Last Saturday night (January 19), the Krewe du Vieux rang in the Mardi Gras season, rolling through the French Quarter and the Marigny in all its gaudy grandeur. Photographer Kim Welsh caught the salacious spectacle. Check out her shots from the (in)appropriately themed Krewe du Vieux Comes Early below.
[flickr-gallery mode="photoset" photoset="72157632607595449"]All photos courtesy of Kim Welsh. See more shots from the New Orleans music scene on OffBeat’s Flickr page.