Friday, June 4, 2010

It's Back to the Beach and Beer!!

Happy Friday Everybody,

How come when you have a shortened week it always seems to go sooooo much slower?  Well it's the weekend now so, let's see what's happenin' this Friday night!

Friday Events 

For early Friday's Frappe Fridays at Arnaud's (813 Bienville)....Each Frappe Friday will include Historical overview of J.M. Lengendre with Herbsaint memorabilia and artifacts on display, hands on making of a Herbsaint frappe by each person,  an exclusive tasting of the new Herbsaint Original,  a hand crafted French Creole inspired meal, and all attendees will receive a Herbsaint Frappe completion certificate for framing with Herbsaint recipes, PLUS a few surprises!  The fun goes from 11:30am to 1:30pm.  Tickets are $35 per person, including tax and tip. To RSVP, call (504) 523-5433 or email's a great event!!

It's a beer lover's dream.....and it's well worth the money (and it's for a great cause)!  Join WYES and NOLA Brewing (3001 Tchoupitoulas) to enjoy a relaxed evening of beer tasting with a limited number of guests during the WYES Private Beer Sampling.  In honor of the craft of American and European brewers, this event will feature the hardest to find craft brewed beers, specially made cask and home brewed beers, as well as special one-off beers from local breweries. Guests will be able to talk one-on-one with brewers, home brewers, and other beer industry members, as well as talk amongst fellow beer connoisseurs. Tasting tickets are $50 which also includes lip-smacking food by Crescent Pie and Sausage. Also, the President and staff of NOLA Brewing will be available to meet and greet, as well as answer any questions guests may have. Tickets to Friday's event can only be purchased by calling (504) 486-5511.

It's time to go Back to the Beach (in Kenner where Williams meets the Lake), have some great food, listen to some amazing music, and help to Save Our Lake and Our Coast!! Gates open up at 6:00 pm and tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for students with ID, and $4 for kids under 12.  Here's the fun line-up of music for tonight!!  6:15 to 7:30 pm The Blue Meanies, 7:50 to 9:15 pm Rockin' Dopsie, Jr. & the Zydeco Twisters, 9:35 to 11:00 pm Bucktown All-Stars...Go enjoy the Lake!

Friday Music 

It's Friday night, so you know there's gonna be good music going on this evening....

Make sure you're at the Howlin' Wolf (907 South Peters) tonight for the Rebirth Brass Band 27th Anniversary Celebration with special guest the Joe Krown Trio featuring Walter Wolfman Washington and Russell Batiste starts up about 10ish...and I'm sure the REBIRTH will blow you away!!  Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door.

And if you're looking for free (which I know you are...) and an amazing show.....stop by Tipitina's Uptown (501 Napoleon) tonight!!  It's Tipitina's Foundation Free Fridays in June with NO COVER!!  Tonight about 10ish it's The Original Absolute Monster Gentlemen (a.k.a. Pokit Tyme) Featuring: Cornell Williams, Derwin "Big D" Perkins, and Eddie Christmas!!

Alright, that should get you going this evening...for more fun stuff be sure to check out the WWOZ Livewire link!!  And don't forget about the Oyster Fest starting tomorrow and going all weekend in the Quarter by the Jax Brewery...we're talking loads of yummy oysters and great music...stay tuned!!

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