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Action Jackson, host of Takin' It to the Streets


Takin' It to the Streets® is WWOZ's coverage of second line and Mardi Gras Indian events.


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Happening This Week

Uptown Swingers Second Line Parade

906x680 Uptown Swingers [Photo by Action Jackson]

Uptown Swingers [Photo by Action Jackson]
Uptown Swingers [Photo by Action Jackson]
Sunday, June 25, 2017 -
3:30pm to 7:30pm

Uptown Swingers Social Aid and Pleasure Club Parade

Sunday June 25, 2017

Formation Time 3:15pm

Start Time 3:30pm

End Time 7:30pm


Start - 4622 Loyola.

Down Loyola. Right on Valence to Magnolia. Right on Magnolia.

1st Stop - 3450 Magnolia (Buckhouse).

Down Magnolia to Washington. Right on Washington .

2nd Stop - Purple Rain Lounge.

Continue down Washington to Dryades. Left on Dryades...

3rd Stop - Sportsmen Lounge.

Continue Up Dryades. Right on First St to Barrone. Right on Barrone to Washington.

4th Stop - Verret's Lounge.

Up Washingtonto Claiborne. Left on Claiborne to Toledono. Right on Toledono to Rocheblave. Right on Rocheblave.

5th Stop - Fox Bar.

Continue up Washington to Dupre St. Left on Dupre St. Continue Up Dupre St to Eden.

Disband - 4118 Eden.


The Uptown Swingers Social and Pleasure Club would like to dedicate this day to Ms. Reesey... Ms. Naomi... Ms Mary.... Ms. Glonice... Ms. Bridgette... Magnolia Trisha.

Mr. Melvin.... Mr. Nolan.... Mr. Wardell.


Coming Up Soon


More Takin' It to the Streets

Weekly Brass Band and Mardi Gras Indian Activities:

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

Wednesdays - TBC Brass Band at Da Autocrat  (1725 St. Bernard Ave.) - 9p

Wednesdays - Treme Brass Band at Seal's Class Act (2169 Aubry St.) - 9:45p

Wednesdays - Andrews Family Brass Band at the Candlelight Lounge (925 N. Robertson) - 8p

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

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