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Samedi

May 28th

NOWFE

Convention Center, 6p.m.

Food and Wine extravaganza peaks tonight

 

Greek Fest
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 11a.m.-11p.m.

Opa! Get your gyro, ouzo, & dance on!

 

Birdfoot Festival

Jazz Market, 7p.m.

Chamber music fest wraps up with amazing show

 

Treme & 7th Ward Fest

Under the Bridge

Corey Henry, Soul Rebels play inaugural fest

 

Mod Dance Party

Circle Bar, 9:30p.m.

DJ Matty & Co’s famed get-down

 

Morning 40 Federation

d.b.a., 11p.m.

Storied local indie rockers play a rare gig

 

Doug E. Fresh

Howlin Wolf, 10p.m.

Beatbox pioneer and creator of “the dougie”

 

Wicked

Saenger, 8p.m.

Hit musical about Oz’s witches

 

Johnny V. Birthday Bash

Tip’s, 10p.m.

Johnny Vidacovich, Stanton Moore, Ivan Neville, Tony Hall & June Yamagishi


Easter Sunday Second Line with the Pigeon Town Steppers


The French Quarter isn't the only place that will be steppin' out in its Easter finest on Sunday. Uptown starts its own party at 1 p.m. at the famed Maple Leaf Bar, when the Original Pigeon Town Steppers Social Aide and Pleasure Club will be coming out for their annual Easter Sunday second line. Click through to view the route:

 

Founded in 1994, the Club has grown into a highlight of the second line calendar. This year's theme is "All Eyes on Me," with Erroll Jerome and April Lewis reigning as King and Queen. Here's their celebratory path:

 

START: Maple Leaf Bar (8316 Oak St.) Continue down Oak St. to General Ogden St. Turn right on General Ogden to Willow St.

 

STOP: Walter's Lounge. Continue down Willow to Carrollton Ave. Left on Carrollton to Birch St. Right on Birch to Adam St. Left on Adam to Hickory St.

 

STOP: Adam St. Development Center. Continue down Hickory St. to Broadway St. Turn right on Broadway to Fig St.

 

STOP: Broadway Lounge. (Toast King & Queen). Continue down Broadway to Walmsley Ave. Right on Walmsley to Carrollton. Left on Carrollton to Apple St. Right on Apple to Monroe.

 

STOP: E&C Lounge. Continue down Monroe St. to Nelson St. Turn left on Nelson to Leondias St. Turn right on Leondias to Cohn St. Left on Cohn to Joliet St. Left on Jolie to Spruce St.

 

STOP: Blue Flame Lounge. Continue down Spruce St. to Eagle St.

 

STOP: Sista Sista Bar & Lounge. Continue down Eagle St. to Hickory St. Turn left on Hickory to Monroe St. Right on Monroe to Birch St.

 

DISBAND: Circoc Bar, Monroe and Birch St.




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