Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

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  • Thursdays at Twilight Concert Series -  Tanya and Dorise

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    Tanya and Dorise had numerous standing ovations at last year’s performance. Usually seen performing on the streets in the French Quarter, violinist Tanya and guitarist Dorise bring their musical talents indoors for our concert series. Music is what brought Tanya from Taiwan, and Dorise from Connecticut to New Orleans. Tanya and Dorise will perform a variety of music, including jazz, blues, rock, and soul. Don’t miss this concert.  It will be fun. The weekly Thursdays at Twilight series showcases some of the finest musicians in New Orleans featuring an assortment of music styles. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your tickets now! Please make sure to click the ‘more information’ below for further information about the concerts or to contact someone to answer your questions. For more information on the band please visit their website tanyandorise.com.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight Concert Series - Creole String Beans

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    The classic New Orleans party band with exceptional taste in song selection and  a repertoire that ranges far and wide from Fats Domino and Bobby Charles to Duke Ellington. Called “the best tasting band in New Orleans” by Chef John Besh, the Creole String Beans have defined a new era in 21st century “Y’at Rock” The weekly Thursdays at Twilight series showcases some of the finest musicians in New Orleans featuring an assortment of music styles. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your tickets now! Please make sure to click the ‘more information’ below for further information about the concerts or to contact someone to answer your questions. For more information on the band please visit their website creolestringbeans.com.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight Concert Series -  The Yat Pack

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    The Yat Pack is a New Orleans based band modeled on the 60’s Vegas swing era.  They will perform classic big band numbers by Frank Sinatra, Louis Prima, Dean Martin, and Bobby Darin as well as contemporary artists like Michael Bublé, Billy Joel, and Harry Connick, Jr. They will also mix in a heavy dose of good old New Orleans R&B.  The weekly Thursdays at Twilight series showcases some of the finest musicians in New Orleans featuring an assortment of music styles. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your tickets now! Please make sure to click the ‘more information’ below for further information about the concerts or to contact someone to answer your questions. For more information on the band please visit their website theyatpack.com.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight Concert Series -  John Boutté

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    Voted best male vocalist of the year at both the Best of the Beat and the Big Easy Awards. His song “Tremé” is the theme song of the popular HBO series. Those who were lucky to attend his sold out concert last year were part of a magical night. Don’t miss this year’s show. The weekly Thursdays at Twilight series showcases some of the finest musicians in New Orleans featuring an assortment of music styles. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your tickets now! Please make sure to click the ‘more information’ below for further information about the concerts or to contact someone to answer your questions. For more information on the band please visit their website johnboutte.com.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight Concert Series -  Symphony Chorus of New Orleans

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    This year’s program will feature classical selections and will also celebrate “New Orleans in Song” The weekly Thursdays at Twilight series showcases some of the finest musicians in New Orleans featuring an assortment of music styles. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your tickets now! Please make sure to click the ‘more information’ below for further information about the concerts or to contact someone to answer your questions. For more information on the band please visit their website symphonychorus.org.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight Concert Series - Rocky’s Hot Fox Trot Orchestra

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    Celebrate the tradition of our New Orleans swing era with an energetic, upbeat patriotic concert.  The program will include hits from the era of the WWII “greatest generation”, popular modern tunes, and patriotic tributes. This swing ensemble features a full horn section with vocals. The weekly Thursdays at Twilight series showcases some of the finest musicians in New Orleans featuring an assortment of music styles. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your tickets now! Please make sure to click the ‘more information’ below for further information about the concerts or to contact someone to answer your questions. For more information on the band please visit their website rockyshfto.blogspot.com.

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  • Happy 3rd of July

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    Join us as we celebrate the 3rd of July! Bring your chairs & blankets and enjoy patriotic music with The Marine Corps Band on the Goldring/Woldenberg Great Lawn and fireworks at the Peristyle. Concessions, wine and beer will be available for purchase, or you can bring your own picnic – but please, do not stake tents or blankets into the lawn!

    The Happy 3rd of July event runs from 5:30pm to 9pm and is FREE and open to the public.

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  • Martini Madness

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    Join the Madness!  With guests gathered to sample 30 specialty martinis and enjoy delicious cuisine from 25 different New Orleans restaurants, it is a blast waiting to happen!  The event takes place from 8 to 11pm and features exciting raffle prizes, photo booth fun, a DJ to get help you get down on the dance floor and more.  

    Tickets are available to adults 21 years old or over for $50 general admission, $45 for FOCP members or $75 “Before the Madness” that includes reserved seating, VIP bar, and an extra hour of fun from 7pm to 8pm. Please click the Buy Tickets icon to the left of this paragraph to purchase tickets.

  • Magic in the Moonlight

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    Magic in the Moonlight is an al fresco dinner served under the beautifully lit oaks on the grounds of the New Orleans Botanical Garden. This four-course seated dinner will be prepared by Joel's with great musical entertainment by Wendell Brunious. Proceeds from a silent auction and ticket sales are devoted to the construction of a new entrance to the Botanical Garden and Storyland. 

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  • Ghosts in the Oaks (night one)

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    This family friendly event takes place in the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park and Storyland over on two nights!  October 24th is the second night.  Children of all ages, including the young at heart adults, dress in their Halloween best for unlimited rides, air-brush face painting, live music, arts & crafts, balloon animals, a pumpkin patch, and trick-or-treating!

    Early admission begins at 6pm and gates open at 7pm for general admission. Early admission is offered at $20 per person and general admission is offered at $15 per person.  Children under 36 months are admitted free of charge.  Tickets will be sold for a single night and will be honored only for the night purchased.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight - The Topcats

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    Inducted into the Louisiana music hall of fame in 2005, The Topcats have been performing together for over 25 years.  The Topcats have been recipients of numerous awards from Gambit, Offbeat, and New Orleans magazine for being one of the best bands in the city. Don’t miss this night of fun jam-packed music you want to hear. For more info please visit: www.thetopcats.com. The weekly Thursdays at Twilight series showcases some of the finest musicians in New Orleans featuring an assortment of music styles. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your tickets now! Please make sure to click the ‘more information’ below for further information about the concerts or to contact someone to answer your questions.

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