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All-Star Panel on Politics with a Punch 2021 Kickoff Show Thursday Night at Andrea’s Restaurant

METAIRIE Politics with a Punch is held monthly on stage before a live audience. It is our own local version of “Politically Incorrect.” It is a humorous, fast-paced, free-wheeling, no-holds-barred discussion of what is happening in our city, state, and nation.

Our next program will be an incredibly special 2021 Kickoff Show.

WHEN: Thursday, March 11, 2021 – Doors open at 6 p.m., the event begins at 8 p.m.
Andrea’s Restaurant, 3100 19th Street, Metairie, Louisiana

We launched Politics with a Punch in 2002 and have enjoyed 19 years of great times thanks to our awesome panelists and faithful patrons.

During our colorful history in New Orleans, we have featured some of the top political, business, comedic, media and entertainment talent in Louisiana. We have also enjoyed poking fun at the unique and colorful world of Louisiana politics. 

The next program will be held on Thursday, March 11 at the beautiful Andrea’s Restaurant, 3100 19th Street, Metairie. This outstanding venue offers plenty of free parking, fine dining and cocktails, and a superb staff for our Punch patrons. It is our new home, and we are excited to offer this first-class facility for our show.  

For this special show, we have picked an outstanding panel with some of our favorite all-stars plus some exciting newcomers. To ensure the health of our patrons, Andrea’s is providing hand sanitizers, social distancing, and requiring masks for our patrons. Check out our exceptional line-up of celebrities:

Becky AllenComedienne, Actress, Entertainer, NOLA Icon
Tee-Ray BergeronOutstanding Comedian; Punch Favorite
Desiree CharbonnetAttorney, Former Municipal Court Judge
Ken FergusonImpersonator of President Joe Biden
Spud McConnellActor, TV/Radio Personality
Mike Weinberger, Founder of Home Defense Foundation 

On our star-studded show, we will cover many of the significant issues and controversies of the day in a lighthearted and humorous manner in our unique Politics with a Punch style.

Here are some of the issues we will discuss: Biden Facing More Questions about Health; Fair or Not? Press Secretary Mocked for Circling Back to Answers; What Should Happen with Border Crisis? Do We Need Troops in DC? Controversy Over Louisiana Voting Machines, Bid Postponed; Gov. Cuomo Facing Claims of Sexual Misconduct from Five Women; Les Miles in Trouble for “Mentoring” Young Women at LSU; Louisiana Moves to Phase 3; New Orleans Remains in Phase 2; Neighboring States Open Up and Eliminate Mask Mandates; Mayor Cantrell Spends Week in British Virgin Islands, Good Optics?  Mayor Cantrell Tries to Woo Russell Wilson to New Orleans; Winter Storm Leads to Massive Bills in New Orleans; Should House Floats be the New Mardi Gras Tradition? Dr. Seuss is Cancelled; Is the Cancel Culture Going Too Far? Meghan and Harry Complain about Racist Royal Family; Along with other Great Topics. As usual, it will be a Prime Time for Punch!

With so much serious discussion in the news, it is beneficial on a bi-monthly basis to be able to playfully discuss some of the hilarious, insane and unpredictable events which occur in this region, state, and nation.

The event is hosted by local talk show host and commentator Jeff Crouere.

Tickets are only $20.00 per person/$35.00 per couple and can be purchased at the door. Discount tickets are also available for only $15.00 per person/$25.00 per couple and are available on-line at

For ticket reservations or for more information, contact Jeff Crouere at #504-669-6076 or

Jeff Crouere is a native New Orleanian and his award-winning program, “Ringside Politics,” airs nationally on Real America’s Voice Network, AmericasVoice.News weekdays at 7 a.m. CT and from 7-11 a.m. weekdays on WGSO 990-AM & He is a political columnist, the author of America’s Last Chance and provides regular commentaries on the Jeff Crouere YouTube channel and on For more information, email him at


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