NEW ORLEANS, LA
The Buku Music Festival
Hip-hop singer Big Freedia (FREE’-duh) and an entourage of “bounce” dancers are using a Mardi Gras float for a stage. The concert takes place at a huge studio and warehouse on the bank of the Mississippi River where Carnival floats are made. The lineup includes Ohio rapper Kid Cudi, the British electronic music trio Nero, 1980s rap group Public Enemy and dozens of other acts.
Howard Theater 8 p.m.
Motown is celebrated in this tribute show to the history-making record label that launched so many timeless stars.
Mardi Gras Celebration 2013
The Mu Nu Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Presents: Mardi Gras Celebration 2013 W/The SOS Band.
10 p.m.- 2 a.m.
Saturday, March 9
Allstate Gospel Superfest with Byron Cage, Lady Tramaine Hawkins Dorinda Clark and more hosted by Wendy Raquel Robinson
Georgia International Convention Center
Gospel superfest draws biggest stars of gospel to the South.
Harriet Tubman Theater in the Freedom Center
join Jeri Tolliver in the live discussion,“Women and their Stories”, based on Civil Rights Activist, Marion Spencer and journalist, Majorie Parham.
Albany Civic Center
Maze still rockin’ after four decades in the business.
Sunday, March 10
Alicia Keys Set the World on Fire Tour (with Miguel)
Grammy winner kicks off tout to support her latest CD