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Legendary rock icon and four-time Grammy winner
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Weekly Wed Gig- $3 martinis and free admission for the service industry folks.
Tom McDermott and Meschiya Lake
Chickie Wah Wah (8:00PM)
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Aurora Nealand and the Royal Roses
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Hi-Ho Lounge (8:00PM)
Weekly Wed Gig- from the street to the stage. Midnight Snax throwdown follows at 10pm.
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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
5 Alarm Fire in Treme Spreads to Several Houses, Causes Power Outages
Updated 9:49 PM
If you were anywhere near the downtown area late this afternoon, you probably smelled the ominous smoke billowing into the downtown area from N. Robertson Street. Between St. Bernard and Esplanade near N. Claiborne, two homes that were under renovation caught on fire, and embers spread to nearby houses. As the blaze grew, New Orleans firefighters had a massive five-alarm fire on their hands that was still being mopped up nearly five hours later.
The 5-alarm fire was under control by 5:31pm, leaving a total of eight houses damaged, and a large section of the Treme without electricity. The outages stretched to Esplanade and N. Rampart, leaving traffic lights out in the area.
Crews were on the scene around 4:15 p.m after the first alarm bells rang, according to the New Orleans Fire Department. An engine was on the scene is response to a call issued three minutes earlier. A two story house was "fully involved in the fire." The blaze then spread to two abandoned houses.
By 4:43, the fire was upgraded to five alarms and a total of eight structures were involved. As of 8:45, hotspots still remain, and firefighters are still engaged. Damages from the fire ranged from scorched siding to total loss.
"Firefighters had to drag heavy fire hoses through narrow alleys and jump fences to fight several fires," the release stated.
No injuries were reported, but seven people in four families required Red Cross assistance finding lodging, and two other families were forced to stay with relatives as a result of the blaze.
The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.
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