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!
Night at the Museum!
Check out The Where Y'Art? party this evening over at the New Orleans Museum of Art starting at 5:00 pm with Gallery & Exhibition Tours, lots of fun activities and music!! Join NOMA as they celebrate the opening of Ralston Crawford and Jazz with a performance by Dr. Michael White. The event is FREE with museum admissions. $10 Adults, $8 seniors, students, active military, $6 children ages 17 to 7, children 6 and under are free.
•5pm to 8pm: Art Making Activity with NOMA
•5:30pm to 7:30pm: Jazz piano performance by Wayne Daigrepont in the Great Hall
•6pm: Panel Discussion: Ralston Crawford in New Orleans with Olivia Lahs-Gonzales, Director of the Sheldon Art Galleries and Curator of Ralston Crawford and Jazz and John Lawrence, Director of Museum Programs at The Historic New Orleans Collection. Moderated by Russell Lord, Freeman Family Curator of Photographs, NOMA
•7pm: Art You Can Eat: Louisiana Surf, Turk, & Sparkle: Recipes from the rich bounty of Louisiana waters and wetlands: Chip Flanagan, Executive Chef, Ralph’s on the Park (Reservations requested)
•7:30pm: Performance by jazz great, Dr. Michael White in the Stern Auditorium
Get on over to Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal) for happy hour with the Pfister Sisters at 5:00 pm and stay for Arsene Delay at 8:00 pm - Arsene will be taking a few of Paul's Sanchez's Friday night slots - and performing with some Threadhead favorites like Alex McMurray, Bill Malchow and more! at 8:00 pm - and be sure to come hungry for delicious pizza and more!
And there's more good music in Mid-City (almost Uptown) over at Rock 'N Bowl (3016 S. Carrollton) for The Top Cats at 9:30 pm!! Remember if you eat at Ye Olde College Inn right next door you get a discount to the show! Happy rockin' and bowlin'!
Need more music??
Let the Carousel Lounge in the Monteleone Bar (214 Royal) spin you around with the swinging sounds of Lena Prima at 9:00 pm. It's a cool place for some fun and fancy cocktails!
You can get started early at the Spotted Cat (623 Frenchmen) with Ben Polcer at 4:00 pm, Washboard Chaz Jazz Trio at 6:00 pm, and the New Orleans Cottonmouth Kings at 10:00 pm.
Right down the street you have another trio of shows at BMC (1331 Decatur)...with El the Orazio and Friends Band at 3:00 pm, Angelina and the Real Deal! at 6:00 pm, and Dana Abbot at 9:00 pm!!
d.b.a.'s (618 Frenchmen) got a double header with Meschiya Lake & The Little Big Horns at 6:00 pm, and stay on for The Bo-Keys at 10:00 pm...there's a $10 cover, but you don't want to miss the show!!
Top off the evening with a FREE show at 10:00 pm over at Tipitina's it's Flow Tribe plus Daria and the Hip Drops!
Alrighty, well that should keep you busy this evening...If you're looking for more fun stuff to do...check out the WWOZ Livewire - http://www.wwoz.org/new-orleans-community/music-calendar and tune in today from 11-2 pm for the Louisiana Music Party with my hubby Bill deTurk!!