Good Morning Everybody - 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!!
Jazz in the Park Free Concert Series continues this evening in Armstrong Park! PUfAP is proud to present the 2012 second season of Jazz in the Park, inside of the historic Louis Armstrong Park. The events are FREE, begins today and runs from 5:00 to 8:00 pm for seven Thursdays until November 1st featuring a Marketplace that provides an opportunity to purchase fresh food, produce and craft market available to the public from 3:00 to 7:00 PM. Check out the great line-up of music below!
* Corey Henry at 5PM
* John Boutte at 6:30PM
* Jamal Batiste Band at 5pm
* Big Sam's Funky Nation at 6:00
* Leroy Jones at 5PM
* Los Hombres Calientes featuring Bill Summers and Irvin Mayfield at 6:15 PM
The Treme' 200 Celebration continues today at 5:00 p.m. with a Club Crawl. Start crawling at Kermit's Speakeasy and follow the fun on to the Candlelight Lounge, Basin Street Lounge, Mother-in-Law Lounge, Sidney's Saloon, Bertha's Place, Seale's Class Act, Lil' Dizzy's and Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club!
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 The Honeypots - The Honeypots blend the strong vocals, lyrical sensibilities, and thoughtful musicality of Lynn Drury, Margie Perez, and Monica McIntyre! Tonight the O BAR's celebrates with Oktoberfest beers -- bar will offer an expanded selection of beers from Abita, including Abby Ale, AndyGator, S.O.S., and the 25th Anniversary Double Dog! And....my hubby Bill deTurk will be doing the interview today - so you definitely don't want to miss it!
For more fun stuff to do and more music...check out the WWOZ Livewire - http://www.wwoz.org/new-orleans-community/music-calendar!