The Krewe of Orpheus is excited to announce that rock icon, star of record breaking television series, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Bret Michaels will be headlining the Krewe’s 2017 Orpheuscapade and riding in the Lundi Gras evening parade themed On the Wave of a Dream.
2017 will see Bret as the only celebrity to be invited, returning twice to headline perform in front of the largest crowd for the Mardi Gras organization. By popular demand Michaels, an Orpheuscapade all-time favorite, will take time away from his sold out tour and will be leading the procession of 30 floats, 1,300 krewe members and 32 marching units on Monday, February 27, 2017 and then take the stage at the after parade celebration as the main attraction. “This is unprecedented in our 24 year history,” commented Captain Sonny Borey, “but response to Bret was so great when he rode and performed 5 years ago, we loved him and we had so many requests for his return, that we extended the invite. Lucky for us, Bret enjoyed Orpheus as much as Orpheus enjoyed Bret!”