The Spilt Milk crew pick our favorites for the week, including Stones Fest, Deltron 3030, Outer Spaces, Waxahatchee, Hogs for the Cause, comedy, Wrestlemania, and comic-book drama.
[Updated] Friday: Stones Fest, 10 p.m., Tipitina’s: A handful of New Orleans' best musicians, including John "Papa" Gros, Dave Malone, Alex McMurray, the Honey Island Swamp Band and other special guests, team up for a tribute to the Rolling Stones (tickets); Also on Friday: Broken Gold, High, Lovey Dovies, 10 p.m., Siberia (tickets); Denton Hatcher, Killer Whale, 9 p.m., Gasa Gasa (tickets); Turnpike Troubadours, American Aquarium, 9 p.m., House of Blues; The Roses, Pop, Stoop Kids, Donovan Wolfington, 10 p.m., The Howlin’ Wolf’s Den (tickets); Glamrock Superfoxx feat. Jesse Tripp and The Nightbreed, Riffer Maddnes, Trampoline Team, Cons and Prose, 10 p.m., One Eyed Jacks (tickets); Hartle Road, Tess Brunet, 10 p.m., The Circle Bar
Saturday: Deltron 3030, Billsbury Flowboy, 9 p.m., House of Blues: The alternative hip-hop supergroup perform songs from its two concept albums, which tell the story of a protagonist fighting against evil corporations that rule the universe in the year 3030 (tickets); Also on Saturday: Bas Clas, Dege Legg, 9:30 p.m., The Howlin’ Wolf (free); Afrozep: An Afrobeat Tribute to Led Zeppelin, Nyca!, 10 p.m., The Howlin’ Wolf’s Den (tickets); WTUL Annual Hootenanny feat. The Rayo Brothers, The Tanglers, Jonny Kashner and The Hatchet Boys, 8 p.m., Chickie Wah Wah; Trumpet Black and The Heart Attack,10 p.m., d.b.a.
Sunday: Outer Spaces, David Fera and The Grasshoppers, 10 p.m., The Circle Bar: Lead singer, Cara Beth Satalino, reimagines punk tracks as dynamic folk songs with her latest project, Outer Spaces. Also on Sunday: The Mowgli’s, Misterwives, 8 p.m., House of Blues’ Parish (tickets)
Thursday: Waxahatchee, Radiator Hospital, ArchAnimals, Pope, 10 p.m., Siberia: Singer-songwriter Katie Crutchfield incorporates brilliant lyrics regarding concerns of growing older within a punk and indie-rock framework on her latest album, Cerulean Salt (tickets); Also on Thursday: GTA, What’s So Not, 10 p.m., The Republic (tickets)
Friday and Saturday, City Park hosts this year's Hogs for the Cause, a BBQ competition and music festival with all proceeds donated to pediatric brain research. Artists at this year's festival include, Dumpstaphunk, Treme Brass Band, Hurray for the Riff Raff, The Hold Steady, and Pat Green.
Friday and Saturday, The Intergalactic Nemesis, a Broadway cult favorite that mashes up radio drama with comic-books comes to the Contemporary Arts Center.
Comedy super-trio Natasha Leggero, Moshe Kasher, and Tom Lennon perform Tuesday night at One Eyed Jacks (tickets).
New York comedy comes to New Orleans with Brooklyn Ha Ha featuring Josh Gondelman and Doug Smith, Wednesday, 10 p.m. at The Howlin’ Wolf’s Den (tickets).
Pro Wrestling's all-time greatest announcer, Jim Ross, discusses his experiences in the industry and takes questions from fans to celebrate the start of Wrestlemania weekend and the WWE Fan Axxess with two shows Thursday at the House of Blues (tickets).
Hosts Nick Prueher and Joe Picket of The Onion and Late Show with David Letterman, present a new round of hilarious commercials, obnoxious home shopping clips, and bizarre instructional videos at this year's Found Footage Festival, Thursday, 7 p.m. at One Eyed Jacks.
Updated 1:33 p.m.
The Mowgli's show is Sunday night, not Saturday as first reported. Also, the WTUL Hootenanny is Saturday night, not Friday as first reported. The text has been changed to reflect these corrections..