Mardi Gras

New Orleans Mayor Would Have Canceled Mardi Gras Had the Feds Raised Any 'Red Flags'

Mayor Cantrell says she would have shutdown Mardi Gras has the Feds raised any red flags amid the coronavirus outbreak. “If we were given clear direction, we would not have had Mardi Gras, and I would have been the leader to cancel,” she said.
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Best Cities to Celebrate Mardi Gras in the U.S.

New Orleans isn’t the only place to celebrate Mardi Gras (but it is objectively the best place to do so). If you’re looking to celebrate Fat Tuesday elsewhere, here are the best cities in America for the holiday.
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Jennifer Coolidge attends the Paramount Pictures' "Like A Boss" World Premiere at the SVA Theater on January 7, 2020 in New York, New York.

Actress Jennifer Coolidge to ride in Muses

Actress Jennifer Coolidge will ride in the Krewe of Muses will as an Honorary Muse, the Krewe announced Friday.
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Drew Brees and Alvin Kamara

Drew Brees and Alvin Kamara's Mardi Gras Superbowl Ad

Now Saints fans have an actual reason to tune into the Superbowl this weekend. Drew Brees and Alvin Kamara will be in a Mardi Gras themed commercial!
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Krewe of Isis Planning to Roll in Kenner Next Year?

The official announcement isn't coming till later today, but there's a route...so I'm guessing this is happening. The Krewe of Isis and the City of Kenner are expected to announce later today in a press conference that the 47 year old Mardi Gras Krewe will be relocating their parade to Kenner. Here...
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Forget Umbrellas - Here's Your New Rain Gear for Festival Season

Does "The Walking Pod" look a little insane? Yes. Would I have paid an insane amount of money for it the day I stood in the rain for 2 hours waiting for Billy Joel at Jazz Fest? YES! A company is marketing these as a replacement for umbrellas for people to get less wet in the rain. Now I don't...
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Mario Lopez Among Orpheus Celebrities for 2019

A.C. Slater is coming to Mardi Gras! Middle School me is so excited!!! Okay... 40-something me is pretty excited too. :) Along with our beloved Harry Connick Jr (even more beloved thanks to his letter to the NFL ) will be the following celebs in this year's Orpheus parade: Mario Lopez as the...
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Meet the TV Star that will be Bacchus in 2019

Full disclosure, I didn't know who Jensen Ackles was when I first heard the news that he will be reigning as Bacchus 51. And a little fuller disclosure...then I saw his picture. Oh. Hey there. ;) Meet Jensen Ackles, actor... demon hunter ... Saints fan... Bacchus monarch. Not sure about that call,...
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Mardi Gras 2019 Parade Schedule

Mardi Gras on Magic 101.9 is brought to you by SUPERCUTS - Every detail, just right. Ready everyday. And Sprint - Let the Good Times Roll with Unlimited Data, Talk and Text From Sprint. Route Krewe Time Saturday, February 16, 2019 Marigny/Quarter Krewe du Vieux 6:30pm Marigny/Quarter krewedelusion...
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Rod Stewart to Headline Endymion's 50th Anniversary

Captain Ed Muniz just announced this morning that the headline performer and Grand Marshal for the 50th year of Endymion is none other than Magic 101.9 artist ROD STEWART ! We cannot wait to welcome Rod back to New Orleans for the 2018 Krewe of Endymion. If you want to see him perform in the...
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