New Orleans Events – Friday, April 29, 2016

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Friday, April 29, 2016.
 
 
Friday, Apr. 29 – New Orleans Police Department Superintendent Michael Harrison and Mayor Mitch Landrieu hold a graduation ceremony for the 28 members of NOPD Recruit Class #174. New Orleans Zephyrs General Manager Augusto Rojas serves as the keynote speaker, 9:30 a.m.
Location: McDonogh 35 High School, 4000 Cadillac St., New Orleans.
www.nola.gov/home
 
Friday, Apr. 29 – Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, his staff, legislators, and employees from across the Capitol complex and all state agencies participate in 'Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day'. First Lady Donna Edwards also takes part with the youngest member of the first family John Miller, 10:15 a.m.
Location: State Capitol, Baton Rouge, LA.
www.louisiana.gov
 
Friday, Apr. 29 – Stryker K9s For Warriors Ceremony, honoring U.S. military heroes, with Stryker VP and General Manager of Implant and Robotic Marketing Michael Carter presenting a donation to sponsor a service dog for a warrior living with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI) or another trauma as a result of military service post-9/11, 11:00 a.m.
Location: 19th Hole Lounge, Tournament Players Club of Louisiana, 11001 Lapalco Blvd., Avondale, LA.
www.stryker.com
 
Friday, Apr. 29 – New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell continues, headlined by Paul Simon with My Morning Jacket, Ms Lauryn Hill, Irma Thomas, Elvin Bishop, Los Lobos, Jazmine Sullivan and Honey Island Swamp Band.
Location: Fair Grounds Race Course, New Orleans.
www.nojazzfest.com
 
Friday, Apr. 29 – Saturday, Apr. 30 – Blackbird Presents 'Last Waltz New Orleans: A Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of The Last Waltz', a pair of all-star shows paying tribute to The Band's last ever concert November 25, 1976. Lineup includes lead members of The Allman Brothers Band, Gov't Mule, The Radiators, The Meters and Bonerama. The events also serve as a memorial to Allen Toussaint, showcasing the horn charts the New Orleans musician created for the original Last Waltz concert.
Location: Saenger Theatre, New Orleans.
http://blackbirdmusicgroup.com

 

THIS WEEKEND
 
Saturday, Apr. 30 – Louisiana Admission Day, celebrating anniversary of Louisiana becoming the 18th U.S. state
 
Saturday, Apr. 30 – New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell continues, headlined by Stevie Wonder with Snoop Dogg, Beck, Buddy Guy, Dr. John and the Nite Trippers, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Jon Batiste and Stay Human, and Hurray for the Riff Raff.
Location: Fair Grounds Race Course, New Orleans.
www.nojazzfest.com
 
Saturday, Apr. 30 – Sunday, May. 1 – COBIT conference
Location: New Orleans Marriott, New Orleans.
www.isaca.org
 
Sunday, May. 1 – New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell concludes, headlined by Neil Young with Promise of the Real, Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, Bonnie Raitt, Arlo Guthrie, Mavis Staples and The Isley Brothers.
Location: Fair Grounds Race Course, New Orleans.
www.nojazzfest.com

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