NEW ORLEANS -- The 25th annual Orpheuscapade, the extravagant ball that starts when the Krewe of Orpheus parade rolls into the Convention Center downtown, went off without a hitch Lundi Gras night.
Performers included Big Freedia, Amanda Shaw, Deacon John and more.
Harry Connick, Jr., is a celebrity rider and one of the founders of Orpheus. He and Captain Sonny Borey created the parade 25 years ago.
Here are some pics from tonight's festivities: