Celebrate Mardi Gras at Union Station with the Mudbug Brass Band

You might remember the Mudbug Brass Band from Union Station's 75th Anniversary celebration!

You might remember the Mudbug Brass Band from Union Station’s 75th Anniversary celebration!

So you want to experience the jazz and funk of a traditional Mardi Gras but you can’t get out of Los Angeles. Not to worry — Metro Presents is bringing Mardi Gras to you! Swing by Union Station on Tuesday, Feb. 17 to check out the Mudbug Brass Band, a Louisiana-rooted but Los Angeles based 8-piece New Orleans Jazz band dedicated to the Second Line tradition.

The band will lead a Second Line procession through Union Station from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. beginning in the East Portal and ending in the South Patio area. The free event is open to all ages.

Union Station is accessible via Metro Rail, Metro Bus and several municipal bus lines. Use the Trip Planner at metro.net for routes and connections. Bicycle parking is also available on site.

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