Live Nation has announced its plans to open a Fillmore-branded venue in New Orleans. Dubbed The Fillmore at Harrah’s New Orleans, the space is slated to open in early 2019.The news was revealed today during a ceremony celebrating the 50th anniversary of the opening of San Francisco’s iconic Fillmore West. According to a press release, the forthcoming venue will feature a 2000-capacity room located inside Harrah’s Casino.“New Orleans is a city with a proud musical heritage, and we could not be more excited that The Fillmore will join the host of great live music that this city has to offer,” said Ron Bension, president of Live Nation’s Club & Theatre group. “The venue’s industry-leading amenities and intimate 2,000-person capacity fill a gap in the market and will attract performers that often bypass the city, which will ultimately give audiences an even wider array of concert experiences to enjoy.”“It was important to Harrah’s New Orleans that we find the right partner to help us transform our second-floor space into a destination,” said Dan Real, Caesars Entertainment regional president-south and Harrah’s New Orleans general manager. “In a city where live music abounds from street corners to the stage, The Fillmore is a perfect addition to Harrah’s New Orleans and will create memorable experiences for both locals and guests.”The New Orleans venue will be the newest addition to Live Nation’s Fillmore brand, which already includes rooms in Charlotte, NC; Miami, FL; Silver Spring, MD; Detroit, MI; and Philadelphia, PA. Considering its location, The Fillmore at Harrah’s New Orleans will showcase local architectural styles, such as wrought iron gates and gas street lanterns. The Fillmore at Harrah’s New Orleans will also include a Lobby Bar, BG’s Lounge, and a VIP room named after original Fillmore impresario, Bill Graham. In addition to the concert area, the venue will feature an array of private event spaces for corporate gatherings, weddings, private dinners, and more.
The 5th Grade St. Louis Cardinals played Greendale Middle School Wednesday night. Greendale got the lead early and were up after the first quarter (8-4). The Cards were able to rally back and ended the half tied at 12. St. Louis was outscored in the third quarter and Greendale had the lead at the end of the third (21-14). The Cards fought hard in the fourth, but could not come back. Greendale came out with the win (27-23).Jaiden Kuria lead the Cardinals with 16 points, followed by Caleb Mohr with 6 points and Tyler Reder had 1 point.St. Louis plays Laurel at home Thursday night at 6:00 pm.Courtesy of Cardinals Coach Tim Reder.The 6th grade Cardinals took on the Tigers in Lawrenceburg on Wednesday, November, 14th and were defeated by a final score of 47 to 15. Despite the loss, the boys played hard until the very end with great enthusiasm.Ben Miller led the team in scoring with 7 points and had several nice passes to setup his teammates as well. Sully Hill showed off a nice jump shot by scoring 4 points and did a nice job of finding the open spots on the floor. Marc Meneses also ended up in the scoring column with a nice offensive rebound and stick back for 2 points. Marc also had a blocked shot on defense. Rounding out the scoring was Sam Laloge with two points despite playing with a sore ankle. Henry Wanstrath led the team in assists with two. Max Amberger led the team in rebounding with 3.The boys exemplified what great sportsmanship is all about by not hanging there heads, being supportive of their teammates, and never giving up! Great job Cardinals! The 6th grade’s next game is Thursday, November 15th when they take on Laurel at home.Courtesy of Cardinals Coach Ryan Tekulve.