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New Orleans Area DIY Events and Shows

Last Updated December 17, 2:34 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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Tuesday, December 18
The Spontaneous Show with Young Funny
Tuesday, December 18. Bar Redux. 8PM. FREE.
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, 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)
Deadbuggs | I'm Fine | Moments of Being | Keen Dreams
Tuesday, December 18. The Circle Bar. 9PM. $5.
Overly caffeinated, jangly punks from Pensacola, Deadbuggs, roll through town. I'm Fine - Remember when they used to sound like Latterman? They'd rather you didn't. They are both objectively and subjectively better now. (imfine.bandcamp.com) Moments of Being - All part of the deadly new skramz revival. Keen Dreams - E. Martinez's newest new project. Paul Westerberg vibes.
Wednesday, December 19
Holiday Bake Sale & Delivery To Benefit Save the Children
Wednesday, December 19. Glitter Box N.O.. 11AM. $10-$30.
Along with Girl Code Nola we'll be holding a community bake sale and cookie delivery service to help fundraise and send money to Save the Children in their effort to help families effected by the mistreatment of refugees on the US border. We hope you'll join us in the spirit of giving back and offering some small token of support and hope to families, especially this time of year! Baked goods will be available in the shop on December 19th and 20th and we'll be doing deliveries on the 20th!. Individual and gift wrapped goods will be available. There will probably be glitter!!! Delivery goodie options: 6 pieces = $10 12 pieces = $15 24 pieces = $30 *we'll be delivering in Orleans parish only and from 11 - 6pm!* We'll have more details about what tasty treats will be available coming soon! Want to donate bakes goods? Message or email us anytime! Use the link below or put in an order by emailing glitterboxno@gmail.com !!!
Thursday, December 20
MacFarland
Thursday, December 20. Bar Redux. 9PM. FREE.
Power Popin’ Rockabilly and Indie Rock shenanigans with McFarland, on tour this Fall from Hollywood California. Mix Tiger Army with Social D and the Reverend Horton Heat and you’ll get something pretty close to McFarland. Hooks Crooks and never dirty looks. Come on out! Twangy Dang Dang !!!!
Friday, December 21
Cumbia Calling Dance Party
Friday, December 21. Bar Redux. 10PM. FREE.
Cumbia Calling Dance Party Malaria Sound Machine will be spinning the best psychedelic Cumbia tunes from around the world...gettin' you dancin'.
Saturday, December 22
Tomb of Nick Cage | Something's Burning | Diplocrats
Saturday, December 22. Portside Loundge. 9PM. $5. 504 What Style
Modified Dolls will be selling custom painted Ukuleles for charity. Also you can view the Art of the 504 Rock Art Circus featuring art by: Exene Cervenka of "X" and Sean Yseult of White Zombie, along with othe rock artist.
Thursday, December 27
JD Hill & The Jammers
Thursday, December 27. Bar Redux. 9PM. FREE.
Bar Redux Presents JD Hill & The Jammers photo credit: Polly Noble 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+
Friday, December 28
Public Hours
Friday, December 28. Music Box Village. 10:00 AM. FREE/Donation. Booking
Check out The Music Box Village transformed with new art and more! Open to all ages.  Visit us during public hours and explore our extraordinary sound garden. Bring friends & family out to experience this immersive contemporary art site, envisioned and built by over 50 artists, artisans, and collaborators. We have a bar on site and many food vendors from the community pop-up to provide us with great food! Admission for out-of-state visitors $12 adults | $5 kids ages 3-12
Saturday, December 29
OddJob Ensemble | Snaps for Sinners
Saturday, December 29. Bar Redux. 9PM. FREE.
"Oddjob Ensemble performs a myriad of musical styles and collaborates with perfomance artists in Vaudevillian shows, musical theater, and the avant garde. The Ensemble, led by Kalei Yamanoha, is a trio that is comprised of trap kit, string bass and accordion. Dancing to energizing early jazz numbers, listening to ethereal folk music and stomping to raucus overtures, the crowd will have their ears twisted into a delicious musical pretzel." Snaps for Sinners INFECTIOUSLY ECCENTRIC AMERICANA Kickin up a cocktail of the uniquely infused flavors of Folky-Punky-Bluesy-Swing, this raggedy crew of streetwise fashionistas is ready to serve up some seriously poppin' grooves.
Public Hours
Saturday, December 29. Music Box Village. 10AM - 7PM. Free//Pay-As-You-Wish Donation for Louisiana Residents. Booking
Check out The Music Box Village transformed with new art and more! Open to all ages.  Visit us during public hours and explore our extraordinary sound garden. Bring friends & family out to experience this immersive contemporary art site, envisioned and built by over 50 artists, artisans, and collaborators. We have a bar on site and many food vendors from the community pop-up to provide us with great food! Admission for out-of-state visitors $12 adults | $5 kids ages 3-12
Mule Skinner | The Void | Fat Stupid Ugly People | A Hanging
Saturday, December 29. Santos Bar. 9PM. $10.
A night of grind/death/powerviolence/thrash/hardcore celebrating Mule Skinner's record release show for their "Airstrike" LP!
Sunday, December 30
Music & Poetry: Toby O'Brien & Friends
Sunday, December 30. Bar Redux. 9PM. FREE.
Music & Poetry is a Showcase of Live Music with Original Fiction and Poetry readings each month. This month features music with Host Toby O'Brien & Friends dropping by to do mini sets between poets. Original Spoken Word & Poetry Readings by Zachary W. Mohr, Christopher Hefferman, Briana Augustus, Toby O'Brien, Kyle Smith, Malachi Hoskins, Polly Noble, Mason Hensel, Simon Taylor, Travis Williams, Roy Prenell, , and Russ Mercado. There is a signup sheet for poets wishing to join the evening. Toby O’Brien- is a New Orleans based singer-songwriter and actor. Originally from Richmond, Va. ,Toby blends a mixture of folk singing with aggressive guitar playing and harmonic bends.
NYE Party with Jeremy Joyce Trio
Sunday, December 30. Bar Redux. 9PM. FREE.
New Years Eve Party Featuring Jeremy Joyce Organ Trio Jeremy Joyce is a local New Orleans Singer Songwriter and Guitarist penning tunes in the Jazz, Blues, Funk, Roots idiom. He will be joined by two of the cities finest musicians, Anuraag Pendyall &Joey Van Leeuwenfor a night of good vibes and dancing away 2018. Festivities include Champagne Toast at Midnight and noise makers
Public Hours
Sunday, December 30. Music Box Village. 10AM - 7PM. FREE/Donation. Booking
Check out The Music Box Village transformed with new art and more! Open to all ages.  Visit us during public hours and explore our extraordinary sound garden. Bring friends & family out to experience this immersive contemporary art site, envisioned and built by over 50 artists, artisans, and collaborators. We have a bar on site and many food vendors from the community pop-up to provide us with great food! Admission for out-of-state visitors $12 adults | $5 kids ages 3-12
Monday, December 31
NYE Party with Jeremy Joyce Trio
Monday, December 31. Bar Redux. 9PM. FREE.
New Years Eve Party Featuring Jeremy Joyce Organ Trio Jeremy Joyce is a local New Orleans Singer Songwriter and Guitarist penning tunes in the Jazz, Blues, Funk, Roots idiom. He will be joined by two of the cities finest musicians, Anuraag Pendyall &Joey Van Leeuwenfor a night of good vibes and dancing away 2018. Festivities include Champagne Toast at Midnight and noise makers