This, obviously, will be amazing:
George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic with DJ Soul Sister
Sunday at House of Blues (225 Decatur St., 504-310-4999; http://www.houseofblues.com. Tickets $40.)
Bassist, composer and eclectic experimenter James Singleton leads his 1913-2013 Orchestra through an improvisational set exploring New Orleans music across a century. Joining the symphony are trumpeter Satoru Ohashi, saxophonist Rex Gregory, drummer Justin Peake, trombonist Rick Trolsen and guitarist Chris Alford. The orchestra performs at Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center 7 p.m. Friday (1618 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., 504-827-5858; http://www.zeitgeistinc.net. Tickets $15 general admission, $10 Zeitgeist members).
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