Mystic Krewes of Druids and Nyx roll on the Uptown route (live coverage and photos)

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The first of the Mystic Krewe of Druids' dilemma floats asks, "Paper or Plastic?" (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The first of the Mystic Krewe of Druids’ dilemma floats asks, “Paper or Plastic?” (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Uptown route sprang back to life Wednesday night, when the Mystic Krewe of Druids rolled with the satiric theme of “Druid Dilemmas, followed by the Mystic Krewe of Nyx and their celebration of Elvis Presley.

A rider in the Mystic Krewe of Nyx displays throws to the Magazine Street crowd. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

A rider in the Mystic Krewe of Nyx displays throws to the Magazine Street crowd. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)


Mystic Krewe of Druids

The Mystic Krewe of Druids' Archdruid float rolls down Magazine Street. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Mystic Krewe of Druids’ Archdruid float rolls down Magazine Street. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Riders on the Druids' "The Consultant" float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Riders on the Druids’ “The Consultant” float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

A rider on the Druids' float "The Consultant" hands beads into the crowd. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

A rider on the Druids’ float “The Consultant” hands beads into the crowd. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Druids' salute to police and firefighters. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Druids’ salute to police and firefighters. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Druids' "Tree of Life" float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Druids’ “Tree of Life” float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Riders on the Druids' title float, "Druid Dilemmas." (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Riders on the Druids’ title float, “Druid Dilemmas.” (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Druids' "EBT Card of Job?" float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Druids’ “EBT Card of Job?” float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

A rider on the Druids "Fork in the Road" float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

A rider on the Druids “Fork in the Road” float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Druids' "Muses or Nyx" float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Druids’ “Muses or Nyx” float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Sophie B. Wright marching band performs on Magazine Street during the Druids' parade. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Sophie B. Wright marching band performs on Magazine Street during the Druids’ parade. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Druids "Druids or Nyx" float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Druids “Druids or Nyx” float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

A rider on the Druids' "Magicians" float looks over the Magazine Street crowd. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

A rider on the Druids’ “Magicians” float looks over the Magazine Street crowd. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Mystic Krewe of Nyx

The Nyx Goddess float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Jenna Frazier reigned as the 2015 Goddess of Nyx. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Parade-goers young and old watch the Talladega College marching band on Magazine Street. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Parade-goers young and old watch the Talladega College marching band on Magazine Street. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Riders on the Nyx Title Float, "Nyx Celebrates the King." (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Riders on the Nyx Title Float, “Nyx Celebrates the King.” (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Warren Easton Charter High School marches in the Nyx parade. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Warren Easton Charter High School marches in the Nyx parade. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Nyx "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Nyx “Are You Lonesome Tonight?” float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Nyx is known for their generous throws. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Nyx is known for their generous throws. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

A Nyx rider teases the Magazine Street crowd with a hand-decorated purse. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

A Nyx rider teases the Magazine Street crowd with a hand-decorated purse. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Nyx returned the Druids' mockery on the "Don't Be Cruel" float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Nyx returned the Druids’ mockery on the “Don’t Be Cruel” float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Spectators held up large signs and small children to attract throws from Nyx. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Spectators held up large signs and small children to attract throws from Nyx. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The St. Katharine Drexel Prep marching band performs on Magazine Street. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The St. Katharine Drexel Prep marching band performs on Magazine Street. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Riders distribute purses from he Nyx "Heartbreak Hotel" float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Riders distribute purses from the Nyx “Heartbreak Hotel” float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Nyx had a feminine interpretation of "Blue Suede Shoes." (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Nyx had a feminine interpretation of “Blue Suede Shoes.” (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

A Nyx rider on the "You're the Devil in Disguise" float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

A Nyx rider on the “You’re the Devil in Disguise” float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Nyx "Polk Salad Annie" float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Nyx “Polk Salad Annie” float. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

See below for live coverage.

Live Blog Krewes of Druids and Nyx
 

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