- This week in Louisiana history. March 17, 1791. Baron de Carondelet de Noyelles is appointed gov.-general of Louisiana.
- This week in New Orleans history. On Saturday, March 16,
1957, Little Walter and his Fabulous Jukes performed at Dave
Brown's Blue Eagle on Felicity at Saratoga Street. Billed as
"King of the Harmonica Blues" Little Walter's hits included
Midnight Rumble, Blues With a Feeling, Last Night, and
Juke. The advertising poster for this show announced
"Leave all blades and pistols at the door".
- This week in Louisiana.
Metairie Road St. Patrick's Day Parade
March 17th, 2019
1901 Severn Ave.,
Metairie, LA 70001
Founded in 1971, the St. Patrick's Parade of Metairie has been taking to the streets of Old Metairie for more than forty years! The parade consists of over 100 floats and trucks, bands, marching clubs, and all the carrots, cabbages, potatoes and beads you can catch! Bring the family and come celebrate the luck of the Irish at Jefferson Parish's Metairie Road St. Patrick's Day Parade!
- Postcards from Louisiana. Bruce listens to the band at the Krazy Korner Bar on Bourbon St.
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