The Soul Rebels kick off the Wednesdays on the Point
free concert series from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. tonight at the Algiers Ferry Landing. The concerts run every Wednesday through July 6. Upcoming performers include Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band, Little Freddie King, Amanda Shaw and others.
Weekly events include art vendors and food trucks. Diva Dawg, Cocoa & Cream, Frencheeze, Grilling Shilling, Big Dawg BBQ and Po Girl will be at the concert tonight. Full concert schedule and vendor list after the jump.
The ferry from the base of Canal Street brings passengers to the festival grounds on the levee. On Wednesdays, the last ferry from Algiers Point departs at 9:30 p.m. and the last one departing Canal Street leaves at 9:45 p.m.
Wednesdays on the Point
June 1 The Soul Rebels
June 8 Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band
June 15 Honey Island Swamp Band & Colin Lake
June 22 King James and the Special Men & Little Freddie King
June 29 Bag of Donuts
July 6 Motel Radio & Amanda Shaw
The following food trucks and vendors will participate in the series (though not all at every event):
Cocoa & Cream
Big Dawg BBQ
Po Girl Catering
Nola Heat Retreat
Lil’ Dustins Italian Ice
Committee for a Better New Orleans
Krewe of ALLA
Ronald McDonald House Charities
First NBC Bank
AEDF Hospitality Tent