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Pinch A Palooza Crawfish Festival features free live music

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Apr 10 2018

Best of local talent take the stage 

Celebrating Louisiana Crawfish Month during the peak of New Orleans music festival season, Deanie's Seafood will host its 9th-annual Pinch A Palooza Festival, a free crawfish festival celebrating Louisiana music and crawfish, the perfect tune-up for those going to Jazz Fest.  

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Topics: crawfish season, New Orleans music festival, crawfish festival, free crawfish festival, best crawfish in new orleans

Become Pinch A Palooza Festival Sponsor

Posted by Karen Hales on Apr 05 2018

For the past nine years, Deanie’s has presented the Pinch A Palooza Festival & Crawfish Eating Contest, a free family-friendly crawfish and music festival at Deanie’s original location in Bucktown. Each year Pinch A Palooza draws several thousand seafood lovers in the Greater New Orleans area and donates to great causes.

The 9th-annual Pinch A Palooza Festival takes place from noon to 8 p.m., Sun., April 22 and includes performances by great local bands such as the Bucktown All-Stars, Top Cats, Roux the Day, Vince Vance & the Valiants and Cowboy Mouth. We’ll also be entertained by the 610 Stompers and the 9th-annual Pinch A Palooza Crawfish Eating Contest, as well as our second Pinch A Palooza Junior Crawfish Eating Contest.

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Topics: New Orleans festival season, New Orleans music festival, New Orleans festivals, crawfish festival, free crawfish festival

Deanie’s Announces Pinch A Palooza 2018 Lineup

Posted by Karen Hales on Mar 21 2018

Crawfish Eating Contests for Kids & Adults, Cowboy Mouth Headlines 

Deanie's presents a full day of free live music, activities and fun during its annual crawfish extravaganza, Pinch A Palooza Festival & Crawfish Eating Contest 2018 from noon to 8 p.m., Sun., April 22 at Deanie's in Bucktown. The lineup features rock covers by local favorites The Top Cats; rock, soul & funk with Bucktown All-Stars; classic rock by Roux the Day, New Orleans originals from Louisiana Hall of Fame Inductee Vince Vance & The Valiants; Cowboy Mouth and more! Pinch A Palooza 2018 will be emceed by New Orleans artist, comedian and host Johnny Rock and feature a performance by the all-male dance krewe the 610 Stompers, who appear on the Pinch A Palooza stage for the 7th consecutive year.

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Topics: crawfish season, New Orleans music festival, crawfish festival, free crawfish festival, best crawfish in new orleans

Need help navigating NOLA Events this fall?

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Sep 15 2017

New Orleans music festival, food, arts, and more 

Now that the cooler weather is finally creeping up on us, it’s time to gear up for a busy season of festivals and events in New Orleans!  When it comes to finding fun things to do in New Orleans, any given weekend is chock full of live music, food, and festivities for all ages. But with so many amazing things to choose from, it can be hard to narrow down your weekend plans.

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Topics: New Orleans festival season, New Orleans music festival, NOLA events, voodoo music festival, fun things to do in new orleans, festival season in new orleans, Fall festivals

Cool NOLA events to beat the heat at summer in New Orleans

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Jun 08 2017

NEW ORLEANS SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVALS, 4TH OF JULY FESTIVITIES

The weather is getting warmer, but you can find any number of NOLA events happening on any particular weekend in the Big Easy! Festival Season in New Orleans kicked off several weeks ago, but it’s definitely still in full swing. From fireworks along the Mississippi River, to Essence Festival to soaking up the sun at one of the city’s fabulous hotel pools, the summer in New Orleans is H-O-T!

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Topics: New Orleans music festival, weekend in nola, NOLA events, fun things to do in new orleans, Nola fairs and festivals, festival season in new orleans, summer in new orleans, summer festivals, new orleans travel

Pinch A Palooza is top New Orleans music festival

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Apr 18 2017

Free Crawfish Festival features live music all day  

Deanie's Seafood will host its eighth-annual Pinch A Palooza Festival, a free crawfish festival celebrating Louisiana music and crawfish, on Sunday April 23 at Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant & Seafood Market in Bucktown! Celebrating Louisiana Crawfish Month during the peak of New Orleans music festival season, Pinch A Palooza will feature more than 5,000 lbs. of boiled crawfish, a crawfish-eating contest for adults as well as one for children ages 6-12, crafts and games for the kids, and live music all day long.  

New Orleans all-male charitable dance troupe The 610 Stompers will also be warming up the crowd with their spectacular dance moves. With seven bands beginning at 11am, and popular local funk band Flow Tribe closing out the night, this crawfish festival features music and entertainment for all ages!  

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Topics: Pinch A Palooza, crawfish season, Louisiana crawfish festival, Deanie's in Bucktown, New Orleans festival season, New Orleans music festival, New Orleans festivals, Louisiana fairs & festivals, crawfish festival, free crawfish festival

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

Crawfish Love fest: Pinch A Palooza Festival is April 17

Posted by Karen Hales on Mar 04 2016

7th-annual festival celebrates Louisiana crawfish season

A family friendly seafood festival celebrating Louisiana’s unique delicacy comes once again to the shores of Lake Pontchartrain just in time for Louisiana Crawfish Awareness Month. The seventh-annual Pinch A Palooza Festival, presented by Deanie’s Seafood Restaurants, takes place 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Sun., April 17 at Deanie's Seafood Restaurant in Bucktown, 1713 Lake Ave., Metairie. Admission is free. Information is available at Pinchapalooza.com.

This year’s Pinch A Palooza features seven bands, the seventh-annual Pinch A Palooza Crawfish Eating Contest, crawfish races and games for the kids, an art market and Deanie’s crawfish specialties, including crawfish nachos, crawfish balls, fried crawfish tails, and thousands of pounds of fresh boiled Louisiana Crawfish served with corn and potatoes.

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