Okay Bridgeport isn’t New Orleans but we’ve got a whole day and night of music, some free beads and a whole lot of celebrating that might make you think you’re south of the Mason Dixon Line. No’ we’re not smoking anything we’re talking about the Third Annual Black Rock Mardis Gras Celebration.
Acoustic Cafe, Lady Luck and Black Rock Cafe are the place to be this Saturday February 13th. From 2pm til 2 am come hear the music at three venues for just $20 bucks. Advanced tickets are an even bigger bargain at $15 and available at The Acoustic Cafe .
Kids under 12 are free and 12 to 21 years old get in for just $5 smackers. The young ones must be accompanied by an adult and can party to the music at Lady Luck up to 8:30. Then its time to call your babysitter.
Jazz trombone great Delfayo Marsalis, Brother Joscephus and the Love Revival Revolution Orchestra share the love along with lots of other bands bands that you know and love and others that we know you’ll love.
Check out Black Rock Rocks for more details.
Oh yeah and you can party for a cause. This year the party benefits the Uptown Music Theater of New Orleans. Founded in 2000 by Delfeayo Marsalis, Uptown Music Theatre is a summer arts program specifically aimed at providing junior high and high school youth with musical theatre training.