Happy Hump Day!
And if you haven't already checked it out - The Jazz Fest line-up is out!! I have to admit I'm already getting the fever...now if someone would just let me park in their driveway ;)
ERIC CLAPTON •BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN AND THE E STREET BAND •CHRISTINA AGUILERA PHISH •ARCADE FIRE •SANTANA •ROBIN THICKE •THE STRING CHEESE INCIDENT TREY SONGZ •VAMPIRE WEEKEND •FOSTER THE PEOPLE TROMBONE SHORTY & ORLEANS AVENUE •AARON NEVILLE •PUBLIC ENEMY THE AVETT BROTHERS •CHARLIE WILSON •ALABAMA SHAKES •JOHN FOGERTY CHAKA KHAN •ROBERT PLANT AND THE SENSATIONAL SPACE SHIFTERS ALLEN TOUSSAINT •RUBÉN BLADES & ROBERTO DELGADO ORCHESTRA •IRMA THOMAS REBIRTH BRASS BAND •LYLE LOVETT •THE HEAD AND THE HEART •BOZ SCAGGS THE RADIATORS •AL JARREAU •JOHNNY WINTER •BOBBY WOMACK •BIG FREEDIA DELBERT MCCLINTON •KEB’ MO’ •NORTH MISSISSIPPI ALLSTARS MAZE FEAT. FRANKIE BEVERLY IVAN NEVILLE’S DUMPSTAPHUNK WITH SPECIAL GUEST ART NEVILLE CHICK COREA & THE VIGIL •MARY MARY •ANDERS OSBORNE •JASON ISBELL PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND •JOHN HIATT •BRANFORD MARSALIS QUARTET THE DIRTY DOZEN BRASS BAND •RACHELLE FERRELL KERMIT RUFFINS & THE BARBECUE SWINGERS •LAURA MVULA IRVIN MAYFIELD & THE NEW ORLEANS JAZZ ORCHESTRA •SOLANGE PHAROAH SANDERS •WALTER “WOLFMAN” WASHINGTON & THE ROADMASTERS THE RANCE ALLEN GROUP •THE MAVERICKS •GALACTIC CHARLES BRADLEY & HIS EXTRAORDINAIRES •TAB BENOIT •ROBERT EARL KEEN BETTER THAN EZRA •ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO & THE SENSITIVE BOYS JON BATISTE AND STAY HUMAN •BOMBINO •DR. LONNIE SMITH TRIO •JOHNNYSWIM BOBBY JONES & NASHVILLE SUPER CHOIR •JOE LOUIS WALKER BERNARD ALLISON GROUP •ROY ROGERS & THE DELTA RHYTHM KINGS THE TERENCE BLANCHARD GROUP •GREGORY PORTER RENÉ MARIE – WITH LOVE TO EARTHA KITT •PJ MORTON •DAVELL CRAWFORD GREENSKY BLUEGRASS •SONNY LANDRETH •THE INFAMOUS STRINGDUSTERS JOHN BOUTTÉ •SLEEPY MAN BANJO BOYS •ALEXIS & THE SAMURAI DR. MICHAEL WHITE & THE ORIGINAL LIBERTY JAZZ BAND WITH THAIS CLARK SPENCER TAYLOR & THE HIGHWAY QC’S
And of course there's lots of great local music around town this evening - get out hear and some of New Orleans' finest!
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 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 a double header of music this evening! It's Meschiya Lake & Tom McDermott at 8:00 p.m. and John Fohl & Johnny Sansone at 10:30 p.m. - doesn't get much better than that on a Wednesday night!
Stay in Mid-City and head over to D-Mac's (542 S Jefferson Davis Parkway) for the honky tonkin' hot sounds of Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Review. She's coming out with a new CD soon - so check out some of their newest tunes!
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 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....Tonight - it's the rockin' sounds of the Creole String Beans at 8:00 pm!!
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!