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New Orleans Magazine's Hobnobber

Tuesday, June 30th
The Shops at Canal Place
Sip and Socialize at the New Orleans Magazine's Hobnobber event at The Shops at Canal Place. ight Hors d'oeuvres provided by The Westin New Orleans Canal Place. Complimentary cocktails, shop specials and prizes plus big band sounds by The Yat Pack.

Uncle Sam Jam

Friday, July 3rd
Lafreniere Park
Bring your blankets and chairs. Food & beverage vendors available (NO outside food or beverages). Fireworks display at 9pm. Live DJ Music throughout the afternoon and live bands in the evening! 


Go 4th on the River

Saturday, July 4th
Riverfront Downtown
Magic 101.9 has the official soundtrack to the dueling barges fireworks on the river on the 4th of July so make sure to tune your radio to us or listen online at or the TuneIn app when you're watching the fireworks!  

Garth Brooks

Friday-Sunday, July 10th-12th
Smoothie King Center
The record-breaking singer and country music legend returns to New Orleans after 18 years to perform 4 concerts in 3 days.  A very limited amount of tickets were still left at last check. All seats $75 after fees through Ticketmaster.

Dinner and a Zoovie: Annie

Friday, July 10th
Audubon Zoo
Picnic at the zoo before Annie (2014) begins under the stars around 8:15pm! ZOOvie tickets are $5 per person, (children under two years of age are free) and you’re welcome to bring chairs and blankets.

Running of the Bulls

Saturday, July 11th
Warehouse District, New Orleans
Just like the version in Spain, but our "bulls" are the Big Easy Roller Girls. Wear your white and red and run fast.

Bastille Day Fete

Satruday, July 11th
Spanish Plaza
New Orleans’ Bastille Day weekend’s main event is Bastille Day Fête: a free, public festival taking place this year at the revitalized Spanish Plaza at the Riverwalk. Catch a Mississippi River breeze while feasting on delicious French food from local restaurants and dancing to the sound of live music.

Dinner and a ZOOvie: Big Hero 6

Friday, July 24th
Audubon Zoo
Picnic at the zoo before Big Hero 6 begins under the stars around 8:15pm!
ZOOvie tickets are $5 per person, (children under two years of age are free) and you’re welcome to bring chairs and blankets.

Idina Menzel

Thursday, July 30th
Saenger Theater
Hot on the heels of a remarkable year that included performing the smash hit “Let It Go” from Frozen and a Best Actress Tony Award nomination  - superstar Idina Menzel will make New Orleans a part of her 2015 world tour.

Satchmo Summerfest

July 30th - Aug 2nd
Old U.S. Mint
Satchmo SummerFest is a three-day local music showcase located on the ground of the Louisiana State Museum’s Old U.S. Mint. Satchmo SummerFest features free, local music with a focus on jazz and brass bands. Don't miss Red Bean Alley - the food booths from some of New Orleans finest restaurants.

Colbie Caillat and Christina Perri

Friday, August 14th
Champions Square
The co-headlining tour with Colbie Caillat and Christina Perri is called the Girls Night Out, Boys Can Come Too Tour and will stop outside the Dome this summer. Tickets range from $29-$42.

Louisiana Seafood Fest

September 4th-6th
City Park Festival Grounds
A celebration of all the fresh and flavorful seafood that makes our state great. It's 3 days of live music, celebrity chef demos, beer garden, kid’s tent, art village and of course - lots of food! Free admission. Benefits the Louisiana Hospitality Foundation - improving communities by providing support for the education, health and social welfare of children in the community.

Billy Idol

Mon & Tues, September 28th & 29th
House of Blues
Billy Idol's first show sold-out so they added a 2nd show. Don't wait to get your tickets to see this 80's legend that still rocks. 

Janet Jackson

Wednesday, September 30th
Smoothie King Center
Janet returns with a new album - the first in seven years and her 11th studio album - and a new tour! The Unbreakable Tour has tickets ranging from $35-$118 going on sale on Mon 6/22.

Jackson Browne

Thursday, October 15th
Saenger Theater
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member and performer of favorites like "The Pretender", "Running on Empty", "Doctor My Eyes", and "Somebody's Baby" will be live in the relatively intimate setting of the Saenger. Tickets range from $50-$86.

Josh Groban

Wednesday, October 21st
Saenger Theater
Josh Groban's new CD is called "Stages" and it is filled with performances of some of the greatest musical theater songs of all time. See Josh create those performances live on tour. Tickets range from $52-$175.

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