Takin' It to the Streets interviews

Takin' It to the Streets episodes containing a podcast

Second Line for Equal Justice

Sat, 10/12/19
Hear our interview with Chief District Defender, Derwyn Bunton, as he discusses the challenges the Orleans Public Defenders office faces, the reason they hold this second line, how you can support the important work they do, and much more: Read more

Interview: Spy Boy Charlie Tenner

Tue, 10/01/19
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Action Jackson sits down with Spy Boy Charlie Tenner of Comanche Hunters. Spy Boy Charlie shares the differences between the Indians masking now and those "back in the day," who often had weapons as part of their suits, the job of a Sp... Read more

Interview: Spy Boy Ricky Getteridge

Sat, 09/21/19
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Action Jackson sits down with Spy Boy Ricky Getteridge. They discuss coming up at 2008 Marigny St. (home of the Monogram Hunters in the 1960s), his first time masking with the Yellow Pocahontas under Big Chief Tootie Montana, the diffe... Read more

Interview with Benny Jones, Sr.

Sat, 09/14/19
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Action Jackson talks with Benny Jones, Sr., leader and owner of Treme Brass Band. They discuss his childhood in the 6th Ward, including the drumming tradition in his family and neighborhood from the 1950s onward. He remembers attending... Read more

Westbank Steppers Second Line Parade

Mon, 09/02/19
Westbank Steppers [Photo by Judy Cooper] START at 14324 Hero Blvd. Proceed down Hero to L.B. Landry. Down LB Landry to Ptolemy. Left turn on Ptolemy and stop at 1335 Ptolemy and leboeuf. Proceed down Leboeuf to Socrates. Right turn on Socrates. Down Socrates to Hendee. Mak... Read more

Dumaine Street Gang Second Line Parade

Mon, 09/02/19
Dumaine St. Gang at Jazz Fest [Photo by Eli Mergel] Hear our interview with the 2019 King and Queen of Bang Bang Dumaine Street Gang: Read more

Men & Lady Buckjumpers Second Line

Mon, 09/02/19
Lady Buckjumpers at Jazz Fest 2018 [Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee] START – Verret’s Lounge - 1738 Washington Ave. Head down Washington Ave to LaSalle St, turn left on LaSalle St. Proceed to 4th St STOP – A.L. Davis Park (Men of Class) at 2600 LaSalle St. Head back down LaS... Read more

Nine Times and 9SL Second Line Parade

Mon, 09/02/19
Nine Times and 9SL 2017 [Photo by Jamell Tate] START 3512 Louisa St (X'Quisite Stylez Barbershop). Down Louisa to 2900 Louisa St. (pick up Original Lady Nine Times and Mrs. Nine Times). Continue down Louisa. LEFT on N. Dorgenois to Desire St. RIGHT on Desire St. Continue d... Read more

Sudan Second Line Parade

Mon, 09/02/19
Hear our interview with three members of Sudan as they discuss Jerome Smith, Danny Barker, passing the traditions on to the next generation, the integration of modern and traditional music in their parade, the importance of cowbell, and much more. Read more

Black Men of Labor Second Line Parade

Mon, 09/02/19

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