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Friday on Fulton Brings Summer Music to CBD


by Meg Barbor

Harrah's is making Fridays a little sweeter this summer by launching their brand new live music series "Friday on Fulton." Every Friday through the summer, NOLA music lovers of all ages are invited to enjoy the live and local, (and did we mention free!) entertainment while lunching al fresco in the Fulton St. courtyard from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and again from 4-7 p.m., right on time for happy hour. Here's the complete schedule for june:


Today in New Orleans 3.7.14


Willie Nelson and Family are set to rock the House of Blues, and Big Sam’s Funky Nation are performing on Oak Street. Today in 1830, Governor Jacques Villere died on his own plantation, south of New Orleans. Click through for more to do this Friday.


Today in New Orleans 12.20.13


Tonight, Opera on Tap is in City Park, and starlight racing kicks off this evening at the Fair Grounds. Cripple Creek's Under Milk Wood opens, and Tipitina's is getting crunk for Christmas with a pair of local rock bands. In the Riverbend, Walter Washington is celebrating his 70th on Oak Street. On this date in 1803, the United States Commissioners W.C.C. Claiborne and James Wilkinson officially bought the Boot for $15,000,000. Now, more to do this Friday. 


Today in New Orleans 12.13.13


Tonight, this year's PhotoNOLA continues from the Ogden to NOMA, local soul artists band together for Dragsonsmoke at Tipitina's, Maze feat. Frankie Beverly is at the Saenger, and the Pfister Sisters are performing at NOMA. The Bonnet Carre Spillway was dedicated on December 13, 1950. Now, more to do this Friday. 


Today in New Orleans 12.6.13


Tonight, Cafe Istanbul invites everyone to come enjoy an open bar and free food for the first HOPFest. Consortium of Genius is celebrating their 20th birthday at the Hangar, and it's the NOLA Project's opening night of their holiday themed Scientology play. On this day in 1889, Jefferson Davis died. Now, more to do this Friday. 


Today in New Orleans 11.22.13


More Fringe, a benefit concert with En Vogue, the Commdores and Bill Cosby, plus a books n' booze crawl are all happening this Friday. On this day in 1886, 30 black people were murdered and another 100 injured in the Thibodaux Massacre. Now, more ways to kick off the weekend. 


Today in New Orleans 11.15.13


Tonight, Noah's Flood begins its weekend-long run at Trinity Episcopal, The NOLA Project presents Oregon Trail, Bonerama is at Rock N' Bowl, and Davell Crawford is performing for this week's Fridays at NOMA. On this day in 1730, Governor Perier and his French army defeated the Natchez Indians. Now, more to do this Friday.  


Today in New Orleans 10.25.13


Tonight, Possum Kingdom is back for another weekend at the truck farm, and One Eyed Jacks is hosting doom metal legends St. Vitus. Funk legend Bootsy Collins is turning 62 at the House of Blues with DJ Soul Sister, and NOMA is putting impressionist painters in the spotlight. On this day in 1987, then Governor EWE officially conceded the governor’s race to opponent former Governor Buddy Roemer. Now, more to do this Friday. 


Today in New Orleans 9.6.13


Say “No White Flags” tonight at the Dome for the third annual Gleason Gras, and enjoy dozens of food vendors, entertainers, and appearances from Saints players. One Eyed Jacks is getting folked up, and on the other side of town, super group the New Orleans Suspects are keeping it funky on Oak Street. On this day in 1893, Lieutenant General Claire Lee Chennault was born in New Orleans. Now, more to do this Friday.


Today in New Orleans 8.2.13


The roaring 20's are in full force tonight at NOMA, so put on your best flapper-inspired duds and head to the museum's speakeasy. Satchmo Summerfest at the Old U.S. Mint welcomes Allen Toussaint, John Boutte, and many more to the stage. On this day in 1899, a fire swept through parts of Lake Charles and caused over $50,000 in damage. Now, more to do this Friday. 


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