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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…

The Ghosts of Mardi Gras

Hey y'all, today is Lundi Gras!  "What's Lundi Gras?"

Lundi Gras is a relatively recently popularized name for a series of Shrove Monday events taking place during the Mardi Gras. It includes the tradition of Rex, king of…

Mardi Gras Time Machine

1872 King Rex Parade

1885 Mardi Gras Parade on Canal Street

"In 1885 New Orleans' famous yearly event, Mardi Gras, was celebrated on February 17th. J.M. Maury was crowned "Rex - King of Carnival"…

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…

A Short History of Mardi Gras

Hear ye!  Hear ye!  It's Mardi Gras week here at the Rock & Roll is a State of Mind blog! 

Today's Mardi Gras post is a short history of Mardi Gras which comes from a book called …

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 a…

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…