Wednesday, June 22, 2011

It's Back to the Point - Tonite!

Good Morning Everybody,

Just cause Wednesdays at the Square is over doesn't mean the music is going to stop...No way!

Starting today the Wednesdays on the Point concert series begins in Algiers and runs through August 10th from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., and of course, admission is FREE...Tonight head to the Algiers Ferry Dock (200Morgan St.) for Sasha Masakowski and Glen David Andrews - remember you can take the ferry over for free - it's a beautiful ride across the river!  Click the above link for complete concert series info!

I made a boo boo yesterday...sorry, about that. THIS evening at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art (925 Camp St.) - Collecting 101: A Conversation with Collectors: Sydney Besthoff, Jill Dupre, Josh Mayer and Will Erickson.  How does one become an art collector?  This panel will give a first-hand account how these four collectors started, and how their collections grew and changed (and are still changing).  Questions will address the basics of collecting—such as dealing with a gallery or artist, and funding—to the more personal, such as why they collect what they do. Moderator is Jan Katz, Curator for the Museum’s Center for Southern Craft and Design...Free to Museum members; $10 general admission. or information or to reserve your spot, call 504.539.9650.

Wednesday Evening Music

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

Go by Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal) for  an amazing musical line-up tonight with Camile Baudoin (you know him from the Radiators!), David Doucet (you know him fron Beausoleil!) and Harry Hardin (a classical violinist, who has played with almost everybody in New Orleans music!) the guys starts up at 8:00 pm - so, be there or be square (there is a cover, but it will be worth it)!!  And don't forget to come hungry for some super yummy Taceaux Loceaux!

Stay in Mid-City and 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!!

If you're hanging out in Broadmoor (and if not, get on over there!!) You can get some yummy food and great music tonight over at The Rendon Inn (4501 Eve Street) it's Marc Stone tonight at 7:00 pm!!

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 Jerry Embree and his swinging band at 8:30 pm - you'll be dancing the night really don't want to miss it!!

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

Start off your fun 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.!

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

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