Date: Friday, April 17, 2009 At 05:00 PM
Duration: 1 Day
Free Music Fridays offer live music and fun in Mandeville
In New Orleans, the free festivals and events never end. From April 17
through June 5, take a spin across the Causeway to the north shore for
?Free Music Fridays? at the Mandeville Trailhead. The weekly event
features food, music and plenty of fun including children?s
activities, Rock Band competitions and more. The event is FREE and
supported by such sponsors as Best Buy, Miller Lite, Charter
Communications and the New Orleans Hornets.
Gates open at 5:30 p.m. every Friday.
Support Act @ 6-6:45 ~ Headliner @ 7-8:30
Upcoming acts include:
Friday, May 22nd ~ 5:30-9pm
John Boutte. and Paul Sanchez / Tin Men
Friday, May 29th ~ 5:30-9pm
Bag of Donuts / The Dingbats
Friday, June 5th ~ 5:30-9pm
The Creole Stringbeans / 30x90 Blues Band
In addition to great music, the event will offer food and drinks, and
fun activities for children!
FOOD Available: Variety of fest food for all ages including Hot Dogs,
Hamburgers, Po-Boys, Tamales and much more from Big Dawg's. Click here
for full menu. Also, Domino's Pizza!
DRINKS Available: Soft Drinks & H20 ~ Sno-balls ~ Miller Beers ~ Fat
Tuesday Margaritas ~ All Wines
Please remember . NO OUTSIDE FOOD & DRINKS. Concession sales keep the
Come Check out The Hornets Tent ~ Karaoke and Tumble Bus for kids some
nights ~ Bring your electronic recyclables by the Best Buy Tent! More
Event entrance located at: Lafitte Street/Tammany Trace box office
KIDS, YOU WANNA BE A ROCKSTAR?
ROCK FANS IT'S HERE!!! THE ULTIMATE ROCK BAND EXPERIENCE!!! PLAY THE
POPULAR GAME ROCKBAND WITH THE LOOK AND FEEL OF A LIVE ROCK CONCERT.
THE ONLY DIFFERENCE. YOU ARE THE ROCKSTAR! AND IT'S ALL FREE! At Free
Music Fridays! With over 600 songs to choose from. TNT PRODUCTIONS is
proud to sponsor this event! Log on to www.TNT-Production.com for more
information about this event and their upcoming Battle of the Bands!
FMF's GO GREEN WITH BEST BUY!
Best Buy has teamed up with the Trailhead to accept recyclables at
their tent each Friday! Bring cameras, cell phones, computer
keyboards, mouse(s) to the event, and ask how to recycle larger items
at the store!
Where? Mandeville Trailhead Amphitheater
The newly upgraded, scenic and safe local setting offers all of the
amenities desired for a quality experience for the entire family.
There are now full service concession stands, clean indoor bathrooms,
and safe children's play areas. The terraced grassy area offers
unobstructed sight lines of the built-in performance stage for all
What should I bring?
~ Lawn chairs, blankets, cameras, and children are all welcome!
~ NO outside food or drink allowed. Concessions sales keep it free!
~ NO PETS PERMITTED AT THIS EVENT DUE TO THE NUMBER OF CHILDREN.
~ FOOTBALLS & OTHER FLYING OBJECTS MUST BE KEPT IN DESIGNATED AREA
~ ATM on site
~ Trailhead Office Lost and Found: 985-624-3147
If you are interested in volunteering at Free Music Fridays, call the
Mandeville Trailhead at 985-624-3147 or e-mail us at