Happy Holiday Wednesday!
Enjoy the sounds of the season at the Cathedral-Basilica of St. Louis in Jackson Square. Produced by French Quarter Festivals, Inc., the St. Louis Cathedral Concerts feature a variety of New Orleans artists including well-known jazz, classical, and gospel musicians. Beloved holiday classics and gospel favorites will be performed in one of the country's most beautiful and historic churches.
Tonight's concert is the Lars Edegran’s Jaxx Band featuring ‘Big Al’ Carson and Lionel Ferbos from 6:00 to 7:00 pm - check out the full schedule below and make plans to hear some great music in a beautiful setting!
Thursday, Dec 20 St. Peter Claver Gospel Choir
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 artists Bedonna Wakeman with acrylics on canvas - fine art done in the pop art style, and printmaker, Gill Smitherman - plus music from Tony Seville, a spirit tasting with complimentary hors d’oeuvres....Make a purchase of $1,000 or more by 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)
Tonight is Opera On Tap's Annual Holiday Party at the Four Points Sheraton (541 Bourbon)in the Puccini Bar from 7:00 to 8:30 pm. Join Opera on Tap for their wildly popular Holiday Party at the Four Points Sheraton tonight. They'll be singing some of your favorite opera pieces plus a few local holiday favorites to get you in the mood. So bring your friends and family to the Four Points Sheraton to raise a glass and your voices for our favorite Opera on Tap of the year! Four Points Sheraton has a special valet parking rate of $5 during the concert when you mention you are there for the Opera on Tap event.
The Amazing Acro-Cats Meowy Christmas Show Purrrforming Circus Cats!
December 12 - 23, Wednesday and Thursday at 7pm, Fridays at 7pm and 10pm, Saturdays at 4pm, 7pm, 10pm, Sunday at 4pm and 7pm at the Shadowbox Theatre (2400 St. Claude)
*Samantha Martin and her fantastic felines will be celebrating the Holiday Season with their Meowy Christmas Show. These special shows add a delightful festival spirit to what has already proven to be a one-of-a-kind, fun filled show for people of all ages. Over a dozen yuletide cats will leap through wreaths, ride skateboards and much much more; plus, there will be a special musical purrformance by Tuna and the Rockcats - the worlds only all cat band! Real cats playing real musical instruments and doing amazing Christmas tricks! Doors open 30 minutes prior to showtime, and tickets are available both online and at the door. Seating is limited so advance tickets are recommended. No late seating will be permitted - it distracts the cats! MEOUX!! Tickets $18 adults, $15 for children 12 and under. Click here for tix: Acro-Cats
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 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 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 pm...you can never get enough of the bacon and no cover!!
Triple the fun in Mid-City with a Mid-City Mix-Up with your host Lynn Drury at Dmac's Bar and Grill (542 S. Jefferson Ave.). Lynn hosts a different songwriter/performer - complete with interview and 2 sets of new music each week! Tonight she's havin' fun with Cindy Scott.
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 - http://www.wwoz.org/new-orleans-community/music-calendar!