It's another beautiful Wednesday - celebrate the day with lots of good stuff going on 'round town!
Louisiana Music Factory (210 Decatur) Free Concert Series for Jazz Fest kicks off today with Ceux Qui Marchent Debout at 3 p.m. the French brass band en route to Festival International in Lafayette - Check out our Jazz Fest Schedule http://www.louisianamusicfactory.com/jazzfest2012.asp
Come on down to Lafayette Square for another stellar line-up for this year's Wednesday at the Square concert series....there will be crafts, food and libations....Tab Benoit's Swampland Jam plus Amanda Shaw and the Cute Guys get things movin' this evening at 5:00 pm - and check out the entire line-up so you can make your plans.
Experience an Evening of Cultural Indulgences at the JW Marriott Lobby Lounge (614 Canal Street)from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The featured artist this week is Emily Vincent, enjoy the Brazilian sounds of Ricardo Crespo and a spirit tasting with complimentary hors d’oeuvres....Make a purchase of $1,000 or more by either of our Local Artist tonight and the JW Marriott will give you a 1 night complimentary stay in the Presidential Bi-Level Suite a $1,500 value!! (Parking is available at a special event Rate of $5 on Common Street)
Wednesday Evening Music
If you're all revved up from all that early evening fun...check this out...
Enjoy some more fun after the Square over at the 12 Bar (608 Fulton) - the fun kicks up at 7:00 pm - they're gonna have crawfish, New Orleans Rum specials, the Brass-A-Holics Go-Go Brass Band!
Have fun in Mid-City when you head on over to Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal) for Meschiya Lake & Tom McDermott at 7:00 pm. Then stay late for The Geraniums at 9:30 with no cover! You know Anders has a bunch of new stuff from his new CD too! Come hungry - the kitchen is kickin' with pizza and all kinds of yummy food!
And there's more fun in Mid-City over at the Banks Street Bar (4401 Banks)! Come on out for some Major Bacon and some FREE BLTs - tonight at 10:00 pm...you can never get enough of the bacon and no cover!!
Looking for some dinner and then some music for dessert? Rock 'N Bowl (3016 S. Carrollton) can help you out! Get an entree' over at Ye Olde College Inn and then get a half price ticket to the show right next door at Rock N' Bowl....Tonight you can dance the night away with Chegadao at 8:30 pm!!
Heading over to Frenchmen Street?
There's great music this evening on Frenchmen Street tonight at d.b.a. (618 Frenchmen) catch the early show at 7:00 pm with The Tin Men - and stay on for Walter "Wolfman" Washington and the Roadmasters at 10:00 pm - cover's only $5.00 and you know the Wolfman's worth it!
The Spotted Cat (623 Frenchmen) has an afternoon and evening filled with music!! Ben Polcer at 4:00, The Orleans 6 at 6:00 pm and top off the night with St. Louis Slim and The Frenchmen St. Jug Band!
Have a wonderful Wednesday and for more fun shows and events going on click on the WWOZ Livewire - http://www.wwoz.org/new-orleans-community/music-calendar!