Wednesday, April 13, 2011

The Marketplace and Music Everywhere!

Another beautiful Wednesday!!

On your way to the Square you can stop on over at Ditcharo's Restaurant & Pub (640 Carondelet) for a cold beer and some pre-Square music with the Chris Alford & Jesse Morrow Duo...they get started at 4:30 maybe skip out of work a little early today!!

Come on down to Lafayette Square for another stellar line-up for this year's concert series....there will be crafts, food and libations....Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers plus Coot get things movin' this evening at 5:00 pm - and check out the entire line-up so you can make your plans.

Head on over to Lakeview for Swing into Spring! at the Harrison Avenue Marketplace presented by Beacon of Hope tonight from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm in the parking lot of Lakeview Grocery at 801 Harrison Avenue.  You'll enjoy music by The Wasted Lives, a honky-tonk band with a New Orleans twist, and NOLA Jitterbugs will also be performing and teaching swing dance lessons.  While you're there check out over 75 vendors with great Easter gift ideas and delicious food with white chocolate bread pudding from Crescent City Bread Pudding and shrimp regua from Antoine's to just name a few!!  And don't forget to keep cool with a margarita from the Beacon of Hope beverage booth or a beer from St. Dominic's. Proceeds from the beverage booths support these great organizations!!!

Wednesday Evening Music

If you're all revved up from all that early evening fun...check this out...

If you forgot to eat some food at the Square and are looking for some great music and food after the concert head on over to The Rendon Inn (4501 Eve Street - in beautiful Broadmoor) for some great food and some excellent music with Marc Stone...he'll get things going at 7:00 pm!!

And there's more yummy food and music in Mid-City - Go by Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal) for Tom McDermott & Meschiya Lake at 8:00 pm!!  And don't forget to come hungry for some Taceaux Loceaux (they've been doin' the food truck thing - but have settled down at CWW and it's truly delicious!!)

Heading over to Frenchmen Street?  Lots of places with no cover, but don't forget to tip the talent!!

Start off your evening with the early show over at dba (618 Frenchmen)....The Tin Men get things kickin' at 7:00 pm (no cover)....and then stay on for Walter "Wolfman" Washington & The Roadmasters (small cover, but it's worth it!!) at 10:00 pm (as always) it's gonna be a fun one!!

Another great evening full of music at the Spotted Cat (623 Frenchmen) with 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 St. Jug Band at 10:00 p.m.!

Move down Frenchmen for a great show at Three Muses (536 Frenchmen)'s Schatzy at 7:00 pm...if you didn't think you were a big fan of accordians this performance will change your mind!!

Looking for some dinner and then some music for dessert?  Rock 'N Bowl (3016 S. Carrollton) can help you out!  Get an entree' over at Ye Olde College Inn and then get a half price ticket to the show right next door at Rock N' Bowl....Tonight they've got piano man Joe Krown at 8:30 pm!!

If you're looking for more fun stuff to do...check out the WWOZ Livewire!

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