WWOZ Blog http://www.wwoz.org/blog/show-hosts/all en The Poor Clares Are Back! http://www.wwoz.org/blog/380451?utm_source=wwozfeed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=feeds <p>Popular New Orleans Irish band, the Poor Clares, will perform at the Crescent City&rsquo;s second annual Irish Fest: New Orleans on Saturday Oct. 17, 2015, at the Kingsley House, 1600 Constance Street, deep in the heart of New Orleans&rsquo; Irish Channel.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/380451?utm_source=wwozfeed&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=feeds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/380451#comments Live event Thu, 08 Oct 2015 18:45:00 +0000 Sharon Armstrong 380451 at http://www.wwoz.org Bywater Biennial Exhibit at New Orleans Arts Center http://www.wwoz.org/blog/376051?utm_source=wwozfeed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=feeds <p>On Saturday, October 10, the New Orleans Arts Center &amp; Gallery (NOACG), a new 6,000 square foot space on St. Claude Ave., will celebrate the launch of an exhibit, Bywater Biennial, showcasing the work of 75 artists, both established and emerging, who are part of the eclectic downriver arts community.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/376051?utm_source=wwozfeed&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=feeds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/376051#comments Live event Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:18:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 376051 at http://www.wwoz.org Jazz & Heritage Center hosts free fall concert series http://www.wwoz.org/blog/373621?utm_source=wwozfeed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=feeds <p>Starting in October, the New Orleans Jazz &amp; Heritage Foundation will host a series of free jazz concerts at the George and Joyce Wein Jazz &amp; Heritage Center (1225 N. Rampart Street). Tickets are free, but advance registration is required for each concert.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/373621?utm_source=wwozfeed&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=feeds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/373621#comments Live event Wed, 07 Oct 2015 11:24:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 373621 at http://www.wwoz.org Topsy Chapman and Solid Harmony, "Swing Low" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/379326?utm_source=wwozfeed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=feeds <p>Topsy Chapman and Solid Harmony do "Swing Low." Recorded by the WWOZ Video Crew at Basin Street Station in March 2015.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><iframe style="display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/140481231" frameborder="0" width="500" height="281"></iframe></p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/379326?utm_source=wwozfeed&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=feeds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/379326#comments WWOZ Latest Tue, 06 Oct 2015 20:24:00 +0000 David Stafford 379326 at http://www.wwoz.org New music spotlight: Christian Scott http://www.wwoz.org/blog/379296?utm_source=wwozfeed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=feeds <p>Christian Scott released his latest album, <em>Stretch Music</em>, in September. Partially recorded at the Parlor Studio in the Irish Channel, Scott takes contemporary jazz to higher heights with this combination release. The album is both a listening and learning experience, available for purchase as a straightforward album or as an app in the iTunes store.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/379296?utm_source=wwozfeed&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=feeds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/379296#comments Recorded music review Tue, 06 Oct 2015 15:43:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 379296 at http://www.wwoz.org Festivals Acadiens et Créoles 10/7-10/11 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/375961?utm_source=wwozfeed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=feeds <p>Festivals Acadiens et Créoles is here again, happening October 7-11 at Girard Park in Lafayette. This year&#39;s festival is a little extra special, as it commemorates 250 years of Acadians surviving and thriving in southern Louisiana.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/375961?utm_source=wwozfeed&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=feeds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/375961#comments Live event Mon, 05 Oct 2015 11:08:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 375961 at http://www.wwoz.org Smoking Time Jazz Club live in Panama http://www.wwoz.org/blog/378196?utm_source=wwozfeed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=feeds <p>The Smoking Time Jazz Club brings New Orleans traditional jazz to Central America in this clip from the 2012 Boquete Jazz &amp; Blues Festival in Boquete, Panama, located in the Chiriqui Highlands.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><iframe style="display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/KRyniz3Lyzw" frameborder="0" width="520" height="293"></iframe></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/378196#comments WWOZ Latest Mon, 05 Oct 2015 10:06:00 +0000 David Stafford 378196 at http://www.wwoz.org Spirits of Congo Square Playlist 10/04/15 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/378186?utm_source=wwozfeed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=feeds <table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="width:100px"> <tbody> <tr> <th style="vertical-align:top">Num.</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Title</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Artist</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Time</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Release</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Start Time</th> </tr> <tr> <td style="vertical</tr></tbody></table><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/378186?utm_source=wwozfeed&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=feeds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/378186#comments Mon, 05 Oct 2015 03:43:00 +0000 Allen Laskey 378186 at http://www.wwoz.org The Deslondes, 4 Songs Live on KEXP http://www.wwoz.org/blog/377806?utm_source=wwozfeed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=feeds <p>Check out the Deslondes performing live in the KEXP studio in Seattle, recorded July 9, 2015. The tracks include "Who Really Loses," "Heavenly Home," "Low Down Soul," and "Beautiful Friend."</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><iframe style="display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/ZkESJEgYAjg" frameborder="0" width="520" height="293"></iframe></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/377806#comments WWOZ Latest Thu, 01 Oct 2015 13:40:00 +0000 David Stafford 377806 at http://www.wwoz.org Tremé Festival 10/3 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/372461?utm_source=wwozfeed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=feeds <p>The first Tremé Festival, hosted by the&nbsp;Historic Faubourg Tremé Association (HFTA), is happening Saturday, October 3, from 11a-8p. This free festival kicks off a weekend full of events raising funds for urgent repairs for the St. Augustine Catholic Church.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/372461?utm_source=wwozfeed&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=feeds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/372461#comments Live event Thu, 01 Oct 2015 12:34:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 372461 at http://www.wwoz.org