Takin' It to the Streets

Valley of Silent Men [Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee]

Valley of Silent Men [Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee]
Valley of Silent Men [Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee]


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Happening This Week

Valley of Silent Men Second Line Parade

Valley of Silent Men [Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee]

Valley of Silent Men [Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee]
Valley of Silent Men [Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee]
Sunday, August 28, 2016 -
3:00pm to 7:00pm


The Valley of Silent Men Social Aid & Pleasure Club

31st Annual Parade

Sunday, August 28, 2016 3 p.m. sharp

Dedicated to our beloved members Leon Anderson Sr., Larry Mazent, and John West


START (Tapps) 2800 Rocheblave St, continue down Washington. Left on Claiborne to Jackson, right on Jackson Ave.

STOP Kings Fashion, 2811 Jackson Ave, continue down Jackson to Freret, right on Freret to Philip, brief Memorial Pause (R.I.P. Mr. Leon Anderson, Larry Mazent, and John West). Proceed down Philip to Magnolia, left down to Seventh, right on Seventh.

STOP Come on VOSM Queen 2016 "Net" and Dreamgirls 2705 Seventh St VOSM continue Seventh St. to Second & Dryades

STOP Sportsmans Corner, continue down Second, left on Danneel to Washington, right on Washington, continue to LaSalle.

STOP True Breed S/P Club, corner of Washington & LaSalle, continue up Washington to Claiborne, left on Claiborne, right on Toledano to Rocheblave

Disband @ Tapps like we never left!!



Queen 2016 - Antoinette (Nette) and the dream girls

Trolley Guest: Mr. Leon Anderson Family Trolley/Second line Jammers


Special Thanks to: Antoinette and Court, Tru Breed, Sportsman Corner, Secondline Jammers, Norman Dixon Foundation, NOPD Force, Jazz & Heritage Foundation, Secondline Parade Fund



Coming Up Soon


Young Men Olympians Anniversary Parade

Sunday, September 11 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm


Good Fellas Second Line Parade

Sunday, September 18 at 1:00pm - 5:00pm


Young Men Olympians Annual Parade

Sunday, September 25 at 1:00pm - 5:00pm


More Takin' It to the Streets


Photo Highlights from the 2015-16 second line season

See them here, or on Flickr.


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) - 10p

Wednesdays - TBC Brass Band with DJ Action Jackson at Celebrations Hall (1701 St. Bernard Ave) - 10p

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

Thursdays - TBC Brass Band with DJ Action Jackson at Brandy Bar (2126 AP Tureaud) - 9p

Sundays - Hot 8 Brass Band at the Howlin' Wolf - "The Den" (907 S. Peters St) - 10p


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