Friday, February 9
6:30 pm | Doors at 5:30 The Great Royal Room Mardi Gras Celebration
Tickets: $12 adv/$15 dos
6:30 - The evening opens with a set by Mrs. Phelps, Seattle’s own teenagers, embracing their “Spanish Tinge” for this Mardi Gras set
8:00 - A Tribute to Fats Domino. An evening of New Orleans music by The Meter Maids, featuring the music of the late, great Fats Domino - the genial, good-natured symbol of the dawn of rock and roll and the voice and piano behind enduring hits like "Blueberry Hill" and "Ain’t That a Shame".
The Meter Maids: Jeff Fielder-Guitar and Vocals; Wayne Horvitz-Organ and Piano; Bob Lovelace-Bass;
Mike Stone-Drums. Featuring: Skerik and Jerome Smith
Saturday, February 10
8:30 pm | Doors at 8:00 Caribbean Carnival Fête
Tickets: $15 adv/$20 dos
Caribbean Sea Fest will present a Caribbean Carnival Fête showcasing Caribbean Festival Arts from Puerto Rico, Trinidad, and Panama. Artists include Grupo Bayano, Los Pleneros de Goddard, Folklore Panamá, and Mokojumbies. Following these cultural presentations, Y2K Sound and DJ Garifuna will play our favorite songs from across the Caribbean.
Tuesday, February 13
6:00 pm | Columbia City Beatwalk Fat Tuesday Celebration
The evening begins with a second-line parade throughout Columbia City starting at 6:00 at Lottie's Lounge (4900 Rainier Ave S). Gather for the parade between 5-6.
Many local venues will have bands and drink specials throughout the evening.
Tuesday, February 13
7:30 pm | Doors at 6:00 The Great Royal Room Mardi Gras Celebration: FAT TUESDAY
Part of The Columbia City Beatwalk Fat Tuesday Celebration
Tickets: By donation
Seattle JazzED New Works opens
5:30pm - 6:30pm: Rehearsal, open to the public. 6:30pm - 7:30pm: Performance
8:00 – The Meter Maids plus Special Guests perform The Music of New Orleans, featuring the music of The Meters, Dr. John, The Neville Brothers, James Booker, Professor Longhair, and more!
The Meter Maids: Jeff Fielder-Guitar and Vocals; Wayne Horvitz-Organ and Piano; Bob Lovelace-Bass; Mike Stone-Drums. Featuring: Ray Larsen, Jerome Smith and Ayesha (MusicBox) Brooks