Antoine Batiste
Key information
Status Alive
Profession Musician
Relationships Desiree - partner
LaDonna Batiste-Williams - ex-wife
Behind the scenes
Portrayed by Wendell Pierce
Season 1, 2, 3 & 4
First episode "Do You Know What It Means"
Last episode "... To Miss New Orleans"
Appearances 36 episodes (see below)
Antoine Batiste is a trombonist constantly hunting for his next gig, Antoine lives with Desiree, the mother of his infant daughter. He rarely sees his two sons with his ex-wife LaDonna, in part because he has no car since the storm and must rely on cabs and public transportation.

Behind the scenesEdit

Antoine Batiste is a major character in the first, second, third and fourth seasons. He is played by starring cast member Wendell Pierce.


Season one appearances
Do You Know What It Means Meet De Boys on the Battlefront Right Place, Wrong Time At the Foot of Canal Street
Shame, Shame, Shame Shallow Water, Oh Mama Smoke My Peace Pipe All On a Mardi Gras Day
Wish Someone Would Care I'll Fly Away
Season two appearances
Accentuate the Positive Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky On Your Way Down Santa Claus, Do You Ever Get the Blues?
Slip Away Feels Like Rain Carnival Time Can I Change My Mind?
What Is New Orleans? That's What Lovers Do Do Watcha Wanna
Season three appearances
"Knock with Me – Rock with Me" "Saints" "Me Donkey Want Water" "The Greatest Love"
"I Thought I Heard Buddy Bolden Say" "Careless Love" "Promised Land" "Don't You Leave Me Here"
"Poor Man's Paradise" "Tipitina"
Season four appearances
"Yes We Can Can" "This City" "Dippermouth Blues"
"Sunset on Louisianne" "...To Miss New Orleans"
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