Trombone Shorty Kicks Off Weekly Concert Series at Lafayette Square (New Orleans)

Wednesday at the Square, a weekly free-admission concert at Lafayette Square in New Orleans, resumes March 24 with a double-bill featuring Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, with singer-songwriter Mia Borders opening. The ongoing series offers loads of great performances by NOLA artists – jazz, funk, rock, folk, R&B, brass band and more.

Shows start at 5 p.m. and continue until about 7:30 p.m. Local restaurants will cater food and drinks (to benefit the city’s Young Leadership Council), and art vendors will also be on hand.

The schedule:

March 24th: Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue + Mia Borders

March 31st: Cowboy Mouth + Creole String Beans

April 7th: Big Sam’s Funky Nation + Honey Island Swamp Band

April 14th: Jon Cleary: Piano, Bass & Drum + Lost Bayou Ramblers

April 21st: Amanda Shaw + Mark Adam Miller

April 28th: Marcia Ball + MyNameIsJohnMichael

May 5th: Junco Partners + Billy Iuso & The Restless Natives

May 12th: Dirty Dozen Brass Band + Happy Jack Frequency

May 19th: Irma Thomas + Threadhead Artists: Paul Sanchez, Glen David
Andrews, Margie Perez

May 26th: Bucktown All Stars + Benny Grunch and the Bunch

June 2nd: The Boogie Men + The N’awlins Johnnys

June 9th: Galactic + The Soul Rebels

For more information, visit the official Wednesday at the Square site.