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  • Threadhead Thursday

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    Special Outdoor Concert at the Botanical Garden from 6pm to 10pm.

    Live Entertainment: Marcia Ball, Brass-A-Holics, and Paul Sanchez & the Rolling Road Show

    Free admission ($10 suggested donation to benefit the New Orleans Botanical Garden)

    Lawnchairs and blankets are welcome. Food and beverages available for purchase at the garden.

    Please contact the New Orleans Botanical Garden for more details: 483-9488.

  • Thursdays at Twilight - Patrice Fisher & Arpa with special guest Angel Rios

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     Along with special guests from Honduras, violinist Angel Rios, harpist Patrice Fisher performs a blending of music from Central, South and North America. This project is partially supported by grants from the Arts Council of New Orleans, South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Louisiana Division of the Arts, and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation.  It is co-produced by Musicians for Music. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your $10/person 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. Please remember to print your ticket(s) out ahead of time and bring with you to the event. 

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  • Thursdays and Twilight - 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”. For more information about the band, visit creolestringbeans.com. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your $10/person 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. Please remember to print your ticket(s) out ahead of time and bring with you to the event.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight – Tanya and Dorise

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    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. For more information about the band, visit tanyandorise.com. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your $10/person 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. Please remember to print your ticket(s) out ahead of time and bring with you to the event.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight -  Seva Venet and the New Orleans Banjo Celebration!

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    Seva Venet, banjo player extraordinaire, will be supported by a full 7 piece traditional New Orleans jazz ensemble. The music will feature compositions and banjo styles of 10 New Orleans banjo legends including Danny Barker, Johnny St. Cyr, Emmanuel Sayles, Creole George Guesnon, and Narvin Kimball.  Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your $10/person 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. Please remember to print your ticket(s) ahead of time and bring with you to the event.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight – Little Freddie King

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    The cousin of Lightnin' Hopkins, King learned guitar from his father, but in 1954 moved to New Orleans at the age of 14. He played in many juke joints with his friends Babe Stovall, Slim Harpo, and Champion Jack Dupree, playing both acoustic and electric guitar. He recorded the first electric blues album in New Orleans with Harmonica Williams in 1969. In 1976, King undertook a European tour alongside Bo Diddley and John Lee Hooker.  He is a member of the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. Three times selected Blues Performer of the Year in New Orleans. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your $10/person 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. Please remember to print your ticket(s) ahead of time and bring with you to the event.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight – Julio and Cesar

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    Originally from Guatemala, Julio and Cesar Herrera have been in New Orleans for over 30 years.  They describe their music as constantly evolving, attributing this, in part, to their exposure from an early age to many cultures. For more information about the band, visit julioandcesar.com. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your $10/person 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. Please remember to print your ticket(s) ahead of time and bring with you to the event.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight – New Leviathan Oriental Fox Trot Orchestra

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    The New Leviathan Oriental Fox Trot Orchestra is an American revival orchestra that performs vintage American music popular from the 1890s through the early 1930s. The orchestra pays particular attention to the music of New Orleans, in addition to the well-known compositions of jazz and ragtime composers like Jelly Roll Morton, Fletcher Henderson, and Eubie Blake. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your $10/person 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. Please remember to print your ticket(s) ahead of time and bring with you to the event.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight – Symphony Chorus of New Orleans

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    The Symphony Chorus will perform Shubert and Vivaldi in the first half of the concert, and then music about New Orleans and Louisiana in the second half. Should be a great mix of music.  For more information about the band, visit symphonychorus.org. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your $10/person 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. Please remember to print your ticket(s) ahead of time and bring with you to the event.

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

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    Celebrate the traditions 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. For more information about the band, visit rockyshfto.blogspot.com. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your $10/person 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. Please remember to print your ticket(s) ahead of time and bring with you to the event.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight – Boogiemen Swing Band

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    Will be performing the music of Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble’, Harry Connick Jr. and more.....”  Don’t miss this special night of music! For more information about the band, visit boogiemen-nola.com. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your $10/person 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. Please remember to print your ticket(s) ahead of time and bring with you to the event.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight - Bon Operatit

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    From West Side Story to La Bohème, New Orleans opera singers Lauren Mouney Gisclair, Mary Penick Akin, Joseph Akin, and Jacob Penick serves up an appetizing selection of your favorite operatic and musical theatre show tunes! For more information about the band, visit bonoperatit.com. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your $10/person 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. Please remember to print your ticket(s) ahead of time and bring with you to the event.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight – Ladies of Soul

