Bywater Neighborhood Music Debate Hits The Streets

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The city’s music debate hit the streets in the Marigny and Bywater.

Thursday’s second line demonstration brought focus to ongoing battles over the volume between musicians, artists and neighbors.

Protestors say New Orleans loses its culture when noise and permit laws are overly enforced.

Neighbors are fighting their right to sleep, especially when zoning laws already ban late night live entertainment.

When the parade past Mimi’s in the Marigny, second liners paused for a moment of silence protesting a lawsuit neighbors filed last week for noise.