Lots of great shows during Jazzfest in New Orleans!

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 http://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!

Boy, I sure wish I was in NOLA right about now… :dance