Thursday, December 1, 2011

TGIT with Rootstock and Fancy Beers plus Lots of Music!

Good Morning Everybody - go out enjoy this beautiful cool weather with some great music!

Thursday Events

Don't miss out on the weekly wine tasting at Cork and Bottle (3700 Orleans ) about 5:00 pm in Mid-City - Taste these amazing wines - Babcock Blend, Babcock Identity Crisis Syrah, Babcock Rita's Earth Pinot Noir, No Place Like Home Syrah, Kendall Jackson "Jackson Hills", Cabernet Sauvignon Wente, "Morning Fog" Chardonnay and Hartford Napa Zinfandel.  So, come sip, shop and get some gifts for your friends and family! You can also stop at Clever (right next door) for their "tasting special" - $1 off your first cocktail after attending the free wine tasting.  And be sure to stop by the Crescent City Farmer's Market and patronize local Louisiana vendors with fresh veggies, seafood and more! 

Need a little art, culture and music? You gotta go to the show at the Ogden Southern Museum of Art (925 Camp St.) -better known as Ogden after Hours.  The concert starts up at 6:00 pm with Rayland Baxter, a singer/songwriter, born in the untamed hills of Bon Aqua, Tennessee. He tells a story unlike any other, a story that is true and full of unravelling emotion. Tradition is a staple in Rayland's music. Come enjoy a delicious hot toddy at the "O" bar, and remember if you're a member of the Ogden you always get in free!

Head on down to Rock N' Bowl (3000 S. Carrollton) and join Louisiana Folk Roots and Bayou Teche Brewing for Rootstock a very special night of music, beer and dancing in celebration of the release of the critically acclaimed "En Français: Cajun'n'Creole Rock'n'Roll" CD and two new LA-31 beers! Check out this lineup!
The Lost Bayou Ramblers
Corey "Lil' Pop" Ledet & His Zydeco Band
LA-31 Bière Pâle
LA-31 Boucanée
LA-31 Grenade
LA-31 Bière Noire
LA-31 Bière de Joi - Mello Dubbel
*Proceeds from this great event benefit Louisiana Folk Roots,and we'll also have some great Louisiana food and a book signing on tap. While you're at Rock'n'Bowl you can pick up copies of the all-star CD of classic rock'n'pop songs performed in French for everyone on your list! For tickets, please visit, and for more information, please visit, e-mail or call Louisiana Folk Roots at(337) 234-8360.

Some More Thursday Night Music

There's lots of fun going on over at Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal) tonight!  Come on over for a swing dance lesson at 6 (only $5) then stick around for FREE with Tuba Skinny with Erika Lewis. Compliments of Let's be Totally Clear and Offbeat Magazine! And get a fresh copy of the December issue of Offbeat Magazine!
It's a lovely evening for some yummy cocktails and Latin music over at the the Columns Hotel (3811 St. Charles) this evening.  Enjoy the sounds of Fredy Omar at 8:00 pm.

Spotted Cat Music Club (623 Frenchmen) has a triple header with Brett Richardson at 4:00 pm, Miss Sophie Lee at 6:00 and stay on and party with The Smokin' Time Jazz Club at 10:00 PM!!

There's more fun on Frenchmen over at d.b.a. (618 Frenchmen) with piano playin' man Jon Cleary at 7:00 pm with no cover!!  And stay on for Andrew Duhon and the Lonsome Crows ($5 cover) at 10:00 pm!

For more fun stuff to do and more music...check out the WWOZ Livewire -!

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