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YG, Art for Art’s Sake and Other Events to Kick off October

by Ashlee Nicole

October hasn’t even begun and it’s already starting off with a bang. From festivals to art walks to hip-hop shows, this weekend is jammed pack with some social goodies. Have fun!


Treme Fall Festival – The second annual festival is produced by the Historic Faubourg Tremé Association to the culture, architecture and history of Tremé. Festival goers can experience the culture of Tremé in good food, good crafts and good music. Kermit Ruffins, Glen David Andrews and Tank & The Bangas are among musical acts featured in the lineup.

Charlie Puth – He won us over with his debut single, “Marvin Gaye,” featuring Megan Trainor, and with the follow-up track, “See You Again,” featuring Wiz Khalifa. Now, the pop sensation is headlining tours and will be making a stop in the Big Easy with special guests Joel Adams and Hailey Knox. The show is at the Joy Theater, 7:30P.

Scales & Ales – The 7th annual event will feature wine and beer from open bars, more than 40 food vendors from around the city and live music as guests walk throughout the Aquarium at night and along the plaza overlooking the Mississippi River. SOLD OUT.

YG – The Cali rapper launched his F**k Donald Trump tour as a part of his mission to ensure his fans vote for the right candidate. This weekend, he’s bringing his tour to the Big Easy at the House of Blues, 9P.

Lagniappe – DJ RQ Away kicks off his annual month-long RQtober with the mix series that brings cool people together with eclectic and soulful sounds at Tipitina’s. Entrance is free if you party with a purpose by bringing one of these items that will be donated to the Second Harvest Food Bank. 10P.

Art for Art’s Sake – On the first Saturday of October, over 30,000 will be perusing art galleries, exhibits and gift shops throughout the Warehouse District and along Julia and Magazine Streets. Open to the public, the FREE event is from noon to 9P.

Clarify: New Orleans, Louisiana presented by Spotify – an exclusive pop-up art exhibition inspired by the issue of guns in America by Nina Chanel Abney in conjunction with Brandan “B-MIKE” Odums, Jamilah King of Mic.com,filmmaker John Richie, photojournalist L. Kasimu Harris, and poet and activist A Scribe Called Quess. FREE with RSVP.

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