Perfect Gentlemen to second-line on Father’s Day

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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.

The second-line starts at 3 p.m. and ends at  7 p.m.  The Hoffman Triangle, Faubourg Lafayette, Garden District and Central City neighborhoods will be affected.


START: 2811 Jackson Avenue and Willow Street (King’s Fashion)
Proceed down Jackson Avenue
Left on Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard (stop at Youth Center)
Right on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Right on St. Charles Avenue
Right on Washington Avenue (stop at Purple Rain)
Right on S. Claiborne Avenue
Right on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Right on Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard
END: 2043 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.

Traffic will be restricted along the route. Expect road closures and traffic delays during the event.

RTA routes may experience delays or detours during the event. All RTA service alerts, updates, and detours can also be accessed by downloading the RTA’s GoMobile app. To learn more, visit or call Ride Line at 504-248-3900.

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