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Ash Wednesday: The Day After Mardi Gras

HEY DUDE, WHERE'S MY CAR?  WHY ARE THERE BEADS & MASKS IN MY TOILET?  WHY IS THERE GLITTER IN MY FRIDGE?  UH OH, WHAT'S THAT ON THE FRONT LAWN?  WHY DO I HAVE A TATTOO

Fat Tuesday 2021

Hear ye!  Hear ye! Today is the culmination of the Mardi Gras season.... FAT TUESDAY!!

 

It should be noted that Louisiana is the only state in the U.S. where Mardi Gras is a legal…

Mardi Gras Time Machine

 

The first formal parade on Mardi Gras day was held in 1838 when a newspaper report on that Ash Wednesday told of a procession of masqued figures through the public streets...with every variety of costumes...from Harlequin to the…

My Mardi Gras Playlist 2021

 

I've always been a music collector whether it be Christmas music, songs by one hit wonders, Tom Waits rarities or various obscure tunes from a wide variety of genres.  One of my favorite music genres to collect is…

The Legendary Mardi Gras Indians of New Orleans

 

One of the most unique aspects of Mardi Gras in New Orleans is the existence of the Mardi Gras Indians.  From the neworleans.com site: “Mardi Gras is full of secrets, and the Mardi Gras Indians are as much…

Mardi Gras Eats!

 

Along with costumes, music, and libations, it's important to serve up some tasty authentic Cajun/Creole dishes!  Once again, As I did last year, thought it would be fun to once again to share with all of you some…

A Short History of Mardi Gras

Hear ye!  Hear ye!  It's MARDI GRAS WEEK on the Rock & Roll is a State of Mind blog!

 

 

 

"The holiday of Mardi Gras is celebrated in all of Louisiana, including…

The Day After Mardi Gras

HEY DUDE, WHERE'S MY CAR? WHY ARE THERE BEADS & MASKS IN MY FRIDGE? I HAVEN'T EATEN REAL FOOD IN WEEKS WHY IS THERE GLITTER EVERYWHERE IN MY BATHROOM? UH OH, WHAT'S THAT ON THE …

LI Sounds: Fat Tuesday 2020

Here's some cool Fat Tuesday Gigs Happening on Long Island TONITE! Come on out & get your Mardi Gras Groove On!

 

25th - Fishing With Fredo Guy Anthony's Restaurant 2208 Jerusalem Ave.  …

Mardi Gras Fat Tuesday 2020!

Today is one of my favorite days of the year!  It's the culmination of the Mardi Gras season... 

 

 

"Mardi Gras is French for Fat Tuesday. It's also called Shrove Tuesday, Carnival Tuesday or…

Swinging The Good Thing in the Mardi Gras Kitchen

Ah yes!  Here we are again at another Mardi Gtas week of  fun, music and tasty items!  This year, I thought it would be fun to share with all of you some of my Mardi Gras recipes that i…

It's Fat Tuesday!

Today is one of my favorite days of the year!  It's the culmination of the Mardi Gras season...  It's FAT TUESDAY!

 

 

 

No matter how many years …

My Mardi Gras Playlist 2019

I've always been a music collector whether it be Christmas music, songs by one hit wonders, Tom Waits rarities or various obscure tunes from a wide variety of genres.  One of my favorite music genres to collect is New…