Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Gatherings, Music and Frenchmen Street

Good Morning Ya'll,

Here's what's up this Tuesday the 11th, if you're wanting to go out and about this evening!

Tuesday Fun Stuff

Early in the evening you can eat some food, and help a worthy cause with the Nola Rising Fundraisin' Crawfish Boil!  The boil starts up at 6:00 pm at Flanagan's Pub (625 St. Philip)....The pub is is hosting a crawfish boil to benefit Nola Rising, and $5 gets you a wristband. The wristbands gets you crawfish and bbq (PIG ROAST). Please come out, enjoy yourself, and help out a great organization....Plus $2 High Lifes with the wrist band!   Wyatt Kennair, Sous Chef for La Cote Brasserie, has generously donated his time and energy to cook for this event...so you know the food is gonna be amazing!!

You can also start off your afternoon right, if you stop by the Trumpet Magazine Release Party which will get kickin' about 5:30 pm at the Fair Grounds Race Track and Casino.  Join Trumpet for this very special happy hour event to celebrate the release of their May/June issue of The Trumpet Magazine....the gathering will feature music, art and culture of New Orleans.....spotlighting the Faubourg St. John neighborhood.  There's music by Nate Cameron Jr. a.k.a. 504 Suave and arts tables by Miss Malaprop and Green Kangaroo....Plus ice cold beer by Nola Brewing and complementary food by Rotolo's Pizzeria!!

If you're looking for music this evening you have a bunch of choices!

Chickie Wah Wah on Canal has an early show with the fantastic trio of Anders Osborne, John Fohl, and Johnny Sansone starting up at 8:00 pm....it's always a great one, and there should be some yummy food available from the kitchen!

The Spotted Cat on Frenchmen has a full afternoon and evening of music with this lineup!  Brett Richardson 4:00 pm, Jerry Jumonville 6:00 pm, and the Smokin' Time Jazz Club 10:00 pm!

A stroll down Frenchmen Street should also take you by Yuki Izakaya for the talented accordian player Norbert Slama Trio at 8:00 pm...Norbert plays some incredible French inspired accordian!

Okay, just one more thing if you're gonna be on Frenchmen Street this evening....you really need to hang out a little later to check out my buddy Rob Cambre's band at the Blue Nile - Balcony...it's gonna be a great show with The Rob Cambre Trio + Theremin and Steel Guitar Duo....they get revved up about 10:00 pm!

Have a wonderful Tuesday and for more fun shows and events going on click on the WWOZ Livewire link!

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