WWOZ Blog http://www.wwoz.org/blog/show-hosts/all en Big Freedia At Collision 2016 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/443141 <p>While I have occasionally been called a boozer, a schmoozer I am not. So I admit that when I attended Collision 2106, the massive technology networking conference hosted in New Orleans between the two weekends of Jazz Fest, I wasn&#39;t quite sure what to expect.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/443141" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/443141#comments Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:22:00 +0000 Sharon Armstrong 443141 at http://www.wwoz.org BILL'S 2016 JAZZ FEST PICKS - DAY IV http://www.wwoz.org/blog/443126 <p>It&rsquo;s the most wonderful time of the year!&nbsp; No Andy Williams, not Christmas, the New Orleans Jazz &amp; Heritage Festival, the unchallenged greatest music and culture event on the planet.&nbsp; I hope you all caught up on your rest because it&rsquo;s Locals Day, the kickoff to weekend number 2!</p> <p>Today &ndash;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/443126" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/443126#comments Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:29:00 +0000 Bill deTurk 443126 at http://www.wwoz.org New music spotlight: Leroy Jones http://www.wwoz.org/blog/442771 <p><em>&quot;The mission of the Leroy Jones Quintet is to expose audiences everywhere to the authentic music of New Orleans; the music of Louis Armstrong, Buddy Bolden, Danny Barker and all the other greats who have helped create the rich gumbo that is the sound of New Orleans while putting our own, more modern, stamp on it.&quot;</em> -Leroy Jones</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/442771" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/442771#comments Recorded music review Wed, 27 Apr 2016 16:37:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 442771 at http://www.wwoz.org Photo highlights from Day 3 of Jazz Fest http://www.wwoz.org/blog/442561 <p>Here are a few of our favorite photos from Day 3 of Jazz Fest 2016! Check out even more in our full Flickr <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/wwoz/">photostream</a>.</p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/442561#comments Live event Tue, 26 Apr 2016 14:22:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 442561 at http://www.wwoz.org Jazz Fest Live Broadcast, April 28 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/442556 <p>Here&#39;s our Jazz Fest live broadcast plan for today, Thursday, April 28.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/442556" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/442556#comments WWOZ Latest Tue, 26 Apr 2016 12:26:00 +0000 David Stafford 442556 at http://www.wwoz.org Piano Night Happens Tonight http://www.wwoz.org/blog/438226 <h3>Monty Alexander - Harlem Kingston Express to Headline WWOZ's Piano Night; Allen Toussaint tributes planned</h3><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/438226" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/438226#comments WWOZ Latest Mon, 25 Apr 2016 11:13:00 +0000 David Stafford 438226 at http://www.wwoz.org Photo highlights from Day 2 of Jazz Fest http://www.wwoz.org/blog/442026 <p>Here are a few of our favorite photos from Day 2 of Jazz Fest 2016! Check out even more in our full Flickr album <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/wwoz/sets/72157665190737983">here</a>.</p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/442026#comments Live event Sun, 24 Apr 2016 13:27:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 442026 at http://www.wwoz.org Jazz Fest Live Broadcast, April 24 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/442021 <p>Here's our Jazz Fest live broadcast plan for today, Sunday, April 24.</p><p>11:10am-12:00pm: Live Performance: New Orleans Center For Creative Arts (NOCCA) Jazz Ensemble. Live From Jazz Tent</p><p>12:20pm-1:15pm: Live Performance: The Woodshed Trombones With Stephen Walker &amp; Michael Watson &amp; Timothy “TJ” Norris. Live From Jazz Tent</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/442021" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/442021#comments WWOZ Latest Sun, 24 Apr 2016 11:27:00 +0000 David Stafford 442021 at http://www.wwoz.org Photo highlights from Day 1 of Jazz Fest http://www.wwoz.org/blog/441846 <p>Here are a few of our favorite photos from Day 1 of Jazz Fest 2016! For more, check out our Flickr albums <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/wwoz/sets/72157665162738533">here</a> and <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/wwoz/sets/72157665162622883">here</a>.</p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/441846#comments Live event Sat, 23 Apr 2016 22:25:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 441846 at http://www.wwoz.org Ethnic Food Popups Around NOLA This Weekend http://www.wwoz.org/blog/441866 <p>Branch out and try these amazing, unique flavors during Jazzfest time:</p> <p>Lahpet (Burmese) at Fair Grinds 2221 St. Claude Ave. Sunday 4/24 11am-3pm and Monday 4/25 5-8pm, then at Circle Bar Wednesday 4/27 5-10pm</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Congresso Cubano (Cuban) at Gasa Gasa 4920 Freret St. Sunday 4/24 at 8pm</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/441866" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/441866#comments Sat, 23 Apr 2016 18:33:00 +0000 Mark LaMaire 441866 at http://www.wwoz.org