We're half-way through Jazz Fest. The first weekend was tremendous with amazing live broadcasts from the Fest, huge crowds, beautiful weather, and WWOZ even sold out of brass passes. Check out the hightlights below from all the stages, the WWOZ Hospitality Tent and a little bit of Jazz Fest life from across the fairgrounds.
In 2001 a brand new band called Téada burst onto the traditional Irish music scene making headlines on the innovative Irish TV show Flosc. Since then Téada has grown into one of Ireland’s most ground-breaking, inventive and zesty bands, headlining at major music festivals throughout the world, from Ireland to America, Australia to Israel, and throughout Europe.
Tonight, the Tone Scientists and Radio Wave Commanders of the Kitchen Sink will play, for your listening pleasure and education, two documentaries by producers extrordinaire and friends of WWOZ, The Y and the Z of documentary radio, Barry Yeoman and Richard Ziglar.
First, at 10 PM, Zydeco Nation. Take it away, Barry: