New Orleans youth marching band dancing in the streets after COVID hiatus

“It’s like a warm feeling across my body.” Music fills streets and souls with return of Mardi Gras.

Kendahl Smith, 13, performs with The Roots of Music Marching Crusaders Band in the Krewe of King Arthur Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans, Louisiana. Festivities had been temporarily halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic but the tradition returned this year. 

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