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ESSENCE Music Festival

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
The ultimate party weekend is highlighted by performances from a variety of… more

Friday Nights at NOMA

Jul 3 - 3, 2015
Every Friday evening, come to the museum for activities and entertainment.… more

NASA Week to Blast…

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas will host a week of space exploration… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Jul 3 - Sep 7, 2015
Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad… more

Octavia Art Gallery -…

Jul 3 - 3, 2015
This summer, Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present new works by Cuban based… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Jul 3 - 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

Red, White, and…

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
In a most unusual salute to Independence Day, Audubon Butterfly Garden and… more

The Foundation…

Jul 3 - 3, 2015
The Foundation Gallery is thrilled to present Sea and Soil a group exhibition… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
Ashé Cultural Arts Center proudly presents the 15th Annual Maafa… more

Go 4th On The River

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
The Go 4th on the River Dueling Barges Fireworks Extravaganza is the annual… more

Saturday Farmers…

Jul 4 - Dec 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market!… more

St. Bernard Salutes…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
The St. Bernard Salutes America Committee will host the 31st Annual Celebration… more

The Makeup & Martini…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
Join us for the 3rd Annual Beauty and Entertainment event The Makeup &… more

Tai Chi/Chi Kung

Jul 6 - 6, 2015
NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center offers wellness… more

LIVE BAND KARAOKE…

Jul 7 - 28, 2015
Rock out on stage with Mixed Nuts as your band! All ages and free each Tuesday… more

Lydia's Purple Cloth…

Jul 7 - 28, 2015
Quilting continues! We're excited to have more time to work on creations… more

Octavia Art Gallery -…

Jul 7 - 25, 2015
This summer, Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present new works by Cuban based… more

Ogden Museum Book…

Jul 7 - 7, 2015
Join us at the Book Club for  Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale… more

The Sweat Social…

Jul 7 - Dec 20, 2015
Designed for wellness travelers visiting New Orleans, the Sweat Social offers… more

Gambit’s 2015…

Jul 8 - 8, 2015
Gambit's 2015 Emerging Chefs Challenge recognizes the next generation of… more

ESSENCE Music Festival

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
The ultimate party weekend is highlighted by performances from a variety of… 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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