Jazz Fest 2012 Late Night Schedule and Ticket Links
Check back periodically, this post will be updated as more shows are announced. Go crazy.
THURSDAY, APRIL 26TH
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation Gala w/ Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue + Big Sam’s Funky Nation @ Hilton Riverside Hotel – 7 p.m. || Tickets are $500 (or $5,000 for a table of 10) and include: Gala Dinner, Patron Premiums, Gala Pass to Jazz Fest (good for all seven days of the festival).
Bonerama w/ Dave Malone @ House of Blues Parish Room – 9 p.m. ($25 – TICKETS)
Good Enough For Good Times @ d.b.a. – 10 p.m.
Dirty Dozen Brass Band @ Tipitina’s Uptown – 10 p.m. – ($17 – TICKETS)
Threadhead Thursday @ the New Orleans Botanical Garden w/ The Honeypots, Glen David Andrews, Paul Sanchez and the Rolling Road Show, and Creole String Beans – 6 p.m.
Slow Danger, Panorama Brass Band, Slavic Soul Party @ Allways Lounge – 10 p.m.
Nathan and the Zydeco Cha Cha’s with special guests Lil’ Nathan plus Chubbie Carrier @ Rock-n’-Bowl
Sleepy Sun + White Hills, Pitchfork and Dirty Ghosts @ Siberia
Stanton Moore Trio w/ Anders Osborne – Boxes, Pills and Pain
FRIDAY, APRIL 27TH (JAZZ FEST DAY 1)
Topaz, Brian Jordan, Eric McFadden, Wil Blades, & Jay Lane @ Blue Nile – 11:59 p.m. ($15 – TICKETS)
Tab Benoit @ Mid-City Lanes
Honey Island Swamp Band @ d.b.a. — 10 p.m.
Simple Play Presents: GIVERS + TBA @ One Eyed Jacks – 8 pm ($18)
Greyboy All-Stars @ One Eyed Jacks – Doors @ 1 a.m. ($25)
Robert Randolph and the Family Band @ House of Blues – 10 p.m. ($32 – TICKETS)
Lil’ Band O’ Gold @ House of Blues Parish Room – 10 p.m. ($25 – TICKETS)
JJ Grey & MOFRO + The Revivalists @ Tipitina’s Uptown – 10:30 p.m. ($21 – TICKETS)
Galactic @ Tipitina’s Uptown – 2:00 a.m. – ($35 – TICKETS)
Grateful Feat featuring Paul Barrere & Fred Tackett of Little Feat, Anders Osborne, Billy Iuso and Bill Kreutzmann (The Grateful Dead) + Marco Benevento + ALO @ The Republic – 10 p.m. ($35 – TICKETS)
Native America with Blacksmoke @ Allways Lounge – 10 p.m.
The Soul Rebels Jazz Fest Party w/ Sister Sparrow & Dirty Birds @ Blue Nile – 11 p.m.
Higher Heights @ Cafe Negril – 10:30 p.m.
The Help featuring Barbara Menendez Plus Fred LeBlanc – 10 p.m.
Paul Sanchez and the Rolling Road Show @ Chickie Wah Wah
Egg Yolk Jubilee @ Circle Bar
Johnny V., Mike Dillon and Charlie Hunter @ Maple Leaf Bar – 11 p.m.
Vinyl @ Maple Leaf Bar – 3 a.m.
Stooges Brass Band, Slavic Soul Party! + Debo Band @ Blue Nile – 10 p.m. ($15 – TICKETS)
Eric Lindell, Tab Benoit and The Royal Southern Brotherhood @ Rock-n’-Bowl – Doors @ 8 p.m.
The Mickey Hart Band @ Tipitina’s French Quarter (TBA)
STS9 @ Mardi Gras World River City Ballroom (INFO)
George Porter Jr. and the Runnin’ Pardners @ The Temple – 1:30 a.m. ($20 – TICKETS)
Carolina Chocolate Drops – Your Baby Ain’t Sweet Like Mine
SATURDAY, APRIL 28TH (JAZZ FEST DAY 2)
Lee Fields & The Expressions @ One Eyed Jacks – 8 p.m. ($28 – TICKETS)
Po Boyz @ Checkpoint Charlie’s
Leftover Salmon + 7 Walkers + Anders Osborne @ The Howlin’ Wolf – 10 p.m. ($35 – TICKETS)
Gary Clark Jr plus Henry & the Invisbles @ House of Blues Parish Room – 10 p.m.
