Posts tagged "Bourbon"

Bourbon Street Parade – Ken Colyer’s Jazzmen – 1954

Wonderful line up for the Jazz Festival in London 1954. Ken Colyer, Jim Bray, Lonnie Donegan, Bruce Turner, Monty Sunshine.

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Bourbon St. Fat Tuesday 2010 .MOV

Fat Tuesday Bourbon Street New Orleans LA 2010

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What’s Bourbon Street like in November?

My friends and I will be going to the Alabama/LSU game and thought we’d spend a night or two in New Orleans. I’ve been there before for Mardis Gras and I know how crazy that can be. I wanted to know what Bourbon Street is like in the off season. Should we bring beads (and yes, we know that’s touristy, but we don’t mind 😉 Is it worth it to get a hotel with a balcony overlooking Bourbon?

It won’t be as crazy as Mardi Gras (nothing is) but there should be lots of people in town for the game. The weather in November is also usually nice.

There are only two (2) hotels with balcony rooms overlooking Bourbn Street:

Royal Sonesta
Ramada Inn on Bourbon

Balcony rooms can be fun. They also tend to be noisy (from the crowd on the street all night). If sleep is important don’t get a balcony room. You don’t need beeds and it’s actually against the law to throw them from the balcony to the crowd. Yes, people do it and the police don’t interfere unless it becomes a problem. If hotel security/management or the police tell you to stop then stop.


Dancing in the Street

This is a sketch from Food Dood, the 3rd episode of Boo! Bub? Boo. Bluh?

Watch the show here: http://blip.tv/file/2993441

Visit the Boo! Bub? Boo. Bluh? web site: http://piemerica.org/b4

Duration : 1 min 31 sec

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Moon Over Bourbon Street (Lyrics)

The lyrics to Moon Over Bourbon Street by Sting.
This is what Sting has to say in his lyrics book:
“Anne Rice’s ‘Interview with the Vampire’ was the direct inspiration for this song, but there was a moonlit night in the French Quarter of New Orleans where I had the distinct impression that I was being followed” (Sting 111).
LOST comes back Feb. 2, 2010!!!

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Bourbon Street, Mardi Gras 2009.AVI

If one of your next holiday celebrations is Mardi Gras, here’s a preview — sights and sounds in the French Quarter that I experienced in February 2009. Captured on my little Sony digicam.

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New Orleans Saints Fans Party on Bourbon Street Super Bowl Bound

Saints fans party on Bourbon Street after the Saints win! Fans have been waiting for this moment for a long time! Let the good times roll.

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Moon Over Bourbon Street

New Orleans

Moon Over Bourbon Street
performed by MIKE MOSSESSIAN
www.mikemossessian.com

piano: Hovannes Djibian
bass: Carlos Pino Quintana
drums: Eugenio Del Castro
perc & trombone: Nelson Williams

song known from the movie “Interview with the Vampire” filmed in New Orleans.  New Orleans is the home of Bourbon Street.
famous versions: Sting Botti

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The Street

A woman hides in a telephone box to avoid an unwanted admirer.

Duration : 3 min 1 sec

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Street Performer

Street Performer

Duration : 16 sec

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