5 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Thursday
Lafayette Square, 500 St. Charles Ave.; www.harvestthemusic.org
Eric Lindell kicks off Second Harvest Food Bank's Harvest the Music concert series, which runs every Thursday in Lafayette Square through Oct. 22. Lindell plays a jammy, sometimes soulful mix of blues and New Orleans funk. The event also features an art market, food and drink. Free admission.