Happy Wednesday Everybody - Get in the Spirit of Christmas with some bubbly and beer!
Special Events Tonight!
Enjoy some bubbly tonight at Cork & Bottle (3700 Orleans) - It's Holiday Sparklers: A Festive Bubbly Sip and Shop! This casual, reception-style tasting will feature over 20 top sparkling wines including French Champagne, Italian Prosecco, American Sparklers and Spanish Cava. Featured brands include Taittinger, Moet & Chandon, Piper Sonoma, and Capitello to name a few. Also, get into the holiday spirit by shopping for an artfully designed, handcrafted holiday fascinator or cocktail hat made by Les Dames Chapeaux. Cost is $25 per person and tickets are sold in advance by calling 483-6314.
And enjoy some beer too! A Stout Beer for a Stout People - The NOLA Brewing Company will throw a release party for their new "Irish Channel Stout" brew at The Irish House (1432 St. Charles Ave.) tonight at 6 p.m. The 6.8 percent alcohol brewski will fortify you against the chilly-albeit brief-New Orleans winter.
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. The featured artist this week is Isabelle Jacopin - she will be showcasing her new jazz series of acrylics on paper – perfect gifts for music lovers! Enjoy the sounds of Gypsy Swing with Raphael Bas and Pierre Pichon 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)! Come early for Micah McKee's Songwriter Showcase at 9:00 pm and stay on for some Major Bacon and some FREE BLTs - tonight at 10:30 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 Meschiya Lake & Tom McDermott 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 Rocky's Hot Fox Trot Orchestra 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!