Events

Jan
19

Performance: Bal Masque 2019 Creole Carnival Celebration

The Roots of Music band plays the must attend event of New Orleans’ Carnival season! This year’s Bal Masque party features live New Orleans Brass & Funk, Cajun Dancehall and Haitian Vodou Rock ‘n’ Roots music benefitting the youth of New Orleans. Dance the night away in black tie or costume, mask required! Featuring food and libations by James Beard Award-Winning Chefs. All proceeds benefit the mission of the Link Stryjewski Foundation to nourish, educate and empower the youth of New Orleans.

For Bal Masqué, Chefs Donald Link and Stephen Stryjewski (Herbsaint Restaurant, Cochon Restaurant, Cochon Butcher, and Peche Seafood Grill) bring together a host of nationally renowned celebrity chefs and mixologists for an unforgettable evening. VIP tickets and tables available. Entertainment Line-Up: Ram Haiti, The Vermilionaires, featuring members of Lost Bayou Ramblers, Cha Wa, Pinettes Brass-Band, The Roots of Music. Purchase tickets starting at $300 http://bit.ly/BalMasqueTickets2019

6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Feb
24

Mardi Gras Parade: Krewe of King Arthur

The Roots of Music will be marching with ‘New Orleans’ friendliest Krewe’ on Sunday, February 24 at 1pm. King Arthur is the 3rd of 4 parades parading on Sunday of the first weekend of Mardi Gras. The parade follows the new “Uptown” route which starts at Jefferson and Magazine, takes Magazine down to Napoleon Avenue to St. Charles Avenue to Canal Street before turning right down Canal Street to Tchoupitoulas. The parade ends at the Intersection of Poydras and Tchoupitoulas.

1:00 pm -
Feb
28

Mardi Gras Parade: Knights of Chaos

The Roots of Music Marching Crusaders join the Knights of Chaos parade immediately following the Knights of Babylon. The krewe will start at the intersection of Napoleon Avenue and Magazine Street in New Orleans. The parade will proceed north until St. Charles Street, where the krewe will turn east. The Knights of Chaos will follow St. Charles all the way to Lee Circle, around the circle and back on St. Charles northward to Canal Street. At Canal, the parade will turn southeast on Canal and follow the road to Camp Street, where the parade will turn south. The parade will continue down Camp Street and end when it reaches Poydras Street.

6:15 pm -
Mar
3

Mardi Gras Parade: Krewe of Bacchus

The Roots of Music Marching Crusaders joins the Krewe of Bacchus on the Sunday before Fat Tuesday. The Bacchus Parade starts at the corner on Napoleon and Tchoupitoulas. After a procession through uptown and downtown New Orleans, the Krewe of Bacchus concludes its parade at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on the New Orleans riverfront.

5:15 pm -
Mar
4

Mardi Gras Parade: Krewe of Proteus

The Krewe of Proteus parade will start at the intersection of Napoleon Avenue and Magazine Street in New Orleans. The parade will head along Napoleon Avenue north until St. Charles Street, where the parade will turn east. The Krewe of Proteus will follow St. Charles all the way to Lee Circle, around the circle and back on St. Charles northward to Canal Street. At Canal, the parade turns right until the intersection of Chartres Street, where the parade will end.

5:15 pm -