Downtown in March
3.01.2012

There is always something exciting happening in downtown New Orleans. From world famous dining, music and nightlife to exciting sporting events, one-of-a-kind cultural exhibits and art galleries; check out what's happening downtown in March.

Festivals

Soul Fest
3/3/2012 – 3/4/2012

New Orleans Rock N Roll Marathon
3/4/2012

Wednesday’s at the Square
3/15/2012 – 5/30/2012

St. Patrick’s Day
3/17/2012

Tennessee Williams Literary Festival
3/21/2012 – 3/25/2012

Congo Square Rhythms Festival
3/24/2012

Road Food Festival
3/24/2012 – 3/25/2012

Old Algiers River Fest
3/31/2012 – 4/1/2012

Art & Exhibits

Toddler Time
Tues/Thurs 10:30 am
LA Children’s Museum

Story Time
Mon-Sat, 11:00am
LA Children’s Museum

New Orleans Home & Garden Show
Fri-Sat, 3/2/2012 – 3/3/2012
Superdome

Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Celebration
Sat, 3/3/2012
LA Children’s Museum

Cub and Boy Scout Day
Sat, 3/3/2012
National WWII Museum

The World in a Skillet:  Book signing and Demo with Paul and Angela Knipple
Sat, 3/3/2012
Southern Food & Beverage Museum

First Time Homebuyer Training
Sat, 3/3/2012
Preservation
Resource Center

Keith Perelli – Mosquito Muerto
3/3/2012 – 3/31/2012
Arthur Roger Gallery

Mary Jane Parker – Keepsakes
3/3/2012 – 3/31/2012
Arthur Roger Gallery

Francis Z. Pavy – 200: Artwork Inspired by 200 Years of Statehood
3/3/2012 – 3/31/2012
Arthur Roger Gallery

Deedra Ludwig – “Primordial and Scared”
3/3/2012 – 4/14/2012
LeMieux Gallery

Lunchbox Lecture – “Battle at the Java Sea”
Wed, 3/7/2012
National WWII Museum

Family Workshop: Victory Gardens
Sat, 3/10/2012
National WWII Museum

Knit-In at the Museum
Sat, 3/10/2012
National WWII Museum

Illumineating
Sat, 3/10/2012
Southern Food & Beverage Museum

Southern Art, Southern Stories (For Children)
Sat, 3/10/2012
Ogden Museum

Children’s World Fair
Sat, 3/10/2012
LA Children’s Museum

Billy Hassell – New Prints
3/14/2012 – 4/28/2012
LeMieux Galleries

Fiber Arts After Hours
Thru 3/15/2012           
Ogden Museum

Play Day
Sat, 3/17/2012
LA Children’s Museum

Target Free Sunday
Sun, 3/18/2012
LA Children’s Museum

Meet the Author – Col. Glenn Frazier
Mon, 3/19/2012
National WWII Museum

Lunchbox Lecture – “WWII and the Origins of the Cold War”
Wed, 3/21/2012
National WWII Museum

Fetch! Supersaurus Saturday
Sat, 3/24/2012
LA Children’s Museum

New Orleans International Beer Fest
Sat, 3/24/2012
Superdome

Adrian Deckbar – Immersion
Thru 3/24/2012
Callan Contemporary

Then and Now: The Story of Coffee
Sun, 3/25/2012
Southern Food & Beverage Museum

Susan Dowling-White
3/26/2012 – 4/1/2012
Cole Pratt Gallery

Pub Quiz
Wed, 3/28/2012
National WWII Museum

Play Day
Sat, 3/31/2012
LA Children’s Museum

Shotgun House Tour
Sat, 3/31/2012
Preservation Resource Center

The Creative World of Enrique Alferez
Thru 4/2/2012
Ogden Museum

The Past Still Present: Photographs by David Holliday
Thru 4/8/2012
Ogden Museum

Jimmy Descant: The Shape of Louisiana commenting on the Shape of Louisiana
Thru 4/8/2012
Ogden Museum

Music and Performances

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band Featuring special guests
Every night in March
Preservation Hall

The Sunday Gospel Brunch
Every Sunday in February
House of Blues

Dropkick Murphy’s plus Frank Turner
Thurs, 3/1/2012
House of Blues

Ogden After Hours – Alexandra Scott
Thurs, 3/1/2012
Ogden Museum

Flogging Molly plus The Devil Makes Three
Fri, 3/2/2012
House of Blues

Richard Strauss’ Salone
Fri, 3/2/2012
Mahalia Jackson Theater

The Rat Pack Now Tribute Show
3/2/2012 – 3/4/2012
Stage Door Canteen

Certified Nola featuring Na’Tee, Paasky, Smash Bro Chedda and Jay Arson
Sat, 3/3/2012
House of Blues

An Evening with Eric Lindell
Sat, 3/3/2012
One Eyed Jacks

Richard Strauss’ Salone
Sun, 3/4/2012
Mahalia Jackson Theater

Fleur De Tease
Sun, 3/4/2012
One Eyed Jacks

The Divine Sister
Thru 3/4/2012
Southern Repertory Theater

Henry Rollins
Mon, 3/5/2012
House of Blues

Frankenstein Brothers featuring Buckethead and That 1 guy plus special guest Wolff and Tube
Wed, 3/7/2012
House of Blues

