Happy Hump Day!
Wednesdays on the Point concert series keeps on kickin' today in Algiers and runs through July 25th from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., and of course, admission is FREE...Tonight head to the Algiers Ferry Dock (200Morgan St.) for Latin Night with Roberto Moreira & Son Como Son with Ritmo Calypso - remember you can take the ferry over for free - it's a beautiful ride across the river! Click the above link for complete concert series info!
Head on over to Lakeview and the Harrison Avenue Marketplace presented by Beacon of Hope tonight from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm in the parking lot of Lakeview Grocery at 801 Harrison Avenue. You'll enjoy music by Eudora Evans and Deep Soul and come shop and support the local artists who can help you find that perfect something for you and your Dad (don't forget Father's Day is Sunday!) There will be 75 arts, crafts and food vendors along with the Bayou Gaming Truck hosted by St. Paul's. You can enjoy the famous char-grilled oysters from Drago's or Baked Alaska from Antoine's. Stop by the Beacon Beverage booth to enjoy a refreshing libation from an array of thirst quenchers. Try the new Velvet Cactus Margarita-frozen or on the rocks! It's going to a fun evening!
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. Tonight's event features Beatriz “Soco” Ocampo Beatriz "Soco" Ocampo with "Retrospective of a Colombian artist living in New Orleans for 15 years". . Enjoy music from Javier Gutierrez 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)
Opera returns to Bourbon Street with Opera on Tap - It's New Orleans Summer in the city! Song, wine, and air condition are the perfect combination for summer fun.! Join the fun tonight at 7:00 pm at the Puccini Bar located at the Inn on Bourbon (541 Bourbon)! The Inn is located at the site of the French Opera House (1859-1919) and continues to celebrate its history with a live performance series. Special $5 parking is extended to all guests attending the performances.
Wednesday Evening Music
If you're all revved up from all your early evening fun...check this out...
Have fun in Mid-City when you head on over to Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal) for some happy hour drinks and stay on for Meschiya Lake & Tom McDermott at 7:00 pm. 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)! Tonight it's Wednesday night regular Major Bacon and as always they got 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 enjoy some more fun Latin music with Fredy Omar con su Banda 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 it's John "Papa" Gros at 10:00 pm - cover's only $5.00!
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!