New Orleans Oyster Festival 2019
Truncated Family Gras still heavy on the hits, thanks to Cyndi Lauper and John Yates.
New Orleans Oyster Festival
Singer Nathan Killen dances on the stage as the band Remedy performs during the New Orleans Oyster Festival at Woldenberg Park on Saturday, June 1, 2019. The two-day festival continues Sunday with an oyster eating contest and more live music, crafts and food from area restaurants. (Photo by Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
GRETNA FEST 2017!
"Cyndi Lauper, the original girl who just wants to have fun, closes out Family Gras on Saturday night, starting at 6 p.m. She’s preceded by former Doobie Brothers vocalist Michael McDonald; John Oates, one half of hitmaking '80s duo Hall & Oates; and young local cover band Remedy. The Imagination Movers, the local kids’ music quartet that starred in a self-titled Disney Channel show, kick off Saturday’s show at noon.
New location for Saturday's Red Dress Run in New Orleans
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Plain White T's
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm Huey Lewis & the News
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Remedy
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Honey Island Swamp Band
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Jonny P
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Jamacian Me Breakfast Club
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Gregg Martinez & the Delta Kings
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm Amanda Shaw
ITALIAN VILLAGE STAGE
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Uptown Phunk
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Louisiana Spice
The party starts at 9am Sunday. The run starts at 11 and the party continues 'til 5 with food and live entertainment.
"You come back at noon and we'll have food. 'Remedy', our band starts at 12:30. The Brass-A-Holics start at 2, and we'll just have a lot of fun," saya Triche.
Triche hopes most of those folks will register and pay up to join the fun, rather than just joining in the run.