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New Orleans’ Tipitina’s Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Tipitina’s, the revered New Orleans music club named after a Professor Longhair song, is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a series of shows next week that reflect its diverse booking policy. The club is located at 501 Napoleon Ave.


Thursday, Jan. 10

Rotary Downs plus Clint Maedgen

Friday, Jan. 11

FMC presents: A Benefit for Al “Carnival Time” Johnson & Sweet Home New Orleans featuring OK Go with Bonerama

Saturday, Jan. 12

Walter “Wolfman” Washington (pictured) with special guests Marva Wright, Big Sam, & Leo Nocentelli

Sunday, Jan. 13

“Thornybration” — A Celebration of The Life of a Tipitina’s Founder, Thorny Penfield

Wed., Jan. 16

Benefit Vidacovich, with Galactic, Papa Grows Funk, Soul Rebels Brass Band, Midnight Disturbers, Garage-A-Trois featuring Robert Walter, Mark Mullins, Anders Osborne and Renard Poche

Thurs, Jan. 17

Dirty Dozen, Soul Rebels, ReBirth

Friday, Jan. 18

Johnny Sketch & the Dirty Notes CD Release Party with The Motet, plus DJ Soul Sister

Saturday, Jan. 19

Tipitina’s 30th Anniversary Founders Ball featuring Allen Toussaint, plus Jon Cleary & The Absolute Monster Gentlemen

Sunday, Jan. 20

Super Fais Do Do with Bruce Daigrepont, with special guests Steve Riley & Amanda Shaw

Call (504) 895-8477 with questions, or go to Tipitina’s for tickets.

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