Good Morning Everybody - it's going to be a beautiful Thursday!
Don't miss out on the weekly wine 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 Paul Sanchez for the Thursdays at Twilight Garden Concert Series! Paul will be joined by an ensemble of great musicians, including Alex McMurray, Mary Lasseigne, Sonia Tetlow, Debbie Davis, Arsene DeLay and Craig Klein.....Together they are sure to deliver an evening of wonderful music!! 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 :)
Armstrong Park Thursdays continues tonight with Mike Baptiste and Juice and Da Krewe. Upcoming performances include, Donald Harrison and Troy Sawyer, James Andrews and the Craig School Brass Band, and Kermit Ruffins. The concerts will run from 5 to 7 p.m. and come hungry - there will be food from Café Treme, Wine and Bistro, Jacques-Imo's Café, and more...Fun!!
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 presents Tao Seeger - Music is in his blood: Fusing the folk styles of his family heritage with contemporary rock-n-roll, Tao Seeger's music breaks all barriers of traditional folk bringing a unique and distinctive sound to the table! And be sure to head on over to the bar - there's going to be a surprise cocktail concoction from guest bartender - Raleigh Cooper!
Some More Thursday Night Music
There's lots of fun going on over at Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal) tonight! Come on over for some Johnny Sansone at 8:00 pm! Make sure you come hungry for some yummy pizza too!!
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!!
Stay in the neighborhood - come early and stay late at Mojitos (437 Esplanade Ave.). They've got George Kilby Jr & the Road Dogs at 6:00 pm and stay on for the super talented bluesy women of 30x90 at 9:30 pm!!
For more fun stuff to do and more music...check out the WWOZ Livewire - http://www.wwoz.org/new-orleans-community/music-calendar!