Bayou Boogaloo, Cedric Burnside, Art in the Park and more New Orleans events May 11-17 | Events

Bayou Boogaloo in Exile

Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo in Exile converts the annual festival to a concert series during the pandemic. The North Mississippi Allstars kick off festivities at the Tucks Funky Uncle on Friday, May 14. The next two days are at the Broadside, with art markets starting at 3 p.m. The New Orleans Nightcrawlers and 101 Runners perform Saturday, May 15. Tank and the Bangas and Cha Wa perform Sunday, May 16. Visit Bayou Boogaloo’s website for tickets and details.

Alexis and the Samurai

Vocalist Alexis Marceaux and multi-instrumentalist Sam Craft — besides being the leads of the percussion-heavy bilingual pop outfit Sweet Crude — make up the indie pop duo Alexis & The Samurai. They perform at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Friday, May 14 at Tipitina’s. Find tickets on Tipitina’s website. 

Maifest in Gretna

The German-American Cultural Center of Gretna hosts a Maifest celebration with a beer garden, music, and…

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