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Ashlee Nicole Spills Your Mini Event Guide to French Quarter Fest '14 + Weekend

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It's that time of year, again! Good food, good music, and good fun at the 2014 French Quarter Festival. Last year, FQF attracted over 560,000 people; We're sure the number will increase as the fest celebrates its 31st year. Here is your guide to a fun, FQF weekend: highlighted performances you should check out + weekend events. Print it, forward it to a friend, post it online; Let it be known that Ashlee Nicole Spills your 'go-to' guide to the hottest, coolest, and most current haps.

French Quarter Festival
April 10 - April 13, 2014
New Orleans Historic French Quarter

THURSDAY, APRIL 10

12:30pm - 1:45pm | GE Capital/New Orleans Tech Big River Stage
Pelican Ice presents Tank and The Bangas

4pm - 5:15pm | Abita Beer Stage
Mardi Gras World presents PJ Morton

FRIDAY, APRIL 11

12:30pm - 1:45pm | WWL’s Esplanade in the Shade Stage
Windsor Court Hotel presents Robin Barnes

2:15pm - 3:30pm | Abita Beer Stage
Kermit Ruffins & the Barbecue Swingers

5:30pm - 7pm | GE Capital/New Orleans Tech Big River Stage
Sheraton New Orleans presents Davell Crawford

5:45pm - 7:40pm | Popeyes Barracks St. Brass Band Jam w/ OffBeat Magazine
Mr. & Mrs. Joseph P. O’Dowd presents Stooges Brass Band

7:15pm - 8:45pm | Absolut Louis-Lous Pavilion Stage
Patrick Gros, CPA, APAC presents Brass-A-Holics

7:30pm - 8:45pm | Abita Beer Stage
Mardi Gras World presents Rebirth Brass Band

8pm - Midnight | Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta
Davell Crawford

SATURDAY, APRIL 12

5:30pm - 7pm | GE Capital/New Orleans Tech Big River Stage
The Praline Connection presents Glen David Andrews

5:30pm - 7pm | Harrahs Stage
Battle of the Bands!

5:45pm - 7pm | Popeyes Barracks St. Brass Band Jam w/ OffBeat Magazine
New Orleans Original Daiquiris presents The Original Pinettes Brass Band

SUNDAY, APRIL 13

11:15pm - 12:30pm | Capital One Bank Jackson Square Stage
Ristorante Carmelo presents James Andrews

2:15pm - 3:45pm | Popeyes Barracks St. Brass Band Jam w/ OffBeat Magazine
Best of Street presents Treme Brass Band

3:15pm - 4:15pm | Absolut Louis-Lous Pavilion Stage
Friend of Festival presents Wanda Rouzan and A Taste of New Orleans

4pm - 5:30pm | Popeyes Barracks St. Brass Band Jam w/ OffBeat Magazine
Orleans Brass Band

5:45pm - 6:15pm | Absolut Louis-Lous Pavilion Stage
Badine Land Limited presents Gina Brown & Anutha Level

5:45pm - 7pm | Popeyes Barracks St. Brass Band Jam w/ OffBeat Magazine
Sheraton New Orleans presents Hot 8 Brass Band

7pm - 11pm | Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta
Glen David Andrews

Weekend Events:

THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 2014

7PM

French Quarter Festival Gala | Antoine’s Restaurant, 713 St. Louis St. | Purchase Tickets

10PM

Slick Rick (25th Anniversary Tour) | Maison, 508 Frenchmen St. | 18+ | Purchase Tickets

The Lox | Howlin’ Wolf, 907 S Peters St. | 18+ | Purchase Tickets

TRAP ft. Lil Debbie + Dxxxy + more | Republic, 828 S Peters St. | 18+ | Purchase Tickets

FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 2014

8PM

Kings of Leon | Smoothie King Center, 1501 Dave Dixon Dr. | Purchase Tickets

10PM

Brass-A-Holics | Blue Nile, 532 Frenchmen St. | 21+

SATURDAY, APRIL 12, 2014

10AM

French Quarter Fest Day Party ft. Various DJs | JAX Brewery Bar, 620 Decatur St. | Drink Specials

Easter Egg Hunt | Carousel Gardens Amusement PArk @ City Park, 1 Palm Drive | Cover: $4

11AM

Piety Street Market | The Old Ironworks, 612 Piety St. | Open to Public

FQF Film Screenings: The World According to Ernie K-Doe | Le Petit Theatre, 616 St. Peters St. | FREE

9PM

Outkast Tribute | Howlin’ Wolf Den, 901 S Peters St. | Purchase Tickets

G-Eazy w/ Tory Lanez | One-Eyed Jacks, 615 Toulouse St. | 18+ | Purchase Tickets

10PM

Stooges Brass Band | Blue Nile, 532 Frenchmen St. | 21+

Corey Henry’s Treme Funktet | Maple Leaf, 8316 Oak St.

Saturday Night Standard | Metro, 310 Andre Higgins Dr. | 21+ | RSVP

SUNDAY, APRIL 13, 2014

7:30PM

Kid Ink | House of Blues, 225 Dectaur St. | 18+ | Purchase Tickets

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