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EN MAS’: Carnival and…

May 29 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

ETCHYNPÜFE Group Show…

May 29 - 31, 2015
The Foundation Gallery is excited to host ETCHYNPÜFE, a group show… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

May 29 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Le Petit Theatre…

May 29 - 31, 2015
This classic Stephen Sondheim and George Furth musical traces the lives of… more

Purchased Lives: New…

May 29 - Jul 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

Tennessee Williams:…

May 29 - 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The Irish House…

May 29 - 29, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for Patie O'Sullivan. more

My Leg, My Choice…

May 30 - 30, 2015
Lace up your sneakers for a good cause. Proceeds from the race will support… more

New Orleans Oyster…

May 30 - 31, 2015
You better not eat for days leading up to the 2015 New Orleans Oyster Festival.… more

NORDC Movies in the…

May 30 - 30, 2015
Join us for NORDC Movies in the Park screening of "Dolphin Tale… more

Saturday Farmers…

May 30 - Dec 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market!… more

The Irish House…

May 30 - 30, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for One Tailed Three. more

Soul Full Sunday…

May 31 - 31, 2015
We are thrilled to bring to Ashé, once again, an unforgettable Sunday… more

Celebrate the Wonders…

Jun 1 - 1, 2015
Dr. Antje Boetius is a Marine Biologist and Oceanographer at the Alfred Wegener… more

Ashe Powerhouse…

Jun 3 - 5, 2015
See the Pulitzer Prize-nominated play by New Orleans native Lisa D'Amour,… more

The Victory Belles…

Jun 3 - 3, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

YLC Wednesday at the…

Jun 3 - 3, 2015
The 12-week concert series takes place in downtown New Orleans at Lafayette… more

June Under the Moon

Jun 5 - 5, 2015
Be a KID again and enjoy the Amusement Park! No one will want to miss this… more

Ringo Deathstarr

Jun 5 - 5, 2015
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Ashe Powerhouse…

Jun 6 - 7, 2015
See the Pulitzer Prize-nominated play by New Orleans native Lisa D'Amour,… more

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

May 29 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

Second Annual Bike Week Convenes in New Orleans May 5-9, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 4, 2010

Second Annual Bike Week Convenes in New Orleans May 5-9, 2010
Featuring Sammy Kershaw, Kyle Turley, Legendary Comedian Gallagher, Motorcycle Stunt Shows and the Chrome Kitchen

WHAT: Second Annual Bike Week New Orleans

WHERE: Riverwalk Lot and House of Blues New Orleans

WHEN: May 5-9, 2010

DETAILS:
The Second Annual Bike Week New Orleans will take place May 5-9, 2010, along the banks of the Mississippi River in the three-acre Riverwalk lot. Bike Week is a five-day festival and party for anyone who has a passion for motorcycles or just enjoys watching them.

Bike Week returns along with it the best in live music, motorcycle entertainment, local and industry vendors, great New Orleans cuisine and Broken Spoke bars throughout the festival grounds. Daily live entertainment includes the sounds of local favorites and national acts such as Bad Company’s former lead singer Brian Howe, country music’s Sammy Kershaw, former New Orleans Saint Kyle Turley, Legendary Comedian Gallagher as well as the unique Wayne Toups and the ZyDeCajun band, that will compliment the Broken Spoke’s own Ferrell Webber band.

The Chrome Kitchen is a three-day event that merges authentic food, local chefs and motorcycles and will include culinary contests and demonstrations. The Wall of Death features racing motorcycles and go-karts on the side of a vertical board wall where spectators are just inches away from the action on the high elevated platform. Everyone who purchases a three-day event pass is automatically entered to win the grand prize – a custom Bourget motorcycle.

Bike Week New Orleans is expected to attract thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts and generate millions of dollars in economic impact.

WEBSITE: www.bikeweekneworleans.com

MAJOR EVENTS: (all events take place at the Riverwalk Lot unless otherwise noted)

Wed, May 5: Cinco De Mayo Kickoff , The Kamp, 2317 Hickory Ave. Harahan, LA, 6 p.m.

Wed, May 5: House of Blues VIP Party, featuring Ingrid Lucia, Meet & greet with Kyle Turley, Premium Open Bar Reception and auction benefiting the International House of Blues Foundation. Tickets available at: www.houseofblues.com/tickets/, House of Blues, 225 Decatur St. New Orleans, LA, 7 p.m.

Thurs, May 6-Sat, May 8: The Chrome Kitchen

Thurs, May 6: Riverwalk Festival, gates open at Noon
3 p.m. - Dead or Alive (Bon Jovi tribute band)
4:30 p.m. - Silver Bullet (Bob Seger tribute band)
6 p.m. - Paradise City (Guns 'n Roses tribute band)
8 p.m. - Kyle Turley
10 p.m. - Legendary Comedian "Gallagher"

Thurs, May 6: House of Blues Concerts6 p.m. - Joe Santana
11 p.m. - The Ferrell Webber Band
Midnight - Seven Bridges Road (Eagles tribute band)
1 a.m. - Black Water (Doobie Brothers tribute band)
2 a.m. - Houses of the Holy (Led Zeppelin tribute band)

Fri, May 7: Plantation Poker Run, Various Plantations, 8:30 a.m.

Fri, May 7: Riverwalk Festival
11 a.m. - Joe Santana
4:30 p.m. - The Ferrell Webber Band
6:30 p.m. - Seven Bridges Road (Eagles tribute Band)
8 p.m. - Houses of the Holy (Led Zeppelin tribute band)
10 p.m. - Former Bad Company Lead Singer: Brian Howe

Fri, May 7: House of Blues
11 p.m. - Dean Seltzer
1 a.m. - Dead or Alive (Bon Jovi tribute band)
2 a.m. - Paradise City (Guns 'n Roses tribute band)

Sat, May 8: Cycle Source Chopper Show, Registration: 9 a.m.-Midnight, Awards: 4 p.m.

Sat, May 8: Riverwalk Festival
11 a.m. - Dean Seltzer
3 p.m. - The Ferrell Webber Band
4 p.m. - Cycle Source Chopper Show awards announced
6 p.m. - Seven Bridges Road (Eagles tribute band)
8 p.m. - Wayne Toups and ZyDeCajun band
10 p.m. - Sammy Kershaw

Sat, May 8: House of Blues
6 p.m. - Joe Santana
11 p.m. - Silver Bullet (Bob Seger tribute band)
Midnight - American Fool (John Mellencamp tribute band)
1 a.m. - Dead or Alive (Bon Jovi tribute band)
2 a.m. - Paradise City (Guns 'n Roses tribute band)

MEDIA CONTACTS:
BWNO: Jennifer Mercaldi Ramella, cell: 617-957-5865, jen@thetargetcompanies.com
New Orleans CVB: Tara Letort, 504-566-5048, tletort@neworleanscvb.com; Kelly Schulz, 504-421-0962, kschulz@neworleanscvb.com
Riverwalk: Lauren Wakeman, 504-522-1555 ext. 7015, lauren.wakeman@ggp.com

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