Krampus Gras benefits the New Orleans Musicians' Clinic. The event will feature music from the Happy Talk Band, Noisician Coalition, and Gettin' It, burlesque by Mistress Kali, sideshow performance by Nettie Stardust, a Krampus costume contest (with the winner being crowned King of the Krampi), tamales made by Holly Tamale, and wickedly good times.
90 to Nothing is a regional touring rock cover band comprised of current and former members of The Molly Ringwalds, Bag of Donuts, Ghost and Ratt Poison. The band was originally known as Grunge Factory and has been the featured act since 2010.
Hurricanes Sports Bar is located at 1414 Veterans Blvd in Metairie, LA 70005 open 11:00am daily. The event starts for 9:00. The band, 90 to Nothing, will hit the stage at 10:15pm. Members of the New Orleans Toys For Tots Marines representatives will be on hand the night of the show to help collect the toys and monetary donations. Other area singers will join the band to sing a song, pull a ticket and award the prize, multiple prizes awarded throughout the night.
NOLA Art House Music, a next-generation collaborative of some of New Orleans’ finest professional jazz musicians, NolaVie, New Orleans’ cultural website, and Tableau, the French Quarter’s newest glamorous eatery are joining forces to present Le Petit Noel, the first annual jazz tribute to the holiday season in the beautifully restored historicLe Petit Theatre, 616 St. Peter Street on Saturday, December 7 at 8 p.m. A post-concert reception for all ticket holders, courtesy of Tableau, will take place immediately following the performance.
Accompanied by a seven-piece jazz band led by trumpeter Edward Anderson and featuring the extraordinary talent of Evan Christopher, world renowned for his clarinet renditions of contemporary early jazz, Le Petit Noel will be an evening of warm holiday joy; an only-in-New Orleans musical gift from three of the city’s most beloved vocalists Wanda Rouzan, Carmen Barika and Philip Manuel. They may even invite you to sing along.
Bring your friends, dress up the kids and come usher in the Christmas season with an evening of spectacular, toe-tapping favorites from Duke Ellington’s jazzed up take on the Nutcracker Suite to beloved seasonal songs and some musical surprises.
Join Park Rangers Matt Hampsey and Bruce Barnes with special guests, N’Fungola Sibo African Dance & Drum Company, for “Spirits of Congo Square”. The program will include and educational drum and dance workshop honoring the traditions of nearby Congo Square.
12:00 p.m. Bring your own drum if you have one, or just clap out the rhythms as we delve into traditional West African drumming styles during a drum circle at our French Market location.
12:45 p.m. Learn some basic West African dance patterns and get moving to the encapsulating rhythms of N’Fungola Sibo. N’ Fungola Sibo will perform then give a short performance at 1:00 p.m. encouraging all to join and try out the rhythms and dance patterns that were just learned.
3:00 – 3:30 p.m. Delfeayo Marsalis reads his new children’s book “No Cell Phone Day” accompanied by saxophonist Rex Gregory and bassist Nathan Lambertson inside our French Market location.
4:00 to 4:30 p.m. Crescent City Lights Youth Theater carolers perform Christmas carols with an accompanist inside the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park.
New Orleans bounce artist Cheeky Blakk hosts a night of entertainment December 7 from 9PM-midnight at Siberia, 2227 St. Claude Ave., with performances by: krewedelusion’s Queen Cheeks in Charge and Captain of New Orleans Cheeky Blakk, as well as DJ SeXX ED, Piper Marie, Ophelia Quinn featuring “acro-twerk” performance, burlesque, twerk-off, silent auction and more.
Anders Osborne is thrilled to announce Anders Osborne’s 2nd Annual Holiday Spectacular: Rock My NOLA Soul for Christmas will be held at Tipitina's in New Orleans, LA on December 6 & 7, 2013. Friday night will be dedicated to Rock and Saturday to Soul. Special guests for Friday include Luther Dickinson, Paul Barrere, Billy Iuso, John Gros, Johnny Sansone and more; Saturday’s guests include Irma Thomas, Cyril Neville, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Tim Green, John Gros, Johnny Sansone, and more. Doors open at 9:00 PM and the show starts at 10:00 PM. Single day and two day passes can be purchased at:www.Tipitinas.com.