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Frequently Asked Questions

Everything you need to know about New Orleans Music Month

What is New Orleans Music Month?

New Orleans Music Month is a city-wide, monthlong celebration of New Orleans’ vibrant music ecosystem. New Orleans is well known as a center of music culture. But music is also a critical component of our economy. Through the culmination of New Orleans Music Month, our goal is to increase awareness of New Orleans as a hub for music business, education, and innovation. 

Why October?

October is a great time of year in New Orleans. Traditionally there are over a dozen music-related festivals and events held in October and countless live music performances in venues and clubs throughout the city. See what’s happening in October here: neworleans.com/musicmonth 

What is NOLAxNOLA?

NOLAxNOLA is the kick-off event for New Orleans Music Month. NOLAxNOLA is held annually during the last week of September and first week of October. During NOLAxNOLA, dozens of clubs, music halls and performance spaces around New Orleans come together to promote and showcase the City’s unique live entertainment scene. Learn more at nolaxnola.com.   

How can I add my event to New Orleans Music Month?

Submit your event here: neworleans.com/events/submit-an-event  

How do I add my live music listing to the New Orleans Music Month calendar?

Live music listings for New Orleans Music Month and NOLAxNOLA are powered by the WWOZ Livewire Music Calendar. Information on how to submit a live music listing to WWOZ can be found here: wwoz.org/submitting-events-livewire-music-calendar  

How can I get involved with New Orleans Music Month?

Please connect with us using the contact form on this page: neworleans.com/musicmonth

How can I request to be added to the Artist Database (powered by New Orleans & Company and WWOZ)?

To participate in the Artist Database, please complete the following form(s) listed below depending on your artist type:
*note, currently we are only publishing musicians on the live Artist Database, but we are capturing all non-musician artists (painters, dancers, performers, etc.) as well for inclusion in future updates.

I am a member of New Orleans & Company. How can I get my events added to NewOrleans.com and the Music Month calendar?

All members are encouraged to use the Member Extranet to add their event listings. You can also update your business description, photos, hours of operation and any additional information about your business or organization by using the extranet.