Takin' It To The Streets

906 Action Jackson [Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee]

Action Jackson [Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee]
Action Jackson [Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee]


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Click here to purchase "Dancing In The Streets" book by Judy Cooper, featuring an essay from Action Jackson and more

Takin' It to the Streets® is WWOZ's multi-platform program celebrating New Orleans' social aid & pleasure clubs, second lines, Black Masking Indians, Baby Dolls, and brass band traditions.

Happening This Week

Young Men Olympians Second Line Parade

Sunday, September 26, 2021 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm

Young Men Olympians [Photo by Christy Grimes]

START Young Men Olympian Junior Benevolent Association, Inc. Clubhouse (2101 South Liberty Street). Up South Liberty Street to Jackson Avenue. Left on Jackson Avenue. Up Jackson Ave to Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. Right on Oretha Castle Haley. Left on Philip St. Right on Dryades St.

STOP Sportsman's Lounge (2433 Dryades Street). Down Second Street to Danneel Street. Left on Danneel Street to Washington Avenue. 

STOP Rufus Place (2328 Washington). Up Washington Avenue to Magnolia Street. Left on Magnolia Street to Louisiana Avenue. Right on Louisiana Avenue to 

STOP Big Man's Lounge (2938 Louisiana Avenue). Up Louisiana Avenue to South Claiborne Avenue. Right on South Claiborne Avenue to Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. Right on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

STOP Peewee's Crabcakes (2908 Martin Luther King, Jr.) Down M.L. King, Jr. Boulevard to Simon Bolivar Boulevard. Right on Simon Bolivar Boulevard to Jackson Avenue. Right on Jackson Avenue to South Liberty Street. Right on South Liberty Street to Josephine Street to

DISBAND The Home of Young Men Olympian Junior Benevolent Association, Inc. (2101 South Liberty Street)

Parade Chairmen:

Bro. Samuel "Sam" Solomon
Bro. Richard "Skin" Martin, Sr.
Bro. Joseph "Spot" Spots
Bro. Jerome "DJ Jubilee" Temple-- Grand Marshall

Download the full route sheet below, and click "play" on the player to hear this week's Takin' It To The Streets guest host Maryse Dejean talk to YMO President Norman Dixon:

Hear the interview with YMO President Norman Dixon 2021

Hear the interview with YMO President Norman Dixon 2021

Coming Up Soon


Family Ties Second Line Parade

Sunday, October 3 at 1:00pm - 5:00pm


16th annual Katrina March and Second Line

Sunday, October 10 at 12:00pm


More Takin' It to the Streets

Weekly Brass Band events:

Tuesdays - TBC Brass Band at Kermit's Mother-in-Law Lounge (1500 N. Claiborne) - 8pm

Tuesdays - The Village Brass Band at Good Times Bar & Lounge (2901 Conti) - 7pm

Thursdays - Kinfolk Brass Band at NOLA Art Bar (2128 St. Claude) - 7pm

Thursdays - Big 6 Brass Band at Treme Hideaway (1234 N. Claiborne) - 10pm

Thursdays - Stooge Brass Band at The Well Lounge (1600 Basin Street) - 9:30pm

Fridays - Treme Brass Band at Vaughan's Lounge (4229 Dauphine) - 8pm

Sundays - Hot 8 Brass Band at the Howlin' Wolf - "The Den" (907 S. Peters St) - 9pm

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