The sights and sounds of New Orleans will shine on in the area’s newest downtown event: FAT SAT!

Join KLAQ’s Mardi Gras and Ericka Fuentes for the biggest Mardi Gras party on Saturday, March 5, 2011 stretching from El Paso Street to the front of the historic Plaza Theatre.

Doors will open at 5:00 p.m. to a variety of bead booths, beer booths, food and beverage booths, street performers, plus two stages featuring a variety of local entertainment:

  • Liquid Skin
  • Border Roots
  • The Big Easy
  • Fungi Mungle
  • Raw Deal
  • Hot Rod Boogies

Admission is $5.00 from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and then its $10.00 after 10:00 p.m. The Oasis Bistro and Lounge will be open as well as a portion of the Plaza Theatre.

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