Live Animals featuring Kevin O’Day 2:00 PM Friday September 26

Led by drummer Kevin O’Day, Live Animals performs challenging originals with fast tempos, odd meters and the occasional melody by Sun Ra thrown in the mix.  Kevin is one of New Orleans’ most in demand drummers and has performed with just about every musician in town including Anders Osbourne and Walter “Wolfman” Washington. Live Animals features...

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Cameron Dupuy & The Cajun Troubadours 8:00 PM Friday September 26

Cameron Dupuy is a 16 year old accordion player who is making a mark in the world of Cajun music with his group The Cajun Troubadours. They are traditionalists playing the Cajun dancehall style sounds of Belton Richard and Aldus Roger in a modern fashion. After spending several years as a guitarist, Cameron Dupuy started playing the Cajun accordion at the age of...

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New Orleans Vintage Fashion & Lifestyle Expo 7:00 PM Thursday Oct 2nd, 2014

The New Orleans Vintage Fashion & Lifestyle Expo is the pre-party to The New Orleans Swing Dance Festival.  The event will take over two floor of The Old U.S. Mint.  The second floor will have vendors selling vintage clothing starting at 7 pm.  Cocktails will be available and are allowed in the bazaar.  The third floor will floor will host fashion show starting at...

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Alex McMurray 2:00 PM Friday October 3, 2014

Alex McMurray spent a lot of time as a teenager jamming to classic rock records on guitar.  When he played in his first New Orleans bands as a college student he was known for his shredding guitar solos.  He started writing songs around this time to entertain his friends over marathon games of Yahtzee.  He soon developed a collection of songs with jazzy changes and an...

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Tribute to Danny Barker 7:00 PM Friday October 3, 2014

Detroit Brooks and friends pay tribute to the legendary Danny Barker.  Danny Barker made major contributions to the development of jazz music in America from its beginnings until he passed away in 1994.  Born and raised in New Orleans, Mr. Barker moved to New York City when he was 21 and played guitar with the top bands in the burgeoning jazz scene of Harlem.  He lived...

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Mehnaz Hoosein 8:00 PM Saturday October 4, 2014

Mehnaz Hoosein is an Indian pop singer and songwriter from Mumbai, India, popularly known for her hit song ‘Banoongi Main Miss India’. She is a graduate from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai. At the age of 13, Mehnaz started her vocal training in Hindustani classical music under the tutelage of Pandit Bhavdeep Jaipurwale. She began training as a dancer with...

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Boswell Sisters Revue 8:00 PM Friday October 10, 2014

The Boswell Sisters  were a pioneering trio of singers famous for their tight harmonies and clever arrangements of popular tunes of the 1930’s.  Their memory lives on thanks to their recordings, Vet Boswell Family Collection and several vocal trios that perform and record The Boswell Sisters arrangements to this day. A special event called “The Boswell...

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Loyola Jazz Underground presents Leroy Jones 7:30 PM Thursday October 23, 2014

The legendary jazz trumpeter Leroy Jones is known to music lovers as the “keeper of the flame” for traditional New Orleans jazz and to critics as one of the top musicians ever produced by the Crescent City.  Jones himself, a native of New Orleans, whose playing has been described as a blend of Louis Armstrong and bebop virtuoso Clifford Brown, has been a ...

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UNO All Star Ensemble directed by Victor Atkins 2:00 PM Friday October 24, 2014

The University of New Orleans Jazz studies program presents an All Star ensemble directed by pianist Victor “Red” Atkins.         Admission is only...

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Irene Sage 8:00 PM Friday October 24, 2014

Singer Irene Sage has been composing and performing original rock music for over 20 years.  Her powerful voice is gutsy and gritty and she’s capable of squeezing the blues out of any song and throwing in harmonies on the fly.  She has released several recordings since 1997.  Irene will be celebrating the release of her latest recording at The...

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