Start off your Saturday evening with some culture! Take a stroll on Julia Street in the Warehouse District, and stop in on Magazine for the first Saturday of gallery openings. There aren't too many cause it's July, but here are a few for your viewing pleasure!
Architecture of the Spirit at the Jean Bragg Gallery (600 Julia St.)
Group Exhibit at Ariodante Gallery (535 Julia St.)
Ready/Set at the Salon Gallery (4432 Magazine St.)
Saturday Night Music!
Spotted Cat (623 Frenchmen) Casual Baby at 3:00 pm, Panorama Jazz Band at 6:00 PM
Jimbo Walsh Quartet at 10:00 PM
d.b.a. (618 Frenchmen) The New Orleans Cottonmouth Kings at 7:00 pm and Little Freddie King at 11:00 pm
There's some Irish fun in the Quarters over at Kerry Irish Pub (331 Decatur) with Beth Patterson at 5:00 pm, and Crescent Celtic Band at 9:00 pm
Go rockin' and bowlin' over on Carrollton Avenue at Mid City Rock N' Bowl (3016 S. Carrollton) with some Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers at 9:30 pm.
Brunch Fun over at the Backroom at Buffa's (1001 Esplanade) with Some Like it Hot! at 11:00 am. And there's some brunch on the porch over at the Column's Hotel on St. Charles Ave. listen to Chip Wilson while you down some yummy Mimosas!
Sunday evening head on over to d.b.a. (618 Frenchmen) for a double header of music with The Palmetto Bug Stompers at 6:00 pm, and the fantastic Jazzy sounds of Aaron Fletcher at 10:00 pm!
And right across the street - Spotted Cat (623 Frenchmen) has Rights of Swing at 3:00 PM, Ben Polcer & The Grinders at 6:00 PM and Pat Casey at 10:00 PM.
There's lots of good music and food at Three Muses (536 Frenchmen) with Raphael Bas & Norbert Slama at 5:30 PM, and Barry Stephensons Pocket at 8:00 PM.
And of course there's afternoon fun over at Tipitina's (501 Napoleon) with the Cajun Fais Do Do featuring Bruce Daigrepont at 5:30 PM
Alrighty, well that should keep you busy this weekend...If you're looking for more fun stuff to do...check out the WWOZ Livewire - http://www.wwoz.org/new-orleans-community/music-calendar!!