Happy Hump Day Everybody!
Get your Mardi Gras off with a "bark" with BEAD PUPPIES!! The Louisiana SPCA is unveiling Paws on Parade, a new public art project, today from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the W New Orleans. The art display includes 58 of the iconic Haydel’s Bakery Mardi Gras Bead Dogs, each sponsored by a local company and decorated by a local artist, to raise awareness of animal welfare. Title artist Alex Beard will be in attendance today. The Mardi Gras Bead Dogs will be on display until June 2012.
After bead puppies - Mid-City is kickin' with lots of great music!
Go by Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal) for some greta food and the Tex-Mex sounds of the Iguanas at 8:30 pm! What a fun night!
Head on down to Banks Street Bar and Grill (4401 Banks) around 10ish for the sounds of Major Bacon and some tasty FREE BLTs!!
Go back to the '90s at Bayou Park Bar (542 S. Jeff Davis) when Grunge Jazz Trio hits the stage with freestyle (you guessed it!) Grunge around 9:00 pm.
Or hang out on Frenchmen!
Check out Three Muses (536 Frenchmen) and Support Sweet Home New Orleans as they bring you some Traditional Jazz at 7:00 pm....Sweet Home N.O. has been helping to revitalize the damage suffered by musicians and other contributors to New Orleans’ cultural heritage since 2005.
There's another great evening full of music at the Spotted Cat (623 Frenchmen) with free swing dance lessons at 5:00 p.m.!! Brett Richardson at 4:00 p.m., The Orleans 6 at 6:00 p.m., and to top off the night St. Louis Slim & The Frenchmen Street Jug Band at 10:00 p.m.!
d.b.a. (618 Frenchmen) has two fun show tonight with The Tin Men at 7:00 and Walter Wolfman Washington and the Roadmasters at 10:00 pm!!
If you're looking for more fun stuff to do...check out the WWOZ Livewire!