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Beloved New Orleans performer Chris Owens passes away Tuesday ahead of Easter parade

2 years 2 months 1 week ago Tuesday, April 05 2022 Apr 5, 2022 April 05, 2022 3:21 PM April 05, 2022 in News
Source: WWL-TV
Photo: NOLA.com

NEW ORLEANS - Legendary Bourbon Street performer and club owner Chris Owens died Tuesday.

Owens opened her first club on Bourbon Street in 1957 and rose to fame as a singer, dancer, and entertainer.

Owens was planning her annual Easter parade, which she has led since the '80s. The parade will roll in Owens' honor on Easter Sunday.

Fans shared their sentiments and memories of past shows through social media. 

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