It's a rainy Wednesday, but there's still good stuff going on around town!
**Cancelled - Rescheduled for tomorrow, Thursday, April 25th** Swing in the Oaks - the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra’s annual FREE concert in New Orleans City Park on the Goldring-Woldenberg Great Lawn at 6:30 pm. The concert features orchestra favorites. Bring your own chairs, picnics, drinks, etc. for an enchanted evening under the oaks in the magnificent New Orleans City Park! LPO music director Carlos Miguel Prieto will lead the orchestra and the concert will feature the Marine Corps Band of New Orleans.
Wednesday at the Square is rolling along - So come on down to Lafayette Square for another stellar line-up for this year's concert series....there will be crafts, food and libations....Eric McFadden with Bernie Worrell, Luther Dickenson, Eric Bolivar, & Robert Mercurio
+ Dave Jordan Band get things movin' this evening at 5:00 pm - and check out the entire line-up so you can make your plans.
Tonight it's Opera On Tap at the Four Points Sheraton (541 Bourbon)in the Puccini Bar from 7:00 to 8:30 pm. Join Opera on Tap - for a singing celebration of your favorite tunes from opera and Broadway. So bring your friends and family to the Four Points Sheraton to raise a glass and your voices to Opera on Tap! Four Points Sheraton has a special valet parking rate of $5 during the concert when you mention you are there for the Opera on Tap event.
Wednesday Evening Music
Have fun in Mid-City when you head on over to Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal) for for Meschiya Lake & Tom McDermott at 7:00, and be sure to stay on for Cary Hudson at 9:30 pm!!! And get your sammich early - kitchen closes about 9 tonight...
And there's more fun in Mid-City over at the Banks Street Bar (4401 Banks)! Come on out for Major Bacon and some FREE BLTs - tonight at 10:00 pm...you 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....Dance the night away with Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Review at 8:30 pm!!
Heading over to Frenchmen Street? Lots of places with no cover, but don't forget to tip the talent!!
There's great music this evening on Frenchmen Street tonight at d.b.a. (618 Frenchmen) - with an early and a late show. Come check out The Tin Men at 7:00 pm with no cover - And then it's Walter "Wolfman" Washington and the Roadmasters at 10:00 pm - cover's only $5.00 and you know the Wolfman's worth it!
The Spotted Cat (623 Frenchmen) has an afternoon and evening filled with music!! Ben Polcer at 4:00, The Orleans 6 at 6:00 pm and top off the night with St. Louis Jim & The Frenchmen St. Jug Band!
Have a wonderful Wednesday and for more fun shows and events going on click on the WWOZ Livewire - http://www.wwoz.org/new-orleans-community/music-calendar!