Happy Wednesday Everybody!!
Check it out..... The 2011 HARVEST THE MUSIC CONCERT SERIES PRESENTED BY HANCOCK BANK and WHITNEY BANK is going strong with only two concerts left!!!!
A free concert series benefiting Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans & Acadiana....Every WEDNESDAY through November 2 from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm at LAFAYETTE SQUARE!!
In addition to a free weekly concert, concert-goers will enjoy food and drinks for purchase (no outside food or drinks, please) from local favorites including: Martin Wine Cellar, Squeal, Ye Olde Kettle Cooker, Miss Linda's Soul Food Catering, Lil Dizzy's Café, Lucy's Retired Surfer's Bar & Restaurant, Crepes a la Cart, Oceana and Second Harvest Food Bank Community Kitchen. An artists' village will feature artwork and crafts from regional artists and designers, all available for purchase.
Here's the line-up for the series!!!
Oct. 26 Blind Boys of Alabama Plus Krown Washington and Batiste
Nov. 2 Buckwheat Zydeco Plus Tommy Malone of the Subdudes with Ray Ganucheau
MORE SPECIAL EVENTS!
42 Below Iron Chef Bartender Competition invites you to an an evening of education, libations and fun over at Rock 'N Bowl (3016 S. Carrollton) with the competition starting up at 5:00 pm, and an after party from 7:00 to 10:00 pm! Come watch some of New Orleans finest behind the stick go head to head Iron Chef Style to create an innovative and fresh new cocktail. Each contestant will receive a list of ingredients that will be available prior to the competition. There will be one secret ingredient revealed upon arrival to the venue. After the competition guests will enjoy signature 42 Below cocktails as well as a chance to create their own at mixing stations while interacting with Borys Saciuk, 42 Below Brand Ambassador. Bowling lanes will be open and light appetizers served. *Please RSVP to Vanessa Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org
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 complimentary Ciroc cocktails and gourmet appetizers while viewing the hottest looks from Molly Stackhouse-Ernst. This fun evening is brought to you by Glam Squad and Niki Walker Salon...Be sure to stay on for live music after the show with Robin Barnes!
Experience an Evening of Cultural Indulgences at the JW Marriott Lobby Lounge (614 Canal Street)from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. This Week Featuring: "Face, Forms and Figures Art Clay Exhibit" by Marla Donovan and Ernie Manzanera. There will also be music by guitarist, Javier Gutierrez and a spirit tasting with complimentary hors d’oeuvres....Make a purchase of $1,000 or more by either of our Local Artist tonight and the JW Marriott will give you a 1 night complimentary stay in the Presidential Bi-Level Suite a $1,500 value!! (Parking is available at a special event Rate of $5 on Common Street).
More Wednesday Evening Music
Hang out in Mid-City for all kinds of good stuff tonight - first stop Banks Street Bar (4401 Banks) for some Major Bacon and some FREE BLTs - tonight at 10:00 pm...you can never get enough of the bacon and no cover!!
Have more fun in Mid-City when you head on over to Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal) for an amazing night of romantic, medieval and Spanish blues with Claude Bourbon at 8:00 pm...the kitchen is rolling so come check out the new menu!
There's great music this evening on Frenchmen Street over at d.b.a. (618 Frenchmen) catch the early show at 7:00 pm with the Tin Men - and stay on for Walter "Wolfman" Washington at 10:00 pm - cover's only $5.00 and you know the Wolfman's worth it!
Have a wonderful Wednesday and for more fun shows and events going on click on the WWOZ Livewire - http://www.wwoz.org/new-orleans-community/music-calendar!