Good Morning Everybody and Happy Tuesday!!
Special Events Today!
You can get your day started off right with a trip to the Farmer's Market!!! Visit the Crescent City's Farmer's Market at University Square (200 Broadway) from 9:00 to 1:00 pm and Chef Shane of Fat Hen Grocery is serving up lunch under the Green Plate Special Tent. This week BBQ smoked okie round steak "bologna" sandwiches with mustard slaw, Thai-style cucumbers, house-smoked pit baked beans and freshly baked espresso-chocolate chip cookies....yummy!!
Celebrate the fabulous '60's at the Carousel Bar and Lounge (214 Royal) with the Mad Men Party tonight from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Celebrate the fifth season of Mad Men with a 60's themed soiree and costume contest. Actor Bryan Batt, former star of the popular drama series, will serve as special guest and costume contest judge. In keeping with the theme, The Yat Pack will perform hits from the 60's in the style of Sinatra and company. Complimentary themed cocktails will be served including Absolut® Vodka Gimlet, Beefeater®Gibson and Chivas® Rob Roy. Hotel Monteleone is providing 60's-inspired hors d'oeuvres for guests throughout the event. For those who want to dine like a "mad man," "The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook: Inside the Kitchens, Bars and Restaurants of Mad Men" will be available for sale alongside local bookstore Octavia Books.
Good Music Tonight!
And there's a great evening on the Avenue....Cause it's another lovely southern night for porch sitting and music over at the The Columns (3811 St. Charles Ave.)...Have a fancy cocktail and listen to the guitar stylings of John Rankin!
Head on over to Mid-City and to Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal)! They've got two amazing shows with Tommy Malone on guitar and Bill Malchow on piano at 8:00 pm, and stay late for Greensky Bluegrass at 10:30 pm - and come hungry for delicious pizza, pasta, salads and more!!
There's some fun on Frenchmen tonight too over at d.b.a. (618 Frenchmen) with the Treme Brass Band at 9:00 pm - there's a $5 cover, but that's practically free!
Right down the street the Spotted Cat (623 Frenchmen) has a double header with no cover - Brett Richardson at 4:00 pm, and top off the evening with Meschiya Lake & The Little Big Horns at 10:00 pm!
End your night over at the Maple Leaf Bar on Oak Street...with the Grammy Award winning REBIRTH Brass Band they come on around 10:30ish - there's a cover, but you'll be glad you paid and stayed up late!!
**And don't forget to buy your tix for Hogs for the Cause - it's $10 now and $20 at the gate...it's gonna be a most beautiful day of food and music and helping out the kids!!! www.hogsforthecause.org
Have a wonderful Tuesday and for more fun shows and events going on click on the WWOZ Livewire - http://www.wwoz.org/new-orleans-community/music-calendar!