8 p.m. & 10 p.m. Wednesday
Snug Harbor, 626 Frenchmen St., 949-0696; www.snugjazz.com
By contrast to Carnival, Spencer Bohren calls his almost annual Ash Wednesday gig "quiet and classy." The folk/blues guitarist always invites special guests, but those appearances are Carnival-dependent. Equipped with an arsenal of acoustic and lap steel guitars and a banjo, he'll have no problem holding down a solo show. Bohren will debut new material before heading off on a six-week European tour. Call club for ticket info.