Saturday, September 11, 2010

Seafood Fest Saturday!!

Good Morning Everybody!!

What are you gonna do this beautiful Saturday!!!

It's the Second Day of the New Orleans Seafood Fest and check out the fun, food and music!!!

Noon-1:30 pm Revivalists
2-3:30 pm Vivaz
4-5:30 pm Kermit Ruffins and the Barbecue Swingers
6 - 8:00 pm The Rebirth Brass Band

The festival, is of course FREE and features not only live music, but cuisine from many famed, local restaurants such as Red Fish Grill, Galatoire's Restaurant, Mr. B's Bistro, ACME Oyster House,
Arnaud's, Remoulade, Luke's, Broussanrd's, Café Giovanni, Drago'sSeafood Restaurant, Saltwater Grill and many more!!!

It's a triple header down at the Louisiana Music Factory today for the FREE music in store!!  Potent Bathers at 2:00 pm, Will Wesley at 3:00 pm and to top it all of Andy J. Forest at 4:00 pm!!!!

And if you're in the mood for some sure to check out Postcards from New Orleans from 6:00pm - 10:00pm at The Front (4100 St Claude Ave.)....The show includes works by Artists: Jessica Goldfinch, Dan Tague, Alex Podesta, Chris Jahnke, Maxx Sizeler, Srdjan Loncar, Laura Gipson, Rachel Jones, Monica  Zeringue and Aaron McNamee.  For ten years, the University of New Orleans and the City of Innsbruck  have held an annual artist exchange. Every summer a few graduating  UNO, MFA students are granted a show in old-town Innsbruck, and every academic year, a few Austrian artists mount a show at the UNO Fine  Arts Gallery. To commemorate the tenth anniversary of this international event, UNO Fine Arts Chair and Exhibitions Director Christopher Saucedo organized a show of ten New Orleans based artists who have participated in this exchange over the years and bundled them together into a exhibition that opened on July 5th at Galerie im Andechshof. Saucedo intended that the show would convey, to the Innsbruck audience, an aesthetic of tourist's snapshots of the dynamic and unique, visual voice of our home town.  The exhibition has now traveled back to New Orleans and will be on view at The Front from September 11th until October 3rd.

At Rock 'N Bowl (3016 S. Carrollton) tonight it's a tribute to our first responders out there with a concert by The Boogie Man and The Wise Guys starting up at 9:30 pm.....All first responders get FREE admission to the show tonight so go out there, have some fun and show your support!!!

If you're looking to celebrate going back to school....or just forget about it for one more night...Head on down to Tipitina's (501 Napoleon) for Gravity A's Back 2 School Bacchanal with The Trio (featuring Johnny Vidacovich, George Porter Jr., and June Yamagishi) plus Gravity A featuring special guests Tim Green, Danny Abel, and Billy Iuso!!!

That should keep you busy....if you're looking for more fun stuff to do be sure to check out the WWOZ Livewire!! Have a good one!

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