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    You know Naydja CoJoe, Rechelle Cook, and Sharon Martin as, “The Ladies of Soul”, having performed at the Garden with The Mystics. They will not only sing a bit of Motown, but also Jazz, R & B, and familiar New Orleans tunes. I can’t wait.  Last year’s concert was a sellout.  This year is going to be great show! Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your $10/person 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. Please remember to print your ticket(s) ahead of time and bring with you to the event.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight – Ronnie Kole

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    Jazz pianist Ronnie Kole's smooth sound and elegant demeanor have earned him respect from musicians across the globe. Kole sharpened his skills in Al Hirt’s club and Kole's Corner on Bourbon Street. He was inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame in 2012 and has recorded 32 CD/LP's. This New Orleans-based pianist keeps busy performing concerts across the United States, Europe and Asia. For more information about the band, visit ronniekole.com. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your $10/person 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. Please remember to print your ticket(s) ahead of time and bring with you to the event.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight – Roamin’ Jasmine

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    Roamin’ Jasmine was so popular at our series last year, we had to have them back. A talented swing jazz band forged from the busking music scene of New Orleans. Their repertoire explores 1920’s era speakeasy blues, vintage Calypso from Trinidad, seminal 1950’s New Orleans Rhythm & Blues, and original compositions, all set to traditional jazz instrumentation with original arrangements. For more information about the band, visit roaminjasmine.com. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your $10/person 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. Please remember to print your ticket(s) ahead of time and bring with you to the event.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight – John Autin with special guests Dave Ferrato and Chloe Feoranzo

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    Pianist, vocalist, songwriter, John is one of New Orleans’ musical treasures. John has played and recorded with many of New Orleans great artist including Irma Thomas, Snooks Eaglin, Ernie K Doe and Anders Osborne to name a few. For more information about the band, visit johnautin.com. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your $10/person 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. Please remember to print your ticket(s) ahead of time and bring with you to the event.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight – Bruce Daigrepont

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    Music came to Bruce at an early age, and in the most traditional manner--handed down from father to son. When he was growing up, no family gathering was complete without a little playing and singing. His father picked the guitar, "Carter Family-style," while his Uncle Alton lent a remarkable voice to the traditional Cajun songs and old-time country ballads. Bruce Daigrepont almost single-handedly has popularized Cajun music and Cajun dancing in cosmopolitan New Orleans. For more information about the band, visit brucedaigrepont.com . Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your $10/person 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. Please remember to print your ticket(s) ahead of time and bring with you to the event.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight – Banu Gibson

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    Gibson stands virtually at the top of her field. A superior and swinging jazz singer, Banu is one of the few vocalists of her generation to maintain exclusive loyalty to songs of the 1920s, '30s, and '40s.  A powerful force on stage, her enthusiasm and showmanship are highlighted by her wide range and versatility.  For more information about the band, visit banugibson.com. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your $10/person 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. Please remember to print your ticket(s) ahead of time and bring with you to the event.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight – Rick Trolsen’s New Orleans Po’Boys

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    Reminiscent of the renowned “George Girard and his New Orleans Five” that lit up Bourbon Street as a regular fixture in the 1950s at the Famous Door, the Po-Boys’ repertoire include both familiar and traditional New Orleans music along with some original tunes. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your $10/person 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. Please remember to print your ticket(s) ahead of time and bring with you to the event.

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  • Threadhead Thursday

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    Special Outdoor Concert at the Botanical Garden from 6pm to 10pm.

    Live Entertainment: Marcia Ball, Brass-A-Holics, and Paul Sanchez & the Rolling Road Show

    Free admission ($10 suggested donation to benefit the New Orleans Botanical Garden)

    Lawnchairs and blankets are welcome. Food and beverages available for purchase at the garden.

    Please contact the New Orleans Botanical Garden for more details: 483-9488.

  • Threadhead Thursday

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    Special Outdoor Concert at the Botanical Garden from 6pm to 10pm.

    Live Entertainment: Marcia Ball, Brass-A-Holics, and Paul Sanchez & the Rolling Road Show

    Free admission ($10 suggested donation to benefit the New Orleans Botanical Garden)

    Lawnchairs and blankets are welcome. Food and beverages available for purchase at the garden.

    Please contact the New Orleans Botanical Garden for more details: 483-9488.