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“THURSDAY’S AT TWILIGHT” GARDEN CONCERT SERIES

Date/Time

Sep 5, 2013 to Sep 26, 2013

This event occurs weekly, on Thursday.

Description

What:   Join music lovers at City Park to hear some of some of New Orleans’ favorite performers during the “Thursdays at Twilight” concert series. Bring the whole family to enjoy this very popular series with an array of musicians and mint juleps indoors at the Pavilion of the Two Sisters.  This series is supported by The Azby Fund. $10 for adults and $3 for children ages 5-12. Advance sale tickets are available online at http://www.neworleanscitypark.com. The “Thursdays at Twilight” concerts run through the middle of November.

When: Thursday Evening - 5:00 PM - Gates Open, 6:00 PM - Performance Begins

September 5 – Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue

The Honky Tonk Revue plays vintage Honky Tonk, Rockabilly and Classic Country music with a heavy dose of Western Swing.  They have a deep-seated love and appreciation for the tried and true Honky Tonk sound.  www.galholiday.com

September 12 - Bon Operatit!

Bon Operatit! consists of New Orleans opera singers Lauren Mouney Gisclair, Jesse Nolan, and Mary Penick Akin. From La Bohéme to Phantom of the Opera, they perform a perfect pairing of opera and musical theatre hits that are sure to invigorate the senses.  www.bonoperatit.com

September 19 – Al “Carnival Time” Johnson

Alvin Johnson, Sr., best known for his famous song, "Carnival Time," has been a New Orleans Mardi Gras icon for over 40 years. A Rhythm & Blues performer, Al has worked with the likes of Aaron Neville, Oliver Morgan, Bobby Lonero as well as (the late Tommy Ridgley, Bobby Mitchell, Eddie Bo & Ernie K-Doe).  Al's newest song, the critically acclaimed "Lower Ninth Ward Blues," appeared in the Oscar nominated film "Rachel Getting Married." Al has been honored with induction into The Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.

September 26 – John Autin

Pianist, vocalist, songwriter, John Autin is one of New Orleans’ musical treasures. John has played and recorded with many of New Orleans great artists including Irma Thomas, Snooks Eaglin, Ernie K-Doe and Anders Osborne, just to name a few. www.johnautin.com

Where: Pavilion of the Two Sisters, New Orleans Botanical Garden, City Park

Cost

$10 for adults and $3 for children ages 5-12

Location

View map Pavilion of the Two Sisters Botanical Garden
1 Palm Drive
New Orleans, LA

Additional Information

Sponsor

the Azby Fund and Peoples Health Network with support from WWNO 89.9 FM.

Phone

504-483-9488

Contact email

garden@nocp.org

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