Good Morning Everybody - There is sooooo much going on today - it's JAZZ FEST TIME!!!
The Louisiana Music Factory (210 Decatur) has music all day long for your Jazz Fest pre-party - Check out the today's schedule!!!
Glen David Andrews at 12:00 PM
Joe Krown at 1:00 PM
Sarah Quintana at 2:00 PM
Little Freddie King at 3:00 PM
Soul Rebels at 4:00 PM
Young Pinstripe Brass Band 5:00 PM
Royal Southern Brotherhood at 6:00 PM
Jazz Fest Kickoff 2012 Block Party with:
* The Rebirth Brass Band
* The Revealers
* The Revolution Steppers
tonight at the La Belle Galerie (309 Chartres Street)from 4:00 'til 8:00 pm La Belle Galerie is hosting its annual Jazz Fest Kickoff block party. The jazzy and spirited artwork of New Orleans artist, Dr. Bob will be featured this year. Don't forget your Jazz Fest posters because we'll have those available as well. Come out for the art, and the festivities. Hope to see
LPO in Central City tonight! The concert will feature traditional classic and modern favorites that will please any and all generations of listeners. Some selections to include: Overture to Light Cavalry, Suite from Carmen, Strike Up the Band, Muppet Medley, Traditional New Orleans Medley, Irving Berlin - A Symphonic Portrait, and Stars and Stripes Forever. Kick off your Jazz Fest Celebration in Central City! This program takes place at Mahalia Jackson Early Childhood Center-2405 Jackson Avenue. Join us at 5:30PM to see the New Hope Baptist Dance Ministry, an LPO concert at 6PM, and a performance by the Creole Wild West Mardi Gras Indians at 7:15. This program is funded through ArtPlace.
Kick off Jazz Fest in style! Threadhead Records invites you to attend the 3rd Annual Threadhead Thursday at City Park tonight from 6 pm – 11 pm at the Robert B Haskel Outdoor Garden Stage in the New Orleans Botanical Garden at City Park. Bring your lawn chair or blanket and join us and some of our multi-talented THR artists for a magical night under the stars including Glen David Andrews, Paul Sanchez and the Rolling Road Show, The Honeypots, and The Creole String Beans!! Free and open to the public. Food and drink available for purchase.
Armstrong Park Thursdays continues tonight with David Batiste & Family plus 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!!
The Live at Lafreniere Park Concert Series continues tonight at the Park Pavilion with the Bucktown Allstars at 6:00 pm. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, etc. and enjoy an evening of live music in the Park and best of all it is FREE!!
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 Honey island Swamp Band - And be sure to head on over to the bar for;the O-Enchanted - a spritely concoction of vodka, club soda, rosemary-infused simple syrup and a splash of pear juice!
That should keep you busy this evening!!! For more fun stuff to do and more music...check out the WWOZ Livewire - http://www.wwoz.org/new-orleans-community/music-calendar!