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EN MAS’: Carnival and…

May 25 - Jun 7, 2015
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ETCHYNPÜFE Group Show…

May 25 - 31, 2015
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Irish Sessions

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Join us at the Irish House on Mondays for Irish Sessions. more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

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Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Preservation Jazz…

May 25 - 25, 2015
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Tennessee Williams:…

May 25 - 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

Purchased Lives: New…

May 26 - Jul 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

The Irish House…

May 26 - 26, 2015
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Le Petit Theatre…

May 27 - 31, 2015
This classic Stephen Sondheim and George Furth musical traces the lives of… more

Lecture: “Finding…

May 27 - 27, 2015
Join us at the Historic New Orleans Collection for the Lecture: "Finding… more

Pub Quiz

May 27 - 27, 2015
Join us every Wednesday at the Irish House for Pub Quiz. more

The Maison Dupuy…

May 27 - 27, 2015
Join us at the Maison Dupuy for Sippin' in the Courtyard. The Maison Dupuy will… more

The Victory Belles…

May 27 - 27, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

YLC Wednesday at the…

May 27 - 27, 2015
The 12-week concert series takes place in downtown New Orleans at Lafayette… more

Jazz in the Park…

May 28 - 28, 2015
Jazz in the Park returns for eight straight weeks this spring, running from… more

The Irish House…

May 28 - 28, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for Patrick Cooper. more

Yappy Hour in the…

May 28 - 28, 2015
Join us for  Yappy Hour in the Courtyard at Rare Form, to benefit the… more

The Irish House…

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

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

May 25 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… 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/