2022 Scene Boosters Social Aid and Pleasure Club Second Line

The Scene Boosters Social Aid and Pleasure Club was established in 1973 by Baptiste Giles and Percy “Pete” Lewis, big chief of the Black Eagles Mardi Gras Indians.

2022 Scene Boosters Social Aid and Pleasure Club Second Line

In 1976 they became only the second S&P to promenade at Jazz Fest.

2022 Scene Boosters Social Aid and Pleasure Club Second Line

Their bonafides are impeccable.

2022 Scene Boosters Social Aid and Pleasure Club Second Line

Unfortunately a cracking thunder storm erupted in Central City as they began their parade yesterday. As the party-goers fled for cover a deluge opened up further thinning the crowd. We still managed to get a handful of pictures; here’s what we saw:

2022 Scene Boosters Social Aid and Pleasure Club Second Line

2022 Scene Boosters Social Aid and Pleasure Club Second Line

Percy “Big Chief Pete” Lewis died on November 3rd, 1981.

Baptiste Giles passed away June, 7th, 1998.

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