New Orleans Events – Friday, April 22, 2016

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Friday, April 22, 2016.

 

 

Friday, Apr. 22 – New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, City Councilmembers Jason Rogers Williams and James Gray and NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison announce an ordinance aimed at promoting gun safety in New Orleans, 10:00 a.m.

Location: Bunny Friend Playground, 1903 Desire St., New Orleans,.

www.nola.gov/home

 

Friday, Apr. 22 – New Orleans Councilmember Nadine Ramsey and the US Marine Corps host trash pick-up event, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Algiers Ferry Terminal, 101 Morgan St., New Orleans.

www.nola.gov/home

 

Friday, Apr. 22 – Sunday, May. 1 –New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell first weekend, headlined by Steely Dan (Friday), Pearl Jam (Saturday) and Red Hot Chili Peppers (Sunday). Second weekend headlined by Tedeschi Trucks Band (28 Apr), Paul Simon (29 Apr), Stevie Wonder (30 Apr) and Neil Young (1 May). Today's other performers include Janelle Monae, Gov't Mule, Michael McDonald, Grace Potter and The Subdudes

Location: Fair Grounds Race Course, New Orleans.

www.nojazzfest.com

 

Friday, Apr. 22 – Sunday, May. 1 – LSU's Center for Computation and Technology hosts this year's Red Stick International Festival

Location: Baton Rouge, LA.

www.lsu.edu

 

 

THIS WEEKEND

 

Saturday, Apr. 23 – New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell continues, headlined by Pearl Jam as part of their 25th anniversary tour, with support from Van Morrison, Maxwell, Boz Scaggs, Galactic, Alpha Blondy and the Solar System, Brothers Osborne and Mystikal.

Location: Fair Grounds Race Course, New Orleans.

www.nojazzfest.com

 

Sunday, Apr. 24 – New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell continues, headlined by Red Hot Chili Peppers with Nick Jonas, J Cole, Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter Duo, Carlos Vives, Jonny Lang, Better Than Ezra, Elle King and Rhiannon Giddens.

Location: Fair Grounds Race Course, New Orleans.

www.nojazzfest.com

 

 

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