Downtown in July
7.01.2012

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 July.

Festivals

Go Fourth on the River
7/4/2012

Essence Festival
7/6/2012 – 7/8/2012

Bastille Day
7/8/2012 – 7/15/2012

San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (Running of the Bulls)
7/13/2012 – 7/15/2012

Tales of the Cocktail
7/24/2012 – 7/29/2012

Art & Exhibits

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

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

White Glove Wednesdays
Every Wed
National WWII Museum

Lunchbox Lecture: Kenneth Hoffman presents “Turtle Stacking for Victory: The WWII Cartoons of Dr. Suess”
Wed, 7/4/2012
Stage Door Canteen

“Redemption” featuring Donovan Casanave
7/6/2012 – 8/4/2012
M Francis Gallery

Group Show
7/7/2012 – 7/31/2012
Ariodante Gallery

David Dillard – Architecture of the Spirit, Paintings of Historic New Orleans Churches and Cathedrals
7/7/2012 – 8/4/2012
Jean Bragg Gallery

Turning Point: The Doolittle Raid, Battle of the Coral Sea and Battle of Midway
Thru 7/8/2012
National WWII Museum

Snapshots of D-Day: Photographs of the Normandy Invasion
Thru 7/8/2012
National WWII Museum

Fashion Camp at the O
Mon, 7/9/2012
Ogden Museum

New Orleans Heritage and History Tour
7/11/2012 – 7/14/2012
National WWII Museum

Sustainability Series
Thurs, 7/12/2012
AIA New Orleans Center for Design

Winston Churchill Symposium
Sat, 7/14/2012
National WWII Museum

Family Overnight
Sat, 7/14/2012
National WWII Museum

Architectural Tour Series – New Orleans Theater District – a Walking Tour
at, 7/14/2012
National WWII Museum

Jesus Moroles – Rings of Granite
Thru 7/14/2012
Arthur Roger Gallery

Ersy: Architect of Dreams
Thru 7/14/2012
Arthur Roger Gallery

Lunchbox Lecture – Kimberly Gulse presents “Worker Wednesday: Newsletters of Higgins Industries”
Wed, 7/18/2012
National WWII Museum

Living History Corps
Sat, 7/21/2012
National WWII Museum

Sandy Chistm – In the Trying
Thru 7/21/2012
Jonathan Ferrara Gallery

Thornton Dial – Works on Paper
Thru 7/21/2012
Jonathan Ferrara Gallery

Shifting: Photographs by Michel Varisco
Thru 7/23/2012
Ogden Museum

Mark Messersmith: Maximalist and Naturalist
Thru 7/23/2012
Ogden Museum

Alexa Kleinbard: Remedies
Thru 7/23/2012
Ogden Museum

CC Lockwood: Photographs from the Permanent Collection
Thru 7/23/2012
Ogden Museum

Colleen Mullins: Elysium, Woody Woodroof: Field Work, Nell Campbell – Duck Blinds: Louisiana
Thru 7/23/2012
Ogden Museum

In Focus: Summer Photography Camp
7/23/2012 – 8/3/2012
Ogden Museum

Pub Quiz
Wed, 7/25/2012
Stage Door Canteen

Jose-Maria Cundin – Opus Concava
Thru 7/25/2012
Contemporary Art Gallery

Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race
7/25/2012 – 10/15/2012
National WWII Museum

Man, Myth, Monster
Thru 7/28/2012
National WWII Museum

Group Exhibit – “So Much Art, So Little Time III”
Thru 8/2/2012
D.O.C.S Gallery

NOLA NOW, Part II: The Human Figure
Thru 8/5/2012
Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans

Music and Performances

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

The Sunday Gospel Brunch
Every Sunday in July
House of Blues

Sunday Backyard Blues featuring The Upstarts
Every Sunday in July
House of Blues

Hot 8 Brass Band
Every Sunday in July
Howlin Wolf Den

Local Songwriter Showcase featuring Cary Hudson
Every Monday in July
House of Blues

George M. Cohan Tonight
Sun, 7/1/2012
Stage Door Canteen

Curren$y presents “The Stoned Immaculate” Album Release Party/Festival Kickoff Concert
Wed, 7/4/2012
House of Blues

The Victory Belles Patriotic Show
Wed, 7/4/2012
Stage Door Canteen

Ogden After Hours – An evening of Classical Piano with Andre Bohren of Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes
Thurs, 7/5/2012
Ogden Museum

