nolanewsBand members congregate outside the Williams Research Center along with Michael Maldonado, center left, and Fabien Espinosa, who are members of the Big Easy Sisters, "The Sisters of the Muddy Waters" before a jazz funeral procession honoring those who died in the UpStairs Lounge fire in the quarter on June 24, 2013. The sisters devote themselves to community service, ministry and outreach to the queer community. Thirty two people died as a result of the fire which occurred on June 24, 1973. The procession paused at the site of the fire marked by a bronze sidewalk plaque at the corner of Iberville and Chartres Streets. Photo by @kathleenflynn #nola #neworleans
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