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Big & Rich and Gretchen Wilson are taking part in one of the huge Mardi Gras parades in New Orleans Saturday. According to the Times-Picayne, the Krewe of Endymion parade will also feature Maroon 5 and Anderson Cooper riding on floats, and it will end up with a huge party called the Endymion Extravaganza at the newly renovated Superdome.

The Krewe of Edymion started in 1966 and features spectacular floats, as well as the motto “Throw Until It Hurts,” because those participating in the parade throw millions of beads, cups, coins and trinkets to the crowds as they pass.  The parade ends in a huge party called the Endymion Extravaganza, which will take place in the Superdome. 


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