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Published: 2011/03/02

The Radiators, Gene Ween, ALO, Tea Leaf Green, Punch Brothers to Play the Backbeat JazzFest Series

The Radiators, Gene Ween, ALO, Tea Leaf Green, Punch Brothers, Aaron Neville and Anders Osborne are among the acts scheduled to play the Backbeat JazzFest Series. These shows will take place at clubs throughout New Orleans during the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. The late night series will also boast a bonus mostly acoustic performance by The Radiators, an Ivan Neville and “friends” show and a reunion of Jon Cleary & The Original Absolute Monster Gentlemen. A variety of southern voices will also participate in a special Southern Troubadours performance at Le Petit Theatre.

Here’s a look at the Backbeat JazzFest Series

Anders Osborne 10pm / Bonerama 12:30am, Friday 4/29, Tipitina’s – French Quarter

The Radiators 10pm, Friday 4/29, The Temple (formerly Scottish Rite Temple)

Kermit Ruffins & The Barbecue Swingers 10pm / Big Sam’s Funky Nation 12am, Saturday 4/30, The Temple (formerly Scottish Rite Temple)

A (Mostly) Acoustic Evening With The Radiators, Saturday 4/30, Le Petit Theatre

ALO 3:15am / Tea Leaf Green 1:30am, Saturday 4/30 (technically 5/1), Tipitina’s – French Quarter

Reunion Of Jon Cleary & The Original Absolute Monster Gentlemen, Saturday 4/30 (technically 5/1), Le Petit Theatre
1:00am Doors – 1:30am Show

Ivan Neville & Friends, Sunday 5/1, Le Petit Theatre, 9pm Doors – 10pm Show

Cyril Neville’s Nevillution, Thursday 5/5, Tipitina’s – French Quarter, 9pm Doors – 10pm Show

Southern Troubadours feat.Tab Benoit, Anders Osborne, Grayson Capps, Devon Allman, Thursday 5/5, Le Petit Theatre, 9pm Doors – 10pm Show

Tab Benoit’s Swampland Jam, Friday 5/6, Tipitina’s – French Quarter, 9pm Doors – 10pm Show

Gene Ween w/ special guests, Friday 5/6, Blue Nile, 9pm Doors – 10pm Show

An Intimate Evening With Aaron Neville, Friday 5/6, Le Petit Theatre, 9pm Doors – 10pm Show

Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Friday 5/6 (technically 5/7), Blue Nile
1:30am Doors – 2am Show

Gene Ween / special guests Alex McMurray, Saturday 5/7, Tipitina’s – French Quarter, 9pm Doors – 10pm Show

Punch Brothers feat. Chris Thile w/ special guests, Saturday 5/7, Blue Nile, 9pm Doors – 10pm Show

George Porter Jr. & Runnin Pardners, Saturday 5/7 (technically 5/8), Tipitina’s – French Quarter, 1:30am Doors – 2am Show

Orgone, Saturday 5/7 (technically 5/8), Blue Nile

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