Tuesday, July 27, 2010




CJ Chenier was born into the musical traditions of southwest Louisiana and Texas, his father was the legendary Zydeco king Clifton Chenier, a Grammy Award winning artist in his own right. The music he creates with the Red Hot Louisiana Band is some of the most purely infectious Zydeco and swamp funk being played today. Your pulse will get racing, your feet will get moving and you WILL be wrapped up in magic that is a Nawlinz wake.

Gates open at 5:00pm, music starts at 5:15pm with a beer, wine and soft-drink service from City Winery and food prepared by Great Performances. We are also welcoming our friends from QOOL, Quality Of Our Lives,who will be showcasing hand rolled Costa Rica Cigars. An expert roller will be on hand, demonstrating the artistry required to handcraft high quality cigars. There will be cigar lounge for those who wish to enjoy a complimentary cigar while sipping on some handcrafted wines and enjoying the magic of CJ Chenier.

Like all of the FREE weekly shows, tonight is open to everyone - locals, visitors, friends and family are welcome to get familiar with the beautiful slice of Soho we're all working hard to enrich. Entrance is from Vandam or Spring Street, mid way between Hudson and Varick. No tickets are needed. All we ask is that you spread the word to colleagues, friends and family - to come down and make the most of this great opportunity to connect with the neighborhood and your neighbors. Get out from behind your desk and come out and enjoy the afternoon.

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