Wed. March 2 | Uruguayan troubadour Juan Wauters picks and grins his way through his two solo albums — N.A.P. North American Poetry and the current Who Me? (Captured Tracks) — like Seu Jorge transposing Jonathan Richman instead of David Bowie. Former Beets bandmate Tall Juan also appears, making it two for the price of Juan. Video Age and Yuppie Teeth open at 10 p.m. at Siberia.
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Wed. March 2 | Lafayette indie pop band Royal Teeth headlines the kickoff to the Wednesday at the Square spring concert series. There is an art market and food and drink vendors. Naughty Professor opens. From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Lafayette Square.
Sat.-Sun. March 5-6 | The gospel and soul festival features Hi-Lyfe, Gospel Soul Children, Mike "Soulman" Baptiste and LACEE on Saturday. Trombonist Glen David Andrews closes the event Sunday. Music is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. both days at Audubon Zoo.
Sun. March 6 | It's been a rough few years for Thomas DeCarlo Callaway, but the rotund rapper-turned-pop pariah is aiming for a rebirth/rebranding as a quivering Cupid on his new LP Heart Blanche (Atlantic) and this stripped-down "Love Train" tour. Escort opens at 9 p.m. at Tipitina's.