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One Direction


Thursday, September 25th
Mercedes-Benz Superdome
They are easily the most popular boy-band on the planet and their long-awaited arrival to New Orleans for a concert is finally official.  General on sale is December 7th at 12pm.
 

David Gray


Friday, September 26th
Saenger Theater
Twenty-one years since his first studio album, and the success of "White Ladder" (seven million copies sold), Gray is back on tour supporting his 10th album "Mutineers." Tickets go on sale 8/1 at 10am.
 

1964...The Tribute


Saturday, September 27th
Saenger Theater
Dubbed “Best Beatles Tribute on Earth” by Rolling Stone Magazine, 1964...The Tribute has perfected the illusion of The Fab Four in concert. Like actors, these master musicians cast a spell as they step into the characters of the originals before your very eyes. Critics and fans internationally have hailed “1964”…The Tribute as the most authentic Beatles tribute in the world.
 

Phillip Philips


Sunday, September 28th
Mahalia Jackson Theater
After winning American Idol, Phillip Philips had one of the biggest songs of the year on Magic 101.9 with "Home."  He was last in New Orleans on tour with John Mayer, but makes his headline tour debut at the Mahalia Jackson with all tickets on sale for $49.50.
 

Gretna Fest


October 3rd - 5th
Downtown Gretna
Gretna Fest celebrates 20 years this year with headline performers like CeeLo Green, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Gregg Allman, Marc Broussard and many more. Plus Gretna Fest favorites like the Italian Village, German Beer Garden, rides, crafts and great food. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at gate, $47.50 for 3 day tickets.
 

Chicago


October 7th - 12th
Saenger Theater
A true New York City institution, CHICAGO has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping-song after another; and the most astonishing dancing you’ve ever seen.
 

Katy Perry


Wednesday, October 8th
New Orleans Arena
Katy Perry's Prismatic World Tour will make it's 2nd to last stop right here in New Orleans.  Tickets range from $27-$100 through Ticketmaster.
 

Pink Dat Party


Thursday, October 9th, 6-8pm
Martin Wine Cellar in Metairie
The cause is serious. The party is serious fun! Join Magic 101.9 for the annual Pink Dat Party to celebrate life and raise funds and awareness for charity. There'll be wine & appetizer sampling, prizes, raffles and proceeds from select wine purchases by the glass or bottle benefit the EJGH Foundation.
 

Paul McCartney


Saturday, October 11th
(rescheduled from Thursday, June 19th
)
Smoothie King Center
The legendary Paul McCartney is getting back "Out There" on tour. The 'Out There' tour features music from the most beloved catalog in popular music, as Paul performs songs spanning his entire career--as a solo artist, member of Wings and of course as a Beatle. The set also includes material from Paul’s most recent album, "New."
 

Long Island Medium Live


Friday, October 17th & Saturday, October 18th
Saenger Theater
Theresa Caputo, psychic medium and star of the hit TLC show, Long Island Medium, will give interactive readings to audience members throughout the show and will also share personal stories about her life and her unique gifts. Second night added on 10/18! Tickets start at $39.75.
 

Boo at the Zoo


October 17th - 25th
Audubon Zoo
Bring your little ghosts and goblins to Boo at the Zoo! This annual event is a safe, fun-filled Halloween event for kids up to age 12, with trick-or-treat houses, Ghost Train, a haunted house (scary and non-scary), games with prizes, entertainment and more.
 

Gino Vannelli


October 24th - 25th
Civic Theater
The man behind the hit songs "I Just Wanna Stop" and "Living Inside Myself" will bring his voice live the the Civic Theater in the CBD for 2 nights. Tickets range from $45-$125.
 

Straight No Chaser


Tuesday, October 28th
Mahalia Jackson Theater
The professional a capella group that was formed in college turned national recording artists will be live in Mahalia Jackson. 
 

Nick Carter & Jordan Knight


Tuesday, November 4th
Civic Theater
Yes, that Nick Carter and that Jordan Knight.  The boy-band members from Backstreet Boys and New Kids on the Block will be live together on the "Nick & Knight Tour."  Tickets are $39.50.
 

Phantom of the Opera


November 5th - 16th
Saenger Theater
Hailed by critics as “bigger and better than ever before,” this production boasts many exciting special effects including the show’s legendary chandelier, new scenic and lighting designs, new staging and choreography. The beloved story and thrilling score will be performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this "Phantom" one of the largest productions now on tour.
 

Sesame Street Live: Make A New Friend


November 7th-9th
UNO Lakefront Arena
Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover’s friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies.  Tickets $18-$28
 

James Taylor


Tuesday, November 11th
UNO Lakefront Arena
Over the course of his celebrated song-writing and performing career, Taylor has sold more than 100 million albums, won multiple Grammy awards and has been inducted into both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the prestigious Songwriters Hall of Fame.  Tickets $65.50-$89.50.
 

New Orleans Heart Walk


Saturday, November 15th
LaSalle Park, near Zephyr Stadium
Sign up for this year’s New Orleans Heart Walk and be part of the national movement that’s helping others live longer, stronger, healthier lives. Nationally sponsored by Subway Restaurants, the Walk is a free event promoting physical activities and heart-healthy living!

 

Trans-Siberian Orchestra


Wednesday, December 17th
Smoothie King Center
This year's Magic of Christmas show with TSO is the live debut of The Christmas Attic. In the first half of the live show, the band will perform the only rock opera from the trilogy that has never been seen live. The second half of the show will feature TSO iconic classics and fan favorites such as 'Wizards In Winter,' 'Requiem' and 'Christmas Eve/Sarajevo. Their concert tour has been called a rock holiday tradition for a new generation.
 

Dirty Dancing


December 16th - 21st
Saenger Theater
This worldwide smash hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives. Featuring the hit songs, “Hungry Eyes,” “Hey Baby,” “Do you Love Me?” and the heart-stopping “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life.”
 

Annie


February 3rd - 8th
Saenger Theater
One of the world’s best-loved musicals is back! The timeless story. The classic characters. The unforgettable songs. Featuring the beloved book and songs including “It’s the Hard Knock Life,” “Easy Street,” “I Don’t Need Anything But You,” plus the eternal anthem of optimism, “Tomorrow.”
 

John Mellencamp


Tuesday, March 10th
Saenger Theater
Grammy-winning musician John Mellencamp has touched the heart and souls of music listeners and influenced American Culture with enduring songs, he is also one of the most successful live concert performers in the world. Tickets range from $42-$119.
 

Disney on Ice: Frozen


April 30th - May 3rd
UNO Lakefront Arena
Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf, and Hans will come to life (fittingly on ice) when the “Frozen” Disney On Ice tour comes to New Orleans.  Tickets range from $25-$95.
 


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