6 Can't Miss Concerts This Month

19:30 February 02, 2016

New Orleans is known for it’s vibrant live-music scene, and thus far it has truly never failed to live up to that reputation.  The city is perpetually bursting at the seams with music, spilling out from bars, restaurants, and concert venues into the streets.  Lucky for us, this infamous musical culture often draws big name performers to stop here on their world tours or make a special trip just to be a part of the lively atmosphere for one exciting night.  Here are 6 concerts to look forward to in February.

 

Madeon

Saturday, February 6 at Joy Theater ($25)

At only 17, Madeon’s mash-ups of Top 40 hits done in real time titled “Pop Culture” received millions of hits on YouTube within days.  This French electronic music producer is sure to provide a unique show that you won’t forget.  

 

2Chainz & Migos

Tuesday, February 9 at Saenger Theatre, ($55-$150)

Billboard Top 50 sensation 2Chainz is joined by fellow Georgia-bred hip-hop trio Migos for some Mardi Gras Madness this Fat Tuesday.  End your Carnival season with a bang at this rap/hip-hop event.

 

Chris Brown

Friday, February 12 at Smoothie King Center ($45)

Chris Brown’s stop in New Orleans will be he only one to bring special guests August Alsina and Omarion for a big night of hip-hop fun.

 

Melissa Etheridge

Wednesday, February 24 at Orpheum Theater ($40)

With 27 years of being a singing-songwriting rock star under her belt, Melissa Etheridge is fearlessly giving her all in her “This is M.E.” world tour. 

 

Hardwell

Thursday, February 25 at The Metropolitan Nightclub ($25-$100)

Big room house/electro house DJ and music producer Hardwell was voted the World’s No. 1 DJ on DJ Magazine’s annual Top 100 DJs poll two years straight, and he’s bringing his North American Bus Tour to New Orleans for two consecutive nights of partying. 

 

Dropkick Murphys

Sunday, February 28 at The Civic Theater ($38)

The renowned ‘90s punk rockers are beginning the new year with a bang by celebrating their 20-year anniversary with a nation-wide tour.  Celebrate with Dropkick Murphys for some throwback jams and fun. 

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