Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Celebratin' the Circus, the Square, Bootsy and Birthdays!!

Happy Wednesday! 

If you're Downtown check out the Circus Parade!!  Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey present The Crescent City Summer Celebration Parade at 11 a.m. at Girod Street and Loyola Avenue. The route will run from the New Orleans Arena, down Girod, left on Baronne, then up Poydras to end at Loyola.

Come on down to Lafayette Square for Wednesday at the Square for the last concert of the series!!  There will be crafts, food and libations and of course music - Cyril Neville and Monk Boudreaux plus Gravy get things kickin' this evening at 5:00 pm!

Swirl Wine Bar & Market (3143 Ponce de Leon) is turning 5 today - so come help them celebrate!!  They're throwing a little party tonight from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.  They'll have a case of Champagne graciously donated by their wonderful purveyors, and a little birthday cake to share!!

And for the ladies it's June Women and Wine Wednesday at Clever Wine Bar (3700 Orleans)....Come celebrate their 6th anniversay - there will be plenty of wine related give-a-ways and wine specials for $5/glass: Valentin Elsa Bianchi Torrentes, Charles & Charles Rose’, Villa Antinori.

Wednesday Evening Music

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

There's good stuff going on in Mid-City!

Go by Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal) for Tom McDermott at 8:00 pm!!  And don't forget to come hungry for some Taceaux Loceaux!

Head on down to Banks Street Bar (4401 Banks) for some Major Bacon and some FREE BLTs - tonight at 10:00 can never get enough of the bacon!!

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!!

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 Glen David Andrews (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 the sulty sounds of Jayna Morgan at 7:00 pm...go by for the music and their yummy food!!

And if you've been saving your pennies (tix are $37) you don't want to miss the show over at Tipitina's (501 Napoloen) tonight!!  It's Bootsy Collins plus DJ Soul Sister at 9:00 pm - it's gonna be an amazing funkified night of fun!!

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

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