Live Music Calendar – January 24-30

I will never again describe any week in New Orleans as a “slow week” for live music after eating those words all weekend long. Soul Rebels at on Thursday, a wildly enjoyable Radiators show on Friday at Tipitina’s, and a head exploder epic Anders Osborne power display at Howlin’ Wolf (which was free to boot) reinforced my appreciation once again to be able to exist in such a place. This week on paper looks even better than the last, and I couldn’t be much more excited than to see my first Yo La Tengo concert on Saturday. There are even two great shows to choose from on Monday (a rarity). Some great variety here, with classic punk (), rap (Cool Kids), flavor-of-the-month blogosphere indie darlings ( and ), and a jam supergroup (Garage A Trois), almost everything is covered. Here are my concert picks for the week:

Get out there.

Monday, January 24th – NOFX, Old Man Markley, , and Bouncing Souls – 7 p.m. – House of Blues – ($23.50)

Also, The Cool Kids at The Howlin Wolf  – 10 p.m. ($15)

Wednesday, January 26th – Best Coast, Wavves, and No Joy – House of Blues

Thursday, January 27th – Soul Rebels Brass Band – 11 p.m. – Le Bon Temps Roule – ($5)

Friday, January 28th – Paper Diamond & Eliot Lipp – 9:30 p.m. – Tipitina’s ($15)

Saturday, January 29th – Garage A Trois (, Skerik, Marco Benevento, and Mike Dillon – 11 p.m. –  ($15)

Also, Yo La Tengo – 10 p.m. – Tipitina’s ($15)

Pussyfooters Present Blush Ball 2011 featuring Big Sam’s Funky Nation and DJ Brice Nice – The Howlin Wolf – 9 p.m. ($30)

Sunday, January 30 – Bruce Daigrepont’s Cajun Fais Do Do – Tipitina’s – 5:30 p.m. ($7)
Also, Live in the Den – 10 p.m. ($8)

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Wesley grew up in coastal Georgia and is a former resident of The Music City and The Big Easy where he helped get LMB NOLA off-the-ground after launching in January 2011. Over the past few years, he has also contributed steadily to JamBase and Relix Magazine. Recently, Hodges moved on to L.A. where Abita Beer is hard to find, costs about $6 if located and impromptu parading in the streets will most likely get you arrested on the spot.

 
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