Good Morning Everybody,
It's the start to a long holiday weekend.....Let's see what's going on!
You should head on over to the Northshore for the 32nd Annual Mandeville Seafood Festival with food, music, carnival rides, fireworks and family fun at Fontainebleu State Park - Check out tonight's musical line-up!
Lake Pontchartrain Stage
5:00 - 5:45 Supercharger
6:00 - 7:45 Redline
8:00 - 9:45 Bottoms UP
10:00 - 12:00 Bag of Donuts
Dew Drop Stage
5:00 - 6:45 In His Company Counting the Day
7:00 - 8:45 Bernie Cyrus Jazz Combeaux
If you're not heading out to the Northshore for seafood...there's lots of fun stuff going on in the City!
It's a Friday night happy hour at Chickie Wah Wah tonight with the Pfister Sisters at 5:30 pm with no cover charge!! Then stay on for Threadhead Paul Sanchez at 8:00 pm for a super fun evening!
You can get your evening started off right with a little wine tasting and art opening at Swirl (3143 Ponce de Leon) with the Friday Free for All from 6 to 8:00 pm. July's show features the collaborated efforts of fused glass artist Paulette M. Lizano of Lizano’s Glass Haus and wood artist David C. Porretto of DCP Designs and their colorful unique word signs. Karen Stone will be on hand pouring 4 old word picks and Chef Dan Esses will be dishing out his infamous tapas plates for $5.
If you're thinking about heading down to Frenchmen Street...there's lot of music to hear!
d.b.a.'s (618 Frenchmen) has two bands tonight that will get you up and dancing...you got the Hot Club Of New Orleans at 6:00 and stay on for The Iguanas at 10:00 pm!
Right down the street you have another trio of shows at BMC (1331 Decatur)...with Fun in The Pocket featuring Mayumi Shara and Reinaldo at 7:00 pm, Fredy Omar con su Banda at 10:30 pm, Medianoche International at 12:30 am...(hey, now it's Saturday mornin'!)
Head on down to the Maison (508 Frenchmen) at 7:30 for Some Like it Hot...and you'll appreciate the great drinks and the NO COVER and stay on for the late show with Izzy and Hesstronics at 10:00 pm!
And for those of you hanging out Uptown don't forget it's Free Fridays at Tipitina's (504 Napoleon Ave.) with Gal Holiday & The Honky Tonk Revue and Country Fried...show starts up about 10ish...it's gonna be good one!
Have a great Friday and for more musical fun and events click on the WWOZ Livewire!