Good Morning Everybody!
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 Faubourg Quartet 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!
Tuesday, Dec 11 Pfister Sisters
Wednesday, Dec 12 Harmonouche featuring Norbert Slama
Thursday, Dec 13 St. Louis Cathedral’s Young Artist in Residence, Samuel Liégeon – Christmas Organ Spectacular
Sunday, Dec 16, 5:30 pm St. Louis Cathedral Basilica Annual Christmas Concert
Monday, Dec 17 Harpist Rachel Van Voorhees
Tuesday, Dec 18 Don Vappie
Wednesday, Dec 19 Lars Edegran’s Jaxx Band featuring ‘Big Al’ Carson and Lionel Ferbos
Thursday, Dec 20 St. Peter Claver Gospel Choir
Celebrate the season at Lafreniere Park (3000 Downs Boulevard) - The annual “Holiday in the Park” The beautiful light display is nightly from dusk 'til 9:45 pm and admission is $3 a car. New displays include a 60' sea serpent in the Lagoon, a Princess and her Castle, and more, in addition, to our traditional favorites - The park comes alive for the holidays with thousands of twinkling lights and displays.
And there's more holiday fun at City Park with Celebration in the Oaks! The Celebration runs nightly through January 1st - Sunday thru Thursday from 6:00 pm to 10:00pm and Friday & Saturday 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm (closed Christmas Eve and New Years Eve). There are fabulous new exhibits, nightly entertainment, synthetic ice skating rink, amusement park rides. "Experience and enjoy one of the country's most unique month-long holiday festival of lights!" A beloved holiday tradition - visit www.celebrationintheoaks.com for more info!
The NOLA Japanese Cinema Series at Cafe Istanbul (2372 St. Claude Avenue) continues with tonight's film at 6:00 pm - Sprited Away - In the middle of her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and monsters; where humans are changed into animals; and a bathhouse for these creatures.
*For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Admission Free - Cash Bar.
Monday Night Music!
And while your Uptown - Enjoy some cocktail porch sippin' over at the Columns Hotel (3811 St. Charles)....Tonight David Doucet of fame BeauSoleil performs at 8:00 pm!
Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal) has an amazing Monday night show with a solo show with Jon Cleary at 8:00 pm!
Lots of fun around Frenchmen Street!
Glen David Andrews is back for his regular Monday night gig at d.b.a. (618 Frenchmen) - So come on out and say hello, and enjoy the music!
BMC (1331 Decatur) has a great early show at 6:00 pm with Lil Red and Big Bad...then stay on for the next show at 9:30 with Smoky Greenwell's Blues Jam!!
Be sure to make a stop by the Spotted Cat (623 Frenchmen) early for this great line-up of music...Sarah McCoy at 4:00 pm, Dominick Grillo and The Frenchmen Street All Stars at 6:00 pm and be sure to stay on for the Jazz Vipers at 10:00 pm!
And stop into Snug Harbor (626 Frenchmen) for one of the longest running performers in NOLA - It's Monday night with the Charmaine Neville Band at 8:00 pm - Yes, there's a cover, but Charmaine is worth every penny! While your there get a Monsoon (watch out their dangerous) and one of the best burgers in town!
To top off you're evening....you gotta go Uptown and over to the Maple Leaf (8316 Oak) for Papa Grows Funk at 10:00 pm - they'll get your Monday night funked up -remember there's a cover - but it's worth it!!!
Have a great one...and for more musical fun check out WWOZ Livewire - http://www.wwoz.org/new-orleans-community/music-calendar...until tomorrow!