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New Orleans Carnival

Fat Tuesday

Po’ Boy Quarter joins forces with Ding Dong Lounge to present Fat Tuesday New Orleans Festival Melbourne on Tuesday, 9 Feb at Piazza Italia, Argyle Street in Carlton.

New Orleans is known for it’s party vibe, delicious food, jazz music and of course a swinging good time, and this festival promises all that. The evening will showcase a rich smorgasboard of Southern food with Po’ Boy Quarter, Girl with the Gris Gris, Bluebonnet BBQ & Taco Truck cooking up all the traditional dishes including Louisiana Gumbo, Po’ Boys, Texas BBQ, Tacos and more.

To get you dancing and swinging your hips, music will come from Adam Rudegeair’s Bayou Tapestry with Henry Manetta, Jazz Party, Horns Of Leroy, The Always for Pleasure Allstars with Kerri Simpson and The Gumbo Blues Band with Chris Wilson, Steve Lucas, Jerome Smith, Matt Dwyer and Ash Davies & Skyscraper Stan and The Commission Flats.

To top it all off, there’ll also be a fortune teller’s booth and a costume competition that will culminate with the crowning of Melbourne’s very first King and Queen of Mardi Gras!

Book your tickets now!

When: 4pm – 10pm, Tuesday, 9 Feb.

Where: Piazza Italia – Lygon Street & Argyle Square Carlton

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