Friday, June 3, 2011

Back to the Beach and Beer!!

Happy Friday Everybody,

How come when you have a shortened week it always seems to go sooooo much slower?  Well it's the weekend now so, let's see what's happenin' this Friday night!

Friday Events 

It's a beer lover's dream.....and it's well worth the money (and it's for a great cause)!  Join WYES at the New Orleans Fairgrounds (1751 Gentilly Blvd.) to enjoy a relaxed evening of beer tasting with a limited number of guests during the WYES Private Beer Sampling.  In honor of the craft of American and European brewers, this event will feature the hardest to find craft brewed beers, specially made cask and home brewed beers, as well as special one-off beers from local breweries. Guests will be able to talk one-on-one with brewers, home brewers, and other beer industry members, as well as talk amongst fellow beer connoisseurs. Tasting tickets are $50 which also includes lip-smacking food by Crescent Pie and Sausage. Tickets to Friday's event can only be purchased by calling (504) 486-5511.

It's time to go Back to the Beach (in Kenner where Williams meets the Lake), have some great food, listen to some amazing music, and help to Save Our Lake and Our Coast!! Gates open up at 6:00 pm and tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for students with ID, and $4 for kids under 12.  Here's the fun line-up of music for tonight!!  6:15 to 7:30 pm Bucktown Allstars, 7:50 to 9:15 pm Mixed Nuts, 9:35 to 11:00 pm Rockin' Dopsie, Jr. & the Zydeco Twisters...Go enjoy the Lake!

Friday Music 

It's Friday night, so you know there's gonna be good music going on this evening....

Allways Lounge (2240 St. Claude Ave.)  - Hot Stuff! with Becky Allen, Chris Wecklein and Harry Mayronne at 8:00 pm.

Blue Nile (532 Frenchmen Street) - Mykia Jovan and Jason Butler at 8:00 pm, and Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers at 11:00 pm.

Three Muses (536 Frenchmen St.) - Raphael Bas at 7:00 PM, and Glen David Andrews at 10:00 pm.

Mojitos Rum Bar & Grill (437 Esplanade Avenue) - Jerry Jumonville at 4:00 PM , Alex Bossworth at 7:00 PM, and Fredy Omar con su Banda at 10:30 pm.

Alright, that should get you going this evening...for more fun stuff be sure to check out the WWOZ Livewire link!!  And don't forget about the Oyster Fest starting tomorrow and going all weekend in the Quarter by the Jax Brewery...we're talking loads of yummy oysters and great music...stay tuned!!

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