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

Big Chief Robbe Centennial Celebration

Sat, May 23, 2015
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Members of the Mardi Gras Indian community and the Young Men’s Olympian Jr. Benevolent Association will gather on Saturday, May 23, 2015, at the Ashe Cultural Arts Center, to honor the memory of Big Chief Robbe, the first Chief of Chiefs of the New Orleans Mardi Gras Indian Council. The late Big Chief Robbe (Robert Nathaniel Lee) would have celebrated his 100th birthday on May 21, 2015.

The program, which will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., at the Ashe Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., will feature an overview of Big Chief Robbe’s life followed by a panel of Big Chiefs and other community leaders discussing the legacy of the late Chief of Chiefs.


Ashé Cultural Arts Center
1712 Oretha Castle Haley Bivd. United States
New Orleans, LA 70113


Money Wasters

Sun, May 24, 2015
1:00pm - 5:00pm

We've been informed that this year's Money Wasters secondline has been cancelled.

What's Coming Up Soon


Community Events & Announcements

Do you have an event you would like to see featured here on In The Streets? We'd love to share it with the community! Please email us the details at feedback@wwoz.org

Weekly Brass Band and Mardi Gras Indian Activities:

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

Tuesdays - Action Jackson and Da Truth Brass Band at the Bottom Line (2120 N. Claiborne Ave) - 9pm - 1am

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