Sunday, May 23, 2010

Zulu, Rubber Ducks and Boogaloo!!

Happy Sunday Everybody!!  We just got a new addition to the family - so it's double happy!!  Welcome Dumpling!!

Get your day started off right at the Zulu Social Aid & Pleasure Club 101 Anniversary Parade - Starting up at Noon.!!  Here's the details....Start up at Sweet Lorraine's (1931 St. Claude)...1st stop Sidney's Saloon (1200 St. Bernard)...Then pick up at The Other Place (1224 St. Bernard)...2nd Stop, Poor Boys....3rd Stop, the Autocrat Club (1725 St. Bernard)....4th Stop, Seal's Class Act (2169 Aubry)....5th Stop, Mickey's Playhouse (1939 Lapeyrouse).....6th Stop Jackie's Touch of Class Lounge (925 N. Claiborne)....7th Stop, Bertha's Place (1501 Basin)....8th Stop, Brother Melder (2420 Ursulines)...and disband at the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club on North Broad...This sounds like a fun way to spend your day!!

If you're looking for music, food, art and fun...go by the Bayou Boogaloo on Bayou St. John near Orleans Avenue.....Check out this line-up!!  

Arthur Clayton & Purposely Anointed 11-11:45 Lafitte
Topsy Chapman 12:45-1:45 Lafitte
Gravity A 2:45-3:45 Lafitte
Johnny Vidacovich Trio featuring
June Yamagishi and Keiko Komaki
4:45-5:45 Lafitte
High Ground Drifters 11:00-12:30 Dumaine
Egg Yolk Jubilee 12:45-2:15 Dumaine
Walter "Wolfman" Washington 2:30-3:45 Dumaine
Mardi Gras Indian Orchestra 4:00-5:30 Dumaine
To Be Continued Brass Band 5:45 - 7:00 Dumaine
Brian Coogan Band 11:45-12:45 Orleans
Ernie Vincent & the Top Notes 1:45-2:45 Orleans
Johnny Sketch & the Dirty Notes 3:45-4:45 Orleans
Beausoliel w/ Tab Benoit 5:45-7:00 Orleans

And when you're at the Boogaloo don't forget the most important event of all....The Rubber Duck Derby!!! Second Harvest Food Bank will host the inaugural Rubber Duck Derby at the Bayou Boogaloo. Adopt a rubber duck today and join the fun as Second Harvest drops 10,000 rubber ducks into Bayou St. John for a race to the finish line where one "lucky duck" will win a fantastic prize! Exciting prizes will also be awarded to the little yellow swimmers who finish in second and third place. Adopt one rubber duck for just $5 or increase your chances of winning by adopting six ducks for $25.  Adopt your rubber duck today to participate in 2010 Rubber Duck Derby and help fight hunger by supporting Second Harvest Food Bank! The 2010 Rubber Duck Derby will be held on May 23, 2010 at 3:45pm. For more information, please visit, or contact Taylor Smiley at (504) 279-2820.

Have a wonderful Sunday and for more fun events check out the WWOZ Livewire!!

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