Morning Everybody...It's Friday - What's happenin'??
You can kick off your weekend with the Marketplace at Armstrong Park today from 3:00 to 6:00 pm.....featuring local fresh produce, seafood, arts and crafts and bring your dancing shoes cause there's gonna be music too!!!
You can also get your evening started off right with a little wine tasting at Swirl (3143 Ponce de Leon) with the Friday Free for All from 6 to 8:00 pm. Jared Breaux of International Wine and Spirits joins Swirl for 4 new wines from France and Spain.....And of course Chef Dan Esses will be dishing out his delicious $5 tapas plates!
It's a Threadhead Friday night at Chickie Wah Wah with Paul Sanchez at 8:00 pm for a super fun evening! And I know there's gonna be some yummy food too!!
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 The Hot Club of New Orleans (with no cover - but please tip the band :) at 6:00 and stay on for Mike Dillon's Go Go Jungle at 10:00 pm!
Right down the street you have another trio of shows at BMC (1331 Decatur)...with Sasha Masakowski at 7:00 pm, Fredy Omar con su Banda at 10:30 pm, Medianoche International at 1:00 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 it's another installment of the Shakedown Friday dance party in the Penthouse. Ladies drink FREE from 10-11pm. Downstairs it's the also legendary Caesar Brothers Funk Box w/ Gaynielle Neville. In case you didn't know, The Caesar Brothers have been rocking it as Cyril Neville's backing band for 15 years. They know how to bring that Uptown funk!
And for those of you hanging out Uptown don't forget it's Free Fridays at Tipitina's (504 Napoleon Ave.) this Friday with Papa Grows Funk + The Revivalists...show starts up about 10ish!
Have a great Friday and for more musical fun and events click on the WWOZ Livewire!