The prettiest Sunday of 2018 found us traipsing from our home in Cut Throat City all the way to Sportsman Corner on Dryades Street. The Pigeon Town Steppers Second Line is always one of the highlights of the season and this year was no different. Thousands of people followed the procession and special note must be made of Big 6 Brass Band who were chopping heads off with their horns. Get out and see these cats if you haven’t already. Continue Reading
It was glorious.
Here’s what we saw: Continue Reading
Super Sunday is the biggest Mardi Gras Indian party of the entire year.
The moment it’s over we immediately begin dreaming of the next edition 12 months hence. We rolled out of the 9th Ward yesterday morning, and drove deep into the beating heart of Central City to take in some Indians, baby dolls, brass bands, cold drinks and po boys. Here’s what we saw: Continue Reading
I woke up sick as a dog Sunday morning with the cedar fever. At death’s door I drove across town to shoot the 2018 VIP Ladies And Kids Second Line. Glad I did. It was a joyous street party and lifted my spirits immeasurably. Continue Reading
Deborah Cotton was wounded by gunfire at the infamous Mother’s Day second line shootout in New Orleans in 2013.
19 people were shot when gunfire broke out, and four years later Cotton would finally succumb to her injuries. Continue Reading