Nov 232019
 

The Junior Buckjumpers dance through the streets of Central City in 2011. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

The Original New Orleans Lady & Men Buckjumpers second-line, one of the season’s most popular, is happening this Sunday. Continue reading »

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Oct 122019
 

Paul Landry of the Original Prince of Wales Social Aid and Pleasure Club leads the Silence Is Violence peace walk down Tchoupitoulas Street in 2012. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Prince of Wales Social Aid and Pleasure Club is holding its 91st annual second-line on Sunday afternoon. The theme of the parade is “1619 to 2019, and still we rise,” in recognition of the year the first slave ship arrived in Jamestown, Virginia. Continue reading »

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Sep 212019
 

The Young Men Olympians leave their clubhouse on South Liberty Street up to Jackson Avenue in 2014. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger file photo)

The Young Men Olympian Junior Benevolent Association will present its second-line on Sunday afternoon. It is the group’s 135th annual parade.

The social aid and pleasure club club was established in 1884 and puts on one of the biggest parades of the season. The 2019 parade begins and ends at the club’s Norman Dixon Sr. Clubhouse at 2101 S. Liberty St., with stops at the Sportsman’s Lounge at Second and Dryades streets, the Big Man Lounge on Louisiana and PeeWee’s Crabcakes on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Continue reading »

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Sep 012019
 

Members of the Lady Uptown Swingers dance down Magnolia Street in 2017. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

The second-line season started last weekend, with the Valley of the Silent Men in Central City. The full schedule of Sunday afternoon social aid and pleasure club parades, from WWOZ.org, is below. Continue reading »

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Jun 222019
 

Members of the Lady Uptown Swingers dance down Magnolia Street in 2017. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

The Uptown Swingers will parade Sunday from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. through the Freret, Uptown, Milan, Central City, Hoffman Triangle and Broadmoor neighborhoods. Lineup is at 3 p.m.

It’s the last second-line before the clubs take a break for the summer. The second-line season will start up again at the end of August. Continue reading »

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Jun 152019
 

A 2011 second-line proceeds down Baronne Street near Washington Avenue. (Uptown Messenger file photo)

The 2019 Perfect Gentlemen’s Father’s Day second-line is set for Sunday, June 16. This year, the Perfect Women, Unexpected Rebels and Brothers of Change will be second-lining with the group.

The Perfect Gentlemen parades twice annually so the group can honor the city’s fathers with a Father’s Day second-line. The social aid and pleasure club is run by a father-son duo, Travis Lyons and his son T-Lyons. Continue reading »

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Apr 202019
 

Pigeon Town Steppers member Duckie on Willow Street during the 2013 parade. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Pigeon Town Steppers will present its 25th annual Easter second-line on Sunday, April 21. The social aid and pleasure club will be accompanied by the Big 6 Brass Band and Da Truth Brass Band.

Traffic will be restricted along the route. Expect road closures and traffic delays during the event, which begins at 1 and ends at 5 p.m.. Call 504-658-8100 for parking enforcement.

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Mar 152019
 

The Stooges Brass Band will accompany the Single Men Social Aid and Pleasure Club on Sunday. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com file photo)

The Single Men Social Aid and Pleasure Club second-line on Sunday, March 17, starts in Mid-City and ends in Milan, on a route that is likely to get the parade to Central City about the time the Mardi Gras Indians are finishing their Super Sunday procession. The club’s schedule has them meeting up with the 9th Ward Hunters tribe at the Purple Rain bar on Saratoga Street. The second-line will feature the Stooges Brass Band. Continue reading »

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Jan 252019
 

The Ladies of Unity Social Aid and Pleasure Club will present its second-line parade on Sunday, Jan. 27, from 1 to 5 p.m. through the Central City, Hoffman Triangle and Broadmoor neighborhoods. The parade will begin and end at Second and Dryades streets.

Traffic will be restricted along the route depicted below. Expect road closures and traffic delays during the second-line. Continue reading »

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Jan 052019
 

The 2019 Perfect Gentlemen second-line will take place Sunday, Jan. 6, through the Central Business District, the Warehouse District and the Central City, Garden District, Milan and Broadmoor neighborhoods.

Traffic will be restricted along the route below. Expect road closures and traffic delays during the event. RTA services might be interrupted during this event as well.

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Dec 292018
 

The 2018 Lady and Men Rollers second-line will parade Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. in the Central City, Hoffman Triangle, Broadmoor, Garden District and Milan neighborhoods. The social aid and pleasure clubs are marching with the Grammy-winning Hot 8 Brass Band.

Traffic will be restricted along the route below, so expect road closures and traffic delays in the afternoon. RTA services might be interrupted during the parade as well.

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Oct 192012
 

The Men and Ladies of Class will start their 2012 second line Sunday at 1 p.m. at The Yacht Club, 540 South Broad Street, make a long loop through Central City, and end up back where it started four hours later, according to Big Red Cotton’s post at Gambit.

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