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Guide to Festival Season in Louisiana

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Apr 22 2016

organizing your plan, sticking to budget, Footwear & more

Festival season is here!  This month on any given weekend in Louisiana, you can take your pick from every kind of festival under the sun.  If you've been out recently for French Quarter Festival or Deanie's Pinch A Palooza Festival, or have plans to head out to Festival International de Louisiane or New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, you know that having a well thought-out plan is key.  

We’ll help you make the most of your experience from New Orleans to Natchitoches!

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Topics: live music, Jazz & Heritage Festival, Jazz Fest, New Orleans festival season, Festival Internationale, New Orleans music festival

Pinch A Palooza Offers Family Friendly Food & Entertainment

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Apr 14 2016

fun for the whole family: crawfish races, games, crafts + live music, food & crawfish-eating contest

The seventh-annual Pinch A Palooza Festival & Crawfish-Eating Contest returns to the shores of Lake Pontchartrain for a day of family friendly fun!  This festival celebrating Louisiana’s unique delicacy takes place all day Sunday, April 17from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Deanie's Seafood Restaurant in Bucktown.  

With over 5,000 pounds of boiled Louisiana crawfish, live music, and a variety of activities for fun-lovers of all ages, it’s the can’t-miss family event of the festival season.  And best of all… it’s FREE!

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Topics: Pinch A Palooza, crawfish, live music, Family Friendly, New Orleans festival season, crawfish boil, boiled crawfish, street party, crawfish eating contest

Bucktober Fridays returns Oct. 2

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on Oct 02 2015

Deanie’s Seafood welcomes our neighbors and friends to a live outdoor concert series at our original location in Bucktown. Deanie's will be serving up the best Louisiana Wild Seafood and great local bands will be featured to kick off the 4th annual event.

Presented by the Bucktown Philanthropic Trust, Bucktober Fridays runs on Fridays in the month of October and features great bands like Vince Vance & The Valiants, Brent Rozell & The Soulmates, and MJ & The Redeemers. Performance dates are October 2, 9, 16 and 30. With the rest of Bucktown, Deanie's will celebrate the season at the Bucktown Seafood Festival on October 23, and hope to see you there too!

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Topics: Bucktown, Louisiana seafood, live music

Crawfish celebration Pinch A Palooza April 19 at Deanie's Seafood in Bucktown

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on Apr 09 2015

Free outdoor festival: Live music, crawfish eating contest, crawfish races, art market, 610 Stompers, Deanie’s crawfish specialties, plus The NOCCA Institute Boxcar food truck 

Event:     Pinch A Palooza Festival & Crawfish Eating Contest

Date:       Sunday, April 19, 2015

Time:      11 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.

 *Crawfish eating contest heats at noon and 1:40 p.m., title round 3:40 p.m.

Venue:     Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant in Bucktown, 1713 Lake Ave., Metairie

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Topics: Pinch A Palooza, crawfish, live music, community events

A closer look at Pinch A Palooza entertainment

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on Apr 09 2015

Deanie’s Seafood’s sixth-annual Pinch A Palooza is right around the corner and we are getting excited about this year’s live music and entertainment lineup! We hand selected a lineup of traditional Southern and New Orleans’ favorites to produce the ultimate South Louisiana festival experience.

We already gave you a sneak peek at entertainment, including Amanda Shaw & The Cute Guys, Mardi Gras Indians Big Chief Romeo & the Ninth Ward Hunters and Vince Vance & The Valiants, and now we want to share more on the rest of the entertainment we have in store for April 19!

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Topics: Pinch A Palooza, live music, community events

Celebrate National Seafood Month with Gulf Seafood at Bucktober Fridays

Posted by Maggie Robert on Oct 09 2014

October is National Seafood Month and Deanie’s is celebrating with our outdoor fall concert series Bucktober Fridays. Celebrate with us every Friday In October at Deanie’s in Bucktown with great local live music, a full menu of fresh Louisiana seafood plus Charbroiled Oysters grilled to order! There are so many reasons to support seafood this month, especially the Gulf seafood of our region.

Deanie's Barbeque Shrimp, made with Jumbo Gulf-caught shrimp
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Deanie’s Seafood Presents Free Outdoor Concert Series: Bucktober Fridays

Posted by Maggie Robert on Sep 30 2014

METAIRIE—September 30, 2014—Deanie’s Seafood Restaurants & Seafood Market will celebrate National Seafood Month with its flavorful third-annual Bucktober fall concert series.

Enjoy the cool evenings of October with great local music and fresh Louisiana seafood at Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant in Bucktown, 1713 Lake Ave. in Metairie, during Bucktober Fridays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Friday in October. Featuring Deanie’s full menu plus Charbroiled Oysters grilled to order, Bucktober Fridays is Deanie’s free outdoor concert series celebrating local sounds and seafood at a New Orleans original and one of “New Orleans’ Best Seafood Restaurants” (Gambit Weekly Best of Awards 2014). Information is available at Deanies.com/Bucktober. Updates and details on #Bucktoberfridays is available on Deanie’s Facebook page and on Twitter.

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Deanie's 'Bucktober Fridays' outdoor concert series kicks off Oct. 3

Posted by Karen Hales on Sep 09 2014

NEW ORLEANS—September 12, 2014—Today the iconic Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant & Seafood Market announced the line-up for its third annual Bucktober fall concert series. Celebrate the cool evenings of October with great local music and fresh Louisiana seafood at Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant in Bucktown, 1713 Lake Ave. in Metairie, during Bucktober Fridays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Friday in October.

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Miss. Rail Co., Shamarr Allen perform 10/30 Bucktober Wednesday

Posted by Karen Hales on Oct 28 2013

METAIRIE, LA.--Oct. 29, 2013--Deanie's Seafood Restaurants' Bucktober Wednesdays concert this week features Mississippi Rail Company and Shamarr Allen & the Underdawgs performing live on the outdoor stage at Deanie's Seafood restaurant in Bucktown, located at 1713 Lake Ave.

Mississippi Rail Company, whose performance earlier in the month was canceled due to rain, will open the evening at 5:30 p.m., with Shamarr Allen and the Underdawgs closing the night. The series will cap off Nov. 6 with a soulful performance by New Orleans singer/songwriter Mia Borders.

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