Wednesday, March 13, 2013

St. Patrick's Day Starts Early - Fun Under the Frescoes at St. Alphonsus Church!

Good Morning Everybody, Happy Pre-St. Patrick's Day and Erin go braugh!

Kick off your Irish festivities a little early and head on out to St. Alphonsus Church (2025 Constance) in the Irish Channel for Fun Under the Frescoes - Irish Extravaganza - the concert begins at 6:00 pm with the Crescent City Celtic Band plus the McTeggart Irish Dancers!  Beverages are generously provided by Gordon BierschThe Boondock Saint and Vino Wholesale.  Admission is $10 and includes three complimentary beverages and a $25 membership (per person) gets you a free pass to the entire concert series! (no worries - we'll be kicking the series back up in the Fall!)

Special thanks to our beverage sponsors - Gordon BierschThe Boondock Saint and Vino Wholesale!!  And a special big thank you for a generous grant from the the New Orleans Hash House Harriers Red Dress Run!!!!

**St. Alphonsus Catholic Church was built in 1855 to serve the needs of the Irish Catholic immigrants who began settling in the neighborhood in the 1840s. In 1979, the church was closed. After a continuing fall into decline, FOSA was formed in 1990; in 1996, the building was declared a National Historic Landmark. With glorious, yet deteriorating, ceiling frescoes and stained glass windows over a century old, the building is breathtakingly beautiful and has been featured in several movies… and the acoustics rock!  And for more fun info on the church - join our Facebook page -

Enjoy fabulous music with your friends and support one of New Orleans’ cultural treasures, the 155 year-old Saint Alphonsus Church. We will see you this season for Fun Under the Frescoes!

Have a wonderful Wednesday and for more fun shows and events going on click on the WWOZ Livewire -!

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