Street Queens: The Original Pinettes

The all-female brass band made history as they took the win at Red Bull Street Kings 2013.

Last to march in; last to march out. That’s how The Original Pinettes, an all-female brass band, made history under the Claiborne Bridge in the Tremé at the Red Bull Street Kings brass band blowout.

New Orleans turned out to watch, dance and second line with TBC, New Creations, The Original Pinettes and New Breed brass bands as they played four rounds in a battle for brass supremacy. This year marked the second occasion of Red Bull Street Kings and the necessity to change the winners’ title from Street Kings to “Street Queens.”

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