Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Vive La France!!!

Bonjour Ya'll!

Celebrate Bastille Day with the "Let them Eat Cake" Célébration in the French Market this morning!  Here's the lowdown:

9:45 a.m. - Gather at Washington Artillery Park in your best French outfit, and look for the brass band.
10:00 a.m. - March on down to Dutch Alley.
10:20 a.m. Welcome remarks from Ken Ferdinand. Speeches by local French leaders and representatives of French organizations. Introduction of key speakers.
10:30 a.m. Ceremony at Joan of Arc statue at New Place de France (across the street from Dutch Alley). Wreath laying. Singing of Le Marseillaise.
10:45 a.m. Move indoors to Market Café. Champagne while supplies last. Musette music with Norbert Slama Trio.
11:00 a.m. Let Them Eat Cake! Marie Antoinette serves 100 pieces of cake to the public!!!

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 Louie's Corner Bar (500 Elmira) for Flow Tribe to celebrate University on the Point!  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 Wilson & Moore 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 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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