Spring is back in New Orleans and That means Festival Season Is Here.I will post links to both Those Festivals and encourage you to Check out Some of the Other acts around town Locally.Also a New Top five Eats around Frenchmen Street.
1.My Favorite of the Two is The Free French Quarter Fest its starting to Rival Jazz Fest.
Top 5 Eats for Kideggplant
1.The Taco Truck:Yep Thats right its Located in The Cafe Negril .Rueben has been working out of The Negril since the Cityran the Taco Trucks out of Town.The Food is Awesome and in Good Portions for the Money!
2.Mona’s:One of My Favorites authentic Mediterranean food.Good Price and Right next Door to the Party.
3. 13 Cafe: right on Frenchmen and a Good Menu and Vegitarian selections.
4.Adolfo’s:Right next to The Apple Barrel and usually you have to have a Reservation.
611 Frenchmen St New Orleans, LA 70116
5.Cake Cafe in the Marigny :Right outside the Quarter in the Historic Faubourg Marigny.They only Do Lunch and Breakfast But Man is it awesome!
This is a Link to Nola.com and has most Parades and their times.Also remember to be careful here during this Time and always stay safe! Also remeber if you go to Jail on the Weekend of Mardi Gras you will be there until after the Festivities are over!So Stay out of Trouble!
Doug was attacked while walking from a Gig off Bourbon Street and is still in a Coma.He will need help from the Music Community and all who are Lovers of New Orleans Music!Please donate what you can to his Fund.Any Thing would be highly appreciated by us and Those who know and Loved Doug.Bless You and Thanks
Written by the Melatauns and is a Celebration of the Season.As we get ready for Mardi Gras here in New Orleans
We are offering a Free download of Our Mardi Gras song to all who may be interested.The song Features
John”Porkchop”Rodli on Rhythm Guitar
King James on Lead Guitars
Pat Ricks Vocals
Bruce Brackman on Tenor Sax
Domino Joe on Bari Sax
Eddie Perret on Drums
Anthony Donado On Bass Drum
Robert Snow Bass and Vocals.
It’s Mardi Gras Yall!
Lil Sammy Kings Traveling Rock show featuring the Melatauns,Kirk Nasty, and Gettin’It will be on The Hippest Street in the Universe.The Barrel is a quaint lil Club nestled in The Middle of all the Action.No Cover Charge ever.That doesnt mean you shouldnt Tip the Bands and buy there Merch.These Guys have to make a Living Too!
So people move to New Orleans and Complain about the Music is to Loud?I understand for areas in Neighborhoods of working people but on Frenchmen Street and The Quarters Man Come on!Get your Azz back to Sunnyvale,Idaho!
Here Some footage from Ryan Shapiro at the Demonstration Today.Ryan is also affiliated McClure’s Barbecue and FIYAWERX PRODUCTIONS.Awesome and led by Local New Orleans Musician Glen David Andrews.Get’em GDA!
So we will be posting Parade Routes and Schedules for Mardi Gras Visitors to New Orleans.Have a safe time and Enjoy!
Thats Right folks Frenchmen Streets Newest Club is Having A crazy 8 Hours of Entertainment New Years Eve That will take you Into The Night.Continuous Entertainment Music and Comedy.The List Includes Many well Respected New Orleans Musicians.
New Years Eve Extravabandza!
The Show Starts at 8 P.M.
Big Al &The Heavywieghts
Big Sole Band
Smokey Greenwell Blues
John Lisi with
Special Guest Ariel Elias and Guess Who
Also Special Guest Comedians
The Show will be off the Hook !
There will be a Really Cheap admittance of 20 Dollars for the Whole 8 Hours of Entertainment!
I have seen the Place and Met the Managers .The Food is excellent and The Service is very Professional.
for more Info check out the webpage of Frenchmen’s newest Gem for Music!
514 Frenchmen Street
Keep Checking back Catagories will be going Up soon.You Vote! Having Ceremony at The Spotted Cat Date to be anounced Soon!
Oh yes Frenchmen is evolving again! New Clubs Like Bamboula and The New Dat Dogs is throwing an interesteing Twist on The Street.
The Verdict is still out on whether Thats Good or Bad.Still More Work is always a Good Thing.I have been taking alot of Pictures Lately
of the Street.It will be Good for Posterity to see things before and After.Anyways Enjoy!