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Nola Live Music Letter

Editor's Note: There is so much live music in New Orleans, and sometimes it can be rather overwhelming to know what to hear, where to go, or what to do. Writer and music lover Wesley Hodges is giving weekly previews of the live music happening in New Orleans as well as some sneak previews into what is coming up. For a full view of Wesley's suggestions, check out his facebook page

BukuIt's BUKU Project week in New Orleans and the dust, beads and mental fog from Mardi Gras has (almost) cleared. The electronic and hip-hop heavy BUKU lineup has some gems in there including Run The Jewels, Tycho, Yeasayer (replacing Washed Out), Car Seat Headrest, Thundercat and Clams Casino, among others. BUKU 2017 goes down this weekend at Mardi Gras World and you can still pick up tix here. The Blank Range and Wild Reeds show at Gasa Gasa on Thursday is another rockin' show to look into (check Blank Range's latest EP Vista Bent here).

Continue below to enter the Shaky Knees contest, check out my new spring "Vernal" playlist and a refreshed concert calendar below.

Have a great week folks!

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THIS WEEK

Dorothy with The Georgia Flood at House of Blues (3/7)
The Iguanas at Circle Bar (3/8)
Son Volt at The Parish at House of Blues (3/8)
Blank Range with The Wild Reeds at Gasa Gasa (3/9)
Downtown Boys with Sneaks at Siberia (3/9)
The Reaver at Checkpoint Charlies (3/9)
Blank Range with Wild Reeds at Gasa Gasa (3/9)
The Soul Rebels at Le Bon Temps Roule (3/9)
BUKU Late with GRiZ, SunSquabi, Muzzy Bearr and AF The Naysayer at Joy Theater (3/10)
BUKU Late with Zeds Dead, Andrew, Luce, Nebgra, Pusher, RedBarrington and KTRL. at Republic New Orleans (3/10)
Kermit Ruffins at Blue Nile (3/10)
Robert Earl Keen at Tipitina's Uptown (3/10)
Deadmau5 with Rezz at Republic New Orleans (3/11)
BUKU Late with M.A.N.D.Y., DJ T., Herb Christopher, Unicorn Fukr, Lomax Grey, STY and Jordan Whaley at Dragon's Den (3/11)
Tank and the Bangas at Blue Nile (3/11)
COOT at Le Bon Temps Roule (3/11)
Kane Strang at Gasa Gasa (3/11)
Blackfoot Gypsies at Gasa Gasa (3/12)