Wed., Dec. 31 2014
From the venue:What could be finer than spending New Yearâ€™s Eve chowing down on the worldâ€™s greatest corn dogs and swinging to the funkiest jazz ensemble this side of Spaghetti Junction? The 4th Ward Afro-Klezmer Orchestra returns to Pallookaville Fine Foods in Avondale Estates to serenade revelers through dinner and the second annual Corndog Drop, presided over by co-owner Jim Stacy. A third 4th Ward AKO album is slated for a 2015 release. Until then the band plays on, led by trumpeter Roger Ruzow with Jeff Crompton, Bill Nittler, Tony Staffiero, Nick Dixon, Edin Beho, Bill Pritchard, Noah Kess, and YaYa Brown. Corndog drop for kids at 8 p.m. Wed., Dec. 31; the drop for adults is at midnight. Music starts at 8:30 p.m. Free admission, with food available for purchase.