September 2015

Wilco rattled the restored Orpheum Theater with ‘Star Wars’ and much more

Wilco performs at Orpheum Theater September 28, 2016. Photos by Zack Smith.

By Keith Spera, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Whatever your opinion of Wilco, its members can’t be accused of pandering. At a sold-out Orpheum Theater on Monday (Sept. 28), frontman Jeff Tweedy and his bandmates strolled onstage, took up their instruments and, with nary a word of explanation or even acknowledgement, proceeded to perform their new “Star … Continued

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra’s 25th Anniversary Season opens at Orpheum Theater

Guests view a video presentation prior to the LPO’s performance at Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra 25th Anniversary Season Opening Night at the Orpheum Theatre. Thursday, September 17, 2015. (Josh Brasted Photo)

By Sue Strachan, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Opening night always garners excitement, but the one on Thursday (Sept. 17) could be considered a tour de force: the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra had returned after 10 years to kick off its 25th anniversary season at the recently restored Orpheum Theater. (The theater had its own debut party on Aug. … Continued

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