5 Great Things Not to Be Missed

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NEIL DI­A­MOND > MAY 2 How best to cel­e­brate a half-cen­tury of per­for­mances? With a year­long world tour, nat­u­rally. Catch the Rock ’n’ Roll Hall of Famer when he pulls into the Smoothie King Cen­ter with his 50th an­niver­sary show. 1501 Dave Dixon Dr., 800.745.3000

JAZ­ZFEST > MAY 47 The sec­ond week­end of the 48th an­nual New Or­leans Jazz & Her­itage Fes­ti­val is just as jam­packed as the first. Ste­vie Won­der, Patti LaBelle, Dave Matthews, Wide­spread Panic, Dar­ius Rucker, Wilco, Snoop Dog and Troy "Trom­bone Shorty" An­drews join hun­dreds of oth­ers on mul­ti­ple stages. New Or­leans Fair Grounds, 1751 Gen­tilly Blvd.; no­jaz­zfest.com

FIND­ING NEV­ER­LAND > MAY 914 This trav­el­ing pro­duc­tion of the Broad­way mu­si­cal traces the real-life tale of play­wright J.M. Bar­rie and the young boys who in­spired him to pen the chil­dren’s clas­sic “Peter Pan.” Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St., 800.745.3000

JES­SICA LANG DANCE > MAY 13 In just six short years, this Long Is­land-based troupe has po­si­tioned it­self as a for­mi­da­ble force in con­tem­po­rary Amer­i­can dance. See why at the Ma­halia Jack­son The­ater. 801 N. Ram­part St., 800.745.3000

THE TO­TAL PACK­AGE TOUR > MAY 19 What do you get when you put New Kids on the Block, Boyz II Men and Paula Ab­dul to­gether on one stage? A 1990s throw­back that will have you danc­ing in the aisles of the Smoothie King Cen­ter. 1501 Dave Dixon Dr., 800.745.3000

"Find­ing Nev­er­land"

Jes­sica Lang Dance

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