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Walter Wolfman Washington
d.b.a. (10:00 PM)
Fiery blues on Frenchmen - every week
Algiers Ferry Landing (6:00PM)
Today, Vivaz Latin Band and Paky Saavadra
Curren$y's Jet Lounge
Blue Nile (10:00 PM)
The NOLA rapper's weekly party
Banks Street Bar (10:00 PM)
Blues rock and BLTs!
Country Club (All Day)
Weekly Wed Gig- $3 martinis and free admission for the service industry folks.
Tom McDermott and Meschiya Lake
Chickie Wah Wah (8:00PM)
Weekly Wed Gig- Piano man meets a golden voice.
Aurora Nealand and the Royal Roses
Weekly Wed Gig- Gypsy jazz upstairs in the Marigny
Hi-Ho Lounge (8:00PM)
Weekly Wed Gig- from the street to the stage. Midnight Snax throwdown follows at 10pm.
dba (7:00 PM)
Weekly Wed Gig- The world's premiere washboard-sousaphone-guitar trio.
Treme Brass Band
Candlelight Lounge (9:00 PM)
Weekly Wed Gig- Pass on by and see the 6th Ward’s home band.
Little Gem Saloon (5:00PM)
Traditional Blues, Gospel, and R&B in the CBD
Snug Harbor (8:00PM)
Delfeayo Marsalis’ award-winning orchestra
Come see the in-demand bassist perform with his own band tonight
Kermit Ruffins and the Barbecue Swingers
Les Bon Temps Roule (10:00 PM)
Candlelight Lounge (8:00PM)
Shake your brass in the Treme with a blend of hip hop, R&B, and pop
Maple Leaf (8:00PM)
One of New Orleans’ best percussionist invites his friends to the stage
PubliQ House (9:30PM)
Brass with electric guitar and keyboard
NoDef's Ultimate King Cake Guide
The Gooey Details on 23 Carnival Confections
When ordering a King Cake, Crescent City sweet seekers can no longer uniformly expect the standard braided cinammon twist with more or less the same flavor profile. King Cakes have become a creative canvass for adventurous bakers across New Orleans. Allow NoDef to help you choose which will satisfy your palette. We combined three years of King Cake coverage for one ultimate guide. After reading these diverse offerings, you may even want the baby:
Jacoby Jones Goes to Mardi Gras on Dancing with the Stars (VIDEO)
Jacoby Jones makes his money on the football field, but he's been proving all season that he has a New Orleans kid's moves on Dancing with the Stars. On Monday night's episode, the Ravens wide receiver and NOLA native, along with partner Karina Smirnoff, showcased Crescent City attitude in the finals. Lead out by a group steppers, the duo showed some marching band flare and even got a comparison to a... "Mardi Gras parade on Bourbon Street." Well, the dancing was good. Click through to view:
State of District B Address: LaToya Cantrell Talks Unity, Policy, Parades
The platforms where New Orleans City Council members and the public normally debate the issues of the day were covered in flora Tuesday night, giving way to a single podium, flanked by two flags. For one night, Councilmembers Jackie Clarkson and Stacy Head were seated among the roughly 200 members of the public in the audience, giving one of their colleagues sole possession of the floor. Taking an unusual step for a District councilmember, LaToya Cantrell took the floor to sum up the State of District B, calling for unity across a district that in the past has often been characterized as divided along St. Charles Ave.
State Police Deem Mardi Gras Skirmish with Teens Appropriate
State Police absolved their own ranks in an internal investigation of a Mardi Gras skirmish in which nine plainclothes officers approached two unarmed, black teens in the French Quarter. According to Colonel Mike Edmondson, the internal investigation determined that the officers acted appropriately, citing events leading up to the footage as motivation for the officers to grab and sit on the two young men. Edmonson refused to call the incident a beating.
Councilwoman-Led Roundtable to Consider Mardi Gras Parade Route Partitioning
Following up her plea to police on behalf of blockaded Uptown paradegoers, City Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell will be holding a roundtable discussion on Saturday, March 30. The issue at hand is the intrusion of ladders and tents, as well as the general partitioning of neutral grounds, which impedes the rights of all citizens to watch the floats go by from an advantageous angle.
J.P. Morrell to Hold Hearing on Potential Mardi Gras Police Brutality Case
State Senator J.P. Morrell has set a special hearing to review information about a Mardi Gras weekend altercation caught on video between state troopers and two young men.The hearing is scheduled to take place March 5 at 5 p.m. at the Southern University New Orleans, the senator said in a statement. The event will be held in the university gymnasium.
Guidry: Potential Mardi Gras Police Brutality Case Probed by FBI, State Police
A video that shows white cops beating up two black men in the French Quarter over Mardi Gras has drawn the attention of state police, and perhaps even the FBI, according to City Councilwoman Susan Guidry. In the video first seen on Fox 8-TV, the two men are sitting up against a building. The video then shows nine plainclothes State Police officers beating up the two men.
Iowa Woman Who Went Missing Over Mardi Gras Found
New Orleans police located an Iowa woman who was reported missing after coming to work in New Orleans over Mardi Gras. Jessica Pratt, 34, went to the 8th District police station in the French Quarter to meet with police this morning. She was in good health, according to police.
NOPD Officer Does the Parade Route Wobble During Mardi Gras (VIDEO)
TV news viewers saw Mayor Mitch do the Wobble over Mardi Gras, but he wasn't the only one cutting a rug in an official city capacity. A police officer on parade duty surprised revelers as he joined them on the greatest dance craze since the Cupid Shuffle. Click through to view the video that's quickly going viral:
Mardi Gras Beatdown Caught on Video
One man's Carnival ended down with the uncaught throws after he threw a beer at police, then followed the move up by swinging at a cop. The video of the scene, in which police pile on the man and administer some fist justice, is fast going viral. Click through to view.
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