with Mike Dillon at the SideBar." Do come out and see and hear and feel why she feels this way!
Wednesday, August 9
Mike Dillon & James Singleton duo
Wednesday, August 9. SidebarNOLA (611 S. White Street). 8:30PM. Scatterjazz
Weds. August 9th, be at SideBarNOLA for a reunion of the power-duo: Mike Dillon on vibes and tablas and drums and things... James on bass and cornet and neckties and things....
Friday, August 11
Static Masks | Invalids | New Holland | Happiness Camp
Friday, August 11. Gasa Gasa. 9PM. $7.
Invalids are a math rock band on tour from New Jersey.
Jack and the Jack Rabbits | Bipolaroid | The Josh Benitez Band | The Dead Coats | DJ Pasta | Melt House Light Show
Friday, August 11. Poor Boys. 9PM. $5. Melt House Productions
Sunday, August 13
Lil Yachty
Sunday, August 13. Joy Theater. 7PM.
Omega Tribe | Life Once Flourished Here | Birch Boys | Woof
Sunday, August 13. Siberia. 9PM. $12.
This is Omega Tribe's (UK Anarcho-punk legends) only gig in the Southeastern US! With Life Once Flourished Here (CA anarcho crust) $10/adv or $12 at the door
Wednesday, August 16
Elvis Lives On
Wednesday, August 16. Bar Redux. 8PM. FREE. Booking
Bar Redux Presents Our Annual Tribute to The King, with The King Lives on at Bar Redux Celebrate the life of Elvis who died on August 16th, 1977. We will be going all out with movies, concerts, and music. Specialty Cocktails and Peanut Butter and Banana sandwiches..with or without Bacon!!! And of Course King Creole and other films will be screened on the patio.
Brick + Mortar | My Heart Might Explode | Killer Dale
Wednesday, August 16. Gasa Gasa. 8pPM. $12.
Brick + Mortar is an Electro/Concrete/Psychedelic/Ghetto/Indie Rock from Asbury Park, NJ
Friday, August 18
Friday, August 18. Mudlark Theatre. 8PM. $5. Booking
Overdrive/Minorparadox” is about Henry Sellers, a slightly uncomfortable man who works for a secret government agency whose mission is to keep tabs on inventors and, on occasion, confiscate various machines. Through his work for the government, Sellers comes across a time machine and uses it to travel back through various parts of his life https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j0GyH1c9qcs
Wednesday, September 13
Japanese Breakfast – Soft Sounds From Another Planet Tour
Wednesday, September 13. Hi-Ho Lounge. 8PM. $15. Booking
Wednesday, September 13. Republic. 9PM. Booking
Friday, September 15
Friday, September 15. Joy Theater. 7PM.
25th Anniversary - Middle of Everywhere Tour.
Saturday, September 16
Slander: Super Human Tour
Saturday, September 16. Republic. 10PM. $15.
Monday, September 18
Two Door Cinema Club
Monday, September 18. Joy Theater. 8PM. $32.50 - $45. Booking
Friday, September 22
The Echo Oh’s | Black Abba
Friday, September 22. The Circle Bar. 10PM. $5.
!!! | Algiers
Friday, September 22. Hi-Ho Lounge. 9PM. $15-18. Booking
Friday, September 22. Republic. 9PM.
Sunday, September 24
Sunday, September 24. The Orpheum. 7PM.
The Taj Mahal & Keb' Mo' band.
Wednesday, September 27
Mac DeMarco
Wednesday, September 27. The Orpheum. 7PM.
Zomboy | Trampa | Xilent
Wednesday, September 27. Republic. 9PM. $25.00 - $45.00. Booking
Thursday, September 28
REZZ | Mass Manipulation World Tour
Thursday, September 28. Republic. 9PM.
Winter Circle Productions & BASSIK Present REZZ | Mass Manipulation World Tour + No Mana
Friday, September 29
Friday, September 29. Republic. 9PM. $18-$30. Booking
Saturday, October 7
Mura Masa
Saturday, October 7. Republic. 10PM. Booking
Sunday, October 8
Kali Uchis
Sunday, October 8. Republic. 7PM. Booking
Tuesday, October 10
Whethan | Bearson | Opia
Tuesday, October 10. Republic. 9PM.
Thursday, October 12
Glass Animals | RÜFÜS DU SOL
Thursday, October 12. Ballroom at Mardi Gras World. 8PM. Booking
Glass Animals are an English indie rock band from Oxford consisting of members Dave Bayley, Drew MacFarlane, Edmund Irwin-Singer, and Joe Seaward.
Com Truise | Nosaj Thing | Cleopold
Thursday, October 12. Hi-Ho Lounge. 9PM. $17-20. Booking
Friday, October 13
Run the Jewels
Friday, October 13. Joy Theater. 9PM. Booking
Run the Jewels, also known by the initialism RTJ, is an American hip hop supergroup formed in 2013 by rapper/producer El-P and rapper Killer Mike. They released their acclaimed debut studio album, Run the Jewels, as a free digital download in 2013. The album was followed by Run the Jewels 2 in 2014, which was also praised by critics. Their third album, Run the Jewels 3, was released digitally on December 24, 2016, while a physical release appeared on January 13, 2017.
In This Moment | Of Mice and Men | Avatar
Friday, October 13. The Orpheum. 8PM.
Saturday, October 14
The Growlers
Saturday, October 14. Joy Theater. 9:30PM. $25-$35. Booking
Saturday, October 21
Gorgo Bordello
Saturday, October 21. Joy Theater. 8PM. $28.50 - $42. Booking
Saturday, November 4
Iron & Wine
Saturday, November 4. Joy Theater. 9PM. $29.50 - $39.50. Booking
Sam Beam is a singer-songwriter who has been creating music as Iron & Wine for over a decade. Through the course of five albums, numerous EPs and singles, and the initial volumes of an Archive Series – Iron & Wine has captured the emotion and imagination of listeners with distinctly cinematic songs. Iron & Wine is currently celebrating the first two installments of the ‘Archive Series’ on Sam’s own label, Black Cricket Recording Co. Both releases tap into work created before Sam was Iron & Wine, when he was making music only to be heard by his family. Songs from these same home recording sessions were used for Iron & Wine’s debut, ‘The Creek Drank The Cradle.’
Friday, November 10
Japandroids | Cloud Nothings
Friday, November 10. Republic. 7PM.
Monday, November 27
John McLaughlin | Jimmy Herring
Monday, November 27. Joy Theater. 7PM. $39.50 - $64.50. Booking