Tribute to Dr. John guitar at Tipitina’s, Chickie Wah Wah reopens, Struts rock HOB | Keith spera
With venues in New Orleans having largely shaken the effects of Hurricane Ida – but coronavirus admission protocols are still in place – here are some of your live music options from September 30 to October 6, 2021.
THURSDAY Sep 30
Famous luthier Don Moser created a guitar as an elaborate art in honor of one of his favorite artists, Mac “Dr. John” Rebennack, aka the Night Tripper. Moser donated the guitar, along with an equally elaborate display case, to Tipitina’s, where it will be on display and possibly available to visiting musicians.
Guitar was originally slated to debut with Tipitina in the spring of 2020, but the coronavirus pandemic has undermined those plans. Eighteen months later, the hosts of Tipitina finally “The Nite Tripper guitar comes home” a celebration of the instrument and its namesake. The star performer of the show is the guitarist of Meters Leo Nocentelli. He will be joined by special guest guitarists Dave Malone, of the Radiators, longtime Wild Magnolias guitarist June Yamagishi and former guitarist Dr. John and Allen Toussaint Pocket Fox. Show time is 9 p.m. Thursday; tickets are $ 30 up front, $ 32 on the day of the show.
Elsewhere Thursday, Bulk cattle, the ‘Americana Cowpunk’ ensemble led by Tony Award-winning actor and part-time New Orleans resident Michel Cerveris and singer Kimberly kaye, heads to the open-air Broadside for a performance with the singer-songwriter-keyboardist Lilli lewis.
James singleton, one of New Orleans’ most adventurous jazz bassists and more, presents a quartet at Snug Harbor for limited capacity shows at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Tickets cost $ 35.
And American group Dave Jordan and the NIA is at dba
FRIDAY October 1
Jack sled plays a show at 7 p.m. at the dba with a $ 10 blanket. It is followed by a dual program of leading singer-songwriters Kristin Devil and André Duhon at 10 p.m., with $ 25 coverage.
Across Frenchmen Street, at the recently reopened open-air dba at the Palace Market, listen to the Creole green beans play classic New Orleans rhythm and blues, swamp pop and more from 8 p.m.
Contemporary Cajun Group The The lost hikers of the bayou teamed up with contemporary Indian group Mardi Gras, the 79r Gang at Tipitina.
Drummer Herlin Riley’s the quartet is at Snug Harbor for two sets.
Bass player Sam Price and the True Believers play shows at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. at the Maple Leaf Bar.
The Broadside is hosting an evening of Brazilian music with Amigos Do Samba for a free show.
Compressor kicks off the Rock ‘N’ Bowl with a classic rock playlist.
SATURDAY October 2
British rock’n’roll group the struts brings his Strange Days Are Over tour – named after the 2020 album “Strange Days” – to the House of Blues. Tickets start at $ 32.
Beau Soleil with Michael Doucet, one of the groups that brought Cajun music to the world, visits the Broadside for a show at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $ 25.
Tipitina’s Hosts Another Cool Local Double Bill With Bilingual Percussive Pop Band Soft brut and Indian funk band Mardi Gras Cha Wa.
People’s Museum, the self-proclaimed electro pop-art group from Treme, team up with DJ Heelturn in Gasa Gasa. Tickets cost $ 15.
See the singer Betty shirley with the Trio Will Thompson at Snug Harbor.
Skinny Snorkel plays a free 6 p.m. show at the dba, followed by the Grammy winner New Orleans Nightcrawlers fanfare at 10 p.m. with a $ 20 blanket.
Across Frenchmen Street at dba at the Palais Market, see Nathan and the Zydeco Cha Chas at 7 p.m. outside.
Deltaphonic is at the Maple Leaf at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Cover strip Karma rocks at the Rock ‘N’ Bowl.
SUNDAY October 3
In a show presented by avant-garde guitarist Scatterjazz Will bernard crosses town for a morning at 5 p.m. at the Broadside. He will be supported by the drummer Simon lott and keyboardist Will thompson. Tickets cost $ 15.
The Palmetto insect stompers are at dba for a free show at 5 p.m., followed by the Treme Brass Band at 9 p.m. with a $ 10 blanket.
Snug Harbor has the Extended trio with Oscar Rossignoli, Brad Webb and Matt Booth.
The Trio Papa Mali is outside across the street in dba at the palace market.
MONDAY October 4
that of Johnny Sansone Blue Monday Blues Party returns to Broadside, with Sansone joined by another harmonica ace Jason ricci. Show time is at 7 p.m. tickets cost $ 20.
The bassist of the counters George Porter Jr. and his trio are augmented by the guitarist Chris Adkins at the Maple Leaf at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Tickets are $ 15 in advance, $ 20 at the door.
WEDNESDAY October 6
Chickie Wah Wah, the intimate concert hall on Canal Street, has not hosted an in-person audience since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. With the death of owner Dale Triguero in early July from complications from heart surgery, the future of the place was even more uncertain. But Chickie Wah Wah is now set to reopen on Wednesday October 6, under the auspices of the singer. Meschiya Lake, who had a regular gig at Chickie Wah Wah for years, and Jacques Ferland, the “Piano on a Truck” innovator who was also a regular at Chickie Wah Wah. Reopening party will feature Lake singing with longtime collaborator Tom mcdermott at the piano from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Cellist Helene Gillet celebrates his birthday at the Broadside with a show on the theme “Le Gateau dans le Lac”. Wazozo orchestra – Gillet on cello more Luc Brechtelsbauer on the harp, Alex mcmurray on guitar and banjo, Gregory Rex in the woods, and Doug Garrison percussion. Special guests like Washboard Chaz, Bruce “Sunpie” Barnes and Mollie Pate, who plays the French horn in the Louisiana Philharmonic, should be seated there. Show time is 7 p.m. tickets cost $ 15.