Morning Everybody...It's Friday - What's happenin'??
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....there's gonna be 4 free wines plus tapas from Chef Dan Esses' new restaurant, 3 Muses. At the bar this week they'll be serving up some of Dan's empanadas, fresh pasta and more!!!
Be sure to check out the big Happy Hour this evening at Chickie Wah Wah.....Let's be Totally Clear - Louisiana's Campaign for Smoke Free Living, will be on hand to celebrate the non-smoking music venue/bar!!! So come on out and tell them how you feel about it - and of course enjoy the Pfister Sisters from 5:30 to 7:30 pm along with some pretty good fare from the kitchen! And be sure to stay on for the amazing sounds of Mia Borders at 9:00 pm!
Make sure you head on down to the Banks Street Bar & Grill (4401 Banks) this evening for their big Anniversary Party with JUICE!!! The fun starts up at about 10:00 pm!!
And it's LABOR DAY FRIDAY with Celeb-Entertainer, Armand St. Martin at the Bayou Bar at the Pontchartrain (2031 St. Charles Ave.) tonight from 7:00 to 10:00 pm!! With NO COVER and Smoke-free!! New Orleans own piano man, Armand St. Martin, fills the grand piano-seat every weekend at the Bayou Bar at the Pontchartrain with his upbeat original Louisiana-flavored songs and compositions, along with his version of classic New Orleans covers.
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 The City Champs 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, Young Fellas Brass Band at 1:30 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 E.O.E plus Gov't Majik...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 don't forget!! It's Bill deTurk Friday on WWOZ so be sure to listen from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm for the Louisiana Music Party!!! (online or locally on 90.7 FM)