The Lower 9th Ward Village has been a hub of volunteer activity and neighborhood building since federal levee failures in the wake of Hurricane Katrina devastated its home neighborhood in 2005. Now a series of unfortunate circumstances has put the future of this vital neighborhood resource in jeapordy. This Friday the Lower 9th Ward Village will be holding a benefit concert featurin
The 5th Annual Hogs for the Cause Fundraiser and Cookoff takes place March 22 & 23, 2013 in New Orleans when City Park becomes City “Pork”. The park’s new Festival Grounds become home Friday night to a Tailgate Experience as well as a Gala Dinner. On Saturday, it becomes a cookoff and music festival!
Next week is shaping up to be a tremendous week for fiddle music in New Orleans, with the Irish House on St Charles Avenue hosting two events that lovers of traditional Celtic music will not want to miss.
While those of you in New Orleans are dealing with all the fun that comes with Super Bowl, I will be in Memphis (most likely freezing) and participating in the Blues Society's International Blues Challenge.
The 5th Annual New Orleans Fringe Festival hits stages across the city this week with its special and unusual theatrical features. Fringe Fest is where one can catch some of the most innovative and creative theater being performed anywhere in the country today.