Good Morning Everybody - and Happy 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 music from Swingaroux for the Thursdays at Twilight Garden Concert Series! Come celebrate the Fourth of July with the sounds of Swingaroux as they perform the Big Band sound that was so popular in America during and after World War 2. Come get "In The Mood" with the music of Swingaroux! 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 :)
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 Andre Bohren - A Classical Night - A change of pace for the drummer of rock band Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes, Andre Bohren will share his talent on the piano with a number of classical pieces, accompanied by fellow Dirty Note Harry Hardin on violin! Tonight the O BAR's specialty drink is O Sangria: Say O-lé to this refreshing sangria consisting of white wines, fresh fruit juices and fresh fruit.
After the "O" show - come on down to Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal) and check out Andre's dad - Spencer Bohren and the Whippersnappers at 8:00 pm. It's a double dose of the Bohren family! And be sure to come hungry for some yummy pizza and Italiano favorites!
For more fun stuff to do and more music...check out the WWOZ Livewire - http://www.wwoz.org/new-orleans-community/music-calendar!