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Five Can’t Miss Live Music Shows for Every Night of Mardi Gras Weekend 2022

12:58 February 24, 2022
By: Burke Bischoff

First, check out Boyfriend, Sweet Crude, and others at One Eyed Jacks new location this Friday, February 25. Boyfriend is the queen of rap cabaret and is one of the most creative artists around now. Tickets are $30 and can be purchase at One Eyed Jacks' website. The show starts at 10 p.m., but doors open for 9 p.m. 1104 Decatur St.,

Don't miss ZOOLU 28 at The Metropolitan in Generations Hall this weekend. This Saturday, February 26, will feature the likes of Dillon Francis and Valentino Khan and the performance will start at 10 p.m. There will also be a performance by Seven Lions, Wooli, and Gem & Tauri on Lundi Gras night. Visit The Metropolitan's website to purchase tickets. 310 Andrew Higgins Blvd.,

Next, go see Where Y'at Brass Band at Blue Nile this Sunday, February 27, at 9 p.m. Where Y'at Brass Band conveys multiple different attributes (such as pride, happiness, faith, and showmanship) through its music. This is a non-ticketed event. Visit Blue Nile's website for more info. 532 Frenchmen St.,

Go to Tipitina's, New Orleans' most famous music venue, to see Galactic's Lundi Gras Celebration with Anjelika "Jelly" Joseph on Monday night. Galactic is one of NOLA's most celebrated jam bands and have a history of featuring other local musicians (such as Big Freedia, Irma Thomas, Allen Toussaint, and many more) in their music. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased on Tipitina's website. The performance is for ages 18 and up only. 501 Napoleon Ave.,

Finally, close out the Mardi Gras season at the Mardi Gras Indian Orchestra Declares War event at Cafe Istanbul on Mardi Gras Day. The Mardi Gras Indians are integral part of Mardi Gras and are an important part of New Orleans' culture. Visit Café Istanbul's website for more info. 2372 St. Claude Ave.,

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