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|About||A NOLA grassroots celebration of bivalves (AND our unique culture) enjoyed during the seasonal peak for oyster consumption ushering in the Carnival Season|
Please join us for the inaugural "Freret Street Oyster Jam", a celebration of bivalves during their seasonal peak, on January 19th from 11am-9pm at the Freret St Publiq House and adjacent parking lot @ 4526 Freret St. Presenting a Day of Salty Louisiana Oysters, New Orleans Roots Music, Oyster Inspired Art, & Playoff Football.
THIS EVENT IS ALL AGES AND FAMILY FRIENDLY!!!!
This event, the first of its kind in uptown New Orleans, will feature a giant raw oyster bar featuring some of uptown's most iconic shuckers including:
-Michael Rogers-5-time Champ-formerly of Uglesich's
-Vinny D, the man, the myth, the legend from Cooter Brown's
-Thomas, the maestro of Pascale's Manale
And the soon to be famous oyster shooters by Two Girls one Shuck!
We will also be serving multiple oyster dishes and other delicacies brought to you by Woody's Fish Tacos and friends including Miss Linda Green, Chef Jerry Harkins of Clancy's and Po-Boy Fest award winners Jason Seither of Seither's Seafood and "King of the Drunken Pig" Sven Vorkauf.
Our Musical Guests will include:
The "salty" grooves of Raw Oyster Cult
The unusual excellence of The New Orleans Suspects &
The majesty of the Mardi Gras Indian Orchestra
plus special guest MC
One of a kind works of oyster-inspired original art from local artists including:
The games to determine who plays in the Superbowl will be taking place on this day. They will be shown. To what extent we are all paying attention remains to be seen. Stay tuned on this one.
The “Freret Street Oyster Jam” will take advantage of the giant parking lot located adjacent to the Freret St Publiq House as well as the lovely spacious new club. The oysters, food, music, and plenty of beer will flow all day long during the event outside in the parking lot and inside the club will be a full bar to satisfy all your thirsts complete with heat to escape the elements, televisions to r