Saturday, January 21, 2012

Gratis NOLA Weekend Fun w/the Lots of Music & WeatherFEST!!

Hooray for the weekend!!

There may not be any football going on this weekend, but there's lots of good stuff going on!

Saturday Fun and Music!

Head on over to the Quarters and the Louisiana Music Factory (210 Decatur) for the free in-store concerts.  Today they've got Daria Dzurik at 2:00 pm, Kristina Morales at 3:00 pm and to top it off H.G. Breland at 4:00 pm.  Remember to pick up your drink tickets for special beer prices down the street, and pick up a CD while you're there too - they have the best music selection in town!

Frenchmen Street is kickin' with music!  d.b.a. (618 Frenchmen) has Meschiya Lake & Little Big Horns at 7:00 pm and then come on back for the late show with The Pine Leaf Boys at 11:00 pm - they're sure to please (there's a small cover for the Boys - but you don't want to miss the show!)

The Spotted Cat (623 Frenchmen) has a triple header starting early  with Ken Swartz at 3:00 pm, Panorama Jazz Band at 6:00 pm and no worries, if you missed the early show at d.b.a. you can catch Meschiya Lake & Little Big Horns again at 10:00 pm!!

And curb your hunger for food and music over at Three Muses (536 Frenchmen)...Get some  yummy food and listen to the sounds of the Bottoms Up Blues Gang at 6:30 pm and stay on for the Frenchmen Street Jug Band at 10:00 pm.

And if you Uptown over by Lee's Circle stop by The Irish House (1432 St. Charles) for some great food and some Beth Patterson at 8:00 pm..she'll keep you entertained while you down some Guiness and some shepherd's pie!  Right down the street the Circle Bar (1032 St. Charles) continues it's opening weekend with Guitar Lightnin' with Steve Eck and The Midnight Still at 10:00 pm!

Sunday Fun and Music!

Are you a closet meteorologist?? If so, there's gonna be some fun for you at WeatherFest over at the Convention Center....The super-size science fair is part of the annual meeting of the American Meteorological Society. The fest features hands-on science experiments, demonstrations and more. It's free so drop on by between Noon and 4:00 pm!

Grab some delicious brunch and delight in the sounds of the Courtyard Kings starting up at 11:00 am over at Cafe' Rani (2917 Magazine)...Nothing like some Bloody Marys and some great music!

After brunch take a "free ride" over the might Mississippi to the Old Point Bar (545 Patterson) in Algiers...they've got the Brent Walsh Jazz Trio with Romy Kaye at 3:30 pm!

Funk it up over at the Candlelight Lounge (925 N. Robertson) with Treme Funktet featuring Corey Henry and special guests at 6:00 pm!! (Probably a small cover, but you don't want to miss Corey!)

There's more brass in the Warehouse District over at the Howlin' Wolf - "The Den" (901 S. Peters) with Brass Band Sundays with The Hot 8 Brass Band playing at 9:30 pm! (I'm guessing there's a cover)

Alrighty, well that should keep you busy this today and tomorrow...If you're looking for more fun stuff to do...check out the WWOZ Livewire -!!

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