New WWOZ volunteer photographer Jamell Tate was on the scene to capture some
highlights from the 2017-18 Second Line season. Check them out below or see
them all in one click.
And it's not over yet-- Perfect Gentlemen will step out on Father's Day and
Uptown Swingers will...
WWOZ's Action Jackson sat down for an interview with Yellow Pocahontas Gang
Flag Boy Belden Batiste. They talk about the legendary Big Chief Tootie
Montana, coming up in the masking tradition, and much more. Hear it below.
The presence of Mardi Gras Indians and Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs are a huge
part of what gives Jazz Fest its singular atmosphere. Check out these shots
of the Indians and club members at the 49th Annual Jazz Fest as captured by
the WWOZ photography team!
Wild Opelousas of Martin Behrman Charter School created their first Mardi Gras Indian suits in 2016. Students are able to take a class to about this important New Orleans cultural tradition and share in making the suits.
Algiers Warriors Spy Boy Troy Young on Super Sunday 2016 [Photo by Ryan
Hear our interviews with Big Chief Kevin Turner of Creole Cheveyos, Troy
Young of Algiers Warriors, and Kendell Trepagnier of The Black Eagles:
Sitting down with Big Chief Alfred Doucette of the Flaming Arrows as he
prepared for Mardi Gras. The Mardi Gras Indians will be in the streets again
soon-- Uptown Super Sunday hits Sunday, March 18 and St. Joseph's Night is
Monday, March 19. Get the details at WWOZ's Takin'...