Bastille Day may be over, but the The French Party continues with Edgar Degas' Birthday Celebration - today at The Degas House (2306 Esplanade Ave.). Head on over early for Happy Hour Entry from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm for $10 which includes one drink ticket for: an Absinthe Cocktail, French Vodka Cocktail, St. Germain Sparkling Cocktail or the Lillet Cocktail.......And from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm $15 entry includes 2 drink tickets from the tasty drinks above! Music performed French Parlor style by Les Ensembles Jazz et Classique and for more lovely drinks the Foundation Bar will be available! See you there and Bon Anniversaire Edgar!
And there's more celebrating with a complimentary wine tasting at Chef Chris Cody's new restaurant, Dijon (1379 Annunciation St.), from 5:30 to 7 p.m. (and repeating on Wednesdays through the end of the month). The restaurant will offer various wines, paired to artisan cheeses. Sounds like a good time with delicious wine! For more information call (504) 522-4712.
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 some Funk and Rock with The Brass-a-Holics and Melomania - 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!
Experience an Evening of Cultural Indulgences at it's new location in the Irvin Mayfield I Club at the JW Marriott (614 Canal Street) from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tonight's event features new work by local artist - Ember Sobermanand and enjoy the DJ stylings of Kermit Ruffins and a spirit tasting with complimentary hors d’oeuvres....Make a purchase of $1,000 or more by 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)
Celebrate the spirit and the life of Uncle Lionel at the Candlelight Lounge (925 N. Robertson) when The Treme Brass Band kicks it up at 9:00 pm tonight!
Wednesday Evening Music
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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 Tom McDermott and Meschiya Lake at 8:00 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 music time with 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 put on your dancin' shows for some Swing-A-Roux 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 Walter "Wolfman" Washington 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!