Mardi Gras 2012 Celebration @ Tipitina’s with Galactic, Shorty, funky METERS and More
The yearly Tipitina’s Mardi Gras calendar kicks off today with Bunny Matthews’ Birthday Party featuring Jean-Eric and will roll until Galactic’s annual sunrise set on Tuesday morning reaches it’s completion and Mardi Gras revelers are released into the wild to march in celebration of the culmination of Carnival Season. For tickets and more information on these shows, visit Tipitina’s web site and continue on below for videos, starting times and the schedule of events at 501 Napoleon Avenue over the next six nights.
Wesley grew up in coastal Georgia and is a former resident of The Music City and the Big Easy where he helped get Live Music Blog: NOLA off-the-ground, managing it in New Orleans through Jazz Fest 2012. Hodges now lives amongst THE CALIFORNIANS as a newcomer to West LA. His favorite artists include My Morning Jacket, Sigur Rós, Widespread Panic, The Allman Brothers Band, Dr. Dog, Tame Impala, Anders Osborne, Radiohead and Bobby & The Midnites.
Daft Punk is actually playing at his house tonight and you're invited.