The Victory Belles “Lullaby of Broadway”
Wed, 3/7/2012
Stage Door Canteen

Debauchery
Wed, 3/7/2012
Southern Repertory Theater

Vitamin Water presents Mashup: Where Music Meets Fashion
Wed, 3/7/2012
Joy Theater

George Clinton and the Parliament Funkadelic plus DJ Soul Sister
Thurs, 3/8/2012
House of Blues

Ogden After Hours – Lauren Turnet
Thurs, 3/8/2012
Ogden Museum

Snoop Dogg
Fri, 3/9/2012
House of Blues

Aquarium Drunkard presents Built to Spill with Dinosaur Feathers plus Junebug Spade
Fri, 3/9/2012
One Eyed Jacks

On the Air!
3/9/2012 – 3/27/2012
Stage Door Canteen

Bustout Burlesque
Sat, 3/10/2012
House of Blues

Chinquapin and Foburg presents Maps and Atlases with Sun Hotel and Caddywhompus
Sat, 3/10/2012
One Eyed Jacks

The Jesus and Mary Chain plus special guest The Shining Twins
Mon, 3/12/2012
House of Blues

Girls plus Uptown Mortal Orchestra plus KG Accidental
Mon, 3/12/2012
One Eyed Jacks

Slaughterhouse – welcome to: Our House featuring Crooked I, Joe Budden, Joell Ortiz and Royce Da 5’9
Tues 3/13/2012
House of Blues

The War on Drugs plus White Rabbits
Tues, 3/13/2012
One Eyed Jacks

The Victory Belles “Lullaby of Broadway”
Wed, 3/14/2012
Stage Door Canteen

Disney’s The Lion King
3/14/2012 – 4/15/2012
Mahalia Jackson Theater

Zeds Dead
Thurs, 3/15/2012
House of Blues

Ogden After Hours – John Monney
Thurs, 3/15/2012
Ogden Museum

Heart plus special guest Erick Baker
Fri, 3/16/2012
House of Blues

Debauche with Little Freddie King
Fri, 3/16/2012
One Eyed Jacks

Boylesk! Featuring the Stage Door Johnnies plus The Evil Hate Monkey and more
Sat, 3/17/2012
House of Blues

Corrosion of Conformity plus Torche plus A Storm of Light plus Zoroster
Sat, 3/17/2012
One Eyed Jacks

Fun. plus Avalanche City
Sun, 3/18/2012
House of Blues

Young Lagoon with Dana Bouy
Mon, 3/19/2012
One Eyed Jacks

Young the Giant plus Grouplove
Tues, 3/20/2012
House of Blues

Feed Me (With Teeth)
Wed, 3/21/2012
House of Blues

A Streetcar Named Desire
3/21/2012 – 3/25/2012
Southern Repertory Theater

Ogden After Hours – Africa Bass
Thurs, 3/22/2012
Ogden Museum

NOLA Rocks presents The Scorseses plus xDefinition plus Punk Drunk Apollo plus Ish
Fri, 3/23/2012
House of Blues

The Naked and Famous plus Vacationer plus Not Now
Sun, 3/25/2012
House of Blues

The Dream Kill the Lights Tour
Wed, 3/28/2012
House of Blues

The Victory Belles “Lullaby of Broadway”
Wed, 3/28/2012
Stage Door Canteen

6X6
Wed
, 3/28/2012
Southern Repertory Theater

A Streetcar Named Desire
3/29/2012 – 4/1/2012
Southern Repertory Theater

Dax Riggs
Fri, 3/30/2012
One Eyed Jacks

Markets

Crescent City Farmers Market
Saturdays, 8am-12pm
Magazine St and Girod St

ArtWorks Market Place
Saturdays, 11am-5pm
Louisiana ArtWorks

Sports

Hornets vs. Indiana Pacers
Fri, 3/2/2012
New Orleans Arena

Hornets vs. Charlotte Bobcats
Sat, 3/3/2012
New Orleans Arena

SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament
3/8/2012 – 3/11/2012
New Orleans Arena

Hornets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder
Mon, 3/12/2012
New Orleans Arena

Hornets vs. LA Lakers
Wed, 3/14/2012
New Orleans Arena

Hornets vs. Washington Wizards
Thurs, 3/15/2012
New Orleans Arena

VooDoo vs. Philadelphia Soul
Sat, 3/17/2012
New Orleans Arena

Hornets vs. LA Clippers
Thurs, 3/22/2012
New Orleans Arena

VooDoo vs. Milwaukee Mustangs
Fri, 3/23/2012
New Orleans Arena

Hornets vs. Sacramento Kings
Sat, 3/24/2012
New Orleans Arena

Final Four Friday
Fri, 3/30/2012
Superdome

Reese’s College All-Star Game
Fri, 3/30/2012
Superdome

NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four
Sat, 3/31/2012
Superdome  



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