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Best Shows Jul 16 - Sep 16

in New Orleans

Lindsey Stirling at Saenger Theatre

Lindsey Stirling

Electronic violist and dancer Lindsay Stirling returns this summer with another incredible tour! Expect another exhilarating show from this ultimate entertainer as she takes to the road on the Duality Tour, in support of her upcoming record of the same name. With support from Candian indie outfit Walk Off The Earth and Saint Motel, don't miss your chance to enjoy Lindsay back on stage where she belongs!

Shrek - The Musical at Saenger Theatre

Shrek - The Musical

Join Shrek, Fiona and Donkey in this magical musical theatre version of the Oscar-winning Dreamworks animation. Following the same story beats as the movie, this Tony-winning show features original songs from Jeanine Tesori (Fun Home), and a book by Pulitzer winner David Lindsay-Abaire (Rabbit Hole).

Iliza Shlesinger at Mahalia Jackson Theatre

Iliza Shlesinger

Iliza Shlesinger is on fire and taking no prisoners! In what has been a whirlwind rise to popularity in the last few years, she's the only female to have won the title of NBC's Last Comic Standing, her debut comedy special Warpaint was one of the most downloaded comedy specials on iTunes and Netflix picked up her follow-up Freezing Hot, a hilarious stand-up special that showcases her high-energy observational routine and sparky digs at the gender divide.

Christopher Cross at The Fillmore

Christopher Cross

The King of Smooth Pop, Christopher Cross found fame and success early in his storied career, winning an astonishing five Grammy Awards (including the Grammy For Album of The Year, beating out Pink Floyd's The Wall) for his self-titled 1979 debut album. In the five-time multi-platinum, career-defining album, ubiquitous smash hit single Sailing, as well as the Oscar-winning 'Arthur's Theme (The Best That You Can Do)'. Not one to rest on his diamond laurels, the adult contemporary superstar takes to the road this year!

Zach Bryan at Caesars Superdome

Zach Bryan

Zach Bryan isn't just a rising star of country music, he's a supernova set to explode onto the music scene thanks to his mammoth album, American Heartbreak; further cementing Bryan as one of the past year's biggest new country music artists! Zack embarks on his 'The Quittin TIme Tour' this March, catch him at a venue near you.

Tom Papa at The Joy Theater

Tom Papa

A comedian of more than 20 years standing Tom Papa is one of those rare talents that can translate easily from the stage to television and the big screen. With projects as diverse as hosting his own Sirius Radio show Come To Papa, to hosting the Marriage Ref or even appearing opposite both Michael Douglas and Matt Damon in the HBO Liberace biopic Behind The Candleabra, Papa still finds time to partake in his first love - performing live in front of a crowd.

Chris Botti at Orpheum Theater

Chris Botti

The world's top-selling instrumental artist Chris Botti has charm and talent in spades; the Italian American contemporary jazz trumpeter breathes new life into a range of different genres from American songbook standards to bebop classics by the likes of Miles Davis. Botti is not only a highly skilled musician but a consummate entertainer, with a gleam in his eye his onstage banter calls to mind the performers of jazz's golden age.

Shrek Rave at The Fillmore

Shrek Rave

But he might not be the sharpest tool in the shed, so you know what to say when he asks what you're doing in his swamp. Fancy some swampy green cocktails while livin' la vida loca? You're in the right place for that, and like they say, it's dumb just come have fun, cool is dead. Awesome DJs will play the most swamp-worthy sets in between performances to keep your rave spirit alive. Make the most of the night and dress up as your favorite character, just don't skimp out on the gumdrop buttons or the classic Farquaad hair. And the morning after? Make sure you have some waffles!

Danny Go at Orpheum Theater

Danny Go

Grab the kids, put on their aviator hats, and get ready for an adventure as Danny Go heads out on tour this summer. Danny and his friends are set to take you on dance-along adventures and sing their songs as you and the little ones boogie on down together, learning and playing as you do. High-energy fun with lessons in kindness, the joy of adventure, and maybe even some light math!

Brett Young at The Fillmore

Brett Young

American country pop singer and songwriter, Brett Young is hitting the road once again! It comes after a brilliant year, which saw the star sell out shows across Europe and the United States. With vocals as smooth as butter and baby blue eyes, Brett Young is Country music's heartthrob and rising star!

Rupauls Drag Race All Stars Live at Mahalia Jackson Theatre

Rupauls Drag Race All Stars Live

Some of the best loved queens from Drag Race's catwalk of fame return for the show of a lifetime, in RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Live! Expect fierce looks, death drops and scandal a-plenty from your favorite queens across seasons, including Plastique Tiara, Angeria, Roxxxy Andrews, Jorgeous, Vanessa Vanjie and Shannel.

Charley Crockett at The Fillmore

Charley Crockett

Charley Crockett is heading on a new tour in support of his upcoming album '$10 Cowboy'! Born and raised in Texas, Crockett's life seems like it's straight out of one of his songs. From living on the railroad to busking in the streets of New Orleans, it seems he's checked all the boxes. A country and blues singer, his classically country voice and engaging stage presence create an experience like no other. A no-brainer for any country fan, and an engaging and energetic show for all others, you don't want to miss out on the chance to see him live!

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