Good morning everybody - Happy Thursday!
Free Super Bowl Fun!!
Tonight!! Verizon Super Bowl Boulevard: Woldenberg Park at 1 Canal Street. Admission is free. It's happening from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Featuring a lineup of local music artists, popular food and beverage offerings, live national television broadcasts, interactive fan events and the iconic larger-than-life Super Bowl Roman numerals.
Verizon Super Bowl Boulevard is a marquee event "where Super Bowl lives," hosted on the grounds of Audubon Nature Institute's iconic Woldenberg Park. The Boulevard features a four-day lineup of local music artists, popular food and beverage offerings, live television broadcasts from the NFL Network, SportsNet and Comcast, and the Super Bowl roman numerals.
Free to the public, Verizon Super Bowl Boulevard will open today and runs daily until Super Bowl Sunday. Complementing the public entertainment, broadcast, and celebratory offerings on Super Bowl Blvd., fans of all ages will have opportunities to interact with numerous NFL and Host Committee partner events. The main attraction, the larger-than life XLVII Roman Numerals, standing at 30 feet high and over 100 feet wide, will arrive at their home in the Mississippi River by barge at 6:30 pm. Celebrate New Orleans' Perfect 10th Super Bowl with a true New Orleans-style festival!
5:40pm: Stooges Brass Band
5:00pm: Lyle Henderson & Emanu-EL
7:20pm: Amanda Shaw & The Cute Guys
North End Zone Stage
5:00 & 7:20pm: Original Dixieland Jazz Band
6:00pm: Hot Club of New Orleans
8:40pm: Stooges Brass Band
South End Zone Stage
5:00pm: Cameron Dupuy& The Cajun Troubadours
6:00 pm and 7:20pm: High Ground Drifters Bluegrass Band
8:40pm: Hot Club of New Orleans
More Thursday Fun!
Don't miss out on the weekly wine tasting at Cork and Bottle (3700 Orleans ) about 5:00 pm in Mid-City - Taste some amazing wines. Sip, shop and purchase your favorite wine! You can also head on over to Clever (right next door) for a great cocktail after attending the free wine tasting. And be sure to stop by the Crescent City Farmer's Market (in the parking lot) and patronize local Louisiana vendors with fresh veggies, seafood and more!
Some More Thursday Night Music
It's a lovely evening Uptown for some winter cocktails and music over at the the Columns Hotel (3811 St. Charles) this evening. Enjoy the sounds of Kristina Morales at 8:00 pm.
Over on Frenchmen Street d.b.a. (618 Frenchmen St.) has a superb double header with piano man Jon Cleary for an early show at 7:00 pm, and be sure to sty on for the always entertaining and very interesting New Orleans Bingo! Show at 10:00 pm.
Spotted Cat Music Club (623 Frenchmen) has a triple header with Sarah McCoy at 4:00 pm, Miss Sophie Lee at 6:00 and stay on and party with Smokin' Time Jazz Club at 10:00 PM!!
For more fun stuff to do and more music...check out the WWOZ Livewire - http://www.wwoz.org/new-orleans-community/music-calendar!