Concerts in New Orleans

Departure – A Tribute to Journey at House of Blues New Orleans on Saturday, January 3, at 9 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

Departure - Tribute to Journey

House of Blues New Orleans

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Five-piece band replicates the look, sound, and feel of a true Journey concert in a showcase of greatest hits

$16 $8

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Phillip Phillips at Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts on September 28 at 7:30 p.m. (Up to 44% Off)

Phillip Phillips

Mahalia Jackson Theater of the Performing Arts

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The 11th-season winner of American Idol brings his raspy voice to rock-country hits such as “Home”

$62 $35

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1964: The Tribute at Saenger Theatre New Orleans on Saturday, September 27, at 8 p.m. (Up to 36% Off)

1964: The Tribute

Saenger Theatre New Orleans

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Beatles tribute act lauded by Rolling Stone adopts the Fab Four’s swagger when playing early hits such as “She Loves You”

$56.35 $36

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Darius Rucker at Champions Square on Friday, September 19, at 8 p.m. (Up to 28% Off)

Darius Rucker

Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square

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Grammy-winning country crooner behind the #1 hit "Wagon Wheel" delivers twang-seasoned sing-alongs; Chase Rice and Sam Hunt open

$48.65 $35

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Chris Mitchell Live from New Orleans at Sheraton New Orleans Hotel on Saturday, September 27 (Up to 75% Off)

Chris Mitchell Live from New Orleans

Sheraton New Orleans Hotel

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Accomplished saxophonist, who is a Grammy Recording Academy member, spreads smooth tunes

$60 $25

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Demi Lovato with MKTO at UNO Lakefront Arena on September 17 at 7 p.m. (Up to 48% Off)

Demi Lovato

UNO Lakefront Arena

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Actress and singer blends pop, R&B, and emotive lyrics on hits including "Skyscraper" and "Give Your Heart a Break"

$38.15 $20

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Gipsy Kings at Saenger Theatre on Saturday, August 16, at 8 p.m. (Up to 40% Off)

Gipsy Kings 25th Anniversary Tour

Saenger Theatre

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Family of musicians celebrates 25th anniversary of playing flamenco-inspired pop, including cuts from the Grammy-winning "Savor Flamenco"

$54.55 $33

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A smash off-Broadway hit, The Piano Teacher tells the haunting tale of the sweetly maternal Mrs. K, a piano teacher whose past may be much darker than her cookie-chomping demeanor reveals. Penned by Susan Smith Blackburn Prize recipient Julia Cho, directed by Mark Routhier, and performed by a collection of top local and national talent, The Piano Teacher presents audiences with a riveting amalgam of suspense and storytelling prowess.

333 Canal St
New Orleans,
LA
US

Recently featured in the Times-Picayune for its riveting staging of Blackbird, Elm Theatre brings socially conscious theater to New Orleans's drama devotees. North Baton Rouge native and recent Windy City dweller Garrett Prejean returns to his home state to teach introductory acting to aspiring stage stars and uncanny De Niro impressionists sick of doing scenes with their reflection in a mirror. Prejean is a graduate of The Second City’s acting program, and he later taught at the famed comedy-star breeding ground. At Elm Theatre, he leads a series of workshops that includes the Acting 1 course. Groupon holders will be treated to an exclusive, three-week abridgement ($31.25-per-week value) of this course, with no required long-term commitment or blood-signed contract. The three-week session will touch on monologues, auditions, acting exercises, and the fundamental techniques actors use to create and finely tune their characters.

220 Julia St
New Orleans,
LA
US

In 1977, Professor Longhair didn't have long to live. As a human bridge connecting early 20th century blues, traditional Big Easy jazz, and Cuban funk, the now legendary musician changed the soundtrack to the city, paving the way for acts such as Dr. John and Allen Toussaint. Perhaps most notably, he penned the ubiquitous carnival anthem "Mardi Gras in New Orleans." But when it looked like his time was up, the NOLA community wasn't going to let him fade away. A group of fans, dubbed "The Fabulous Fo'teen," sought out a spot for the "Fess" to play at until his dying day. And that's exactly what he did at Tipitina's. They even named the place after one of his songs.

Proof that a former gambling parlor and cathouse can change its ways, Tipitina's century-old building has earned a reputation as one of New Orleans's finest music venues. Within its hallowed walls, many famous Crescent City acts have launched to stardom, from funk collectives such as The Neville Brothers and The Meters to rockers like Better than Ezra and the Radiators. All of these names grace the outdoor Walk of Fame, and the club also attracts national artists such as Wilco and Nine Inch Nails. However, the venue's immersion in the musical community goes beyond just shows—it also hosts music lessons for kids, weekly Cajun dance parties, and a retirement home for senior citizen horns. But as much as Tipitina's has expanded over time, it pays respect to the Longhair of its namesake every year with the appropriately punned "Fess Jazztival."

501 Napoleon Ave
New Orleans,
LA
US