Parades

PHOTOS: Second line pays tribute to Art ‘Poppa Funk’ Neville

By Matthew Hinton | July 30, 2019

Neville’s daughter Arthel Neville, Troy ‘Trombone Shorty’ Andrews, young trombonist Alvin CoCo, Corey Henry and others were in attendance at the second line.

Gallery: NOLA celebrates the life of Dave Bartholomew with second line

By Matthew Hinton | June 25, 2019

Mourners take part in a second line celebrating the life of Dave Bartholomew (December 24, 1918 – June 23, 2019) the architect of the New Orleans Sound as they parade from Kermit Ruffins’ Ernie K. Doe Mother-in-Law Lounge in the Treme neighborhood of New Orleans.

Gallery: New Orleans sends of Dr. John with massive second line, jazz funeral

By Matthew Hinton | June 24, 2019

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Dr. John was a worldwide ambassador for New Orleans music blending jazz, funk, blues, pop, boogie woogie, and rock and roll. This is how we send him off.

PHOTOS: Pride Parade lights up the Marigny, French Quarter

By Mary Staes | June 10, 2019

The parade featured 24 floats, 60 marching groups, and over 3500 participants in what is billed as the largest LGBT+ parade on the Gulf Coast.

Jazz Fest at 50: Steppin in Sunday Parades

By Matthew Hinton | May 6, 2019

The beautiful sunshine kept everyone in bright spirits and we couldn’t help but step in and enjoy the fun.

Jazz Fest Photos: Struttin’ with the Parades

By Matthew Hinton | April 29, 2019

Jazz Fest isn’t just about the music that fills your sound holes on the side of your head. It’s also enjoying the culture of the city itself. That means parades. But not Mardi Gras parades — we mean those smaller and more intimate parades with Mardi Gras Indians. 

PHOTOS: Mardi Gras Indians take to the streets for St. Joseph’s Night

By Matthew Hinton | March 20, 2019

It is more intimate than the block party of Super Sunday, more sacred than the raucousness of Mardi Gras.

Photos: Erin go bragh! Kisses, cabbages and flowers flood Irish Channel for St. Patrick’s Day parade

By Matthew Hinton | March 18, 2019

In lieu of just beads and signature throws, cabbages, kisses and flowers fell on the Irish Channel on Saturday as the annual parade that marks St. Patrick’s Day weekend rolled through the streets.

Gallery: Society of St. Anne marks its 50th Anniversary

By Matthew Hinton | March 6, 2019

The Society of Saint Anne paraded through the Marigny and Bywater on Mardi Gras morning as the walking group celebrated its 50th anniversary from its founding in 1969. 

Gallery: The Craftiest of Costumes on the Catwalk of the Bourbon Street Awards on Mardi Gras Day

By Matt Haines | March 6, 2019

The best costumes come out on Mardi Gras.