Satchmo Summer Fest, the annual summer festival honoring the late, great Louis Armstrong, is...
Here's Little Freddie King with "Pauger Street Boogie", a song rooted in his memories of the Last...

San Fermin in Nueva Orleans, Saturday, July 11

San Fermin in Nueva Orleans
The 9th Annual Running of the Bulls at San Fermin in Nueva Orleans happens Saturday, July 11. Join thousands of runners as they roam the streets of New Orleans and party with hundreds of Rollerbulls (roller derby skaters with horns on their helmets and plastic bats in their hands) from around the globe.

French Market Bartender and Waiters Race, July 12

The French Market Bartender and Waiters Race happens Sunday, July 12. Contestants speed-walk down Decatur Street with trays of food & drink, for prizes. The event is part of Bastille Day NOLA, a citywide celebration of Bastille Day.

Stay Connected: WWOZ on Social Media

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Works: Harold Battiste

A composer, teacher, and mentor, Harold Battiste, Jr, who passed away last week at 83, was perhaps best known as a producer and arranger. In honor of his memory, we've collected a small sampling of some of his most famous work in the studio.

WWOZ Video Central

WWOZ's video unit has been busy creating original videos featuring artists in performance at local festivals, special events, and in the WWOZ Studio. Artists include, among others, Davell Crawford, Mario Abney, and Ruthie Foster. And our "Busker Blog" series profiles notable street performers like Doreen Ketchens. Find it all at WWOZ Video Central.

Mardi Gras Indian Queens Interviews

Gina Montana
2015 is the year of the Mardi Gras Indian Queen in New Orleans, and WWOZ and the Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame are partnering to bring you a rare look inside this unique New Orleans Tradition, interviewing a different Mardi Gras Indian Queen every month. In the latest edition, we hear from Gina Montana.

Summer Fun: Festivals & Events

Summer Fun
Remember when "festival season" ended at Jazz Fest and the summer was kind of dead? Not so much anymore. Check out some of the music festivals and other diversions in and around New Orleans and other parts of Louisiana during this summer of 2015.

Recipe: New Orleans Bread Pudding with Rum Sauce

bread pudding
This month's recipe, which comes to us courtesy of Liberty’s Kitchen, is a traditional New Orleans bread pudding. That, of course, makes it the best of all the many versions in the world!