Two Ways to Hear Nathaniel Rateliff, and Other Concerts

Sunday night, Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats played Tipitina’s, and by the end of the night I wasn’t sure what I thought about the show. The band couldn’t wear its collective love of Stax/Volt R&B more obviously if they were all wearing T-shirts from its museum’s gift shop, but for most of the show, I wanted the band to groove harder when the tempos dropped and the songs became more intimate.

Bassnectar, A$AP Rocky Top Buku 2015 Lineup

The Buku Music and Art Project returns to Mardi Gras World March 13 and 14, 2015, this time with Bassnectar and A$AP Rocky topping the bill. Buku’s lineup is once again dance-oriented, including EDM, indie rock and hip-hop artists including Passion Pit, Empire Of The Sun, Die Antwoord, Porter Robinson, TV on the Radio, STS9, Flosstradamus, G-Eazy, Tove Lo, Portugal. The Man, Boosie Badazz (formerly Lil’ Boosie), and more.

Hell Yes to Gleason and More

[Updated] Last year, a cold rain took the edge off of the debut of Gleason Gras. This Sunday there remains a chance of rain, but the temperature should be in the 70s. Later in the week, The New Movement's Hell Yes Fest brings stand-up comics and improv groups to a number of venues in town. Here are the week's highlights:

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