Good Morning Everybody - took a little Mardi Gras break (but I'm sure you were able to find plenty of good free stuff to do!!)
Don't miss out on the weekly tasting at Cork and Bottle (3700 Orleans) about 5:00 pm in Mid-City. Come sample some delicious vinos and kick off your early weekend reight! You can also stop at Clever (right next door - don't even have to walk outside) for their happy hour specials after attending the free wine tasting. And be sure to stop by the Crescent City Farmer's Market (right outside the door) 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. Tonight the Ogden celebrates a literary musicians theme via New Orleans: the Underground Guide. Local musicians Mike Williams, 10th Ward Buck, Ratty Scurvics, James Marler, Luke Allen, Gwendolyn Knapp and Peter Orr will read from their published works and perform songs, and photography by Zack Smith and Jonathan Traviesa will be on view. Be sure to head on over to the bar for this month's signature cocktail the - brandy milk punch! Remember if you're a member of the Ogden you always get in free!
If you get there a little early head by the Circle Bar right around the corner on Lee's Circle for some great drinks!! And stop by after the Ogden too for Joe Adragna at 10:00 pm!
Some More Thursday Night Music
And while you're in the neighborhood stop by the Bayou Beer Garden (326 N. Jeff Davis) for the Walter Wolfman Washington Trio at 8:00 pm!!
And head on over to Frenchmen and the Spotted Cat Music Club (623 Frenchmen) cause they have 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 the New Orleans Cottonmouth Kings at 7:00 pm with no cover!! And stay on for more The Other Planets ($5 cover) at 10:00 pm - you don't want to miss it!!
For more fun stuff to do and more music...check out the WWOZ Livewire - http://www.wwoz.org/new-orleans-community/music-calendar!