Wednesday, February 27, 2013

A Fun Wednesday with Wine, A Benefit, Some Culture and Music!

Happy Wednesday!


It's a Wednesday Wine Tasting over at Dijon (1379 Annunciation St.). Meet the winemaker and sample his awesome Napa Valley wines including Sauvignon Blanc, Rouge Blend, Zinfandel and Petite Sirah. These tasty wines are seductive, full-bodied on the palate and go well with a variety of foods, so come taste for yourself!

A Benefit!

People United for Armstrong Park cordially invite you to their 1st Annual Spring Soiree: SOWING SEEDS IN SACRED GROUNDS tonight from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at the Basin Street Station (501 Basin St.) - $50/patron ticket includes hors d'oeuvres, an open bar and a silent auction - With special performances by Bill Summers, Shaka Zulu, The Black Feather Mardi Gras Indians & More! Come out for a dazzling night of culture and community to help raise funds for Jazz in the Park and our range of cultural & economic development programs. See you there! RSVP: Karen (504) 233-8276 |


Experience an Evening of Cultural Indulgences at it's new location in the  Jazz 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 Ember Soberman- plus entertainment by guitarist Javier Gutierrez, 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)


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 and The Roadmasters 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 Tom McDermott with Arsene DeLay at 7:00 pm. And at 9:30 p.m. Cary Hudson will be joined by Lisa Mills!!! Come get a sammich for lunch or early dinner - kitchen closes about 9 tonight.

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 the swingin' sounds of Swing-A-Roux 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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