Up late this morning going to meet a local new friend for some coffee. We’re New Orleans the city of crazy magic. Driving into town last night it felt like I could eat the air it was so thick and beautiful. Got back from the show in St Louis late late late and into bed around 430. Up again at 730 am to start the drive to New Orleans. We were planning for about 10 hours. But a few hours after the best fucking Waffle House breakfast we decided that we should stop in Memphis for lunch because really - how often can you just… stop in Memphis for lunch? Tried to go to the Arcade of Mystery Train fame but were foiled by their early closure because they were redoing the floors. So we ate at the Blue Monkey and made our way out of town. Rolled into New Orleans around 930 but were foiled 4 miles from our exit by an hour long traffic jam. Checked in to the best place int he world, had a glass of wine and hit the streets. Through the quarter, the bourbon street tourist trainwreck, kicked out of the riverwalk by security and then to the nice drunk bar staff at Coops. Red beans and rice makes me happy. Whiskey with it even better. Wander slow and stumble home. Now we’re finally got some sleep under our belts and are slowly making our way out of the room.