Mardi Gras

Video: Sounds Like Carnival 2023

Mon, 02/13/23
New Orleans has about 100 official and unofficial parades every year during carnival season, as well as special concerts and events. Last weekend, WWOZ's videographer went to seven of these and here are some excerpts of what he saw. The music ranged from New Orleans brass t... Read more

Video: krewedelusion 2023

Mon, 02/06/23
Just a few highlights from krewedelusion! This creative walking parade happened the night of February 5, 2023.  Read more

Video: Joan of Arc 2023

Tue, 01/10/23
This was a special year for WWOZ with Krewe de Jeanne d'Arc as our General Manager, Beth Arroyo Utterback, was chosen to reign as Queen Yolande and she invited WWOZ staff members to serve as her royal entourage! Check out a few highlights from this annual Twelfth Night proc... Read more

Big Chief Darryl Montana's 50th year of masking

Thu, 01/05/23

Big Chief Tootie Montana Day

Thu, 01/05/23

2023 Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

Mon, 01/02/23
Authored by Carrie Booher
The Mardi Gras season is upon us again! Here's the parade schedule for 2023 (subject to change). Monday, February 20 2pm Red Beans - Marigny 2pm Dead Beans - Bayou St. John 2pm Feijao/Green Beans - Bywater 5:15pm Proteus - Uptown 6pm Orpheus - Uptown Tuesday, February 21 ... Read more

WWOZ's General Manager, Beth Arroyo Utterback, selected to reign as Queen Yolande for the Joan of Arc Parade 2023

Fri, 12/16/22
WWOZ's General Manager, Beth Arroyo Utterback, was selected to reign as Queen Yolande for the Joan of Arc Parade on January 6th in the French Quarter! Her entourage will include members WWOZ's staff, the worldwide voice, archive, and flag-bearer of New Orleans music and cul... Read more

Video: Krewe of Red Beans, Feijao, Dead Beans 2022

Thu, 03/03/22
The Krewe of Red Beans rolled with three parades on Lundi Gras. They followed different routes and converged in Treme. Here are a few moments from each! Read more

Video: Krewe of House Floats 2022

Thu, 02/24/22
House floats are back for Mardi Gras 2022! Check out a few of our favorites from around the city: Read more

Video: Krewe du Vieux/krewedelusion 2022

Sun, 02/20/22
Carnival parades are producing a lot of excitement this year, after almost two years of the city being quiet. Krewe du Vieux rolled on Saturday, February 12, followed by krewedelusion with this year's king, Benny Jones of Treme Brass Band! Read more

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