Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Tales of the Cocktail Kick-Off!!!

Good Morning Everybody!

The BIG EVENT kicking off today is Tales of the Cocktail....If you can make it head on down to the Monteleone front steps at 2:00 pm for the big celebration to start off this amazing event....and below are just a sample of some of the FREE tasting rooms you can check out today at the Hotel Monteleone!!!

Aperitif Bar With Martini & Rossi

Hotel Monteleone Mezzanine
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Brugal Rum

The Bonnet Carre Room, Hotel Monteleone
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Brugal Rum will take you on a Caribbean holiday featuring food, drinks and entertainment favored by the locals throughout the Dominican Republic.

Suntory Presents... “Blending” Harmony with Nature

The Iberville and Bienville Rooms
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Suntory is honored to have their Chief Blender, Seiichi Koshimizu, at Tales of the Cocktail to host a full HIBIKI blending apothecary lab in the Suntory VIP tasting room. Shinji will invite select guests to “Blend” harmony with nature while making their own personal HIBIKI 12 year old blend.

Wow!!  What a cool stuff - for a complete list of tasting room fun...Click on the Tales of the Cocktail link above!!!

And here's some lovely music for your evening.......

It's another Wednesday on the Point from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., and of course, admission is FREE..Take the ferry right over to the concert tonight and head to Aunt Leni's (323 Verrett) for Little Freddie King and Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Review to celebrate Blues & BBQ!  Click the above link for complete concert series info!

Tonight is also the Mission to Musicians Concert Series at St. Anna's Episcopal Church, Parish Hall (1313 Esplanade Ave.) featuring the Willow Family Band at 7:30 pm.  The gospel healing Mass and medical services for musicians take place at 6:30 pm.....Dinner and resources are free for musicians (suggested donation $10)....All proceeds benefit the Mission to Musicians Fund!

And of course you got more music!

You can head on down to the Bayou Park Bar in Mid-City (542 S. Jeff Davis) for some Lynn Drury and Friends at 10:00 pm.

You'll be having a good time at d.b.a. on Frenchmen Street tonight with The Mirlitones for the early show at 7:00 pm (no cover)!  And hang out for Walter Wolfman Washington...he comes on at 10:00 pm.

If you're already in the Marigy (or even if you're not) make sure to stop by Mimi's in the Marigny (2601 Royal) for some more Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Review's weekly show at 10:00 pm!

If you're looking for more fun stuff to do...check out the WWOZ Livewire!  Until tomorrow....

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