WHO: The National World War II Museum and Christmas in the District
WHAT: Musical Performance: The National WWII Museum Presents: Jump, Jive and Wail: The Music of Louis Prima
The Stage Door Canteen at The National WWII Museum presents the Big Easy award-winning hit show Jump, Jive & Wail, featuring a spectacular cast of ten who bring to life Louis Prima’s legendary songs, musicians, vocals and dance. Enjoy such timeless Prima classics as Sing! Sing! Sing!, Just a Gigolo, Oh Marie, That Old Black Magic, and Basin Street Blues performed with the non-stop Prima energy that kept audiences cheering from New Orleans to New York, from Las Vegas to network television.
Holiday entertainment will take place within the setting of “New Orleans Christmas in the District,” a brand new holiday-themed large-scale lights display celebrating the culture and history of New Orleans. This one-of-a-kind holiday environment features over 70 trees and digitally animated lighting effects synchronized to music.
The event is free and open to the public. Food and beverages available for purchase.
Discounted parking in Hilton surface lot next to Convention Center, with voucher.
WHEN: Monday, December 30, 2013
Jay-Ray and Gee A Capella Trio 5:30 p.m.
Jump, Jive and Wail: The Music of Louis Prima 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Plaza of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, corner of Julia St. and Convention Center Blvd.
YALE ALLEY CATS, a group of 13 talented and playful performers, ALL Male Ensemble, The Yale Alley Cats, have been spreading music around the world since 1943, in a rich repertoire of Jazz favorites, Motown, Pop. Rock, and surprises. www.yalealleycats.com