Hope everyone had a lovely weekend - Celebrate the Saints massive win today with great music around town!
Celebrate the birth of Mahahlia Jackson with a very special concert tonight - It's The New Orleans Musical Roots of Mahalia Jackson, with Dr. Michael White and the Liberty Band plus Cynthia Girtley at the Xavier University Center Ballroom from 7:00 to 8:30 pm. Michael White and his Original Liberty Jazz Band are joined by gospel singer and pianist Cynthia Girtley for a concert dedicated to the New Orleans roots of Jackson’s musical style. The concert is FREE and open to the public.
Monday Night Music
If you're Uptown - Enjoy the lovely Fall weather with some porch sippin' over at the Columns Hotel (3811 St. Charles)....Tonight David Doucet of Beausoleil fame performs at 8:00 pm tonight!
Head on down to Mid-City and to the Banks Street Bar (4401 Banks) about 10:00 pm for the N'awlins Johnnys and FREE red beans tonight!
And If you're lookin' for some bluegrass music tonight you don't have to go too far to find it....Check out the Hi Ho Lounge (2239 St. Claude) and the Bluegrass Pickin' Party at 8:00 pm...there's no cover, cheap and yummy red beans (veggie red beans too) plus it's smoke-free!!
Lots of fun around Frenchmen Street!
d.b.a. (618 Frenchmen) has an excellent double header tonight with Jesse Moore at 6:00 pm, and stay on for Glen David Andrews at 9:00 pm (there's a $5 cover for the late show - but that's not much to pay for this performance!)
BMC (1331 Decatur) has a great early show at 5:00 pm with Lil Red and Big Bad...then stay on for the next show at 9:30 with Smoky Greenwell's Blues Jam!!
And two great shows at the Maison (508 Frenchmen) with The Royal Roses at 7:00 pm, and The New Orleans Super Jam at 10:00 pm.
Be sure to make a stop by the Spotted Cat (623 Frenchmen) early for this great line-up of music...Brett Richardson at 4:00 pm, Dominick Grillo and The Frenchmen Street All Stars at 6:00 pm and be sure to stay on for the Jazz Vipers at 10:00 pm.....it's sure to be another smokin' Monday evening show.
To top off you're evening....you gotta go Uptown and over to the Maple Leaf (8316 Oak) for Papa Grows Funk at 10:00 pm - they'll get your Monday night funked up - remember there's a cover - but it's worth it!!!
Have a great one...and for more musical fun check out WWOZ Livewire - http://www.wwoz.org/new-orleans-community/music-calendar...until tomorrow!