Thu.-Sun. Oct. 15-18 | A benefit for the Intergalatic Krewe of Chewbacchus, the Burning Man-like participatory art and camping festival features art installations, themed displays and activities, DJs and live music, burning effigies and more. Single day and weekend passes available. At FilmWorks New Orleans.
Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival
Fri.-Sun. Oct. 16-18 | The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation's annual free festival features many styles of barbecue and music by The Funky Meters, Little Freddie King, Marcia Ball, an Excello Records showcase featuring Lazy Lester, Carol Fran and Classie Ballou, and more. At Lafayette Square.