Good Morning Everybody,
Well if you didn't remember...it's Southern Decadence in the French Quarter all weekend long. You can definitely have some free fun with your favorite party beverage while cruising up and down Bourbon for some crazy sights and good times...if you've never been...you need to go...it's a festive Gay Mardi Gras in September!!! And make sure you stay on for the THE BOURBON STREET EXTRAVAGANZA, it's a FREE concert, on Bourbon and St. Ann starting up at 5:00 pm!! This year's stars are Deborah Cox, Kimberly Lock, Jeanie Tracy and Erika Jayne (all appearing courtesy of the Bourbon Pub!) and the voice of Pride Winner, Damian Faul...be in the Quarters this evening for the fun!!
If Southern Decadence is not your thing you probably want to head down to the Dome for the Saints pep rally!!! Sean Payton and Drew Brees lead the Pep Rally at Champions Square today!! Fans are invited to celebrate the upcoming Saints season with a Believe Again Bash and it's FREE!!!!! There gonna be music, food and fun....check out the entertainment line-up!!
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Amanda Shaw and The Cute Guys
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Rockin' Dopsie, Jr. & The Zydeco Twisters
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Bucktown All-Stars
Top off the evening at 8:00 PM for the Saints Pep Rally!!!
And end the fun with the Rebirth Brass Band at 8:30!!! It's gonna be a fun one so head on down!!
Looking for some art, music, food and fun then head on down to the Freret Market (corner of Napoleon and Freret) Noon to Five.......There's gonna be 80 local vendors with food, produce, jewelry, art, and collectibles....With Pet adoptions, Big Easy Rollergirls, and free Live Music....Major Bacon at Noon, Anais St. John at 1:45 and COOT at 3:30!!
Are you searching for your forever friend, but live in a small space....then this is the event for you!! "Puppies & Pinot" is a dog adoption featuring "condo-size" canines and a wine & cheese event from 11am to 3pm at the Cotton Mill Condominiums (920 Poyefarre St.-Entertainment Room)...This adoption party is sponsored by the St. Francis Animal Sanctuary...so come on down and find your cute pup!!!
And if you're looking for art and culture this evening you don't want to miss out on the 14th Annual No Dead Artists National Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Art from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at the Jonathan Ferrara Gallery (400 Julia St.).......The exhibition opens tonight with an artists' reception...Each year the show draws thousands of art enthusiasts and focuses attention on an emerging generation of contemporary artists that are poised to breakthrough into the greater art world! And be sure to walk around the Warehouse District this evening for even more art gallery openings - it's an Art Walk!!
If you're looking for more musical fun tonight...be sure to make your plans and check out the WWOZ Livewire!! Have a good one...and GEAUX TIGERS!!