Head on down to Woldenberg Park for the NCAA - Final Four Big Dance Concert Series going on all weekend long. The amazing list of performers is below, but remember before you head out it is FREE, but do yourself a favor and don't bring outside food and drinks, coolers, festival chairs, gigantic cameras or noise makers (dang - no cow bell!!)
|March 30||4-10 p.m.||AT&T Block Party|
|4 p.m.||Park opens to the public|
|4:30-5:45 p.m.||Vintage Trouble|
|6:15-7:30 p.m.||Cowboy Mouth|
|8:30- 10 p.m.||KISS|
|March 31||11 a.m.-4:30 p.m.||Coca-Cola Zero Countdown (Viewing Party to follow)|
|11 a.m.||Park opens to the public|
|11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.||Funky Meters|
|3:15-4:30 p.m.||The Black Keys|
|April 1||3-10 p.m.||Capital One JamFest|
|3 p.m.||Park opens to the public|
|3-4 p.m.||Big Sam’s Funky Nation|
|4:30-5:30 p.m.||Dr. John|
|6-7:30 p.m.||Avett Brothers|
|8-10 p.m.||Jimmy Buffett|
|10-10:15 p.m.||Fireworks on the river|
If you're looking to stay away from the March Madness - no problem, there's plenty of other good stuff going on 'round town to keep you happy!!
There's good times at the New Orleans Museum of Art this evening with Where Y'Art from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
*5 pm to 8 pm: Art Making with KIDsmART
*5:30 pm to 8:30 pm: Music by Amanda Walker
*6 pm to 7:30 pm: Isidore Newman School: Dance Performance in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden
*6:30 pm to 7:30 pm: Lecture & Hard Truths Tour by artist, Shawne Major
*7:30pm: Celebrate Women’s History Month with a lecture, Black women, Black Politics, Black Art, by UNO Professor, Nikki Brown
The cost of this event is free with regular admissions. Prices range from: $10 for adults; $8 for seniors, students, and military members; and $6 for ages 7-17.
And there's a very special benefit tonight at Tipitina's - supporting the Who Dat Nation's Steve Gleason and the Gleason Family Trust - Check out the info and spectacular line-up below!
You still don't know what to do?
Head on over to Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal) for Friday the Big Easy Weekender meet and greet - startin' up at 5:00 pm with Gallivan Burwell & the Predatory Drifters then stay on for the incredible Paul Sanchez at 8:00 pm, and then top off the evening with Sugarcane Jane all the way from Alabama at 10:00 pm! Come hungry too - there's delicious pizza and other yummy items being served up!
Need more music?? Then go to Frenchmen Street!
d.b.a. (618 Frenchmen) has two great shows with Meschiya Lake & The Little Big Horns at 6:00 pm, and stay on of for The Iguanas at 10:00 pm!
You can get started early at the Spotted Cat (623 Frenchmen) with Brett Richardson at 4:00 pm, Washboard Chaz Blues Trio at 6:00 pm, and the New Orleans Cottonmouth Kings at 10:00 pm.
Stop by Mojitos Rum Bar & Grill (437 Esplanade - corner of Frenchmen) for some excellent margaritas and some great music all afternoon Alex Marti Trio at 4:00 pm, the Blues Trees at 7:00 pm and stay late for a Latin dance party with Javier Olondo & AsheSon at 11:00 pm!!
Right down the street you have another trio of shows at BMC (1331 Decatur)...with El DeOrazio & Friends at 3:00 pm for an early happy hour, Jeff Chaz Band at 6:00 pm for more happy hour fun, and top off the night with a the Dana Abbot Band at 9:00 pm!!
Alrighty, well that should keep you busy this evening...If you're looking for more fun stuff to do...check out the WWOZ Livewire - http://www.wwoz.org/new-orleans-community/music-calendar and tune in today from 11-2 pm for the Louisiana Music Party with my hubby Bill deTurk!!