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C.T.C. Steppers Second Line Parade
19.12.2023CTC Steppers 2023 [Photo by MJ Mastrogiovanni] START Da Jump Off Lounge (1901 Claiborne). Proceed up the one way towards Elysian Fields, turn RIGHT on Touro, then turn LEFT onto N. Claiborne. Turn RIGHT on Elysian Fields. STOP (Original Four, Bad Boys, Ladies of Unity, K.O.K. SA&PC) The Bourbon Square Jazz Bar (1131 Elysian Fields). U-TURN on Elysian Fields. Then turn LEFT on St. Claude. STOP Ole & Nu SA&PC Seacave Arcade (3000 St. Claude) GAMETIME. Proceed over the C.T.C. Bridge (How You Goin Cross Dat Water). Proceed down St. Claude. Turn LEFT on Tupelo. STOP C.T.C. Ryders MC (1300 Block Tupelo). Proceed down Tupelo. DIRGE House of Dance & Feathers (1317 RIP Our Beloved Club Members Edward "BabyHouse" James Lewis, Sr. & Theresa (Ms. Tee) Seymour. Proceed down Tupelo to N. Claiborne, turn LEFT onto N. Claiborne. Proceed down N. Claiborne to Fats Domino Avenue. Turn LEFT onto Fats Domino Avenue. Proceed down Fats Domino Ave. to St. Claude Ave. Turn RIGHT onto St. Claude. proceed down St. Claude. DISBAND C.T.C. Kitchen (5119 St. Claude Ave.) In the player below, hear our interview with C.T.C. Steppers president Walter "Trigga Blakk" Fair!
Dumaine Street Ladies Auxiliary
19.12.2023START at the Treme Center (900 N. Villere St.) to Dumaine St. Turn RIGHT on Dumaine St. STOP at 1521 Dumaine St. then to N. Claiborne Ave. LEFT on N. Claiborne Ave. to Orleans Ave. RIGHT on Orleans Ave. Down to N. Broad St. STOP at Zulu Club (732 N. Broad St.) Continue down N. Broad St. STOP at J's Place (2005 N. Broad St.). Continue down N. Broad St. to A.P. Tureaud Ave. RIGHT on A.P. Tureaud. STOP at Bullet's Sports Bar (2441 A.P. Tureaud Ave.) then to St. Bernard Ave. LEFT on St. Bernard Ave. to N. Claiborne Ave. RIGHT on N. Claiborne Ave. STOP at Kermit's Mother-in-Law Lounge (1500 N. Claiborne Ave.) to St. Philip St. U-TURN on St. Philip St. STOP at Charbonnet Family Services 1st Division continues down N. Claiborne to Esplanade Ave. DISBAND at the Treme Hideaway (1234 N. Claiborne Ave.) 2nd Division continues down St. Philip St. to N. Robertson St. DISBAND at the Candlelight Lounge (925 N. Robertson St.) In the player below, hear our interview with 6th Ward Steppers' Kenard Landry! The 6th Ward Steppers will be parading with Dumaine Street Ladies Auxiliary on Sunday.
Perfect Gentlemen Second Line
19.12.2023Perfect Gentlemen Second Line Parade 2022 [Photo by MJ Mastrogiovanni] START Tipitina's (501 Napoleon Ave). Proceed down Napoleon to St. Charles Ave. Turn RIGHT on St. Charles Ave and proceed down to Louisiana Ave. LEFT on Louisiana Ave. STOP at 2213 Louisiana Ave. Proceed down Louisiana Ave. to LaSalle. RIGHT on to Washington Ave. Turn LEFT on Washington Ave. and proceed to Magnolia. LEFT on Magnolia head towards Louisiana and turn RIGHT to proceed to Chicken & Watermelon STOP Chicken & Watermelon. Proceed down S. Claiborne to Washington Ave. and LEFT turn to S. Broad St. Turn RIGHT on S. Broad St. Continue down S. Broad ST. over the S. Broad St. Overpass to DISBAND Da Spot Bar & Lounge (540 S. Broad St.)
