Oct 24 2012

October 23rd

By: Emily Hingle

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 It’s finally Halloween time! The days leading up to the 31st are full of fun stuff. You can’t do it all, but you can at least try.

The perfect show for the season plays on Wednesday; GWAR will put on a show like no other, dressing up like monsters and spewing fluids on the surging crowd while playing songs from one of the fourteen albums. GWAR is taking over the House of Blues with DevilDriver, Cancer Bats and more. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $28.

If you missed them last week, Rev. Spooky LeStrange will bring her Billion Dollar Babydolls to the Eiffel Society for their show Zombies of the Night Circus for $10 at 8 p.m. Thursday is also the beginning of the New Orleans Horror Film Fest at the Inn on Bourbon which lasts until Sunday. There will be an opening party with a costume contest at Tropical Isle on Bourbon Street this night.

There’s a few shows of interest on Friday night, which is also the beginning of the three day Voodoo Fest at City park. Hull performs at the Big Top, and local favorites Mountain of Wizard plays with Suplecs at Hi Ho Lounge, or if you prefer to dance, you can go to a bounce party with Katey Red, Big Freedia and more at Siberia at 10 p.m.

First up on Friday, go see Disciples of Thrash at House of Shock at 8:30 if you haven’t been there yet. A truly good Halloween experience will be going on at Café Soule at 720 St. Louis St. to see Naked Ghouls Reading lovely women reading scary stories for $20 at 10 p.m. Reservations are required and you can learn more at nakedgirlsreading.com for more information. Metal takes over Siberia with HOD, Panzerfaust and more at 10 p.m.

Some Voodoo performers will be playing again at Siberia on Sunday night; the Lost Bayou Ramblers play with Brother Dege at 10 p.m. Valient Thor performs with locals She’s Still Dead at One Eyed Jacks on Monday at 9 p.m.

Stayed tuned to next week’s blog to see what is going on on Halloween Night!

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