The Anchor’s Bend presents The 6thth Annual Half Way 2 Mardi Gras – A FREE Mardi Gras concert on the beach at The Anchor’s Bend in Asbury Park, NJ! This year’s celebration features NOLA’s own New Orleans Suspects, and takes place on Tuesday, August 7th from 6 PM – 10 PM (21 + only admitted).

Fans can expect a fantastic performance from the New Orleans Suspects, described as ‘a master class in The Big Easy’.  Attracting thousands of fans coast to coast, the band’s chemistry is undeniable to fans and fellow musicians alike and are known as NOLA’s best supergroups.  Featuring drummer Willie Green (of Neville Brothers, Grateful Dead, Edie Brickell, and Bob Dylan), guitarist Jake Eckhert (Dirty Dozen, John Mooney), CR Gruver on keys (Outformation, Angie Aparo) and Jeff Watkins on sax (James Brown Band, Joss Stone), this supergroup boasts talent of the highest degree, with a live performance to match.

More information on the event can be found at our website

More information about The New Orleans Suspects can be found here

The Anchor’s Bend is a restaurant and bar located in the Arcade of Convention Hall at 1300 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ 07712.  The beach stage is located to the north of Convention Hall.

For further information about the series or to schedule an interview with the band, contact Ed Maier at (732) 948-1834 |