All throughout January, February and March, The Hall At MP in Brooklyn, NY is celebrating Mardi Gras with a Mardi Gras Madness series. Shows include the 10th Annual Nolafunk Mardi Gras Ball featuring Dr. John & The Nite Trippers, Jon Cleary and the Absolute Monster Gentlemen, Marc Broussard, Bonerama and many more acts straight from New Orleans. Not only is the Brooklyn venue bringing some of the best New Orleans music around, but every show will be accompanied by a New Orleans menu, courtesy of their award-winning chef and owner Michael Psilakis!Dr. John, Rebirth, Bonerama & More Are Bringing Mardi Gras Madness To NYCThe upcoming series features five shows, including the Jambalaya Brass Band on January 22nd, Funky Dawgz Brass Band on January 23rd, Black Tie Brass Band on January 29th and 30th, and the Jambalaya Brass Band w/ DJ Ev&Flow on February 9th, aka Fat Tuesday. For those looking to attend the shows and chow down on some delicious crawfish, you’re in luck! L4LM is hosting a contest, where the winner will receive two tickets and two crawfish platters to the show of their choosing!All you have to do is enter the contest below. Good luck!Be sure to check out the whole Mardi Gras Madness series right here!
AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMoreKnowing that even if a foster child is placed with a family, it doesn’t guarantee a Christmas gift under the tree, Frances Smith for 15 years has used her annual vacation to amass new dolls, clothes, bikes, and games for every child in the foster care system of Coweta County, Georgia.For 500 to 600 foster children and vulnerable elderly adults, Smith, 64, has been a volunteer elf, in charge of the impressive Christmas Joy program.To donate to the Joy Project, contact Frances Smith at 770-683-9217 or donate to the address below. She doesn’t accept cash or checks, but you can send toys or gift cards to:Frances Smith – PO box 465 Newnan, GA 30264 (Newnan, not Newman)(READ the story w/ photos in the Atlanta-Journal Constitution)Image by ppdigital via MorguefileAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMore