Good Morning Everybody,
And of course....the 2010 HARVEST THE MUSIC CONCERT SERIES continues....the free concert series benefiting Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans & Acadiana....is every WEDNESDAY from September 15-November 3 from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm at LAFAYETTE SQUARE!! In addition to a free, weekly concert, concert-goers will enjoy food and drinks for purchase (no outside food or drinks, please) from local favorites including: Rouses, Beaucoup Juice Snoballs, Crepes a la Cart, Miss Linda's Soul Food Catering, Lil Dizzy's Café, Lucy's Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurant, Oceana Restaurant, Boucherie, and Squeal. An artists' village will feature artwork and crafts from regional artists and designers, all available for purchase.
Here's the line-up for the series!!!
OCTOBER 20 THE RADIATORS
OCTOBER 27 IVAN NEVILLE'S DUMPSTAPHUNK plus Good Enough for Good Times
NOVEMBER 3 NEW ORLEANS NIGHTS with Allen Toussaint, Nicholas Payton and The Joe Krown Trio featuring Walter "Wolfman" Washington and Russell Batiste Jr. plus Little Freddie King
To learn more about 2010 Harvest the Music Presented by Hancock Bank, visit www.harvestthemusic.org!!
And of course you got more music!
Head on down to the Sandbar (Deck area of the University Center’s cafeteria) over on UNO's campus at 7:30 pm tonight for the Jelly Roll Morton Birthday Tribute featuring Steve Pistorious, Matt Perrine’s Classic Jazz Combo and Hot Club of UNO...it's going to be a great nite and admission is only $5.00 for this amazing show...UNO Faculty, Staff and Students get in for FREE!!!
There's a special show over at Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta!! Irvin Mayfield's NOJO Jam presents the music of Herbie Hancock this evening at 8:00 pm...it's gonna be an amazing concert!!
Another great evening foll of music at the Spotted Cat with free swing dance lessons at 5:00 p.m.!! Brett Richardson at 4:00 p.m., The Loos Marbles + The Rumblers at 6:00 p.m., and to top off the night St. Louis Slim & The Frenchmen St. Jug Band at 10:00 p.m.!
You'll be having a good time at d.b.a. on Frenchmen Street tonight with the early evening show with the Mirlitones at 7:00 pm and stay on for Walter Wolfman & the Roadmasters...they come on at 10:00 p.m....for a very small cover and he's worth it!
If you're already in the Marigny (or even if you're not) make sure to stop by Mimi's in the Marigny (2601 Royal) for some Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Review's weekly show at 10:00 pm!
If you're looking for more fun stuff to do...check out the WWOZ Livewire!