In the Season Two premiere, Antoine contemplates a move while LaDonna resists one; Davis moves in new directions.
Antoine decides to form a band; Vincent Abreu drops a suspicious death case on Toni.
LaDonna confronts the return of the crime problem; Sofia channels her father's YouTube rants; Toni takes the Abreu case; Janette and Albert apply for Road Home money; Sonny barely escapes arrest.
Aunt Mimi and Davis form a record company and sign rapper Katey Red; Janette makes her dramatic departure from Restaurant Brulard; Antoine reluctantly lands a teaching job.
Lt. Colson questions the quality of police investigations; Janette lands at Le Bernardin; Annie attempts composing; Davis discovers new talent; Sofia gets an internship.
Hidalgo does a favor for a councilman; Antoine appoints a straw boss; Janette discovers that Jacques is in trouble; Sofia has a realization; John Hiatt and Henry Butler perform.
The 2007 Carnival season features the unveiling of new plumage from Albert and the discovery of a different sound for Delmond. Meanwhile, Davis hopes to stay in the city when Annie attends a rural celebration with Harley; Antoine takes his sons along for the ride; Cornell gives Sonny an alternative to the party scene; and Eric Ripert allows Janette to connect with her New Orleans roots.
Davis' band debuts, but Annie is hesitant to perform her new song. Meanwhile, Delmond runs his fusion sound by Dr. John; Nelson makes a deal with the city; Sofia falls in with the wrong crowd; and Janette mulls moving to a less intense job. Performers include Susan Cowsill and Leroy Jones.
Davis is upstaged by an up-and-coming rapper; Albert's attention to detail irks Delmond; Nelson makes the best of a frustrating situation; Toni questions hug witnesses; Colson moves to the hugging division; LaDonna faces a difficult choice; Annie experiences the good and bad of New Orleans; Antoine changes his tune on his teaching gig. Cowritten by George Pelecanos and David Simon.
Janette gets a new nickname; Toni relies on Colson for another favor; Sonny finds an unlikely reason to go to the docks; Antoine pays a price for his onstage antics; Albert and Delmond travel to make their record.
Jazz Fest takes center stage in New Orleans, giving Treme residents a welcome respite from a challenging year.