Backbeat Presents is putting on another great run of post-jazzfest concerts this year here in the Big Easy. Over two weekends (April 29-May 1, May 5-8), there will be shows in 6 different venues with a plethora of great bands. Check out www.backbeatpresents.com for the full lineup! Here are some of the headlining shows:
@ Le Petit Theatre: 4/29 Late Night - Marco Benevento w/ Billy Martin & Reed Mathis 4/30 Late Night- Reunion of Jon Cleary & the Original Absolute Monster Gentlemen 5/6 - Aaron Neville
@ The Temple: 4/29 - The Radiators 5/6 - Dirty Dozen Brass Band 5/7- 7 Walkers
@ Tipitina's Uptown: 4/30 Late Night - ALO/Tea Leaf Green
@tipitina's French Quarter: 4/30 - Anders Osborne 5/5 - Cyrill Neville's Nevillution 5/7- Gene Ween w/ Alex McMurray
@blue Nile: 5/5 - Toubab Krewe w/ Khris Royal & Dark Matter 5/6 - Gene Ween 5/7 - Punch Brothers
@12 Bar: 4/29 - Johnny Sketch & the Dirty Notes 5/1 - Shannon Powell "King of Treme" 5/6 - Henry Butler
There are plenty more shows on the Backbeat website, as well as more to be announced soon, so keep your eyes peeled!