Dumaine Street Gang rolled out of Treme Center yesterday to a mild lunchtime crowd. It took us awhile to figure out where everybody was til we remembered that West Bank Steppers were rolling at the exact same time Continue Reading
A few big fat drops of rain spattered on the hot grills and mobile daquiri machines as the crowd broke out their umbrellas.
As the brass band began blasting, the heavens opened and the deluge came.
We got one shot.
Dumaine Street Gang roll this weekend, Sunday December 2nd 2018. link
It was chaos.Continue Reading
2018 Men of Class Second Line In New Orleans Continue Reading
Joe Stern, Prince of Wales stalwart, speaking on the New Orleans second line tradition in an interview back in 2010. Continue Reading
There is nothing on this earth I would rather do than go to a second line on the streets of our city on Sunday afternoon. And I suspect many of you agree. Continue Reading
Just like the headline says: Young Men Olympian Junior Benevolent Association Second Line Postponed Til Sunday September 30th 2018.
Dammit. Now what are we supposed to do? I guess it’s time to dial up some 5th Ward Weebie videos on Youtube and pretend like we’re at a second line.
We were standing outside Sportsman’s Corner when the man fell to the ground. Moments before he crashed, his Heineken slipped from his hand and exploded on the blacktop with a dull ‘whoomph’ Continue Reading
Valley of Silent Men Social Aid and Pleasure Club kicked off the 2018-2019 Second Line season with a riotous performance. It had been seven long weeks since we’d had a proper second line and the crowd was hungry for street daquiris, smoked turkey legs, and brass on the blacktop. Here’s what we saw (and do not skip the video at the end): Continue Reading