Monthly Archives: April 2008

Jazz Fest 2007: Finally Recapped!

Yeah, it took me a little while to get this up, but here’s the recap of last year’s Jazz Fest. Look for 2008’s recap in about 374 days. While you’re here, enjoy these sounds of Nola:

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Friday, April 27, 2007: Slowly Getting Back In the Groove

After a brief layover at Bush The Elder International Airport in Houston (the first time in my entire life that my feet ever landed on Texas soil), I touched down at Louis Armstrong Airport in Nola and waited for Curtis. … Continue reading

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Saturday, April 28, 2007: Back with my "A"-game

I got to the Fairgrounds around 12:30, a very respectable arrival time. Almost immediately, I grabbed a Soft-Shell Crab Po’ Boy. Good golly, Miss Molly, this was AWESOME! What is better than drenching your deep-fried soft-shell crab in butter, tartar … Continue reading

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Sunday, April 29, 2007: A Hot Jazz Funeral, a Hot Free Show, and a Hot Tub

Surprisingly, I awakened bright-eyed and bushy-tailed at 11AM. Amazingly, Curtis was up, as well, so we went to Club Decatur for a few pints of our Hoegaarden breakfast. Mike picked us up and drove us to a church in the … Continue reading

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Monday, April 30, 2007: Instruments-a-Comin’ plus Agony’s-a-Comin

With no Jazz Fest to attend that day, we awakened at 6PM and took a while to get going. Initially, we had a goal of trying to hit Dooky Chase, but I couldn’t find any information online or over the … Continue reading

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Tuesday, May 1, 2007: The Road to Recovery via Debris, Dragon Smoke, and a Deep Massage

After the rough night, I recovered and made my way to get something to eat. Under these circumstances, the sensible decision would have involved eating something light, but when it comes to New Orleans food, I always try to avoid … Continue reading

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Wednesday, May 2nd, 2007: Sustenance, Soft-Shell Crab, and Sleeps

We awakened at some point around midday and were in need of sustenance, so we headed to Club Decatur for some liquid breakfast. While there, a hooker asked if we needed any “services.” Since I have a personal rule that … Continue reading

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