Takin' It to the Streets

Takin It To The Street
WWOZ celebrates the beginning of the 2014-2015 second line parade season! Your source for second line routes sheets, Mardi Gras Indian events, and more.

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What's Happening This Week

Young Men Olympians Jr Anniversary Parade

Sun, Sep 14, 2014
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Young Men Olympian Junior Benevolent Association 


130th Annual Anniversary Parade 


Sunday, September 14, 2014, 1pm-3pm Sharp 


Dedicated To The Memory Of Bro. Leon Anderson Sr. And Bro. Larry Maxent.


Start at 1823 Washington Ave., Bethlehem Lutheran Chuch
Up Washington Ave to Claiborne Ave
Right on Claiborne Ave to Martin Luther King Blvd
Right on Martin Luther King Blvd
Up Martin Luther King Blvd to Simon Bolivar Ave
Right on Simon Bolivar Ave
Up Simon Bolivar Ave to Jackson Ave
Right on Jackson Ave
Up Jackson Ave to S. Liberty St
Right on S Liberty St
Up S. Liberty to the home of the Young Men Olympian Junior Benevolent Association, 2101 S Liberty St

Be Good!!!!!!    Be Nice!!!!!   Be Careful!!!!!


"YMO not responsible for Second Liners"

Parade Chairmen: 
Bro. Alfred "Bucket" Carter 
Bro. Richard Martin, Sr 
Bro. Stephen Solomon, Sr 
Bro. Johnny Smith 
Bro. Jerome Temple --- Grand Marshall


Interview with Norman Dixon - YMO President

Norman Dixon, Jr. and Action Jackson
Norman Dixon, Jr., President, Young Men Olympian Jr. Benevolent Association, and "Action" Jackson at WWOZ

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:

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

Fridays - Pinettes Brass Band at Bullet's Sports Bar (2441 A.P. Tureaud) - 8pm