Wednesday, October 24, 2012

A Beautiful Wednesday w/Concerts, Opera, Art & Fun!

Happy Wednesday!

The last HARVEST THE MUSIC CONCERT is today with the Rebirth Brass Band + Mississippi Rail Company!!!

The free concert series benefits the Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans & Acadiana from 5:00 pm to  7:30 pm at LAFAYETTE SQUARE!!

In addition to a free, weekly concert, concert-goers will enjoy food and drinks for purchase (no outside food or drinks, please) from local favorites including: Café Adelaide, CRÊPES À LA CART, Lucy's Retired Surfers Bar and Restaurant, Martin Wine Cellar, Metairie Deli/Bistro, Ms. Linda THE YA-KA-MEIN LADY, Oceana Grill, Squeal BAR-B-Q and Second Harvest Food Bank Community Kitchen. An artists' village will feature artwork and crafts from regional artists and designers, all available for purchase.

Opera hits Bourbon Street with Opera on Tap - Fall is here - Celebrate with song, wine, and the New Orleans Opera Association! Join in tonight at 7:00 pm at the Puccini Bar located at the Four Points Sheraton on Bourbon (formerly the Inn on Bourbon - 541 Bourbon)! The hotel 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.

Deanie’s Seafood (1713 Lake Ave.) in Bucktown introduces its inaugural open-air concert series, Deanie’s Bucktober Wednesdays at 7:30 pm. The event features live music, drink specials and, of course, great seafood by local favorite Deanie’s Seafood. A free family friendly event, tonight it's The Revivalists Duo featuring David Shaw and Zack Feinberg!

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 works by local artist Lou Jordan - plus 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)

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Head on over to Frenchmen Street for a double header of music at d.b.a. (618 Frenchmen) - They've got an early show with the Tin Men at 7:00 pm, and be sure to stay on for Walter "Wolfman" Washington at 10:00 pm - there's a $5 cover, but you know the Wolfman is worth it!

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 Davis and Tom McDermott at 7:00 pm and stick around for Richard Julian at 9:30 - it's a great evening of music! 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 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 - it's piano man Joe Krown at 8:30 pm!!

Have a wonderful Wednesday and for more fun shows and events going on click on the WWOZ Livewire -!

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