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30 Americans

Apr 18 - Jun 15, 2014
30 Americans showcases works by many of the most important African American… more

Civic Theatre plus …

Apr 18 - 18, 2014
Join us for Mike Birbiglia "Thank god for Jokes" Comedy tour 2014. more

Georga Porter Jr. &…

Apr 18 - 18, 2014
George Porter, Jr. is best known as the bassist of The Meters, along with Art… more

The Andrews Brothers

Apr 18 - 26, 2014
Mistaken identities, madcap comedy, romance and miscal treasures fill this… more

The Contemporary Arts…

Apr 18 - 18, 2014
Join the CAC and Junebug Productions for an evening of poetry—during… more

Walter Wolfman…

Apr 18 - 18, 2014
Walter “Wolfman” Washington has been an icon on the New Orleans… more

"Run For It - Run For…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
“Run For It – Run for Spot!” Crescent City Classic… more

An Evening with Chita…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
Chita Rivera is a living Broadway legend and a two-time Tony winner who… more

Crescent City Classic

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
With top runners from throughout the world participating in previous years, the… more

Earth Day Festival…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
Join us in celebrating Earth Day with music, food, art, local green vendors,… more

Family Workshop:…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
Don’t touch that dial! In this fun-filled family workshop, kids and… more

Historic Saturday…

Apr 19 - Nov 22, 2014
One of the keys to understanding NOLA’s past, present, and future is to… more

Living History Corps

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
The Museum’s World War II re-enactors, collectively known as the Living… more

LIVING LEGEND CHITA…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
***Two time Tony winner and Broadway’s original Anita in “West Side… more

Southern Rep, Stage…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
Southern Rep, the Stage Door Canteen at the National WWII Museum and… more

Victory Corps Saturday

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
During D-Day on June 6, 1944, the Naval Construction Battalions called… more

Double Violin Concert…

Apr 20 - 20, 2014
Performing Bach's violin concerto and Vivaldi's double violin concerti. more

Early Modern Faces: …

Apr 20 - Jun 29, 2014
This exhibition brings together nearly ninety Old Master paintings and prints… more

Easter Brunch at the…

Apr 20 - 20, 2014
Join us on Easter Sunday, April 20th in the hotel's elegant Grand Ballroom for… more

Kirk Franklin…

Apr 20 - 20, 2014
The new Gospel Brunch experience at House of Blues New Orleans features local… more

30 Americans

Apr 18 - Jun 15, 2014
30 Americans showcases works by many of the most important African American… more

Walk-On’s Voted Best Sports Bar in North America

NEW ORLEANS, LA (October 5, 2012) - It's official.  Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar in New Orleans is the Best Sports Bar in North America!  ESPN Mobile made the announcement today at the conclusion of its third-annual continent-wide vote.

After steamrolling through the initial round of 12 finalists, Walk-On's was pitted this week against four other sports bars representing Atlanta, Austin, Charlotte and Pittsburgh for the ultimate designation as 2012's Best Sports Bar in North America.

Nationwide voting took place over the last two weeks on ESPN Mobile's "Best Sports Bar in North America" site
(http://m.espn.go.com/wireless/story?storyId=8466409&hcId=8292292&wjb).  To ensure fairness and competitive balance, the winning bar was selected by a combination of fan balloting and editorial panel review.  ESPN Mobile averages 25 million unique visitors per month.

In breaking the news about Walk-On's triumph, ESPN Mobile's editorial board said it was "impressed by their extensive food and beer selection, plethora of TVs and, most importantly, extreme dedication by their patrons."

"What an unbelievable couple of weeks, first being named one of the Top 12 finalists, then the Final 5, and now being crowned the Best Sports Bar in North America!" said Brandon Landry, co-founder and owner of Walk-On's and its parent company, Last In Concepts.  "As ESPN Mobile said, our loyal fan base took to the polls in droves, and I can't tell you how grateful we are to all our incredible customers, our local community and the amazing team that makes Walk-On's so special.  I'm just blown away!"

Renowned for its delicious Louisiana-inspired menu and unique game-day dining experience, Walk-On's was previously voted Best Sports Bar in Baton Rouge, Lafayette and New Orleans.  So it's fitting that it was the only Louisiana restaurant among the original 12 North American finalists.

Walk-On's prevailed over the fierce competition with an extensive social media campaign and an embedded link featured prominently on its website (http://www.walk-ons.com/).  

"We did what we could to get the word out to our fans, but they did the heavy lifting," said Jack Warner, Walk-On's other co-founder.  "We clearly have the best customers in the business, and we can't thank them enough for showing everyone across North America what it means to have Bayou Pride!  Brandon and I feel like we've finally gone from walk-ons to winners!"
With more than 150 flat-screen TVs, Walk-On's has become the go-to destination for great food in a great sports-themed atmosphere.  Walk-On's is the place to go to cheer on the local teams, and to enjoy all the biggest sporting events of the year. Since its opening, Walk-On's New Orleans has hosted major events for the BCS National Championship, SEC Championship, NCAA Men's Final Four, Super Bowls, High School State Championships and most Saints, Hornets and LSU football games.

About Walk-On's
Walk-On's is a culmination of many years of ideas, hopes and dreams. We are a true celebration of great food & drink combined with team spirit and camaraderie. We also possess an undying enthusiasm for winning service that you can look forward to every time you walk through our doors. In addition to Walk-On's, Last In Concepts has developed and implemented three other original concepts: The Roux House, Happy's Irish Pub and Schlittz & Giggles.  The company now operates eight restaurants in Baton Rouge, Lafayette and New Orleans.  For more information, visit http://www.lastinconcepts.com/