Thursday, June 9, 2011

Wine, Craft Mafia & the King of Surf Rock - Tonite!

Good Morning Everybody,

Here's the Thursday fun stuff going on today!!

Thursday Events

Don't miss out on the weekly wine tasting at Cork and Bottle (3700 Orlenas ) about 5:00 pm in Mid-City and tasting is free with these great samples.....2009- Silver Palm- Chardonnay, 2009- Franciscan- Sauvignon Blanc, 2008- Estancia- Cabernet Sauvignon, and a 2009- Estancia - Pinot Noir!!  And be sure to stop by the Crescent City Farmer's Market and patronize local Louisiana vendors with fresh veggies, seafood and more! 

Please join the New Orleans Craft Mafia in celebrating their 6th birthday on tonight at Du Mois Gallery (4921 Freret Street) from 6:00 to 9:00 pm.  This party is free and open to the public and will include drinks and snacks, crafts, fun, and camaraderie.  A gift basket of handmade products will also be given as a door prize to one lucky guest.

Need a little culture and music? You gotta go to the show at the Ogden Southern Museum of Art - better known as Ogden after Hours.  The concert starts up at 6:00 pm. with Sarah Quintana an up and coming New Orleans jazz vocalist with a distinct French influence in her work, Sarah puts on an unforgettable come on down for some music, culture and fun (and you're going to want to try the signature drink for June - "The Porch Punch" it is 'um 'um good!!

Go hang out at City Park this evening for The Thursdays at Twilight Garden Concert Series with New Orleans Moonshiners and Cristina Perez. The gates open up at 5:00 pm and the performance starts at 6:00 pm in the City Park Botanical Garden Pavilion of the Two Sisters...There is an admission charge, but hey, it's helping the Park's a good thing...$8 for adults and $3 for children.

Good Music Tonight!!

The Columns Hotel (3811 St. Charles Ave.) has Freddy Omar at 8:00 pm...come out to enjoy some fantastic Latin music!!

Head on over to Frenchmen Street and to d.b.a (618 Frenchmen) for an amazing double header with piano player extraordinaire Jon Cleary at 7:00 pm, and the sultry sounds of Shannon McNally at 10:00 pm (there may be a small cover - but it's worth the money!)
More fun on Frenchmen Street with Soul Project at 10:00 pm over at Cafe' Negril (606 Frenchmen).

And if you got some money tucked away for a great show...the Howlin' Wolf (828 S. Peters) has what you need with some rockin' surfin' music with the King of Surf Rock -  Dick Dale!!....this is a show you're not going to want to miss (tickets are $17 in advance and $20 at the door - click the link above for more info)!!

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

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