Friday, July 1, 2011

TGIF with Wine, Art, and Loads of Music!

TGIF and it's to start celebrating that long weekend!!

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 wine picks from the C & B staff!  Come taste some 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!

Where Y'Art? is happenin' over at the New Orleans Museum of Art starting up at 5:30 p.m. with a performance by the Pfister Sisters, and the museum will hold a special family art project too.  At 7 p.m., guests can attend a walk-through of the museum's latest exhibit Ancestors of Congo Square Exhibition with curator Bill Fagaly....The event is FREE with museum admissions. $10 Adults, $8 seniors, students, active military, $6 children ages 17 to 7, children 6 and under are free!

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 at 5ish and stay on for Paul Sanchez at 8:00 pm and the Geraniums at 10:00 pm...and don't forget to come hungry cause they got yummy food going on in the kitchen!

And even more fun close to Mid-City (almost Uptown) over at Rock 'N Bowl (3016 S. Carrollton) it's the Top Cats at 9:30 pm - you will surely be dancin' the night away!!  Remember if you eat at Ye Olde College Inn right next door you get a discount to the show!  Happy rockin' and bowlin'!

Head on down to Frenchmen Street for some live local music!

You can get started early at the Spotted Cat (623 Frenchmen) with Brett Richardson at 4:00 pm, St. Louis Slim at 6:30 pm, and Cottonmouth Kings at 9:30 pm.

Stop by Mojitos Rum Bar & Grill (437 Esplanade - corner of Frenchmen) for some excellent margaritas and some great music from Eudora Evans and Deep Soul tonight at 7:00 pm!!

Right down the street you have another trio of shows at BMC (1331 Decatur)...with  Moonshine and Caroline at 7:00 pm, and Soul Project at 10:00 pm!

d.b.a.'s (618 Frenchmen) got the Hot Club Of New Orleans at 6:00 it's FREE, but don't forget to tip the band!!  And stay on for Eric Lindell at 10:00 pm...there's a cover, but Eric's worth it!!

And for those of you hanging out Uptown don't forget it's Free Fridays at Tipitina's (504 Napoleon Ave.) with Supagroup + Rock City Morgue show starts up about don't want to miss it!

Alrighty, well that should keep you busy this evening...If you're looking for more fun stuff to do...check out the WWOZ Livewire !!

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