Beats Antique plus Laura Low (Late Night Event) @ House of Blues – 11:59 p.m. ($20 – TICKETS)
Freaksheaux to Go One Year Anniversary Show @ Allways Lounge – 10 p.m.
Vinyl plus Eddie Roberts, Ron Johnson,Marco Benevento, Terrence Higgins, Corey Glover, and more special guests @ Blue Nile – 9 p.m. ($20)
Rotary Downs @ Le Bon Temps Roule
Wil Blades, Freekbass, Scott Amendola and Johnny Vidacovich @ Maple Leaf Bar – 11 p.m.
Katdelic P’Funk Allstars: Ronkat Spearman, Lady Chi, Alex Baky, Ryan Scott. Kirk Peterson, David Boyce, Michael Cavaseno, Adam Deitch, Ivan Neville, Dj K-OS @ Blue Nile – 2 a.m. ($15)
Dash Rip Rock @ Carrollton Station
Jon Cleary’s Philthy Phew @ Chickie Wah Wah
John Boutte @ d.b.a. – 8 p.m.
Uniquity 3rd Anniversary Show w/ Nesby Phips + Jon Mercure & TNC Boys @ Dragon’s Den
Honey Island Swamp Band plus Monophonics @ Hi Ho Lounge – 10 p.m.
The Prophylactics @ One Eyed Jacks – 1 a.m. ($25)
Rebirth Brass Band + DJ Jubilee @ Republic New Orleans – 2 am ($20 adv/$25 door)
NOLAFUNK Presents: Los Lobos + The Iguanas @ Republic New Orleans – 10 pm (Adv. $39/Door $45)
Kermit Ruffins and Bonerama @ Rock-n’-Bowl
Dirty Streets @ Siberia
John Boutte @ d.b.a. – 8 p.m.
Happy Talk Band @ d.b.a. – 11 p.m.
Morning 40 Federation with Andre Williams,R. Scully & The Rough 7, The Ever Expanding Elastic Waistband (members of Morphine) @ d.b.a. – 2 a.m.
**The Greyboy All-Stars Play Michael Jackson @ Tipitina’s Uptown – 2 a.m. ($30 – TICKETS)
Dr. John and the Lower 911 @ Tipitina’s Uptown – 10 p.m. ($36 – TICKETS)
Lee Fields and the Expressions – Love Comes and Goes
SUNDAY, APRIL 29TH (JAZZ FEST DAY 3)
Worship My Organ w/ Marco Benevento, Skerik, Robert Walter & Adam Deitch @ Blue Nile – 9:30 p.m. ($15 – TICKETS)
Royal Southern Brotherhood + guests w/ Mia Borders @ 12 Bar – 11 p.m. ($22 – TICKETS)
Sonny Landreth @ Mid-City Lanes
Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue @ House of Blues – 10 p.m. ($35 – TICKETS)
Karl Denson, Stanton Moore and Wil Blades @ Blue Nile – 2 a.m. ($15)
Brand New Slang featuring Sergio Rios, Reed Mathis, Simon Lott @ Blue Nile (upstairs) – 9:30 a.m.
Eric Lindell @ Carrollton Station
The Eddie Roberts Trio @ 12 Bar – 10 p.m. ($15)
An Evening With Jon Cleary @ d.b.a.
Funk N Chant w/ Papa Grows Funk + Big Chief Monk Boudreaux @ d.b.a. – 11 p.m.
Johnny Vidacovich, Eddie Roberts and Robert Walter @ Maple Leaf Bar – 3 a.m.
Tab Benoit and Sonny Landreth @ Rock-n’-Bowl – Doors 8 p.m.
The Restless Jazzfest Party At the Sandpiper featuring Billy Iuso and the Restless Natives @ Sandpiper Lounge – 9 p.m.
Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears and The Preservation – 9 p.m. ($25 – TICKETS)
Funky Butt Revisited w/ Big Sam Williams, Calvin Turner, Nikki Glaspie,Will Bernard, Topaz, plus more @ Cafe Istanbul – 10 p.m. ($20 – TICKETS)
Sonny Landreth – Uberesso
MONDAY, APRIL 30TH
FREQUINOX @ Blue Nile – 9:45 p.m. ($25 – TICKETS)
Tipitina’s Instruments A Comin’ featuring Galactic, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, BIGI (featuring Ivan Neville, George Porter Jr. ,Ian Neville, Russell Batiste), Honey Island Swamp Band, Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes, Shamarr Allen and the Underdawgs, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Anders Osborne, The Brass-A-Holics, Johnny Vidacovich, Al “Carnival Time” Johnson, Mia Borders, Walter Wolfman Washington, Donald Harrison & the T.I.P. Interns @ Tipitina’s Uptown ($40 General/$200 VIP – TICKETS)
Papa Grows Funk @ Maple Leaf – 11 p.m.
Dirty Play @ Famous Door
Higher Heights @ Circle Bar
Jon Cleary @ Chickie Wah Wah
WWOZ Piano Night – A Benefit for WWOZ @ House of Blues – (General Admission – $42.00) / (VIP Piano Heaven : $152.00) / (VIP Club 88 and Patron Party (must be 21 or older) : $252.00)
FREQUINOX – Kickin’ Up Dust
TUESDAY, MAY 1ST
The Fray @ Tipitina’s Uptown – 9 p.m. ($36.50 – TICKETS)
Dragon Smoke @ One Eyed Jacks – 9 p.m. ($25 – TICKETS)
Billy Franklin’s Smoke N Bones Trio @ Dragon’s Den
Dr. Lonnie Smith, Will Bernard, Donald Harrison, Herlin Riley, Will Blades @ Blue Nile – 8:30 p.m. ($20 – TICKETS)
Anders Osborne, John Fohl + Johnny Sansone @ Chickie Wah Wah – 8:30 p.m.
Skerik’s Sauce Fest @ Hi Ho Lounge – 9 p.m.
The WHIP! Stanton Moore, Eric McFadden, Robert Walter, Rob Mercurio, Corey Henry + Brian J(Pimps of Joytime) @ Blue Nile – Doors – 11:55 p.m. ($20 – TICKETS)
The Annual Threadhead Patry @ Old Ironworks featuring Lionel Ferbos & The Palm Court Jazz Band, Alex McMurray + George Porter Jr. with Anders Osborne, Billy Iuso, Eric Bolivar, Flow Tribe, Irma Thomas – 12 p.m. ($75)
Gregory Agid @ Maison – 6 p.m.
Magnitude @ Maison – 9 p.m.
Toubab Krewe + Freekbass @ Maison – 10 p.m. ($10)
Brian Stoltz + T.B.A. @ d.b.a.
Josh Garrett @ Old Point Bar
Blaze @ NV Bar and Lounge
The New Orleans Suspects with Camile Baudoin and the Living Rumours, Dave Malone and very special guests @ The Howlin’ Wolf – 9 p.m. ($15 – TICKETS)
Dragon Smoke – Grandma’s Hands
WEDNESDAY, MAY 2ND
YLC Wednesday at the Square featuring Marcia Ball @ Lafayette Square (FREE)
The Iguanas @ D.B.A.
Dar Stellabotta @ Neutral Ground Coffeehouse
Megalomaniac’s Ball featuring Garage A Trois + TBA @ The Howlin’ Wolf – 9 p.m. ($25 – TICKETS)
Seun Kuti and Egypt 80 @ House of Blues – 9 p.m. ($28 – TICKETS)
Lettuce and the Nigel Hall Band @ Tipitina’s Uptown – 9 p.m. ($20)
The 3rd Annual Daze Between the Festival – Daze of the Dead: A musical tribute to the music written by and covered by the Grateful Dead @ THE RUSTY NAIL featuring Papa Mali and Friends, Honey Island Swamp Band, The David Jordan Band, The Iko Allstars and many more! 3 pm – ($20)
Ivan Neville’s Piano Sessions Vol. 2 @ Blue Nile – 8 p.m. ($15 – TICKETS)
Gravity A @ Blue Nile – 11 p.m. ($10 – TICKETS)
Marcia Ball – That’s How It Goes
THURSDAY, MAY 3RD (JAZZ FEST DAY 4)
The Cedric Burnside Project @ D.B.A.
