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Ellis Marsalis and Divine Ladies Second Lines Today

NEW ORLEANS (WYLD-FM)- The community and the Marsalis Family gets a chance to pay a hometown tribute to patriarch Ellis Marsalis, who died in April of 2020.

Here is a schedule of today's events:

Private Service 11a-1p Gallier Hall

Public Second Line 1:15-3:30 Gallier Hall to Congo Square

Community Repast (by invitation only) 4p-8p The Ellis Marsalis Center for Music

Also on tap at 1pm today is the annual second line parade of the Divine Ladies Social Aid & Pleasure Club.

Here is the route:

START AS ALWAYS: St. Charles & Jackson Avenues. Proceed down St. Charles Ave., to Washington Ave., RIGHT turn on Washington Ave., to Baronne St.

STOP Verret's Bar & Lounge (Pickup: KING 2022, MR. DIVINE 2022 & COURTS). Continue up Washington Ave. RIGHT turn on Dryades St. to Second St. Proceed up Second St.

STOP Sportsman's Ladies & Ko. Continue down Second St. to Danneel St. Proceed out Danneel St. to Washington Ave. RIGHT turn on Washington Ave. Continue up Washington Ave. to LaSalle Street. 

STOP Zulu Governo's Crew: A Toast to the King 2022. Continue Up Washington Ave. to S. Claiborne Ave. Proceed up S. Claiborne Ave. U-Turn on Amelia Street onto S. Claiborne. 

STOP Jazz Daiquiri Lounge, Big Man's Lounge & Chicken & Watermelon. Out S. Claiborne Ave. LEFT on to Toledano St. & proceed out Toledano St.

STOP In Memoriam of Sheketa Baptiste, "G Baby" & Myrtle "Maw Maw/Mama Divine" Siver & Shirley "Mrs. Chancellor" Zilton. Proceed down Toledano Street to Washington Ave {oh, lawd...I am tired!!!}

DISBAND Jazz It Up Lounge & Event Hall

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