Mardi Gras

Video: Black Masking Indians, Mardi Gras 2024

Tue, 02/20/24
One week ago today, the Black Masking Indians of New Orleans debuted their new suits for the year. A large congregation gathered outside the Backstreet Cultural Museum at various points throughout the day to celebrate the spirit of Mardi Gras Day within their community whil... Read more

Video: Mississippi River on Mardi Gras Day

Mon, 02/19/24
A snapshot in time for Mardi Gras 2024! This was the scene by the Mississippi River after the parades on Mardi Gras Day (February 13, 2024).  Read more

Photos: Mardi Gras 2024

Wed, 02/14/24
A few photo highlights from a beautiful Mardi Gras Day 2024! Read more

Mardi Gras 2024 on WWOZ

Mon, 02/12/24
Authored by Carrie Booher
Tune in to WWOZ for the sounds of Mardi Gras! Listen at 90.7 FM locally or at anywhere. Here's the programming schedule for the next couple days: LUNDI GRAS 6-9am Ol' Man River special Carnival show 9-11am Traditional Jazz with Dan Meyer 11am-2pm New Orleans Music ... Read more

Video: Mardi Gras 2024

Sun, 02/11/24
From parades to concerts to Mardi Gras Indian practice and more, it's already been a wonderful Carnival 2024! Check out these highlights from the last couple weeks around New Orleans: Read more

Photos: Courir des Les Malfecteurs 2024

Sun, 02/04/24
This is Courir des Les Malfecteurs in Church Point, Louisiana on Saturday, January 27, 2024! The traditional courir—the French word for run—is led by the capitaine followed by costumed and masked participants on horseback, foot, or trailer. They make their pilgrimage, singi... Read more

Baby Dolls Blessings of the Streets

Thu, 01/11/24
The Baby Dolls will be out for a Blessings of the Streets on Saturday, January 13 at 11am in the courtyard at the New Orleans Jazz Museum. Please enter the Barracks Street entrance to access the Courtyard. The Baby Dolls will come together in full regalia from past carnival... Read more

2024 Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

Mon, 01/01/24
Authored by Carrie Booher
The Mardi Gras season is upon us again! Here's the parade schedule for 2024 (subject to change). LUNDI GRAS Monday, February 12 2pm Red Beans - Marigny 2pm Dead Beans - Bayou St. John 2pm Feijao/Green Beans - Bywater 5:15pm Proteus - Uptown 6pm Orpheus - Uptown MARDI GRAS ... Read more

Photos: Les Malfacteurs 2023

Sun, 02/19/23
This is Courir de Mardi Gras Les Malfecteurs in Church Point, Louisiana. The traditional courir-- the French word for run-- is led by the capitaine, followed by costumed and masked participants on horseback, foot, or trailer. They make their pilgrimmage, singing and dancing... Read more

Fred LeBlanc

Mon, 02/13/23
Tune in as Fred LeBlanc joins host Michael Dominici live in the studio! Listen at 90.7 FM or watch our live video stream on Facebook to hear Cowboy Mouth's new Mardi Gras song. Read more

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