Allen Stone with Luke Winslow King @ One Eyed Jacks – 9 p.m. ($23)
Honey Island Swamp Band @ Blue Nile – 1:30am ($10 – TICKETS)
Grace Potter & The Nocturnals @ House of Blues – 9 p.m. – ($32.50 – TICKETS)
Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe with Anders Osborne play The Rolling Stones’ Sticky Fingers @ House of Blues ($32)
Soul Salvation feat. Ruthie Foster and Paul Thorn @ House of Blues Parish Room – 10 p.m. ($23 – TICKETS)
The Trio: Marco Benevento, George Porter, Skerik and Johnny Vidacovich @ Maple Leaf Bar – 11 p.m.
Grayson Capps and the Lost Cause Minstrels @ Chickie Wah Wah – 10 p.m.
Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue @ Circle Bar – 10 p.m.
Cedric Burnside Project (6 p.m.) || Jon Cleary (8 p.m.) || Lil Band O Gold (10 p.m.) @ d.b.a.
The Soul Rebels @ Le Bon Temps Roule
Nolafunk (CEG) Presents: EOTO + special guests Kraddy + Wyllys & The NY Hustler Ensemble – 10 p.m. ($22)
Rosie Ledet, Geno Delafose & Terrance Simien @ Rock-n’-Bowl
Ike Stubblefield @ Snug Harbor
Southern Troubadours @ The Temple – 9 p.m. ($25 – TICKETS)
John “Papa” Gros @ Carrollton Station
Soulive – Eleanor Rigby / I Want You (She’s So Heavy)
FRIDAY, MAY 4TH (JAZZ FEST DAY 5)
LMB NOLA Presents Garage A Trois @ One Eyed Jacks – 8 p.m. ($20 – TICKETS)
Adrian and the Sickness Supagroup @ 12 Bar on Fulton Street
All Star Tribute to James Brown @ Maple Leaf Bar – 11 p.m.
Brothers Donovan @ Neutral Ground Coffeehouse
Superfly During Jazzfest Presents Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue + Ozomatli @ Mahalia Jackson Theater – 8:30 p.m. ($45 – TICKETS)
Tab Benoit and Special Guests @ Tipitina’s French Quarter – 10 p.m. ($25 – TICKETS)
Soulive @ The Temple – 11 p.m. ($20 – TICKETS)
BLACKSTAR (Mos Def & Talib Kweli) w/ Galactic & The Hot 8 Brass Band @ The Sugar Mill ($39.50)
10th Annual Bayou Rendezvous featuring The Pimps of Joytime, Papa Grows Funk with special guest TBA, The New Orleans All-Stars, The Malone Brothers, Monophonics, Eric McFadden, Yo Mamma’s Big Fat Booty Band, and more @ The Howlin’ Wolf – 9 p.m. ($30.00 – TICKETS)
A Late Night Jam Eric Krasno, George Porter Jr., and Adam Deitch with special guest Nigel Hall @ House of Blues Parish Room – 2 a.m. – ($30 – TICKETS)
Grace Potter and the Nocturnals @ House of Blues – 9 p.m. ($32.50 – TICKETS)
EarPhunk @ Maison – 10 p.m.
Lil Baby Jesus Peasant Party featuring: Erick Coomes, Ryan Zoidis, Adam Smirnoff + Adam Deitch @ Maison – 11 p.m.
Space Disco featuring Wyllis + Joel Cummins @ Maison – 2 a.m.
7 Walkers feat. Bill Kreutzmann | Royal Southern Brotherhood (Cyril Neville, Yonrico Scott, Devon Allman, Mike Zito) @ The Republic – 10:00 p.m. ($30 – TICKETS)
Boombox @ The Republic – 2:00 a.m. ($20 – TICKETS)
The Soul Rebels and Honey Island Swamp Band @ Tipitina’s Uptown – 8 p.m. ($25 – TICKETS)
Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe @ Tipitina’s Uptown – 2:00 a.m. ($30 – TICKETS)
Ike Stubblefield @ Blue Nile
The Iguanas @ Carrollton Station
Dash Rip Rock @ Circle Bar
The Lost Bayou Ramblers + Feufollet @ d.b.a.
The Music of James Booker – Johnny Vidacovich, Marco Benevento + James Singleton @ Maple Leaf Bar – 3 a.m.
