title: Excelsior Band
description: The Excelsior Band was founded in 1883 by John A. Pope. It has since become synonymous with Mobile, Alabama's, Mardi Gras celebration. In this photo the band is seen marching down the street during a Mardi Gras parade.
creator: The Excelsior Band, Inc.
keywords: musical instruments, bands, groups, drums, horns, uniforms, Mardi Gras
source: Miscellaneous Collections