The Royal Potato Family imprint is always well-represented on the late night scene and this year is certainly no exception. With artists like , , , and Dead ’s on the roster and a pervasive tendency towards improvisation and collaboration, this team of artists fits the night scene vibe perfectly. RPF’s biggest annual showcase in the Big Easy is the Annual Megalomaniac’s Ball, set for Wednesday, May 2nd at The Howlin’ Wolf. Everything gets underway tomorrow night with a late set at , the first of many performances as this bunch settles in for the marathon. Continue below the full .

THE ROYAL POTATO FAMILY

Thursday, April 26

2 am Marco Benevento @

Friday, April 27

10 pm MARCO Benevento @ ***w/ , , , & more

11:30 pm , & @ The

Saturday, April 28

4 pm Disturbers @ Jazz Fest Fairgrounds (Jazz & Heritage Stage)

10 pm GRAYSON CAPPS & THE LOST CAUSE MINSTRELS w/ AMANDA SHAW & JOHNNY SKETCH @ Tipitina’s French Quarter

10 pm w/ , Marco Benevento, , & Terrence Higgins
@

Sunday, April 29

9 pm WORSHIP MY ORGAN featuring MARCO BENEVENTO, ROBERT WALTER, SKERIK & ADAM DEITCH @

Monday, April 30

8 pm CHARLIE HUNTER, SKERIK & MIKE DILLON @ The

11 pm ILLUMINASTI TRIO @ The Dragon’s Den

Tuesday, May 1

10 pm SAUCEFEST w/ SKERIK & Friends @ Hi Ho Lounge

Wednesday, May 2

9 pm MEGALOMANIAC’S BALL w/ , Dead Kenny Gs, Marco Benevento (solo piano), , Trio @

 

Thursday, May 3

8 pm Illuminasti Trio @ Big Top

10 pm: GRAYSON CAPPS & THE LOST CAUSE MINSTRELS @ Chickie Wah Wah

10 pm: SKERIK, MARCO BENEVENTO, GEORGE PORTER & JOHNNY VIDACOVICH @ The Maple Leaf

10 pm: w/ Brotherhood @ Tipitina’s

2 am: FEST MOB ALL STARS featuring , Marco Benevento, & More @ Hi Ho Lounge

Neal Casal – Need Shelter

Friday, May 4

LMB NOLA Presents Garage A Trois @ – 5/4/12

9 pm: LMB NOLA Presents Garage A Trois @ One Eyed Jack’s

12 am: @ The Blue Nile Upstairs

2 am: MARCO BENEVENTO Plays JAMES BOOKER w/ JAMES SINGLETON & JOHNNY VIDACOVICH @ The Maple Leaf

Saturday, May 5

8 pm: THE DEAD KENNY Gs w/ The , Tony Clifton & @

12 am: The AM SESSIONS w/ MARCO BENEVENTO, ERIC KRASNO, GEORGE PORTER & JOHNNY VIDACOVICH
@

12 am: HAIRY APES BMX w/ THE BUDOS BAND @ New Orleans