In observance of the anniversary of Katrina, New Orleans Mardi Gras Indians are having events all around town this weekend. These are the ones that I know of, I'm sure there are more.
CALLING OUT ALL INDIANS !!
On Saturday, Aug. 28, the Mardi Gras Indians Brothers & Sisters Assoc. will hold a drum circle @ 2p.m., underneath the Claiborne Ave. bridge across the street from the " Paradise Room ", 1460 N. Claiborne Ave.
All Indians, drummers, percussionists, are incouraged to participate, all are welcome !!
More info @ Ivory Holmes: 504-676-9702 / 504-944-0723 or Dwight Carter : 504-615-3129
" DA FI YO STILL BURNS ON DA BIYO"
On Sunday, Aug. 29, 5.p.m., join " Wild Man John " of the Wild Tchoupitoulas for a " Crawl " , starting @ Sweet Lorraine's, then on to Mimi's in the Marigny, the St. Roch Tavern, & ending up at the Hi Ho Lounge.2239 St. Claude Ave.
Special guests include : the Underwater Aces & Funkifry'd, starting @ 8.p.m.
Flag Boy Honey & Spy Boy Walter of Creole Wild Wild West
Big Chief Roderick & WIld Man John of Wild Tchoupitoulas
War Chief Juan Pardo of Golden Commanches
There will be an Indian Market- Lots of " Bling "
KREWE OF OAK
And I would be remiss if I didn't tell you about their Mid-Summer Mardi Gras !
Saturday, Aug. 28, 8:30 ish ( Leaf time )
Maple Leaf on Oak Street
Huge Fun !!