Takin' it to the Streets - Past Events

VIP Ladies and Kids Parade

Sun, Mar 1, 2015
12:30pm - 4:00pm

VIP Ladies and Kids Social Aid and Pleasure Club
12th Annual Parade
“The Looking Glass Self”
Sunday, March 1, 2015
Start Time: 12:30pm

Start: (Edna House) 1627 S. Liberty St. Continue out S. Liberty to Martin Luther King Blvd. Turn left onto MLK to Freret St. Continue out MLK to Magnolia St. Turn left on Magnolia St. Continue out Magnolia to Third St. Turn left on Third St.

Horace Bar 2600 Third St: Continue out Third St to Danneel St. Turn right on Danneel St.

Bean Brothers 2601 Danneel: Continue out Danneel St. to Washington Ave. Turn right on Washington Ave. to Loyola Ave. Turn left on Loyola Ave to Seventh St.

Ventress House 3001 Loyola St: Continue out Loyola Ave. To Louisiana Ave. Turn left on Louisiana Ave to S. Saratoga St. Left Turn on S. Saratoga St.

Sandpiper Lounge 2119 Louisiana Ave: Continue out Louisiana Ave to Freret St. Left turn on Freret St. Proceed out Freret St to Gen. Taylor St.

We Are One 2717 General Taylor: Continue out Gen. Taylor to S. Claiborne Ave. Right turn on S. Claiborne Ave. Proceed out S. Claiborne Ave to Washington Ave. Turn left on Washington Ave. Continue out Washington Ave to S. Rocheblave St.

DISBAND: Tapps II 2800 S. Rocheblave St.

Special Thanks: Our Heavenly Father, City of Love, Norman Dixon Foundation, New Orleans Social Aid and Pleasure Clubs Task Force, Silence Is Violence Peace Clinics, City of New Orleans Cultural Economy Office, All the Bars on the route, SAPC community, Ninetimes, 9SL, Dumaine St. Gang SAPC , Seal’s Class Act, We Are One SAPC, parade chairmen, NOPD, and our family& friends. Please spread love and leave weapons, attitudes, drama, and animals at home. VIP Ladies and Kids are not responsible for second liners. Party at your own risk!!!!!


VIP Ladies Podcast

VIP Ladies Second Line
VIP Ladies Second Line 2013. Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee.

CTC Steppers

Sun, Feb 22, 2015
12:00pm - 4:00pm

Original C.T.C. Steppers Social & Pleasure Club
15th year anniversary 
February 22, 2015 
2015 King: Jonas "JiGG" Williams
2015 Queen: Patricia Harrison 
C.T.C. DIVA: Annie "Mae" Cole 
2002 QUEEN: CoCo "Caramel Curves" 
Big Shot: Genika Gibson


START @ 1521 Forstall St. (Mr & Mrs Taylor house) @ 12:00pm.

Proceed down Forstall St. to St. Claude Ave. Turn right to C.T.C.(cross the canal) continue up St. Claude to...

STOP @ 4138 St. Claude Ave. (Pierre's Hall & Toddler University) 

Continue out St. Claude Ave. cross the train tracks to... 

STOP @ 2435 St. Claude Ave. (Sports Barber Shop)  

Continue out St. Claude Ave. Turn right on Elysian Fields Ave. Continue out Elysian Fields to... 

STOP @ 1715 Elysian Fields Ave. (Spotlight Salon  featuring Nails by CoCo) 

Proceed down Elysian Fields Ave. to Galvez St. Left turn on Galvez St. Continue out Galvez St. to St. Bernard Ave. to... 

STOP @ Seal's Class Act left turn on St. Bernard proceed up St. Bernard Ave. to... 

DISBAND* The Next Stop Lounge  


Thanks to: The Norman Dixon Foundation, Jazz & Heritage Festival, Kevin Dunn & Wardell Lewis Sr!!!



Interview with Wardell Lewis of the CTC Steppers

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Treme Sidewalk Steppers, February 1

Sun, Feb 1, 2015
12:00pm - 4:00pm

Treme Sidewalk Steppers

21st Annual Secondline Parade 

February 1,2015

Superbowl Sunday @ 12:00pm 

'Show Up & Show Out' 


Start: Treme Center / 900 N.Villere St. Out N. Villere St. to Basin St. Right on Basin. 

Stop: Treme Bar / 1535 Basin St. Out Basin St. continue to N. Broad St. Right on N. Broad St. 

Stop: Impressive Barbershop / 902 N. Broad St. Out N. Broad St. to Laharpe St. 

Stop: The Avenue Barbershop / 1701 N. Broad St. Out N. Broad St to A. P. Tureaud Ave. Right on A. P. Tureaud Ave. 

Stop: Grove City Bar / 2126 A.P. Tureaud Ave. Out A. P. Tureaud to St. Bernard Ave. Left on St. Bernard Ave. to N. Claiborne Ave. Right on N. Claiborne Ave. to St Phillip St. U-Turn on St. Phillip to N. Claibome Ave. 

Stop: Labat Charbonnet /Toast King and Queen. Out N. Claibome Ave.to Columbus.

Disband: Kermit's Ernie K Doe Bar / 1500 N.Cialbome Ave.


"This is a FAMILY AFFAIR, please keep your troubles, attitudes, weapons, drama, and animals at home!!!!!!!!!"

Charlie Brown / President, Sean M./Vice President, Nita / Recording Secretary, K.C./Treasurer, Soul / Chaplin, Ronald B./ Sergeant at Arms, Shelly, Reg, Khabukey, Hank, Hollis, Ericka, Shante', Mark, Kim B. 
King Derrick "Downtown Grill" Walker 
Queen Natocha Honore'


Treme Sidewalk Steppers podcast

**POSTPONED** - Ladies & Men of Unity

Sun, Jan 25, 2015
12:00pm - 4:00pm

**POSTPONED** - Check back for updates on the new date for this parade


Ladies & Men of Unity 
Brothers of Change 
Sophisticated Ladies With Class 
KOK King of Kings & 
Men of Integrity 

Start: Sportsman Corner (Home of the Ladies of Unity) Out Second St. to Danneel St., left on Danneel St. to Louisiana Ave. Right on Louisiana Ave. to (stop) 59 Designz 2339 Louisiana, out Louisiana Ave. to Toledano St. to Rocheblade St. Right on Rocheblade to (stop) Fox & Tapps (Ole & Nu Style, LBJ) & Electrified Ladies, Out Washington Ave. to Claiborne Ave, left on Claiborne Ave. to Martin Luther King Blvd, right on Martin Luther King Blvd (stop) Club Bali, Single Men & Sportsman Ladies & MBJ out MLK to Oretha Castle Haley right on Oretha Castle Haley to Jackson Ave. Left on Jackson to Baronne St. Right on Baronne St. to Second St. Right on Second St. To disband.

Brass Bands: Da Truth-Hot8-TBC & New Breed