Monday, October 11, 2010

Beat the Monday Blues with Music!!

Happy Monday everybody and if hope you're lucky enough to be enjoying a long weekend.....unlike me :(   But no frowning...there's fun stuff gong on!!

Head on down to a free concert at Tulane University Center Quad at 8:00 pm for Local Natives + Ruby Suns + Union Line it's fun and it's FREE!!  And if you happen to be looking for some music at lunchtime tomorrow head back over to the Quad at noon for The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra’s 4th Annual Porch Party featuring Glen David Andrews with some special guests!!!  (remember Porch Party is tomorrow ;)

Now this sounds pretty cool!!  It's 10 X 10 => 11 with Dave Easley....10:00 pm at the Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center (1618 Oretha Castle Haley)....Internationally renowned Swiss artists and musicians Simon Berz and Kaspar Koenig along with filmmaker Michelle Ettlin will have a 10 day/night residency at Zeitgeist. Each day they will search the streets for trash accompanied by area musicians. They will bring it back to Zeitgeist and build instruments from trash. Each evening they will perform a concert with the new instruments, inviting local musicians to join them. The entire residency will be filmed for a feature-length documentary.  Artists interested in participating should contact Rene @ 504 352-1150 or

You can get your evening started off right at Chickie Wah Wah on Canal....they have Jimmy Robinson & Cranston Clements Unplugged for an early show at 7:00 pm...and I'm sure there's gonna be some yummy food too!!

If you're looking for a new place to check out with some great food and music....head on over to Three Muses (536 Frenchmen)...tonight Kristin Diable hosts the New Orleans Singer Songwriters Night at 7:00 pm!

Keep out the heat and spend some time on the Avenue at The Columns....There's gonna be David Doucet from BeauSoleil fame, and while you're enjoying the sounds have a refreshing adult beverage and  this will surely start your evening off right!

Stick around Mid-City and go on over to the Banks Street Bar & Grill for the N'Awlins Johnnys at 9:00 pm and some free red beans and rice for your Monday night!

If you're lookin' for some bluegrass music tonight you don't have to go too far to find it....Check out the Hi Ho Lounge on St. Claude and the Bluegrass Pickin' Party at 8:00 pm...there's no cover and FREE red beans at this show too!

Be sure to make a stop by the Spotted Cat early for this great line-up of music....Brett Richardson at 4:00 pm, Dominic Grillo and The Frenchmen Street All Stars at 6:00 pm and be sure to stay on for the Jazz Vipers at 10:00's sure to be another smokin' Monday evening show.

Have a great Monday...and for more musical fun check out WWOZ Livewire ....until tomorrow.

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