Bacchus Bash 2019 announces music lineup for free, annual block party

Mannie Fresh, Bag of Donuts and The TopCats will headline Bacchus Bash 2019 on Sunday, March 3 at Generations Hall.

The free, annual block party kicks off at noon. Started in the 1980s, Bacchus Bash has always preceded the renowned Bacchus parade, becoming one of New Orleans’ biggest Mardi Gras traditions. The indoor/outdoor party showcases several stages, some of the city’s best local bands and great drink specials.

Here’s the complete music lineup:

Noon – 1 p.m. DJ Wixx

1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Paris Avenue

3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Category 6

5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Topcats

7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Bag of Donuts

8:30 p.m. – untilĀ  Mannie Fresh, DJ Scene and other DJs TBA

While the event is free and open to the public, VIP tickets are available for $100 each. VIP tickets include access to the outdoor grandstand, a premium open bar and a private indoor area with restrooms. And having access to a restroom during Carnival is such a priority! Anyone interested in a VIP ticket, visit or

Photo courtesy: Krewe of Bacchus

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“Supernatural” actor Jensen Ackles will reign as Bacchus LI when the New Orleans Superkrewe rolls Sunday for 5:45 PM. Bacchus starts at the corner of Napoleon and Tchoupitoulas and conclude at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on the Riverfront.

For more information on the Bacchus Bash or parade route, head over to the superkrewe’s website.