Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Wednesday Fun with Music, Cocktails, Fashion & Music!

Good Morning Everybody! Lots of fun things going on today!

If you're looking for some free music head on down to the Wednesdays on the Point concert series continues this afternoon in Algiers and runs through August 10th  from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. and of course, admission is FREETonight head to the Algiers Ferry Dock (200Morgan St.) with a "Latin Love" concert with Otra plus Javier & Elegant Gypsy - and remember the concert is just a FREE ferry ride from the East Bank!

Get a jump on White Linen Night with a White Linen Preview Party tonight at La Cote Brasserie (700 Tchoupitoulas) from 5:00 to 7:00 pm!  There's going to be delicious food and complimentary cocktails from Rain Vodka....yum!!

Take in the hottest styles at Fashion with a Twist tonight at Mike's on the Avenue (628 St. Charles Ave.) from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. - Enjoy cocktail specials and gourmet appetizers while viewing the hottest looks from Lola!  This fun evening is brought to you by Glam Squad Stardust Salon, Hair Loft, Salon Diversion and Aristocrat Salon...Be sure to stay on for live music after the show with Robin Barnes!

Tonight is the 4th Annual Asante Awards at the Mahalia Jackson Theatre of Performing Arts (1419 Basin St.) from 7:00 to 10:00 pm! Celebrating the sound of brass music and social & pleasure clubs - Admission is FREE and if you become a member for only $25 you get priority seating! On this day of Thanksgiving and Salutation to our culture, the Asante Awards and Festival will showcase local poets, musicians, and artists in various disciplines. The informative, educational format of the Festival will also allow for ample interaction between artists and festival goers. Get your free Tickets here or become a member: or call 504-355-2530.

Featuring celebrity host Kermit Ruffins and the 2011 Honorees:
Hot 8 Brass Band
Willie Mae
Kid Merv
Kin Folks
Kent Jordan
Soul Rebels
Uncle Lionel
Benny Jones
2 Be Continued
Don Hubbard
Luella Givens
James Andrews
Sherman Copelin
Leander "Shack" Brown
Trombone Shorty
Olympia Brass Band
Darryl Montana
Cedric Richmond
Donald Harrison
Kelder Summers
Roland Doucette
Dr. Michael White
Lady Buck Jumpers
Rebirth Brass Band
Treme' Brass Band
Black Men of Labor
Eddie Smith - New Wave
Versatile Ladies of Style
New Birth Brass Band
Toya "T.Church" Thomas
Stooges Brass Band
Lil' Rascals Brass Band
The Pinettes Brass Band
U.S. Marines Color Guard
Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Ninth Ward Original Divas
Glen David Andrews
House of Dance & Feathers
Joe Saulsbury - Franklin Ave.
Anthony Richardson - Dirty Rice
St. Augustine High School Band Legends
Treme Sidewalk Steppers
Chief Allison "Tootie" Montana
Chief Darryl Montana
Lionel Ferbos

Wow - See ya there!

If you're looking for more fun stuff to on the WWOZ Livewire -!

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