Friday, June 10, 2011

Jazz, Vino and Lots of Mid-City Fun!

Yea for Friday!!

Lookin' to hang out on the Bayou and drink some delicious wine...then go no further than the Pitot House on Moss Street for Vino on the Bayou tonight from 5:30 to 7:30 pm!!  This event is always a great way to kick off the evening. For more information concerning the Pitot House's springtime event, you can contact Louisiana Landmark Society at 504.482.0312.

This is always a fun way to start off the weekend.  It's the weekly wine tasting over at Cork & Bottle (Orleans at Moss St.) - today they have a wine flight with the Hahn Winery... Come taste six great, affordable bottles today at the FREE tasting from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.

And you can double your wine tasting fun!  Check out Swirl located on Ponce de Leon right off Esplanade and enjoy a FREE wine tasting at 6:00 pm. Once you've tasted one of their excellent choices you'll be sure to be buy a bottle!

This week the Second Annual New Orleans Traditional Jazz Camp Swings in the French Quarter...there are some great free events! The Camper Concert in the Grand Ballroom of the Bourbon Orleans Hotel (717 Orleans) 7:00 p.m. tonight!  And the First Annual New Orleans Trad Jazz Festival at the Palm Court Jazz CafĂ© (1206 Decatur) tomorrow from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  For more information call 504-895-0037 or email

You say - you still don't know what to do??? There's even more fun!!

Head on over to Chickie Wah Wah on Canal for their happy hour with Amy Trail at 5:30 pm (no cover!), then stay on for the Creole String Beans at 8:00 pm...and don't forget to come hungry cause they got yummy food going on in the kitchen!

More fun in Mid-City over at the Banks Street Bar (4401 Banks St.) with Dash Rip Rock plus New Fun at 9:00 pm!  You'll be dancin' the night away!!

And even more fun close to Mid-City (almost Uptown) over at Rock 'N Bowl (3016 S. Carrollton) it's Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Review...Gal and the band will be leaving shortly for some time in the West so you don't want to miss her!!  Remember if you eat at Ye Olde College Inn right next door you get a discount to the show!  Happy rockin' and bowlin'!

And if you're in the Marigny check out d.b.a. (618 Frenchmen) They have a great double header tonight.....Hot Club of New Orleans-6:00 pm (no cover!)....and stay on for the Lost Bayou Ramblers at 10:00 pm for a very low low's gonna be a good one!!! 

While on Frenchmen be sure to cruise up and down the street for all kinds of great music along the way....Spotted Cat, Three Muses, Maison and'll have fun all night long!

Alrighty, well that should keep you busy this evening...If you're looking for more fun stuff to do...check out the WWOZ Livewire and tune in today from 11-2 pm for the Louisiana Music promises to be an amazing show with my hubby Bill deTurk!!

1 comment:

  1. Creole String Beans will be busting out some brand new music from their forthcoming album at CWW!