Morning Everybody...It's Friday - What's happenin'??
Fridays at the French Market Live Music Series is back!! The FREE outdoor event in Dutch Alley in the French Market District (between Decatur Street and the River) starts up at 5:00 pm!! Today is the CUTTING EDGE MUSIC CONFERENCE SHOWCASE and check out this line-up:
5:00-5:30 Jim Morey St. Petersburg, FL
5:45-6:15 David Bode Metairie, LA
6:30-7:00 Joel Nunez Miami, FL
7:15-7:45 Lindsey Mendez New Orleans, LA
8:00-8:30 Henry Turner & The Flavor Band Baton Rouge, LA
The French Market is gonna be a great place to be this afternoon!!
Get your wine on this evening with a little tasting at Swirl (3143 Ponce de Leon) with the Friday Free for All from 6 to 8:00 pm. George Brown from Vino Wholesale will be there with 4 great French wines!
Be sure to check out the big Happy Hour this evening at Chickie Wah Wah with Paul Sanchez & John Rankin at 8:00 pm and be sure to stay on Brian Seeger's big birthday bash with the Joe Krown Trio at 10:00 pm...this should be a super fun evening! And don't forget to come hungry for some yummy food!
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 Meschiya Lake & The Little Big Horns (with no cover - but please tip the band :) at 6:00 and stay on for the Honey Island Swamp Band 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, We are One Brass Band at 1:00 am...(hey, now it's Saturday mornin'!)
And you can catch another triple header over at the Spotted Cat (623 Frenchmen) with Brett Richardson at 4:00 pm, Washboard Chaz Blues Trio at 6:00 pm and to top off the evening The New Orleans Cottonmouth Kings 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.) this Friday with the Big Brass Bed, Native America, Big Cloud and more special surprises...show starts up about 10ish!
And of course....Have a great Friday and for more musical fun and events click on the WWOZ Livewire! And of course GEAUX SAINTS!!!