Major Bacon, the blues-rock band known for serving BLTs during Wednesday gigs at Banks Street Bar & Grill (4401 Banks St., 504-486-0258;, has founded the Bacon Appreciation Club of NOLA (B.A.C.O.N.) with monthly meetings featuring bacon-themed food and drink. B.A.C.O.N. meetings are 9 p.m. the second Wednesday of every month at Banks Street Bar with free BLTs and praline bacon, and there are bacon cocktails and shots for sale. Guests who bring their own bacon dishes for the bacon bake-off have a chance to win a $20 bar tab, be named the month's king or queen of bacon and get a picture with the band posted online at and The inaugural meeting of B.A.C.O.N. is Dec. 11.