"If you can't be in New Orleans this week, The Salon is making every effort to capture all the madness & gaiety of the French quarter..." Wall Street Journal
The Big Easy comes to the Big Apple on Fat Tuesday as our 7th annual creole carnival returns with a spectacular lineup following last year’s sell-out at the gorgeous MONTAUK CLUB in Brooklyn! Featuring GORDON WEBSTER & FRIENDS, a New Orleans style Cajun/zydeco band, and Second Line Brass Band... plus classic burlesque by JUSTEASE & VELVETINA TAYLOR, DJ Cochon de Lait, dance lesson by Brooklyn Swings, and free Mardi Gras beads for every dame & dapper gent!
* GORDON WEBSTER & FRIENDS *
three swinging sets in the gorgeous ballroom by our fav lindy-hoppin-globe-trottin pianist plus his stellar band, from 7:15-10:45pm!
* BONS TEMPS ROULER *
New Orleans style Cajun, Dixie, & Zydeco music on the beautiful second floor with Erica Marie Mancini (accordian), Larry Siegel (guitar/banjo/vocals), and special guest Gabe Terracciano (fiddle), 3x sets from 6:30-9:45pm!
* THE GOTHAM EASY *
Join the brass & percussion second line on the 1st floor, from 8:00-8:30pm!
* DJ Cochon de Lait
* FREE intro Swing Dance Lesson by BROOKLYN SWINGS
* burlesque by JUSTEASE and VELVETINA TAYLOR
* FREE Mardi Gras Beads, shipped up from New Orleans!
* Authentic Mardi Gras / Carnival masks, shipped up from New Orleans, will be available for purchase for $5-10each!
-- TICKETS --
All our ticketed events have been selling out (including last years Mardi Gras), and capacity for this event is limited / capped to prevent over-crowding, so advance tickets are strongly recommended!
includes access to all rooms, plus free mardi gras beads, swing lesson:
$25 Early Bird (sold out) // $29 Advance - now on sale thru March 4th // $34 Full Price (day of event)
DRINKS & SNACKS
after selecting a ticket, you must choose a drinks package… both include
snacks (cheese platters, chips & salsa, Cajun snack mix, crudité):
* OPEN BAR (6:30 -10:30pm): unlimited beer, wine, cava, select cocktails, + snacks
$19 Early Bird (sold out) // $23 Advance - now on sale! // $25 Full Price (day of event)
* NON ALCOHOLIC DRINKS: unlimited soda, juice, & non-alc drinks, + snacks
$9 early bird (sold out) // $10 advance - now on sale! // $11 Full Price (day of event)
NOTE: This venue no longer offers drink tickets or a cash bar, so you must choose either drinks package when purchasing tickets! A buffet or dinner will not be offered this year. All tickets must be purchased before reaching the venue as we cannot have cash sales at the door.
-- Details --
THE SALON: Mardi Gras
Fat Tuesday - March 5th, 2019
Doors at 6pm // live music all night
THE MONTAUK CLUB
25 Eighth Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217
(btw Flatbush & Lincoln) in Park Slope
by subway - 2/3 to Grand Army Plaza (1 block away); or B/Q to 7th Avenue (5 min walk)
DRESS CODE - Proper attire requested
Mardi Gras, Carnival, Retro Chic, Vintage, Suits, cocktail attire, or biz casual... think Boardwalk Empire, Gatsby, Mad Men. No shorts, t-shirts, torn/tattered jeans, workout or warm-up attire, fitness/athletic shoes, and ball/casual caps. Security will have final say on dress code admittance.