Jamaica All Stars
On the Footsteps of Jah
If It's a Light
Livin' On a High Note '16
The first Festival Bonfouca will be held this weekend in Slidell. Three days
of local food vendors, arts market and water sports (kayak and boat rentals,
fishing rodeo), and plenty of local music will fill Heritage Park. Produced
by the same folks who put on the Mid-City Ba...
Little Maker is the brainchild of New Orleans vocalist/guitarist Micah McKee.
"It started off like a singer-songwriter-oriented thing," McKee told nola.com
last April, "and we kind of moved away from that and just kind of synthesized
our own brand of rock 'n' roll with a bi...
An expanded, narrative version of these principles from WWOZ Board
is available here.
We are in the middle of our Spring Pledge Drive and thought we’d be sure
you know what we are asking you to support. Here is a summary of WWOZ’s
WWOZ’s mission is, ha...
Each membership drive, WWOZ puts out a new CD with some of the best sounds of
New Orleans and where we've been in the previous 12 months. CD #44, If Only
You Knew, is one of the finest we've put together yet, filled with
rip-roaring music from local and national acts record...
During our membership drives, the WWOZ video team is hard at work. Here's a
sampling of highlights from this spring's drive. You can also see acts like
the ones below streamed live, IAW the schedule here. Little Freddie
King Meschiya Lake and the Little Big Horns Pine...
"All the big names of jazz, along with lesser legends, were included, and I
found myself with a first class treasure of early jazz music. I had always
hoped that maybe at least one of my kids would show an interest in my
collection, so I began making tapes that could includ...
This weekend, Lafayette will welcome the Celtic Bayou Festival, a brand new
music festival that seeks to highlight the culture and music of both the
Cajun and Celtic communities of South Louisiana.
Taking place at the Warehouse 535 Event Hall, 535 Garfield St., Lafayette, o...
WWOZ Piano Night artist Tom McDermott performs "Keep on Gwine" at the Maple
Leaf in honor of James Booker's birthday in December 2010. The song, by Mel
Lastie, was part of Booker's oeuvre, appearing on the 1977 New Orleans Piano
Wizard: Live! LP.
There's a fun opportunity this month for the kids in your life who've got the
beat! The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation and Positive Vibrations are
partnering to offer a week of free African drum classes called 'Congo Kids.'
The classes will be taking place March 14-...