by Red Cotton
YES!! Its finally here! Dun dun dun dun!
After a three month hiatus (two and a half actually but it felt like five - you do the math), second line season is upon us. Excitement! All that dancing, singing, laughing, sweating, eating, drinking, gossiping, swearing, flirting CANNOTWAIT!
The video above is to get you hyped. Below is a list of this weekends second lines and a brass band blowout lagniappe:
828 S. Peters Street
New Orleans, LA, 70130
Saturday August 29th - Katrina Second Line 10am to 1pm
Jourdan and Galvez to St. Claude left to St. Bernard right to Hunters Field (end)
Sunday August 30th-
Valley Of Silent Men SA&PC 24TH Anniversary Parade 1-5PM
Start: Club S&S Lounge, 2600 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. U-Turn on MLK to Magnolia St. Left on Magnolia St.
Stop Ferdie's House, 2220 Magnolia St. Up Magnolia St. to First Street. Left on First Street to Simon Bolivar. Left on Simon Bolivar to Jackson Ave. Right on Jackson Ave to Saratoga Street.
Pause: Tribute to the late Ja'Shawn Powell. Up Jackson Avenue to Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. Left on Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. to St. Andrew St. Up St. Andrew St.
Stop: Uncle P's Barbeque Stop, 1718 St. Andrew St. Right on Brainard St. to Philip St. Right on Philip St. to Baronne St. to Second St. Right on Second St.
Stop: Sportman's Lounge, 2433 Dryades St. Back down Second Street to Danneel St. Left on Danneel Street to Third St.
Stop: Bean Bros Lounge, 2601 Danneel St. Up Danneel St. to Louisiana Ave. Right on Louisiana Ave.
Stop: Sandpiper's Lounge, 211 Louisiana Ave. Back to Louisiana Ave to Toledano St. Back on Toledano St. to S. Rocheblave St. Right on South Rocheblave Street.
Stop: Tapp's Lounge, 2800 S. Rocheblave St. Right on S. Rocheblave St. to Washington Ave. Down Washington Ave. to Magnolia St. Right on Magnolia St. to Second St.
Stop: Teddy's Lounge, 2500 Magnolia St. Out Magnolia St. to Jackson Ave. Right on Jackson Ave. to S. Liberty St. Left on South Liberty St.
Disband: Dorothy's Lounge, 1739 S. Liberty St.
Monday August 31st Second Line to Save Charity Hospital 6-7pm
Featuring Rebirth Brass Band and The Hot 8 Brass band
Meet at Charity Hospital (1532 Tulane Avenue) at 5:45pm. Parade begins at 6:00pm sharp.
Start 1532 Tulane Ave. Up Tulane Ave. Turn Right on S. Galvez St. to Canal St. Turn right on Canal St. Continue to South Robertson then turn right and back to Charity Hospital
Sponsored by SaveCharityHospital.com, the Social Aid & Pleasure Club Task Force and the Committee to Reopen Charity Hospital www.savecharityhospital.com