Lady Rollers Second Line Parade
14.8.2023Lady Rollers [Photo by Eli Mergel] START 2818 St. Charles Ave to Washington Ave. Turn LEFT on Washington, go down to 2nd & Dryades. STOP Sportsman's Corner (2433 Dryades). Turn LEFT on Second St. to Danneel, turn LEFT on Danneel to Louisiana Ave. STOP 2124 Louisiana Ave (Nancy Banks/Black Elegant Women SP Club). Keep down Louisiana to LaSalle to Jackson STOP (Chicken Mart, Single Ladies SAPC). LEFT on Jackson, up Jackson to STOP (2731 Jackson Ave, Kree). Down Jackson to Claiborne to Louisiana Ave. STOP Big Man's Lounge (2916 Louisiana Ave.). Down Louisiana to LaSalle. LEFT turn to Washington/LaSalle DISBAND
Dumaine Street Gang Second Line Parade
14.8.2023Dumaine St. Gang at Jazz Fest [Photo by Eli Mergel] START N. Villere & St. Phillip - Treme Center. Proceed up N. Villere St. to Dumaine Street, take a RIGHT. "Saluting Members at Rest." CONTINUE up Dumaine Street to N. Claiborne. STOP Under the bridge (Uuptown Swingers). Turn LEFT to Orleans Ave., turn RIGHT. Continue to Jokers Wyld at 1933 Orleans Ave. with Old & Nu School Style Fellas. Continue to N. Broad. RIGHT on N. Broad. STOP at Chill Will Barbershop/Divine Ladies Continue down N. Broad to Esplanade Ave. RIGHT turn to Galvez. STOP Undefeated Divas. Continue on Esplanade Ave. to N. Claiborne Ave. STOP Nine Times S&P Club. LEFT at Esplanade Ave. and N. Claiborne. Continue up Claiborne to ST. Bernard. STOP Sudan S&P Club. Turn LEFT at St. Bernard and Claiborne. Continue up St. Bernard to AP Tureaud. AP Tureaud to North Galvez. Turn LEFT at N. Galvez. Continue up N. Galvez to Aubry Street to STOP Seal's Class Act Outreach S&P Club/Cultural Queenz. LEFT on St. Bernard. Continue on St. Bernard to N. Claiborne. RIGHT turn on N. Claiborne to St. Philip. LEFT on St. Philip to Treme Center.
Nine Times Second Line Parade
14.8.2023Nine Times in 2017 [Photo by Jamell Tate] START 3303 Higgins Blvd. Down Higgins Blvd. to Johnny Jackson Blvd. (Louisa) and make a LEFT. Continue down JJ Blvd. over the Florida Ave. tracks and make a LEFT on Florida Ave. Continue down Florida Ave. to Desire St. and make a RIGHT on Desire St. Continue down Desire St. King and Queen STOP 2522 Desire Street (Marguerite's House). Continue down Desire Street to North Claiborne Ave. STOP Stewart's Diner (Ladies of Unity). Continue down Desire to St. Claude. RIGHT on St. Cluade Ave. to Stuph'd Beignets & Burgers. STOP Stuph'd Beignets & Burgers (CTC Steppers). Continue down St. Claude to Franklin Ave. RIGHT on Franklin Ave. Continue down Franklin Ave. to STOP Franklin Avenue Bar (Dumaine St. Gang). Continue down Franklin Ave. to N. Johnson. RIGHT on N. Johnson to Almonaster, LEFT on Almonaster. Continue down Almonaster, over the Almonaster Bridge to Higgins Blvd. RIGHT on Higgins Blvd. to Carver Rams Way and Johnny Jackson Blvd. END X'Quisite Stylez Barbershop Hear our interviews with Nine Times' Raphael Parker and Nine Superior Ladies' Terrielle Joseph in the players below!
