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Six Shows to See for NOLAxNOLA This Month

12:00 October 04, 2021
By: Burke Bischoff

First, on October 8, Leo Nocentelli and friends will be funking it up at Voodoo Two Lounge on Carondelet. Noncentelli has quite the pedigree under his belt, having been the lead guitarist for and founding member of New Orleans's original funk band The Meters. Starting of as an extension Marie Laveau's Voodoo Bar, Voodoo Two offers plenty of drinks and a decorative lounge, so you'll be having a fun night while in style! The show is presented by Funky Uncle, so make sure to purchase your tickets from their website. 330 Carondelet St., 504-586-9220,

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Also on October 8, you can see Cimafunk performing live at The Broadside. He's been an exciting new face in the music scene, providing a lively mix of funk and Afro-Cuban styles to his sound. The Broadside has been thriving during the pandemic and is the perfect place to listen to some Latin tunes while enjoying the cooling weather. Tickets for this show are $30. 600 N. Broad St., 504-218-1008,

The night's not over! You can also head over to Gasa Gasa on October 8 to see Dylan LeBlanc performing, presented by One Eyed Jacks. Originally from Shreveport, LeBlanc specializes in folk and Americana. Gasa Gasa is a funky live music venue that occasionally hosts different local pop-ups and events like trivia nights. Doors open at 7 p.m., so make sure to grab your tickets then. 4920 Freret St., 504-571-5522,

Speaking of Cimafunk, you can see him and many others at the Trombone Shorty Foundation's Shorty Fest at Tipitina's on October 11. Tipitina's has been going since its reopening with local legends Galactic taking over management. Not only will you get to see Galactic perform, but also The Soul Rebels, Cimafunk, and more. Make sure to get your tickets early! 501 Napoleon Ave., 504-895-8477,

Get ready to rock because The Radiators will be at The Civic Theater on October 13 and 14. Described as New Orleans's longest running rock band, The Radiators are sure to use all of their years of experience to make those two nights ones to remember. The Civic was originally built in 1906, so you'll be jamming in a truly historic setting! Tickets range from $50-$65. 510 O'Keefe Ave., 504-272-0865,

Finally, are you ready for some beer with a side of the blues? Then you're in luck because Marc Stone Presents: "Love in Vain" will be taking place at NOLA Brewing Co. on October 15. Guitarist Marc Stone will be bringing together a number of different artists, like Meschiya Lake and Rockin' Dopsie Jr., to pay tribute to the blues songs that the Rolling Stones have covered over their career. While there, make sure to sample all of the different craft brews that are available at NOLA Brewing. 3001 Tchoupitoulas St., 504-896-9996,

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