2020 VIP Ladies and Kids Second Line in New Orleans

The 2020 VIP Ladies and Kids Second Line in New Orleans came lurching and stumbling out of the gate as mass confusion and chaos reigned over the affair. After interminable delays the organizers finally got their shit together – just before the wheels came off.

But after the rough start, the club put on one of the best second lines of the young year. There are now only 12 parades left this season. Hope to see everybody out next weekend. Continue Reading

It’s the grandest day of the year in these United States, and to think there are people across this country of ours who view it as little more than “just another Tuesday.”

We’re blasting Dave Bartholomew’s “Carnival Day” in celebration and whether you’re in Gray, Kentucky, Morris, Alabama or Taylor, Texas, you should too.

It’s guaranteed to give you some of that New Orleans spirit.

2020 CTC Steppers Social Aid and Pleasure Club second line in New Orleans

The 2020 CTC Steppers second line is the final 9th Ward parade of the season. Yes, there are four months of second lines yet to roll but there will not be another one in the 9th. Hearts are heavy. We walked down to the starting point on Sunday morning. This is what we saw: Continue Reading

2019 Dumaine Street Gang Second Line in New Orleans

The Dumaine Gang are one of the biggest s&p clubs in New Orleans. They’ve been rolling for over two decades and consistently put on one of the best second lines in the city. Their kids division features some of the best adolescent dancers in town and their gray-bearded elder statesmen still know how to shake a tail feather with the best of the young’uns. Continue Reading