Sudan Second Line Parade
14.8.2023Sudan 2022 by MJ Mastrogiovanni START at Treme Center (900 N. Villere St.). Take St. Phillip St. to Henriette Delille St. LEFT on Henriette Delille St. to Ursulines St. LEFT on Ursulines St. (Dirge for Archie Chapman) STOP Chapman Family (Dance Across "The Porch" - 1232 Ursulines Ave.) Continue on Ursulines St. to N. Robertson St. LEFT on N. Robertson St. to Basin St. RIGHT on Basin St. to N. Claiborne Avenue RIGHT on N. Claiborne Ave. to St. Phillip St. STOP Ole & Nu Style Fellas. Continue on N. Claiborne to St. Anthony St. (Dirge for Kenneth Dykes) Continue on N. Claiborne Ave. to Touro St. STOP Dumaine St. Gang Continue on N. Claiborne to Elysian Fields Ave. RIGHT on Elysian Fields Ave. to N. Rampart St. RIGHT on N. Rampart St. to Touro STOP Black Men of Labor Continue on N. Rampart St. through McShane Place to St. Bernard Ave. RIGHT on St. Bernard Ave. to N. Claiborne Ave. DISBAND Hunter's Field In the player below, hear our interview with Sudan's Terrell Allen & Kendrick Johnson and, in the second player, with Cheryl Roberts of Versatile Ladies of Style!
Original Four Second Line Parade
14.8.2023Original Four [Photo by Action Jackson] START Armstrong Park @ N. Rampart. Proceed up N. Rampart to S. Rampart. Continue to Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. STOP Under the Bridge: Dumaine Gang. Proceed forward LEFT on Jackson to brainard St. RIGHT on Philip St. LEFT on Baronne St. Up Baronne to Washington Ave. RIGHT on Washington Ave., up Washington to Dryades St. STOP Sportsman's Corner. Up Dryades to Philip. LEFT on Philip, RIGHT on Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. Proceed to Jackson St. LEFT on Jackson St. STOP Jackson St. & S. Liberty ST.: C.T.C. Social & Pleasure Club. LEFT on S. Liberty, proceed forward, right on Simon Bolivar to LaSalle. DISBAND Washington & LaSalle Hear the interview with Original Four's Wendell Jackson in the player below!
Prince & Lady of Wales Second Line Parade
14.8.2023Prince of Wales at Jazz Fest 2019 [Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee] START Prince of Wales House (3821 Annunciation St.). RIGHT on General Taylor St. to Magazine St. RIGHT on Magazine St. to Louisiana Ave. LEFT on Louisiana Ave and down Louisiana Ave to STOP Sandpiper Lounge (2119 Louisiana Ave.). Continue on Louisiana Ave. to LaSalle St. RIGHT on LaSalle St, down LaSalle St. to Washington Ave. RIGHT on Washington Ave. to STOP Rufus' Place (2328 Washington Ave). Up Washington Ave. to STOP Commander's Palace (1403 Washington Ave). Up Washington Ave to Tchoupitoulas St. RIGHT on Tchoupitoulas St. Up Tchoupitoulas St. to STOP NOLA Brewing Co. (3001 Tchoupitoulas St.). Up Tchoupitoulas St. to DISBAND Carmouche's Rock Bottom Lounge (3801 Tchoupitoulas St.) In the players below, hear our interviews with Lady Wales' Shantrell Simms and Prince of Wales' Jeffrey Parker:
Family Ties Second Line Parade
14.8.2023Family Ties at Jazz Fest [Photo by Eli Mergel] START 2005 N. Broad @ J's Place. Proceed up N. Broad Street to Ursulines Ave. U-TURN at Ursulines Ave. to Gov. Nicholls. STOP with Bang Bang Dumaine Gang. Continue on N. Broad St. then RIGHT on Esplanade. Continue on Esplanade to N. Claiborne Avenue. STOP Under the bridge with Sportsman Ladies & Ko. Continue on Esplanade then LEFT on N. Villere St. LEFT on Kerlerec St. STOP at Hank's Bar with Divine Ladies. RIGHT on N. Claiborne Avenue to St. Bernard Ave. LEFT on St. Bernard to N. Broad Street. END 2005 N. Broad @ J's Place