Wednesday, June 8, 2011

A Galactic Wednesday, Fun in Lakeview and Art!!

Happy Wednesday! 

Come on down to Lafayette Square for Wednesday at the Square and another stellar line-up for this year's concert series....there will be crafts, food and libations....Galactic and Marc Stone get things kickin' this evening at 5:00 pm - and check out the entire line-up so you can make your plans (there's only one left after today!)

Head on over to Lakeview for 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 Omega 3, and and check out over 75 vendors to help you find that perfect something. You can also enjoy delicious treats from local food vendors. Pick up a cup cake from Cake N Cups or a cochon de lait poboy from Bon Vivant. Sip on a margarita from the Beacon of Hope Beverage Booth or grab a beer from St. Dominic's. Harbor Community Church and First Baptist Church of New Orleans will also have great activities for the little ones.

There's a Gallery Opening tonight for Mardiclaw and my buddy, Will Smith, Jr. tonight at the Crescent City Brewhouse (527 Decatur) from 6:00 to 9:00 pm..New works from Mardiclaw featuring skellies, architecture, and Mardi Gras parades and Indians....even some local "celebrities" and affordable, colorful paintings...Mardi Gras paintings and giclee's from Will Smith, Jr.....Will is a regular at the Jean Bragg Gallery on Julia, and is the curator for "Off White Linen".  These two will be enjoying some brews, and noshing with friends.  Won't you join them both? Will has the upstairs, Mardi the downstairs, tag teaming with their local art and spirits!!  Celebrate local artists, and see you there!

Wednesday Evening Music

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

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!

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)....Washboard Chaz Blues Trio 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 the unique accordion sounds (you'll love it!!) of Schatzy at 7:00 pm...go by for the music and their yummy food!!

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 Johnny Angel and the Swinging Demons at 8:30 pm - Johnny will have you dacnicin' the nigh away!!

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