On February 15, 2014, at approximately 7:15pm, krewedelusion, the Big Easy’s hottest new satirical parade will assemble at the Mardi Gras Zone Warehouse and then roll through the streets of the Marigny and French Quarter.
We are honored,” Captain Oscar Diggs announced today, “that New Orleans native and internationally renowned superstar disc jockey Melissa Weber shall be our next Ruler and shall be crowned SOUL SISTER #1 & CAPTAIN OF NEW ORLEANS.”
Known worldwide as the “queen of rare groove,” she has hosted the "Soul Power" show on WWOZ FM for nearly two decades. A respected authority on music, she spins nationally for acts ranging from George Clinton to Galactic to Chuck Brown to Maceo Parker. She is an advocate of the nonprofit Women With A Vision and an outspoken critic of the politics of the New Orleans Noise Ordinance, after having to move her beloved “HUSTLE Party,” a Mimi’s in the Marigny fixture for nine years, due to this unresolved issue.