This Week In Live Music: October 10-16 – Buckethead, Flecktones, Toro Y Moi and More

Lots to dig into this week, starting with and the one-and-only Janelle Monae both playing in town tomorrow night. With the Flecktones, Trombone Shorty (and Guitar Shorty), Cake, Railroad Earth, Crescent City Blues and BBQ Fest and Buckethead also going down, its a busy week of live music. Get out there.

Monday, October 10
Toro Y Moi, Bass Drum of Death and Unknown Mortal Orchestra @ One Eyed Jacks – Doors @ 9 pm ($12)
Janelle Monae + fun. @ Tulane University – 8 p.m. ($15)

Toro Y Moi – New Beat

Tuesday, October 11
Bela Fleck and the Flecktones Original Lineup @ House of Blues – 8 pm ($35)
Das Racist @ The Howlin’ Wolf

Bela Fleck and the Flecktones – Big Country

Wednesday, October 12
+ Stooges Brass Band @ Lafayette Square – 5 pm (FREE)

Thursday, October 13
Matthew Dear @ The Hookah
Soul Rebels Brass Band @ Le Bon Temps Roule – 11 pm ($5)

Friday, October 14
Good Enough for Good Times @ dba
Buckethead @ House of Blues – 9 pm ($22)
David Vandervelde @ Chickie Wah Wah
The Hood Internet @ Maison
Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes + Honey Island Swamp Band @ Tipitina’s

Honey Island Swamp Band – Wishing Well

Saturday, October 15
Railroad Earth and The Constellations @ House of Blues
Yo Mamma’s Big Fat Booty Band @ Maple Leaf
Cake @ Mahalia Jackson Theater
Star Slinger + Mux Mool @ One Eyed Jacks
GRAVY & DERRICK FREEMAN & SMOKER’S WORLD @ Tipitina’s ($11)

Cake – The Distance (Live)

Sunday, October 16
Crescent City Blues and BBQ Fest (Bettye LaVette, Marcia Ball, Eric Lindell, Malcolm Kirby Jr. and More)

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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.