Sunday, May 22, 2011

Rubber Duck Sunday and A Benefit for Colin

Good Morning - There's lots of stuff going on today!

The Bayou Boogaloo continues on today with a full day of fun starting up at 11:00 am on the banks of Bayou St. John (and Orleans Ave.) with a full weekend, of music, food, art and the "Derby Duck Race" for Second Harvest is today at 3:45 pm....Check out 10,000 rubber ducks in the Bayou!!!  I got my "Quack Pack" did you get yours???

Click on the link above for all the festival fun, and click on "Derby Duck" to get your duck in the race!!  See below for the today's music schedule: Stage
JD Hill and the Jammers 11am-11:45am
Kevin Skehani 12:45pm-1:45pm
Sasha Masakowski’s Musical Playground 2:45pm-3:45pm
The Revivalists 4:45pm-5:45pm

Positive Vibration Stage
Lagniappe Brass Band 11am-12pm
Paul Soniat 12:20pm-1:20pm
Washboard Chaz Blues Trio 1:40pm-2:40pm
Kristin Diable 3pm - 4:00pm
Monk Boudreaux and Golden Eagles featuring Billy Iuso 4:20pm - 5:20pm
Kris Royal and Dark Matter 5:45pm - 7:00pm

Abita Stage
Karnival Kreyol featuring Cedric Watson 11:45am-12:45pm
Group Fantasma 1:45pm-2:45pm
Leah Chase + Gerrmaine Bazzle + Stephanie Jordan 3:45pm-4:45pm
Rockin’ Dopsie Jr. & the Zydeco Twisters 5:45pm-7:00pm

Do you eat all your veggies???  and even if you don't you're gonna love Veggie Fest at the Zeitgeist (1618 Oretha Castle Haley) all weekend long and today 10:00 am to 4:00 pm...There's gonna be all types of veggie fun with music by Country Fried, Eudora and Deep Soul, and more...check out the link above for all the good stuff going on over there this weekend!!

Looking for a ride to the beach you can head on over to Downtown Bay St. Louis, Mississippi for Bay Bridge Fest...Enjoy the Bay town with great Mississippi seafood, arts and crafts and music, the fun is all weekend long and starts up at 11:00 am today!!  Here's just some of of the great line-up:
  • Voice of the Wetlands All-Stars (Tab Benoit, Cyril Neville, Anders Osborne, Monk Boudreaux, Johnny Vidacovich, Waylon Thibodeaux, Jumpin’ Johnny Sansone, George Porter, Jr.)
  • George Porter Jr. and the Runnin’ Pardners
  • Amanda Shaw
  • John Mooney
  • Honey Island Swamp Band
  • Los Po-Boy-Citos
  • John “Papa” Gros
  • Jeremy Mojo Phipps and the Outsiders
  • Dread Clampitt
  • US Navy Rock Band
For all the Fest fun and the complete schedule - click on the above link!!!

Tonight please come out to support A Night of for Care for Colin Benefit Show at The Howlin Wolf (907 South Peters) from 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm....This tribute will be a healing experience for everyone and a way to pay tribute to Colin through music and help support his family.  There's gonna be a fantastic silent auction and raffle items, and of course amazing music with Fred LeBlanc + Dash Rip Rock + Motorway + Blue Plate + Jimmy Robinson.  For more info on the event and auction items, please click the link above.  See you tonight!

For more good stuff going on today...Be sure to check out the WWOZ Livewire.  Until tomorrow!

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