2018 Ladies and Men of Unity Second Line Parade

We ventured way out of our comfort zone to the 13th Ward yesterday for the 2018 Ladies And Men of Unity Second Line Parade. Freret Street has seen a lot changes since we used to get the all you can eat fried chicken and red beans and rice at Tina Dunbar’s old cafe back in the 90s. Continue Reading

2018 Perfect Gentlemen Second Line In New Orleans

It was like a bomb went off when the 2018 Perfect Gentlemen second line crossed into Central City from downtown New Orleans. The crowd began chanting “BACK TO DA PROJECTS!” and the brass band went from hot to nuclear. Sunday January 8th 2018 marked the first second line of the young year, and if this procession was any indicator of what’s to come we’re in for some hellacious rolls til the good times grind to a halt in June. Continue Reading

2017 Men and Lady Rollers Second Line in New Orleans

When Men And Lady Rollers postponed their Christmas eve second line to a week later we had a bad feeling. Christmas eve was gorgeous-you could not imagine a prettier day for a second line. A week later, New Years eve dawned with howling winds from the north and a precipitous drop in temperature.

A steady, misting rain accompanied the change. Continue Reading