Galactic performs at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 23, 2012. Mito Habe-Evans/NPR hide caption

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The New Orleans funk band Galactic's latest album, Carnivale Electrico, takes listeners from Fat Tuesday to Ash Wednesday. Zack Smith hide caption

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Galactic: A Funky Day In The Life Of Mardi Gras

The New Orleans funk band's latest album takes listeners from Fat Tuesday to Ash Wednesday.

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A costume typical of the Mardi Gras Indians. Josh Jackson hide caption

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