Friday, April 6, 2012

Good Friday Fun w/Concerts, Paul Sanchez at Chickie & Much More!

Happy Easter Weekend Everybody!

Free Friday Concerts

Head on over to the Quarter and the Old U.S. Mint (400 Esplanade) this afternoon for a performance by The Panorama Jazz Band at 2:00 pm!

It's the annual Good Friday Celebration at Magnolia Food Cooperative and Market (2132 Simon Bolivar) today at 5:00 pm...Join the community renewal and gospel concert featuring Jo "Cool" Davis, Cordell Chambliss and many others and it's FREE!


Hooray for wine!  It's the weekly wine tasting over at Cork & Bottle (Orleans at Moss St.) - from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.  Come out and sample some fantastic wines!

And you can double your wine tasting fun! Check out Swirl located on Ponce de Leon right off Esplanade and enjoy a FREE wine tasting at 6:00 pm. Once you've tasted one of their excellent choices you'll be sure to be buy a bottle!

After the wine....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.
  • 5pm to 8pm: Art Making Activity
  • 5:30pm to 8:30pm: Music by DJ Kazoo
  • 7pm: Film: Mr. Dial Has Something To Say
  • 8pm: Film: Passionate Visions of the American South
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.

You still don't know what to do?

Head on over to Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal) for happy hour fun startin' up at 5:00 pm with Don Scott then be sure to stay on for the incredible Paul Sanchez and his Rolling Road Show at 8:00 pm!! Come hungry too - there's delicious pizza and other yummy items being served up!

Need more music?? Then go to Frenchmen Street!

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 J-Cube at 4:00 pm, Fredy Omar con su Banda at 7:00 pm and stay late for Javier Olondo & AsheSon at 10:30 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, Gypsy Elise and the Royal Blues at 6:00 pm for more happy hour fun, and top off the night with the Dana Abbot Band at 9:00 pm!!

If you're feelin' the Quarter this evening Kerry Irish Pub (331 Decatur) has two great shows tonight!  Start up early with the Brown Chicken Brown Cow String Band at 5:00 pm and get your Irish on with Crescent Celtic Band at 9:00 pm - it's going to be a great show!

For more good music make your way over to Lee's Circle and Circle Bar (1032 St. Charles) for Debauche with George Kilby - the proclaimed Russian mafia band will get you up and dancin'!!

Alrighty, well that should keep you busy this evening...If you're looking for more fun stuff to do...check out the WWOZ Livewire - - Happy Friday!!!

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