Friday, September 6, 2013

Happy Weekend with Vino, Beer, Gleason Gras, Art, Dancing and The Saints!

Happy Weekend!


Wine Tasting Fun!

It's the weekly wine tasting over at Pearl Wine Company (Orleans at Moss St.) - from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.  Come out and taste Hook and Ladder wines before you buy. Rolls n' Bowls will have their Spring Rolls from 5:00 to 9:00 pm and stick around for DeSoto Street Band at 8:00 pm!

And you can double your wine tasting fun! Check out Swirl located on Ponce de Leon right off Esplanade and enjoy a FREE wine tasting at 6:00 pm. Antonio Molesini of Republic National and Chris Noyes of Winebow Imports are pairing up for a killer tasting of Italian wines this Friday, and be sure grab one of Chef Walter's Italian themed small plates!

If you're Uptown head on over to Martin's Wine Cellar (3500 Magazine)....They'll be serving up some lovely wines from 4:30 to 6:30 pm!

Gleason Gras!

Former Saint and veritable hero Steve Gleason loves music, and the annual Gleason Gras features performances by Galactic, Anders Osborne, John Micheal Rouchell and other local rockers.  Come on down to Champions Square for an evening of great music and food! Admission for the event benefiting the Louisiana Hospitality Foundation’s ALS awareness efforts and the Gleason Family Trust is free, but VIP tickets are available here!

Great Music!

Head on over to Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal) in the heart of Mid-City for an amazing show with Paul Sanchez and Friends including Arséne DeLay, Antoine Reynaldo Diel singing the songs and John Herbert playing harmonica on the songs of Paul Sanchez at 8:00 pm! And be sure to stay on for the band COOT at 10:30 p.m. Don't miss it - and be sure to come hungry for a sammich!

If you're craving the funky sounds of Egg Yolk Jubilee then get yourself down to the Bayou Beer Garden (326 N. Jeff Davis).  The party kicks off at 9:00 pm!


Beer and Racing!

It's the 2nd Annual Tails & Ales presented by Abita Beer! This tasting will feature more than 100 beers from around the world and will be held in the Club House at the New Orleans Fair Grounds over looking the paddock and the track! In addition to sampling some great brews you will get to experience live quarter horse racing!! The event is from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. General admission is $35. $70 VIP ticket includes a “VIP Hour” from 3:00-4:00 pm, with premium beer tastings and food. Tickets are limited - fans are encouraged to purchase in advance here 


It's an evening of amazing art and music at the Sibley Gallery (3427 Magazine St.). Please join us in celebrating the photography of Roland Guerin. Special performance by Roland Guerin and Wess 'Warm Daddy' Anderson, it's going to be a fabulous evening!!!


Come Sssshhake Your Booty!! with a silent disco dance party in the Michalopoulos Courtyard (527 Elysian Fields)! One FREE drink if you arrive before midnight! What?! Yeah! Wireless transmitter channeling headsets provided for tunin' into the kickin' ass sssshhakin' beats of DJ James Carpenter spinnin' into the night! The dance party kicks up at 10:00 pm!! Come and sssshhake it with us! Sponsored by Old New Orleans Rum - $5 at the door FREE for Art Klub members!


Okay - Sunday is pretty simple - GEAUX SAINTS - BEAT THE DIRTY BIRDS!

Alrighty, well that should keep you busy this weekend...If you're looking for more fun stuff to do...check out the WWOZ Livewire -!!

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