Local NOLA Musicians, Songwriters, and Venues

Venues not in the Quarter or on Frenchmen St that sometimes have good shows: Banks St Bar, BJ’s, Chickie Wah Wah, Circle Bar, Gasa Gasa, Hi Ho Lounge, Old Arabi Bar, Siberia

Local bands & songwriters (mostly rock / country / punk): Cassie Watson, Chris Acker & the Growing Boys, Conor Donahue, DJ Soul Sister, DJ Heel Turn, DJ Nice Rack, Fantasy Nonfiction, Greazy Alice, Guts Club, Henry & I, Hurray for the Riff Raff, HU$HPUPPY, Jean Bayou, Joanna Tomassoni, Joe Kile, Josh Paxton, Julie Odell, Justin Ready, Kelcy Mae, King James & the Special Men, kittypool, Letrainiump, Leyla McCalla, Matt Surfin & Friends, Pastel Panties, People Museum, Pobre Pobre, Pony Hunt, Pope, Sabine & The Dew Drops, Shawn Williams, Soft Animal, Tasche & the Psychadelic Roses, Tom McDermott, TV Pole Shine

Food & Drink

I eat mostly peanut butter sandwiches BUT when I’m feeling frisky here are some of my fave places to go out (none of these are Uptown because I don’t live there):

Breakfast/coffee: Pagoda Cafe / Cafe Envie / The Station / Shake Sugary / St Coffee on St Claude

Poboys: Parkway Bakery! / The Orange Store / Verti Marte

Other foods: Pizza Delicious / 1000 Figs / N7 / Willie Mae’s / The Joint / Liuzza’s

Bars (dive): Bayou Beer Garden / Bud Rip’s / Cosimo’s / Holy Ground / Markey’s / Pal’s / Parkview

Errything Else

Points of Interest: Sculpture Garden, Botanical Garden, Crescent Park, levee in Holy Cross, the Lower Ninth Living Museum