Thursday, November 15, 2007

New Orleans Holiday events 2007

Here is a list of events in New Orleans during the December holidays — from

Holiday events for 2007

by Keith I. Marszalek November 06, 2007 8:41PM

Friday, November 23 - December 30, 2007

Celebration in the Oaks
City Park, New Orleans
City Park's annual festival of magical holiday light displays and musical performances to delight every age.

Saturday, November 17 - January 6

Festival of Lights
Natchitoches, 318-352-6894,
More than 500,000 visitors head to this small town every holiday season for light displays along the river, holiday crafts, food and nightly tours by streetcars and carriages.

Thursday, November 29 - December 31

Christmas New Orleans Style
Various locations, New Orleans,
Get out and see all New Orleans has to offer this holiday season: Carolers, concerts, cooking demonstrations, decorations at historic homes, dinner cruises for New Year's fireworks & much more!.

Friday, December 7-9, 2007

Festival of the Bonfires
Lutcher Recreation Park, Lutcher 225-869-1717,
Christmas on the river, Cajun style!

Sunday, December 9, 2007

Caroling in Washington Square
Washington Square Park, corner of Frenchmen and Dauphine Streets in the Marigny. Candles and song sheets provided. Free and open to the public. 6 p.m.

Sunday, December 16, 2007

Caroling in Jackson Square
Jackson Square, Decatur Street, French Quarter, Candles and song sheets provided. Gates open at 6 p.m. and caroling begins promptly at 7 p.m. For more information, call (504) 523-7047 or visit Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Marva Wright's X-Mas Party
8:00 pm Tipitina's, 501 Napoleon Ave.
Marva Wright's 7th Annual X-Mas Bash Featuring THE BMW'S, Rockin' Dopsi, Jr. and the Zydeco Twisters, Trombone "Shorty" Andrews, Wild Magnolias Indians, Amanda Shaw, Irvin Mayfield, Soul Rebels Brass Band & many more!

Friday, November 09, 2007

Fats Domino in NYC on Today Show (Video)

Fats Domino in New York in support of upcoming album Goin' Home: A Tribute to Fats Domino

Following a great tribute to Fats Domino which included NYC Mayor Bloomberg presenting the Key To The City, this morning the New Orleans legendary musician, one of the original inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, performed “Blueberry Hill” in the Today Show studio.
Fats Domino sings on TODAY
click for VIDEO: Fats Domino sings on TODAY

RELATED VIDEO: The making of the album (windows media)


Goin' Home: A Tribute to Fats Domino