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Jazz Fest Live Broadcast, April 24

Sun, 04/24/16
Authored by David Stafford
Here's our Jazz Fest live broadcast plan for today, Sunday, April 24.11:10am-12:00pm: Live Performance: New Orleans Center For Creative Arts (NOCCA) Jazz Ensemble. Live From Jazz Tent12:20pm-1:15pm: Live Performance: The Woodshed Trombones With Stephen Walker & Michael Wats... Read more

Photo highlights from Day 1 of Jazz Fest

Sat, 04/23/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
Here are a few of our favorite photos from Day 1 of Jazz Fest 2016! For more, check out our Flickr albums here and here. Read more

Ethnic Food Popups Around NOLA This Weekend

Sat, 04/23/16
Authored by Mark LaMaire
Branch out and try these amazing, unique flavors during Jazzfest time: 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   Congresso Cubano (Cuban) at Gasa Gasa 4920 Freret St. Sunday 4... Read more

Jazz Fest Live Broadcast, April 23

Sat, 04/23/16
Authored by David Stafford
Here's our Jazz Fest live broadcast plan for today, Saturday, April 23.11:15 am- 12:05 Louis Ford & His New Orleans Flairs 12:07 – Interview with Victor Goines 12:20 – 1:20pm Dr. Brice Miller & The Mahogany Brass Band 1:30pm-2:20pm Playback of Shannon Powell from his Friday... Read more

BILL'S 2016 JAZZ FEST PICKS - DAY II

Sat, 04/23/16
Authored by Bill DeTurk
It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  No Andy Williams, not Christmas, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, the unchallenged greatest music and culture event on the planet.  I hope you all had better luck getting to see all your picks yesterday that I did. It was ... Read more

Rhythm Room Playlist 04/22/16

Sat, 04/23/16
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
Num. Title Artist Time Release Start Time 1 Far Celestial Shores Mavis Staples 02:55 One True Vine 2016/4/22 22:01:57 2 Old Revival The Electrifying Crown Seekers 03:55 Every Day I Wake Up Is A Good Day 2016/4/22 2... Read more

Music And Technology Collide At Collision 2016

Fri, 04/22/16
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
As if there isn’t enough going on during Jazz Fest 2016, in New Orleans the worlds of technology and music are set to collide, in a friendly way, at third annual and aptly named Collision 2016, a burgeoning technology conference and networking event. Previously held in Las... Read more

BILL'S JAZZ FEST PICKS - DAY I

Fri, 04/22/16
Authored by Bill DeTurk
Good Morning Music Lovers!  It’s the most wonderful time of the year; no Andy Williams, not Christmas, Day 1 of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, the unchallenged greatest music and culture event on the planet! Today: Depending on exactly how fired up you want to s... Read more

Jazz Fest Live Broadcast, April 22

Fri, 04/22/16
Authored by David Stafford
Here's our Jazz Fest live broadcast plan for today, Friday, April 22.12:20 - 1:10: Shannon Powell from the Blues Tent 1:30 - 2:30: Jason Marsalis from the Jazz Tent 2:50 - 3:45: Matt Lemmler presents Music of Stevie Wonder with Brian Blade from the Jazz Tent 4:10 - 5:25: Ge... Read more

5 things to know for 4/22

Fri, 04/22/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
'5 things to know' is a weekly feature highlighting different parts of the WWOZ world that you may have missed this week, including unique WWOZ programming and video, plus New Orleans events, artists, places, features, and more. For the week ending April 22, 2016-- so much ... Read more

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