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The Bay Restaurant to Host Derby de Mayo at The Bayo
It only happens once in a blue moon that The Kentucky Derby falls on Cinco de Mayo. Well, it’s the year for it and The Bay is throwing down in true Bay fashion. So, on May 5, 2018 dress up derby-style with your big hat and fancy dress, and come enjoy a Hot Brown sandwich and Mint Julep OR wear your sombrero and come grab some tacos and margaritas on the beach. It’s basically two parties in one! The Bay chefs will roast a whole pig that day on the beach and serve up pineapple pork tacos fresh on the spot. At 5:46 PM everyone will turn their attention to the race for the most exciting two minutes in sports.
Sugarcane Jane will play first at 3PM. The Alabama Gulf Coast-based husband and wife duo has amassed an extremely loyal following. Anthony and Savana Lee Crawford purvey what they proudly call “Organic Music at its Finest.” Rich, homegrown, and natural, their brand of Americana draws from a deep well of roots influences, interwoven with inflections of gospel, country, jazz, and rock.
Next up at 6:30PM, The Bay is bringing in Larry Fleet and Phillip White from Nashville. Phillip White is an Alabama native that has spent the last 20 plus years writing songs for some of the biggest artists in the business. George Strait, Luke Bryan, Chris Ledoux, Vince Gill,Darius Rucker, Reba, Blake Shelton, Rascal Flatts, and Jake Owen are some of the artists that have recorded Phillip’s work. Larry Fleet is a Tennessee native that has been playing music for over 25 years and writing songs for over 15 years. Larry has had two publishing deals and one record deal. He wrote and recorded “Damn This Storm” that hit radio and made it to number 76 on the country charts. Larry started 2018 off by opening for country singer Jake Owen.
Shades Bar and Grill in Inlet Beach to Host an All-Day Throw Down on Cinco de Mayo
Bring the whole family out for a Cinco de Mayo party at Shades Bar and Grill in Inlet Beach, FL on May 5, 2018 from 11-till the wee hours. Let the kids play on the bouncy houses while you enjoy live music by Anne Cline along with great Mexican inspired food and drink. Shades will be serving Salsa Verde, Guacamole, Salsa Roja, Steak Tacos, Burrito Banderes, Pork Quesadillas and more from a special Mexican menu. Also, enjoy drink and shot specials and Mexican beer bucket specials. The party begins at 11AM and will continue all night long.
La Cocina Mexican Grill and Bar in Seacrest Beach to Host Huge Cinco de Mayo Party
Specials, music, dancing, photos and more – all-day at La Cocina
“Ay, Ay, Ay” ~ Head over to La Cocina Mexican Grill and Bar in Seacrest Beach, FL for an all-day fiesta celebrating Cinco De Mayo (May 5, 2018) from 11AM to 9PM. Grab all of your amigos and get ready for drink specials all day including $6 House Margaritas, $7 Hornitos Margaritas, $8 Patron Margaritas, $15 Hornitos Tequila Flights and $3 Jello shots. La Cocina’s new Executive Chef, Eric Bartholomew, will have you saying “Delicioso!” as you enjoy Homemade Conecuh sausage, Crawfish Tamales and Crispy Pork Belly street tacos. Smile big and wear your sombreros as an iRome photographer from Epic Photo Co. will be snapping shareable branded photos. Make sure to wear your dancing shoes for live music with Neil Sebree & Jeremiah Campbell from 6-9PM.
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