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The Original Pigeon Town Steppers and Ladies Pigeon Town Steppers 20th Annual Easter Sunday Parade

Sun, Apr 20, 2014 1:00pm


The Original Pigeon Town Steppers

and Ladies Pigeon Town Steppers

Easter Sunday Secondline 

Date: April 20, 2014

Time: 1:00pm





START: 3816 Magnolia St. -Silky's Lounge-Continue down General Taylor St., to Claiborne Ave., turn right on Claiborne to Toledano St., turn left on Toledano to S. Galvez St., turn right on Galvez to Washington Ave., turn left on Washington to S. Rocheblave St.

STOP: Fox 3 Lounge-Continue down Washington Ave., to Earhart Blvd., turn left on Earhart to Broadway St., turn left on Broadway St., turn left on Broadway to Fig St.

STOP: Broadway Bar-(Toast To The Queen & King)-Continue down Broadway St. to Walmsley St., turn right on Walmsley to Carrollton Ave., turn left on Carrollton to Apple St., turn right on Apple to Monroe St.

STOP: E & C Lounge-Continue down Monroe St. to Nelson St., turn left on Nelson to Leonidas St., turn right on Leonidas to Claiborne Ave., turn left on Claiborne to Short St., turn right on Short to Hickory St., turn left on Hickory to Adam St.

PAUSE FOR A WORTHY CAUSE-Continue down Adam St. to Birch St., turn right on Birch to Carrollton Ave., turn left on Carrollton to Oak St., turn right on Oak to Cambronne St.

STOP: Maple Leaf Bar-Continue down Oak St. to Leonidas St., turn right on Leonidas St. to Willow St., turn left on Willow to Monroe St., turn right on Monroe to Birch St.

STOP: Sista Sista Bar & Lounge-Continue down Monroe St. to Green St. turn right on Green to Joliet St. turn left on Joliet to Spruce St.



2013 Queen: Ms. April, 2012 Queen: Gayle Fairley, 2011 Queen: Quwanda Blackwell, 2010 Queen: Troval Jefferson, 2009 Queen: Rosary Mc Caskill, 2008 Queen: Ms. Lori, 2006 Queen: KATRINA, 2005 Queen: Lola Taylor, 2004 Queen: Ms. Edna Henry, 2003 Queen: Lisa Duncan, 2002 Queen: Laquatta Henry
2013 King: Chuck, 2012 King: Steven Bernard, 2011 King: Lamar Jefferson, 2010 King: Darnell Green, 2009 King: Bill Butler, 2008 King: , 2007 King: Tator, 2006 King: KATRINA, 2005 King: Bobby Brown, 2004 King: Thaduess Hardy, 2003 King: Leroy Carey, 2002 King: Stanley Martin
2014 Queen: Tromeka Jefferson                                
Maids: Troyann Jefferson, Tomesha Adam, Tronesha Christian. Alonka David, Tiffany Bass
2014 King: Will Uptown Ambassador                    
Dukes: Hap, Pony, Tim, Big Byron & Quincy the bird man


Thanks to the Norman Dixon Sr. Foundation, Thanks to all our supporters who help made this day possible. Also we ask that you leave you Guns and Troubles at home, cause N.O.P.D. will be in effect to serve and protect.


Original Pigeon Steppers President Joseph “Rollin' Joe” Henry at WWOZ.


Start: Silky's Lounge
3816 Magnolia St
New Orleans, LA 70115
The Original Pigeon Town Steppers at Jazz Fest 2010. (Photo by Hunter King)

"Honey" Banister's 1st Annual Easter Second Line Parade

Sun, Apr 20, 2014
2:30pm - 9:00pm

"Honey" Banister's 1st Annual 

Easter Second Line Parade

Honoring the Big Chiefs!

Easter Sunday - A Sunday to Remember

Line Up:
2:30pm Corner of Simon Bolivar & Jackson (Chicken Mart)

Start Time:
3:00pm to Second & Dryades


Immediately following the parade @ Handa Wanda's
2425 Dryades St NOLA 70113 (504)813-3496

5:00pm Premiere of "We Won't Bow Down"...documentary film all about the Mardi Gras Indians
7:00pm Big Chief Awards
8:00pm Unified Indian Practice



Community Events & Announcements

Do you have an event you would like to see featured here on In The Streets? We'd love to share it with the community! Please email us the details at feedback@wwoz.org

Weekly Brass Band and Mardi Gras Indian Activities:

Sundays - TBC Brass Band at the Blue Nile (532 Frenchmen St) - 10pm

Sundays - Hot 8 Brass Band at the Howlin' Wolf the Den (907 South Peters, corner of S. Peters and St. Joseph) - 10pm

Tuesdays - Rebirth Brass Band at the Maple Leaf (8316 Oak St) - 10pm

Wednesdays - TBC Brass Band with DJ Action Jackson at Celebrations Hall (1701 St. Bernard Ave) - 9pm

Wednesdays - Treme Brass Band at the Candlelight Lounge (925 N. Robertson St) - 9pm