Thursday, April 18, 2013

Fun Thursday with Concerts Everywhere!!

Fun Thursday!

It's a beautiful night to hang out at City Park and enjoy John Boutte for the Twilight Garden Concert Series! Voted Best Male Vocalist of the year at both the Best of the Beat and the Big Easy Awards. His song "Treme" is the theme song of the popular HBO series. Those who were lucky to attend his sold out concert last year were part of a magical night. Don't miss this year's show. The gates open up at 5:00 pm and the performance starts at 6:00 pm in the City Park Botanical Garden Pavilion of the Two Sisters...There is an admission charge, but hey, it's helping the Park out...$10 for adults and $3 for children.

Need a little art, culture and music? You gotta go to the show at the Ogden Southern Museum of Art (925 Camp St.) - better known as Ogden after Hours. Tonight the Ogden has Tate Moore and Dave Woolworth.Since meeting in Oxford, Mississisppi, 19 years ago, this duo has been playing a version of alternative country/roots rock that has been dubbed "funktry."   Be sure to head on over to the bar for this month's signature drink - The Spring Fling - *Remember with your Ogden membership all of these excellent concerts are FREE!!!

Jazz in the Park Free Concert Series kicks off this evening in Armstrong Park! PUfAP is proud to present the third season of Jazz in the Park, inside of the historic Louis Armstrong Park. The events are FREE, begins today and runs from 5:00 to 8:00 pm through June 13th featuring a Marketplace that provides an opportunity to purchase fresh food, produce and craft market available to the public from 3:00 to 8:00 PM. Check out the great line-up of music below!

April 18 - Flow Tribe/James Andrews
April 25 - Shannon Powell's All-Star Band/Glen David Andrews
May 2 - Brass-A-Holics/Kermit Ruffins
May 9 - Meschiya Lake & The Little Big Horns/To Be Continued Brass Band
May 16 - The Blues Masters Ft. Big Al Carson/Big Chief Bo Dollis & The Wild Magnolias
May 23 - Hot 8 Brass Band/Donald Harrison & The Congo Sqaure Nation
May 30 - Colin Lake/George Porter, Jr. & Bill Summers
June 6 - Mike Soulman Baptiste/Joe Krown Trio Ft. Russell Batiste & Walter "Wolfman" Washington
June 13 - *Stay Tuned!*

The Live at Lafreniere Park Concert Series kicks off tonight at the Park Pavilion with Wise Guys at 6:00 pm. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, etc. and enjoy an evening of live music in the Park and best of all it is FREE!!

For more fun stuff to do and more music...check out the WWOZ Livewire -!

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