Happy Independence Day!!
I know there will be lots of backyard bbq's going on today, but after all the fun, food and fireworks...You need to go down and show your support for the Mother-in-Law Lounge, 1500 N. Claiborne, tonight. Betty Fox has decided to keep it going, so get on out there tonight. She's gonna have some amazing food and Guitar Lightnin' Lee!! Fun starts up about 9:00 pm...be there, or be square!!!
And before you hit the Lounge...head on down to the French Market to Dutch Alley for lots of Fourth of July Music!!!
Dumaine St. and Decatur
Brass Bands Performances
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Navy Band Full Steam Brass Band
7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Tremé Brass Band
DUTCH ALLEY PERFORMANCE PAVILION (behind Pop City, next to Montrel's Bistro):
Modern, Vintage and Trad Jazz Stage
4:00-5:30 P.M. Astral Project
6:00-7:30 p.m. Tom Hook Louisa Prima Tribute Band
8:00-8:45 p.m. Jazz, gospel and blues vocalist Sharon
Martin performs with a Trad jazz band
Washington Artillery Park (across from Jackson Square)
Pre-Fireworks patriotic music and much more
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM New Orleans Navy Ceremonial Band
And it's GO FOURTH ON THE RIVER with the big fireworks show!! Catch it anywhere up and down the river in the Quarter, or on the Westbank too...the explosives go off at 9:00 pm!!!
Head down early for the big concert at Spanish Plaza!!
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. The Bucktown All-Stars
4:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Treme Brass Band
6:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. Amanda Shaw & The Cute Guys
7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. The Mixed Nuts
It's also the big finale for the Mandeville Seafood Fest at Fontainebleau State Park!!
Lake Pontchartrain Stage
11:00 - 12:00 B4 Acoustic
12:15 - 1:45 Will Cullen Group
2:00 - 3:30 Blackened Blues Band
3:45 - 5:15 Christian Serpas and Ghost Town
5:30 - 7:00 Groovy 7
7:15 - 8:30 Soul Revival
Dew Drop Inn Stage
12:00 Mandeville Idol
2:00 - 3:30 Racing For Pink
3:45 - 5:15 In His Company
5:00 - 7:30 Sharon Schech and The Southern Stars
7:15 - 8:30 Bernie Cyrus and The Louisiana Allstars
And of course the Fireworks at 8:45 pm....Choreographed to music, the best place to enjoy
the fireworks show is in front of the main stage!!!
And of course if you need more music check out the WWOZ Livewire!! Have an amazing Fourth and celebrate our independence!!