With the power on for most New Orleans residents and businesses have reopened with limited hours, there will be live entertainment in the city this weekend.
Tipitina’s is hosting two evenings of shows to benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank and the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic.
Billy Iuso will perform on Friday night, with Brad Walker, Reggie Sanclan, Andriu Yanovski and Ezell Smith. The Quickening is happening on Saturday. Both shows are sponsored by Crystal Hot Sauce, and there will be collections of canned goods and cleaning supplies. Doors open at 8 p.m. and shows start at 9 p.m. on both nights.
The Scatterjazz series brings shows to the Broadside. John Mooney & Bluesiana performs at 8 p.m. Friday. The New Orleans Nightcrawlers perform at 7 p.m. Saturday.
Mike Dillon is celebrating his birthday with a sunset show on Wednesday September 15th. The show features Nolatet, Punkadelic and guests including Brad Walker, Tiff Lamson and more.
The Prytania theaters at Canal Place have reopened. The National Geographic documentary “Fauci”, on the career of Dr. Anthony Fouci opens Friday at Canal Place. Fauci first gained public attention in the 1980s when he helped the government fight the HIV / AIDS epidemic. At the time, he was criticized by the LGBT community for the government’s slow response. Over the past year, he has come under attack from Donald Trump supporters and anti-masks for his efforts to reduce damage from the COVID-19 pandemic. There will be a question-and-answer session with New Orleans Department of Health director Dr Jennifer Avegno and state health official Dr Joe Kanter following the film’s screening on Friday. at 20 hours.
The Broad Theater reopens on Friday, September 10, and its list of films includes “Ma Belle, My Beauty” by local filmmaker Marion Hill.
The Broad hosts question-and-answer sessions with Hill on Saturdays and Sundays.