Sunday, September 6, 2009
Black Men of Labor Annual Labor Day Parade
Start: Sweet Lorraine's Jazz Club, 3 p.m.
1931 St. Claude Avenue, Treme
Resources: The Black Men of Labor's website
The parade begins at 3:00 p.m. at Sweet Lorraine's Jazz Club. The parade will then move through the city down to Rampart and through the historic Esplanade Ridge and Treme neighborhoods making several stops before returning to Sweet Lorraine's.
The Black Men of Labor welcomes all to celebrate the contribution and gifts of Legendary Jazz Musician Danny Barker, Edwin Hampton and Pop King Michael Jackson. Traditional Jazz Brass Band music will be performed by the legendary Treme Brass Band, the New Orleans Young Traditional Jazz Band and the HOT 8 Brass Band dressed in traditional parade uniforms. The BMOL will have Two Division of men dressed in their traditional African Garment with umbrella and handkerchief to match. Adorn with 3 dimensional streamers and decorative fan in completing their ensemble which has distinguished them from all other parading organization, said Johnson.
Labor Day Festivities
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