Day Escape – Hosted by Laz Alonzo & Biz Markie
Fri, 7/6/2012
House of Blues

Red Organ Trio
Fri, 7/6/2012
Howlin Wolf Den

Friday Happy Hour featuring The Soulkestra
Fri, 7/6/2012
House of Blues

Oklahoma!
7/6/2012 – 7/8/2012
Southern Repertory Theater

Michael Liuzza
Sat, 7/7/2012
Howlin Wolf Den

Aaron Lewis
Sun, 7/8/2012
Mahalia Jackson Theater

The Victory Belles “Lullaby of Broadway”
Sun, 7/8/2012
Stage Door Canteen

Sunday Swing featuring Swingaroux
Sun, 7/8/2012
National WWII Museum

Stage Door Idol – Preliminary Round One
Tues, 7/10/2012
Stage Door Canteen

The Vettes and The Wooden Wings with Enharmonic Souls
Thurs, 7/12/2012
One Eyed Jacks

Ogden After Hours – Blackbird Hour
Thurs, 7/12/2012
Ogden Museum

Friday Happy Hour featuring Jermaine Quiz
Fri, 7/13/2012
House of Blues

WTUL presents Bass Drum of Death with DZ Deathrays plus KG Accidental
Fri, 7/13/2012
One Eyed Jacks

“The Rat Pack Now” Tribute Show
7/13/2012 – 7/15/2012
Stage Door Canteen

Laginappe Brass Band
Sat, 7/14/2012
Howlin Wolf Den

Sabotage: A Tribute to The Beastie Boys
Sat, 7/14/2012
One Eyed Jacks

Sunday Swing featuring Lionel Ferbos and the Louisiana Shakers
Sun, 7/15/2012
National WWII Museum

Stage Door Idol – Preliminary Round Two
Tues, 7/17/2012
Stage Door Canteen

Clutch plus Prong plus Lionize
Tues, 7/17/2012
House of Blues

The Victory Belles “Lullaby of Broadway”
Wed, 7/18/2012
Stage Door Canteen

Debauchery
Wed, 7/18/2012
Southern Repertory Theater

Ogden After Hours – Mia Borders
Thurs, 7/19/2012
Ogden Museum

Friday Happy Hour featuring Blue Mountain
Fri, 7/20/2012
House of Blues

Zoso – A Tribute to Led Zeppelin
Fri, 7/20/2012
House of Blues

The Victory Big Band presents “Glenn Miller: In the Mood”
7/20/2012 – 7/21/2012
Stage Door Canteen 

101 Dalmations
7/20/2012 – 7/21/2012
Southern Repertory Theater  

The 2012 New Orleans Beatles Festival – 10th Anniversary Concert
Sat, 7/21/2102
House of Blues

Sounds of New Orleans Benefit Concert
Sat, 7/21/2012
Mahalia Jackson Theater

Torche with Solid Giant
Sat, 7/21/2012
One Eyed Jacks

Slothurst
Sat, 7/21/2012
Howlin Wolf Den

The Victory Belles “Lullaby of Broadway”
Sun, 7/22/2012
Stage Door Canteen

Sunday Swing featuring Joe Krown
Sun, 7/22/2012
National WWII Museum

Stage Door Idol – Preliminary Round Three
Tues, 7/24/2012
Stage Door Canteen

The Victory Belles “Lullaby of Broadway”
Wed, 7/25/2012
Stage Door Canteen

6X6
Wed, 7/25/2012
Southern Repertory Theater

Ogden After Hours – Raty Scuvics and Mechiya Lake
Thurs, 7/26/2012
Ogden Museum

Friday Happy Hour featuring The Upstarts
Fri, 7/27/2012
House of Blues

One Man Machine and The Powers That Be plus Bones
Fri, 7/27/2012
Howlin Wolf Den

The Victory Belles “Lullaby of Broadway”
Fri, 7/27/2012
Stage Door Canteen

“Broadway in Love” starring Gregg Edelman
7/27/2012 – 7/29/2012
Stage Door Canteen

Bustout Burlesque
Sat, 7/28/2012
House of Blues

WTUL presents Quintron and Miss Pussycat with Gary Wrong, T-Kettes, and The Dropout
Sat, 7/28/2012
One Eyed Jacks

Stage Door Idol – Preliminary Round Four
Tues, 7/31/2012
Stage Door Canteen

Markets

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

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


Sports

VooDoo vs. Georgia Force
Sat, 7/21/2012
New Orleans Arena

 

  



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