Takin' It to the Streets

Takin It To The Street
WWOZ celebrates the beginning of the 2014-2015 second line parade season! Your source for second line routes sheets, Mardi Gras Indian events, and more.

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What's Happening This Week

Prince of Wales Second Line Parade

Sun, Oct 11, 2015
1:00pm - 5:00pm

Prince of Wales
87th Annual Second Line 

Sunday October 11, 2015 –1:00 PM
Queen Cassandra Carmouche
Special Guest: Queen Divas, Sisters of Strength


Start: Carmouche’s Rock Bottom Lounge 3801 Tchoupitoulas. Back Peniston to Annunciation. Left. Up Annunciation to General Taylor. 

Pick up Queen Cassandra. Back General Taylor to  Magazine. Right on Magazine. Down Magazine to Aline.

Stop: Reesie’s SnowBall Stand. Left on Aline to Camp. Left. Up Camp to Antonine. Right. Back Antonine to St. Charles. Right. Down St. Charles to Washington. Left on Washington. Back Washington  to Baronne.

Stop: Verret’s. Toast Queen  Back Washington to LaSalle. Right on LaSalle. Down LaSalle to 3rd Street. Right. Out 3rd Street to corner /Dryades.

Stop: Charlie Wright’s Watering Hole. Out 3rd to St. Charles. Up St. Charles to Washington. Left & Out Washington to 1403 Washington.

Stop: Commander’s Palace. Out Washington to Annunciation.
Up Annunciation to Louisiana. Left on Louisiana to Tchoupitoulas. 

Stop: Louisiana and Tchoupitoulas

Disband: Carmouche’s Rock Bottom Lounge


In memory of Donald “Duck” Deverney, our good friend “Whaler” Arceneaux & all our departed Prince of Wales/Lady Wales. 
Respect yourself and your culture. Leave your guns, dogs, and troubles at home.

Special thanks to the following people & organizations: Norman Dixon Jr. & The Norman Dixon Fund, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, Jeffry Parker and the Parker Family. 
Take  ‘Em Down Nola 


Community Events & Announcements

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Weekly Brass Band and Mardi Gras Indian Activities:

Tuesdays - Rebirth Brass Band at the Maple Leaf (8316 Oak St) - 10pm

Wednesdays - TBC Brass Band with DJ Action Jackson at Celebrations Hall (1701 St. Bernard Ave) - 10pm

Wednesdays - Treme Brass Band at the Candlelight Lounge (925 N. Robertson St) - 9pm

Sundays - Hot 8 Brass Band at the Howlin' Wolf - "The Den" (907 S. Peters St) - 10pm