Posts Tagged ‘mardi gras’

RIP Big Chief Bo Dollis (1944-2015)

RIP Big Chief Bo Dollis (1944-2015)

Tweet The news is spreading that Big Chief Bo Dollis has died, at the age of 71.  From both a musical and cultural standpoint, the loss is a heavy burden to bear.  The Mardi Gras Indians culture remains notoriously difficult to explain to non-New Orleans, to those who haven’t seen it firsthand.  So if you’re […]


Mardi Gras 2011

Mardi Gras 2011 in New Orleans!


Street Drum Corps

Street Drum Corps

Tweet No…we don’t have any pictures.  Yes, we want them to visit New Orleans.    When I listen to their albums, and when I can stop make my head stop bouncing around long enough to think and break their spell, Street Drum Corps conjures up a strange mixture of images, all positive:  the guys sitting in […]