Twilight at Longue Vue

Twilight at Longue Vue is back! Enjoy live music by local artists on Spanish Court, the second and fourth Wednesday of every month between 5PM and 7PM. Social distancing and other safety measures are enforced.

General admission and reserved seating for the following dates are currently available:

May 12: Robin Barnes (jazz singer) – Robin Barnes, the beloved Songbird of New Orleans, and her professional bassist husband, Pat Casey, are a well-known pair in this city. As a confident and assured chanteuse, Robin has fiery passion with poise; Pat has been recognized for his excellence and mastery of the bass by world-renowned percussionist Bill Summers, among many others. The duo’s music is upbeat yet soulful, with nods to modern jazz, New Orleans, funk, and R&B. We guarantee you will be “Feeling Great!” during Robin & Pat’s performance.

May 26: Ryan Hanseler (jazz quartet) – Pianist Ryan Hanseler’s professional career has spanned nearly twenty years, including performances and recordings with Delfeayo Marsalis, Tim Green, Branford Marsalis, Kobie Watkins, Dee DeeBridgewater and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, Cyrille Aimee, Jason Marsalis, Renee Marie, Nnenna Freelon, and Herlin Riley. He has hosted numerous clinicians and academic presentations around the world and is a former professor of jazz studies at East Carolina University. Mr. Hanseler earned his Master’s in Jazz Composition and Arranging from North Carolina Central University under the direction of Dr. Ira Wiggin, Branford Marsalis, and Joey Calderazzo.

June 9: Wrong House (jazz quartet) – Wrong House is an acoustic quartet founded by pianist Will Feinberg in 2019. Combining the music of past greats such as Charlie Parker and John Coltrane with that of contemporary masters like Kurt Rosenwinkel and Nicholas Payton, Wrong House’s repertoire encompasses the full breadth of Black American Music. A typical performance with Wrong House will feature thoughtful arrangements of popular jazz standards interspersed with exciting original compositions. Feinberg is joined by Sam Taylor on tenor saxophone, Quinn Sternberg on upright bass, and Peter Varnado on drums.

June 23: The Trevarri Quartet (jazz quartet) – Trevarri is a saxophonist / multi-instrumentalist / bandleader / composer that hails from Shreveport, LA. He has studied at the Loyola University of New Orleans and UNO, earning his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Jazz Studies. Trevarri has released and produced three original albums, with his latest release being a jazz trio album entitled “Shapes of Creation”. While residing in New Orleans, Trevarri has performed alongside many jazz greats such as Chico Hamilton, Donald Harrison, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Robert Glasper, Victor Goines, Delfeayo Marsalis, Ellis Marsalis, Rufus Reid, and many more. Trevarri has performed at the notable Essence Festival with artists such as P. Diddy and Solange. He is also a part of the Grammy award-winning group, the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (NOJO), led by jazz drummer Adonis Rose.

Click HERE to download our upcoming lineup. For questions and booking inquiries, contact tfulton@longuevue.com

 

LAWN SEATING

Bring a blanket or chair, beverages and snacks, and pick your spot on Spanish Court. Facial coverings may be removed when seated at a safe distance from other groups. $10 per person, FREE for annual members based on membership level and Garden Pass holders (limit 2 tickets).

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PORTICO TERRACE

Experience Twilight from a reserved area overlooking the Portico Garden. Enjoy the music from “backstage,” with a private table, fresh flowers from the gardens, and cold beverages as a gift from Longue Vue. $150 for up to five;$250 for up to 10; 15% discount for annual members.

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BALCONY SEATING

Expansive views over Spanish Court and the Longue Vue grounds, and a “backstage” view of performances. Private seating for up to eight, with fresh flowers from the gardens and cold beverages as our gift. $250; 15% discount for annual members.

RESERVE

NEW in 2021: Picnic boxes from Edith & Edgar’s Museum Cafe

available during Twilight at Longue Vue

Purchase yours upon arrival!

Facial coverings are required while arriving at Longue Vue and may be removed only when seated with your household at a safe distance from others. Please click here for more about safety measures at Longue Vue.

Email info@longuevue.com with questions about this and other events at Longue Vue.

Thank you, 2021 Twilight Sponsors!

For information about 2021 Twilight at Longue Vue sponsorship options, contact Sustainability Manager Clay Turner at (504) 293-4724 or cturner@longuevue.com.