Grab your friends, hop aboard the float, throw some beads, have some King Cake, sip a Hurricane and just party like its Mardi celebrating the grand spirit of Mardi Gras. Music Doing Good director of Jazz and trombonist, Delfeayo Marsalis, gathers his crew of legendary Jazz musicians including saxophonist “Preacherman” Mark Gross, Jazz –all star drummer, Adonis Rose, along with Big Chiefs Gerard Bo Dollis and Big Chief Smiley Ricks to lead the parade. Don’t hesitate to don your beads and costumes and bask in the rich traditions, bold sounds and elation that come from this cherished event. All ticket sales benefit Music Doing Good in Schools outreach program, Musical Instrument Aid and Scholarship Fund.
Pre-party starts at 7 pm in the lobby of Zilkha Hall with complimentary hurricanes and refreshments. Performance begins at 8 pm. Ticket are $25 and available at thehobbycenter.org or by calling 713.315.2525.