City Park is the place to be this weekend - with two exciting events going on!
Tonight it's Love in the Garden - In the beautiful Besthoff Sculpture Garden - There's music with Sasha Masakowski, John Boutte, and dance into the evening with DJ Soul Sister. Plus enjoy lovely libations and incredible food from 40 restaurants around town - You couldn't ask for more!! See below for all the details and click on "Love" for even more information!!
Tomorrow drink beer for the pups and the kittens!! Celebrate with the Bulldog and LA/SPCA's its the Third Annual New Orleans on Tap Beer Festival Sponsored by Abita Brewing Company. Saturday at City Park by the Big Lake Boathouse from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm. A beer tasting like no other! Sample a menu of 200+ beers while sitting under an oak tree in historic New Orleans City Park and enjoying live music by New Orleans Nightcrawlers and Billy Iuso & Restless Natives. There's plenty of shade, food and non-beer drinks including sodas, wine and margaritas. The best part of sampling all this beer is, you will be helping out the Louisiana SPCA while having an awesome time. Click "beer" for more info!!
And there's two days of music in Lafayette Square - NOLA Downtown Music and Arts Festival!
For more info on the fest click - "music"!
4:00 Gerald French & The Original Tuxedo Band tribute to Bob French New Orleans
4:45 The Breton Sound New Orleans
5:30 Evan Goodrow Band Boston
6:20 Stephanie Jordan New Orleans
7:10 Pyr Kyd performance and video New Orleans
“New Music for an Old Movie”
7:30 -8:45 Screening of the silent movie “Tarzan of the Apes with Live performance by Evan Goodrow Band, Unpainted Souls and Ratty Scurvics
8:50 The Way Road: All Good Things – Short film by Michael Hofstedt on musician John Petty’s development as an artist.
11:00 Urban Austin Austin
12:12 Raw Revolution New Orleans
1:00 Herman Astro Milwaukee/WI
1:50 Gina Brown New Orleans
2:40 Weapons of Mass DeFunktion Madison/WI
3:30 Soulscript New Orleans
4:20 Larry Gee Dallas/TX
5:15 Jam All Production New Orleans
6:00 DiNOLA New Orleans
7:00 Egg Yolk Jubilee New Orleans
8:00 Africa Brass with the FiYaYa Mardi Gras Indians, The Free Agents Brass Band, James Andrews
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 be sure to tune in to WWOZ today from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm it's the Fund Drive and time to pledge with my hubby Bill deTurk - remember to support "your live local music" station!!!