Zulu Lundi Gras Festival announcement

Members of the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club announce the krewe's annual Lundi Gras Festival musical lineup at the Audubon Aquarium on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2024.?

Dozens of men clad in the classic gold coats and black pants of the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club assembled this weekend to announce the krewe's annual Lundi Gras Festival musical lineup.?

The celebration, now in its 30th?year, takes place Feb. 12 on New Orleans riverfront in Woldenberg Park. Hot Boy Ronald, The Top Cats, Jason Neville Funky Soul Band and Chiara Nicole are among those set to take one of three stages. The event lasts from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Other acts include DJ Jubilee, Indys Blue N'Tunes, Rockin' Dopsie, DJ Polo, 24/7 Band, Young Pin Stripe Brass Band, Dave Lemon & The Fleaux, Real Love, DJ Kool Breeze, Kelly School of Dance, Young Audiences High School and Bamzy Baby Productions.?

Public officials, including City Council members Helena Moreno and Eugene Green, joined Zulu members on Saturday for the announcement at the Audubon Aquarium. .

"I really thank you ... for the purpose you show, for the inspiration you show to our youth," Green said of the krewe. "Throughout our community, members of Zulu are making a very positive contribution."?

Details of the Lundi Gras Festival are available on the krewe's?website.?

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