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Concerts in the Courtyard June 16th: Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes

June 12, 2017

The Historic New Orleans Collection’s popular Concerts in the Courtyard series continues Friday, June 16th with the Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; the concert is from 6–8 p.m. THNOC’s Concerts in the Courtyard are an affordable way to enjoy live, authentic Louisiana music in the French Quarter. Admission is $10, free for THNOC members, and includes three beverages; wine, craft beer and soft drinks are served.More info

Concerts in the Courtyard series continues Friday, May 19

May 03, 2017

The Historic New Orleans Collection’s popular Concerts in the Courtyard series continues Friday, May 19 with the Sweet Olive String Band! A New Orleans-based group influenced by southern and rural song styles, the Sweet Olive String Band is known for vocal harmonies reminiscent of the country-brother duets of the 1930s and ‘40s. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; the concert is from 6–8 p.m. THNOC’s Concerts in the Courtyard are an affordable way to enjoy live, authentic Louisiana music in the French Quarter.

18th annual Bill Russell Lecture: A Tribute to John Robichaux

March 20, 2017

The Historic New Orleans Collection will present the 18th annual Bill Russell Lecture—“A Tribute to John Robichaux”—on Wednesday, April 5 at its Williams Research Center (410 Chartres Street). Robichaux (1866–1939), a native of Thibodaux, is considered to have been the most continuously active dance bandleader in New Orleans. To add to the fun, the New John Robichaux Society Orchestra, led by Tom Hook and Wendell Brunious, will join forces with the Louisiane Vintage Dancers to recreate an evening of 19th-century entertainment.

Registration Now Open for 22nd annual Williams Research Center Symposium

January 23, 2017

Registration for The Historic New Orleans Collection’s 22nd annual Williams Research Center Symposium is now open. The event, titled “Storyville and Jazz, 1917: An End and a Beginning,” will take place Saturday, Feb. 4 at the Hotel Monteleone, 214 Royal St. in the French Quarter.

22nd Annual Williams Research Center Symposium

January 06, 2017

February 4 Get a closer look into the history of New Orleans. The theme of this year’s symposium presented by the Historic New Orleans Collection examines the ways in which the Storyville neighborhood and the Jazz musical movement have shaped perceptions of New Orleans around the world. More info