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The Weekly Broadside: Inauguration Watch Party, Flea Market, Big Sam’s Funky Nation

The Broadside is the sister business of The Broad Theater. This new outdoor, open-air venue hosts movies, music, magic, muppets, and more. The Broadside has a full bar, hot dogs, and of course, the best popcorn in town. Click each event to find out more.

Happening This Week

via The Broadside

Wednesday, Jan. 20 (today)

Inauguration Watch Party 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Ring in the new administration with your pals outdoors

Sidebar Presents Scatterjazz: Dave Easley, Rurik Nunan & Kevin Scott, 7 p.m.
A trio debut featuring pedal-steel guitar, violin, and electric bass

Thursday, Jan. 21

Happy Talk Band with Southern’s Food Truck, 6 p.m.
Alt-Country/Rock with good eats provided by Southern’s

Friday, Jan. 22

Panorama Jazz Band, 7 p.m.
A seven-piece Jazz group with influences from all over the world

Big Sam’s Funky Nation will perform a free show this Saturday, Jan. 23 (via The Broadside)

Saturday, Jan. 23

Ted Hefko & The Thousandaires, 3 p.m.
Their new album “Down Below” drops March 1st, hear it on stage before you hear it at home

Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Doors at 7 p.m., Show at 8 p.m.
A member of the legendary Dirty Dozen Brass Band performs a FREE show on the Broadside stage. PLEASE NOTE: Due to high level of inquires, we are selling an allotment of tickets to ensure guest seats. Free tickets will be available at 7:30 at the door

Sunday, Jan. 24

Broadside Flea Market With Smoking Time Jazz Club, 10:30 a.m.
Local business and local music meet together for this FREE event. Market starts at 10:30 a.m., music starts at 12:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 26

Broadside Trivia with Mikey DoDo, 6:30 p.m.
Free trivia with questions by Terri Simon

The Broadside Flea Market returns on the 24th with music by Smoking Time Jazz Club (via The Broadside)

Later In January & February: The Sundance Film Festival, Always For Pleasure, Walter Wolfman Washington, and so much more.

Want to find out more?
For more information about how The Broadside making our outdoor venue as safe as possible, please see our COVID policy page. All “coming soon” events can be found by visiting BroadSideNOLA.com Just want to buy some tickets? Click here to get straight to the fun part.

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