And the festivities continue.....Erin go braugh!!
Pre-St. Patrick's Day Events
Parasol's/Tracey's Block Party!
10:00 a.m. til 7:00 (or whenever ;) The Annual celebration in the Irish Channel - corner of Third and Constance Streets. Lots o' green beer!
The Irish Channel St. Patrick's Day Club
This a great event!! It's a benefit block party from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Annunciation Square Playground, directly in front of St. Michael's Special School; to whom the proceeds of the block will be donated - so be sure to drink a lot o' beer and eat a lot o' food.
And if you're not able to sneak out of work early for the green beer - no worries, there's plenty o'stuff happenin' after 5:00 pm!!
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 right! 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!!
Go hang out at City Park this evening and enjoy Phillip Manuel - a versatile performer and an accomplished songwriter. As a vocalist Phillip has recorded and performed with such notable musical talents as Aaron Neville, Patti Labelle, Dr. John, Joe Sample, Jon Hendricks, and many others. The gates open up at 5:00 pm and the performance starts at 6:00 pm in the City Park Botanical Garden Pavilion of the Two Sisters...There is an admission charge, but hey, it's helping the Park out...$10 for adults and $3 for children (it was $3 last year :)
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 has blues man John Mooney. A master of the Delta Blues, John Mooney has developed his own distinctive guitar and vocal style. Since 1981, he has been touring with his group, the Bluesiana Band, performing all around the world! Be sure to head on over to the bar for this month's signature cocktail the - The Blarney Stone: A combination of Jameson Irish Whiskey and other flavors will definitely give you the gift of gab! 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 Bantam Foxes with Denton Hatcher at 10:00 pm!
Some More Thursday Night Music
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 piano man Jon Cleary at 7:00 pm with no cover!! And stay on for more music with Andrew Duhon ($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!