RL Reeves Jr visits the Creole Nature Trail

I spent a few days out in Austin, Texas recently and after I’d had as much of the bustling metropolis as I could handle I grabbed an old road atlas and began plotting my trip back home to New Orleans.

I’ve long been interested in traipsing along Louisiana’s Creole Nature Trail and last week I finally got the chance. Here’s what I saw more

Mr Al ‘Carnival Time’ Johnson at 2019 Satchmo Summerfest Second Line

We were sprinting across the 6th Ward yesterday morning as the 2019 Satchmo Summerfest Second Line actually started on time, and we were tardy. The Satchmo procession is a short one and only rolls for an hour or so but the brevity is more than made up for by the quality of the brass and the plenitude of Baby Dolls and Zulus.

Here’s what we saw: Continue Reading

Perfect Gentlemen Social Aid and Pleasure Club Second Line in New Orleans

The Perfect Gentlemen Social Aid and Pleasure Club second line went down in New Orleans yesterday. It was the penultimate second line of the 2018-2019 season. Next week we’ll finish things up like we always do with Uptown Swingers. An eight week break will follow. Continue Reading