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

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

What's Coming Up Soon

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

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