4 music events worth seeking out in New Orleans this weekend

4 music events worth seeking out in New Orleans this weekend
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By Hoodline - Published on April 26, 2019.

If you love live music, there's no time like the present when it comes to getting out and about in New Orleans. From a silent party to a late-night funk show, here are the local shows worth checking out this weekend.

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Silent Party: R&B vs Trap Music

From the event description:

Vibe out to three live DJs spinning the hottest new and old-school R&B and trap hits you can find. Urban Fêtes' silent parties have taken the nation by storm and developed the reputation as a new wave of culture — where the audience is in total control of their musical and social environment. This show is for 21-and-over guests. 

When: Friday, April 26, 10 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: The Revolution, 1840 Thalia St.
Admission: $10-$15

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Boom Boom Room Presents Blue Plate Special

From the event description:

The Blue Plate Special is going to be a mind-bending formation of sound, featuring master musicians stemming from funk, jazz and psychedelic rock roots. Taking the stage will be guitarist Will Bernard of the band T.J. Kirk; drummer Stanton Moore of Galactic; organist John Medeski of Medeski Martin & Wood; bassist Andy Hess of Black Crowes; and saxophonist Sherik of Les Claypool. This show is one night only. 

When: Saturday, April 27, 11:59 p.m.- Sunday, April 28, 6 a.m.
Where: The Maison, 508 Frenchmen St.
Admission: $35

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Star Kitchen feat. Eric Krasno, Aron Magner, Shira Elias & Khris Royal

From the event description:

Following high-octane performances at Electric Forest and Jam Cruise and at clubs throughout the Northeast, Star Kitchen is ready to bring their brand of Philadelphia funk to New Orleans. Star Kitchen will be joined by special guests Eric Krasno of Soulive, Aron Magner of The Disco Biscuits, Shira Elias of Turkuaz and Khris Royal of Rebelution. 

When: Sunday, April 28, 10 p.m.-1 a.m.
Where: The Maison, 508 Frenchmen St.
Admission: $22-$45

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'Lett Us In The Dumpsta' feat. members of Lettuce & Dumpstaphunk

From the event description:

Lettuce's Adam Deitch, Adam "Shmeeans" Smirnoff, Ryan Zoidis and Eric "Benny" Bloom will team up with iconic New Orleans musicians Ivan and Ian Neville, and Nick Daniels of Dumpstphunk for a special late-night performance as Lett Us In The Dumpsta.

When: Sunday, April 28, 11:59 p.m.- Monday, April 29 4 a.m.
Where: The Maison, 508 Frenchmen St.
Admission: $35-$60

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