Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Happy Tuesday with a Saint, Christmas Fun & Lots of Music!

Good Morning All - Let's see what's going on today!

Special Events Today!

You know him, you love him!!  Come meet one of our most beloved Saints ever, Hollywood Joe Horn at the Rouses on Tchoupitoulas this afternoon from 3:00 to 6:00 pm!  I hear he has some delicious bbq sauce and maybe he'll even sign a bottle for you!

Tonight is the Ceremonial Lighting of The Roosevelt's Waldorf Wonderland Lobby from 5:30 pm until 7:30 pm! To kick off the holiday season, The Roosevelt New Orleans will flip the switch to light the Waldorf Wonderland Lobby with the help of actor and New Orleans native Bryan Batt. The hotel's grand lobby will be transformed into a canopy of white birch branches and tens of thousands of twinkling lights. Tonight's event will feature live entertainment, a visit from Santa, complimentary champagne and hors d'ouevres by The Roosvelt's Executive Chef Stefan Kauth and Cody Curl, sous chef of the Sazerac Restaurant also will be served. And don't forget the one-of-a-kind gingerbread village, created by Deborah Heyd, pastry chef at The Roosevelt, will be on display in Teddy's Café - it's going to be a magical Christmas filled evening!

The Trinity Artist Series continues tonight at Trinity Episcopal Church (1329 Jackson Ave.) with "Organ & Labyrinth" with Albinas Prizgintas on the 5000 pipe Trinity tracker organ. The program includes some of the greatest music ever written ranging from Classical Baroque to vintage rock and popular tunes. The concert is from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm and it's FREE!

Good Music Tonight!

It's gonna be a beautiful evening to hang out at the The Columns (3811 St. Charles Ave.)...Have a cocktail and listen to the trio of John Rankin, Jimmy Robinson and Phil DeGruy at 8:00 pm!

There's some fun on Frenchmen tonight over at d.b.a. (618 Frenchmen) with the Treme Brass Band at 9:00 pm - there's a $5 cover, but this show is definitely worth the dinero!

Right down the street the Spotted Cat (623 Frenchmen) has a triple header with no cover - Brett Richardson at 4:00 pm, Smokin' Time Jazz Club at 6:00 pm and top off the evening with Meschiya Lake & The Little Big Horns at 10:00 pm!

Celebrate the holidays over at the Allways Lounge (2240 St. Claude) with the All-Star Covered-Dish Country Jamboree starting at 9:00 pm.  It's local Honky-Tonk Legends, The Wasted Lives, bringing you up when yer feelin those low-down country blues! Bring a dish to pass around - See you there!

End your night over at the Maple Leaf Bar on Oak Street...with  the REBIRTH Brass Band they come on around 10:30ish - there's a cover, but you'll be glad you paid and stayed up late!! 

Have a wonderful Tuesday and for more fun shows and events going on click on the WWOZ Livewire - http://www.wwoz.org/new-orleans-community/music-calendar!


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