Happy Wednesday Everybody!
Celebrate the season at Lafreniere Park (3000 Downs Boulevard) - The annual “Holiday in the Park” The beautiful light display is nightly from dusk 'til 9:00 pm and admission is $3 a car. The light display is generously donated by the family of the late Al Copeland - The park comes alive for the holidays with thousands of twinkling lights and displays.
And there's more holiday fun at City Park with Celebration in the Oaks! The Celebration runs nightly through January 1st - Sunday thru Thursday from 6:00 pm to 10:00pm and Friday & Saturday 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm (closed New Years Eve). There are fabulous new exhibits, nightly entertainment, synthetic ice skating rink, amusement park rides. "Experience and enjoy one of the country's most unique month-long holiday festival of lights!" A beloved holiday tradition for the last 25 years - visit www.celebrationintheoaks.com for more info!
Hang out in Mid-City for all kinds of good stuff tonight - first stop Banks Street Bar (4401 Banks)! Come early for 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 music with with Rosita Kess and special guest Richard Julian at 8:00 pm...And come hungry - the kitchen is kickin' with pizza and all kinds of yummy food!
You don't have to go too far from Mid-City for some dinner and then some music for dessert? Rock 'N Bowl (3016 S. Carrollton) is the place! Get some yummy dinner over at Ye Olde College Inn and then get a half price ticket to the show right next door at Rock N' Bowl....Tonight they've got the Vince Vance Christmas Show at 8:30 pm - you'll be dancing the night away!
There's great music this evening on Frenchmen Street tonight 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 and the Roadmasters at 10:00 pm - cover's only $5.00 and you know the Wolfman's worth it!
The Spotted Cat (623 Frenchmen) has an afternoon and evening filled with music!! Brett Richardson at 4:00, The Orleans 6 at 6:00 pm and top off the night with St. Louis Jim & The Frenchmen St. Jug Band!
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!