METAIRIE, LA.--Sept. 9, 2013--What goes better with charbroiled oysters than a side of hearty southern rhythm and blues? For boiled crabs, we suggest classic 80's rock, or perhaps a multi-instrumental/vocal combo. And nothing beats our fried seafood platter paired with a top-shelf party band. It's time for the food and music extravaganza known as Bucktober Wednesdays at Deanie's Seafood in Bucktown, 1713 Lake Ave., from 6-8 p.m., with free live music and a menu full of our famous seafood specials. The Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation is beneficiary of Deanie’s Bucktober Wednesdays series.
Performances kick off Oct. 2 with New Orleans R&B quartet Mississippi Rail Company and conclude Oct. 30 with genre-blending multi-instrumentalist Shamarr Allen and the Underdawgs.
One of New Orleans' favorite seafood restaurants, Deanie’s in Bucktown will serve up drink specials plus charbroiled oysters and alongside the restaurant’s full menu for this entertaining series of dining and dancing alfresco. Follow us on Facebook, and stay up to date with @DeaniesSeafood, hashtag #BucktoberWednesdays.
BUCKTOBER WEDNESDAYS LINEUP:
OCT. 2 Mississippi Rail Company (@MissRailCo) A New Orleans band featuring a soulful, bluesy blend of upright bass, tenor saxophone, keyboard and drums, Mississippi Rail Company released their first full-length album “Coal Black Train” in 2012. Their music embraces New Orleans roots music, rock, folk, and blues traditions.
OCT. 9 Vince Vance & the Valiants (@VinceVance) with Louisiana legend, composer, pianist and entertainer Vince Vance, this high-energy musical revue has thrilled audiences of all ages from Coast to Coast with their unforgettable brand of music and comedy.
OCT. 16 Mia Borders(@MiaBorders) New Orleans native and singer/songwriter, Borders' music has captivated local and national audiences with her energetic blend of blues, soul, funk and contemporary songwriting. Her second full-length album, "Magnolia Blue,” earned her a nomination for Best Emerging Artist at the Big Easy Music Awards, as well as a nationally broadcast performance at N.O. Jazz Fest 2010.
OCT. 23 Scott Schmidt Band, led by accomplished New Orleans singer/songwriter Scott Schmidt (currently lead singer of The Boogie Men), plays a mix of original music and classic rock and soul covers. Schmidt has a new CD, "Timepiece," offering 11 rock & soul originals full of energy and emotion.
OCT. 30 Shamarr Allen and the Underdawgs (@ShamarrAllen) Shamarr Allen is a native New Orleanian, entertainer, producer, trumpeter and cultural ambassador. Allen and the Underdawgs perform all original music blending jazz, funk, hip-hop, rock and a little pop, including songs from their upcoming album “True Orleans.”
ABOUT DEANIE'S SEAFOOD
Voted “Best Seafood Restaurant in New Orleans” by readers of the Times Picayune, Deanie’s Seafood Restaurants and Market have been serving huge portions of the best boiled, broiled and fried seafood in New Orleans for more than 50 years. We invite you to visit the original location in Bucktown at 1713 Lake Avenue or in the French Quarter at 841 Iberville Street (located at the corner of Dauphine and Iberville streets).
Deanie’s Seafood is open 11 a.m. – 10 p.m., Sunday through Thursday (Bucktown location closes at 9 p.m. Sundays) and 11 a.m. – 11 p.m., Friday & Saturday. The Bucktown location is closed on Mondays. To learn more about Deanie’s Seafood, visit us at www.deanies.com or call the restaurant directly at 504-834-1225.