Sonny Landreth, Eric Lindell + Amanda Shaw @ Rock-n’-Bowl
Cyril Neville’s Nevillution @ Blue Nile – 11 p.m. ($15 – TICKETS)
Brother Joscephus & the Love Revival Revolution @ Blue Nile – 11 p.m. ($15 – TICKETS)
MASHUP: feat. Ike Stubblefield, Terence Higgins, Grant Green Jr. plus special guests with Pedrito Martinez Group MASHUP: feat. Ike Stubblefield, Terence Higgins, Grant Green Jr. plus special guests with Pedrito Martinez Group @ Blue Nile – 11 p.m. ($20 – TICKETS)
Big Sam’s Funky Nation @ Blue Nile – 1:30 a.m. ($20 – TICKETS)
Glen David Andrews @ Three Muses
Brass Bed @ Siberia
Mike Dillon and Yojimbo @ Blue Nile (Balcony Room) – 1:30 a.m. ($15 – TICKETS)
Helen Gillet’s Wazozo Zorchestra @ Allways Lounge & Marigny Theatre
Garage A Trois – Shooting Breaks
SATURDAY, MAY 5TH (JAZZ FEST DAY 6)
The Original Meters + Rebirth Brass Band + Papa Grows Funk @ The Howlin’ Wolf ($70 – TICKETS | ON-SALE 2/4/12 @ 10 a.m. CST)
Preservation Hall Crescent City Revue featuring Preservation Hall Jazz Band & Friends @ The Joy Theater ($35 – TICKETS)
Sonny Landreth @ Mid-City Lanes
Hurray for the Riff Raff @ Allways Lounge & Marigny Theatre
Nick Lowe and his band + The Autumn Defense @ House of Blues – 9 p.m. ($30 – TICKETS)
PRIMUS, The Budos Band, The Dead Kenny G’s and Tony Clifton @ The Sugar Mill – 10 p.m.
Bonerama, Snarky Puppy + Brownout @ Maison
Dr. Klaw @ Blue Nile – 11 p.m. ($20 – TICKETS)
Galactic @ Tipitina’s Uptown – 2 a.m. ($35 – TICKETS)
The New Mastersounds @ House of Blues – 2 a.m. ($27.50 – TICKETS)
A Late Night Jam with Eric Krasno, Marco Benevento, George Porter Jr., and Johnny Vidacovich @ House of Blues Parish Room – 2 a.m. ($30 – TICKETS)
Billy Franklin’s NOLA Live @ Dragon’s Den
Ani Difranco @ Tipitina’s Uptown – 9:00 p.m. ($27 – TICKETS)
The Jennifer Hartswick Band @ Maple Leaf Bar – 3 a.m.
Jon Cleary and the Original Absolute Gentlemen @ Maple Leaf Bar
Tab Benoit’s Swampland Jam (10 p.m.) followed by Anders Osborne + Karl Denson and Luther Dickinson (11:45 p.m.) @ The Republic New Orleans – 10:00 p.m. ($32 adv/$35 door – TICKETS)
Hairy Apes BMX and Special Guests featuring Mike Dillon plus a Very Special Band @ Republic New Orleans – 2 a.m. ($20 Advance / $25 Door)
Theressa Anderson @ Tipitina’s French Quarter – 10 p.m. ($20 – TICKETS)
The Original Meters @ Voodoo 2011 – Fire on the Bayou
SUNDAY, MAY 6TH (JAZZ FEST DAY 7)
Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk plus Special Neville Family Guests + DJ Soul Sister @ Tipitina’s Uptown – 9 p.m. ($30 – TICKETS)
Rotary Downs @ Circle Bar
The Stanton Moore Trio and Frequinox @ d.b.a.
North Mississippi All-Stars + Friends @ Maple Leaf Bar – 3 a.m.
Eric Lindell @ One Eyed Jacks
John “Papa” Gros @ The Carousel Bar at the Monteleone Hotel
Funky Butt Revisited w/ Big Sam Williams, Terence Higgins, Nigel Hall, Doug Wimbish, Roosevelt Collier & more @ Blue Nile – 11 p.m. ($20 – TICKETS)
Dark Dark Dark @ Allways Lounge & Marigny Theatre
Tab Benoit, Sonny Landreth, The Royal Southern Brotherhood @ Rock-n’-Bowl
The Neville Brothers – Fire On The Bayou (Live at Jazz Fest 2008)
About the author
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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