Second-line season starts up; here’s the schedule

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. This schedule is subject to change with weather conditions and other circumstances. August 25 – Valley of Silent Men
September 8 – Young Men Olympians (mini)
September 15 – Good Fellas
September 22 – Young Men Olympians (regular)
September 29 – no parade
October 6 – Family Ties
October 13 – Prince of Wales
October 20 – Men of Class
October 27 – Black Men of Labor / Original Four
November 3 – We Are One
November 10 – Sudan
November 17 – Nine Times
November 24 – Men & Lady Buck Jumpers
December 1 – Dumaine Street Gang / Westbank Steppers
December 8 – New Generation
December 15 – Big Nine
December 22 – Women of Class
December 29 – Lady Rollers
January 5 – Perfect Gentlemen
January 12 – no parade
January 19 – Undefeated Divas
January 26 – Ladies & Men of Unity
February 2 – Treme Sidewalk Steppers
February 9 – CTC Steppers
February 16 – no parade
February 23 – no parade
March 1 – VIP Ladies & Kids
March 8 – Keep N It Real
March 15 – Single Men
March 22 – Revolution
March 29 – no parade
April 5 – Single Ladies
April 12 – Pigeon Town Steppers
April 19 – Ole & Nu Style Fellas
April 26 – no parade
May 3 – no parade
May 10 – Original Big Seven
May 17 – Divine Ladies / Zulu
May 24 – Money Wasters
May 31 – no parade
June 7 – no parade
June 14 – no parade
June 21 – Perfect Gentlemen / Father’s Day Parade
June 28 – Uptown Swingers

Uptown Swingers close out second-line season on Sunday

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. START: 4622 Loyola Ave. Proceed down Loyola Avenue
Right on Valence Street
Right on Magnolia Street (stop at Buck’s House)
Left on Napoleon Avenue
Right on S. Claiborne Avenue
Right on Washington Avenue (stop at Purple Rain)
Left on Dryades Street
Left on Philip Street
Right on Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard
Left on Jackson Avenue (stop at Kings Fashion)
Right on S. Prieur Street
Left on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Left on S. Dorgenois Street
Left on Washington Avenue
END: Washington Avenue and S. Rocheblave Street (disband at Tapps II & Fox Bar)

Traffic will be restricted along the route depicted below.

Perfect Gentlemen to second-line on Father’s Day

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.

Pigeon Town Steppers to second-line on Sunday

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.

Single Men to second-line through Central City on Super Sunday

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. The parade will impact the Mid-City, Tulane-Gravier, B. W. Cooper, Broadmoor, Central City, and Milan neighborhoods. It begins at 2 p.m. and ends at 6 p.m.

Traffic will be restricted along the route below.

Ladies of Unity to second-line on Sunday

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.

Perfect Gentlemen to second-line Sunday

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.

Lady and Men Rollers to second-line Sunday

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. The parade forms at 12:45 p.m. at 2812 St.