POSTED Fri. Oct 30, 2015


Get Your Weekend On New Orleans: Oct 30-Nov 1
Written by CATE ROOT

This weekend in New Orleans
Celebrate Halloween by worshipping the music in City Park or catching a parade in the French Quarter. Outside Voodoo Fest and in the clubs, look for performances by Juvenile, ODESZA, Talib Kweli, Quintron and more.

This weekend
Voodoo Fest rocks in City Park all weekend, with sets by Florence + The Machine, Modest Mouse and Girl Talk (Friday), Ozzy Osborne, Jane’s Addiction and Santigold (Saturday), Zac Brown Band, Deadmau5, Chance the Rapper and Third Eye Blind (Sunday).

Broadway in New Orleans presents Cinderella at the Saenger.

Project Lazarus’ glitzy annual benefit, Halloween New Orleans, includes a big party Saturday.

The sixth annual Baller’s Ball at Maison features Juvenile, Mannie Fresh, Cheeky Blakk and more.

Alfred Doucette’s 75th Birthday Bash takes over the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts.

ODESZA headlines the Joy.

At the Howlin’ Wolf, Funk Sabbath pays tribute to Black Sabbath.

Rebirth Brass Band holds it down at d.b.a.

Jim Monaghan’s 20th annual Halloween Parade departs from Molly’s at the Market around 6 p.m., and will stop for a costume contest inside the Erin Rose before returning to Molly’s.

Monsters of Funk, Break Science & Talib Kweli put on a show at the Joy.

Rasputina performs at the Endless Night Vampire Ball at the House of Blues..

Get raucous at One Eyed Jacks, with Quintron and Missy Pussycat, Peaches and more.

Preservation Hall hosts the Pinettes Brass Band, King James and the Special Men and DJ RQ Away.

Morning 40 Federation and the Herringbone Orchestra play Siberia.

Galactic rules the room at Tipitina’s.

Quintron’s Weather Warlock will perform as part of a Day of the Dead concert with Babes and more.

At d.b.a., catch CC Adcock and the Lafayette Marquis plus Kristin Diable

Lagniappe/Outside New Orleans
The free Louisiana Book Festival in Baton Rouge is on Saturday.

Camp, taste and dance at the annual Blackpot Festival in Lafayette.

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