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Groovesect Labor Day…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Join us for the  Groovesect Labor Day Cookout! more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 1 - 8, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Mark of the Feminine

Sep 1 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

Preservation Jazz…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Live New Orleans Jazz nightly! more

Southern Decadence…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Southern Decadence started forty one years ago as a simple going-away… more

Hidden Treasures:…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join Friends of the Cabildo as the Louisiana State Museum's impressive… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Join us for live entertainment featuring the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass… more

Standing in the…

Sep 2 - Nov 25, 2014
"Standing in the Shadows (No More)" is a series of narrative quilting… more

Funk Monkey featuring…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us for Funk Monkey featuring members of Bonerama. more

Grammy Award-winning…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Lunchbox Lecture -…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
History remembers the American, British and Polish Paratroopers who jumped into… more

The Royal Sonesta's…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
The Royal Sonesta New Orleans presents the September Round Table Luncheon… more

We Live to Eat Kick…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
For the first time, this event is open-to-the-public and attendees will be able… more

White Glove Wednesdays

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack in World… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Groovesect Labor Day…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Join us for the  Groovesect Labor Day Cookout! more

Bourbon Pub & Parade Celebrates Southern Decadence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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BOURBON PUB & PARADE CELEBRATES SOUTHERN DECADENCE
NoH8 Campaign Photo Shoot Kicks-Off Labor Day Weekend
World Famous DJ’s to Spin

NEW ORLEANS - Celebrate New Orleans’ biggest LGBT party of the year at Bourbon Pub & Parade in the heart of the French Quarter! Southern Decadence 2011 hits the Big Easy over Labor Day Weekend, Sept 1-5, 2011.

Bourbon Pub & Parade is located on the corner of Bourbon and St. Ann Streets, 801 Bourbon St. 504.529.2107. Ages 18 and over to party and 21 and over with ID to drink.

Tickets and weekend passes are on sale now at www.bourbonpub.com. Passes also available at The Southern Decadence Headquarters across the street from the Bourbon Pub & Parade at the Hit Parade. Advance passes purchased can also be picked up the headquarters.

Now in its 40th year, Southern Decadence is a weekend-long celebration of LGBT life, music and culture, attracting tens of thousands of visitors to the Crescent City. Bourbon Pub & Parade is located at the center of the action in the heart of the French Quarter, the prime location for partying, parade viewing and people watching.

Special guest DJs for the weekend include: Thursday: Lydia Prim/Atlanta; Friday: Mike Bryant/LA; Saturday: Abel/Miami; Sunday Tea Dance: Dawna Montel/LA (in her first New Orleans appearance) and Sunday evening: Max Rodriguez/NYC. Your hosts for the weekend, flying in from L.A.: Billy Francesca and Rhea Litre

Special Bonus: On Thursday, Sept 1, Kick-off Southern Decadence and participate in the NOH8 Campaign Photo Shoot (created by celebrity photographer Adam Bouska and his partner Jeff Parshley). Join the world famous silent photo protest starting at 5PM and continuing until at least 8PM upstairs at Parade for the non-profit organization founded by the couple, to raise mass awareness for human equality. www.NoH8campaign.org

Buy tickets and weekend passes early and save at The Southern Decadence Headquarters or at www.bourbonpub.com. Regular Weekend Passes include entry to all events (Thursday, Sept 1- Monday, Sept 5); Priority Entry and Welcome Cocktail. VIP Weekend Passes include express entry to all events (Thursday, Sept 1- Monday, Sept 5); Welcome Cocktail; Hosted Cocktail Reception on Saturday; Express Check In; Express Entrance; Commemorative T-Shirt. Limited Amount of only 300 VIP Passes will be sold and last year they went fast!

The Bourbon Pub & Parade is New Orleans’ largest gay & lesbian bar and nightclub. Operating continuously since its doors opened in 1974, it is the epicenter of New Orleans' LGBT community but also welcomes all visitors from all over the world. For more information, visit us online at: www.bourbonpub.com and on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/bourbonpub

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NOTE TO EDITORS: Additional press information and HI RES PHOTOS available at: www.bourbonpub.com/press