Join WWOZ for our live broadcast on Saturday and Sunday from the seventh annual Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival, presented by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation.
The fest celebrates Southern soul with the best in local and international blues and R&B talent, plus the greatest assemblage of home-style barbecue to be found in New Orleans. It takes place Oct. 12-14 at New Orleans' Lafayette Square Park. Admission is free!
We have the complete music schedule for you down below (unfortunately we can't broadcast 'em all, we'll be announcing the broadcast linup soon). You can also check out the Crescent City Blues & BBQ website for more info about the festival.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12
St. Charles Ave. Stage
5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Luther Kent & Trick Bag
6:45 pm to 8:00 pm Chris Thomas King
SATURDAY, OCT. 13
Camp Street Stage
11:00 am to 12:00 pm J. Monque'D
1:15 pm to 2:15 pm Little Freddie King
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm Johnny Sansone
5:45 pm to 6:45 pm Sugar Blue
St. Charles Ave. Stage
12:00 pm to 1:15 pm Ernie Vincent
2:15 pm to 3:30 pm Li'l Buck Sinegal
4:30 pm to 5:45 pm The Bo-Keys with Otis Clay
6:45 pm to 8:00 pm Keb Mo
SUNDAY, OCT. 14
Camp Street Stage
11:00 am to 12:00 pm Amedee Frederick, "The Creole Blues Man"
Repeats every week until Sun Dec 30 2012 except Sun Dec 23 2012.
Catch the Yat Pack on Sundays from 8:30-midnight at The Max in Metairie near the Clearview exit. The Yat Pack is a New Orleans-based band that brings back the Swing Era with a Vegas flair - the classic Big Band sounds of Sinatra & Bobby Darin to contemporary artists like Michael Buble and Harry Connick Jr.
PRINCE OF WALES/LADY WALES
84th Annual Second Line Sunday October 14, 2012 - 1:00 PM
2012 Queen: Donna Pierre
Start: Rock Bottom Lounge, 3801 Tchoupitoulas, Back Peniston to Annunciation. Left. Up Annunciation to General Taylor. Presenting Queen Donna Pierre!
Back General Taylor to Constance. A memorial tribute to to Lil Bruh and Keith. Back Magazine. Right on Magazine. Down Magazine to 3511 Magazine.
Stop: Reesie's Snowball Stand. Down Magazine to Louisiana. Left on Louisiana. Back Louisiana to Dryades. Right on Dryades. Down Dryades to Seventh.
Stop: Joe's House of Blues. Down Dryades to Washington. Left on Washington. Back Washington to LaSalle. Right on LaSalle. Down LaSalle to Third Street. Right on Third. Out Third to corner of Dryades.
Stop: Charlie Wright's Watering Hole. Down Dryades to First. Right on First to St. Charles. Up St. Charles to Washington. Left on Washington & out Washington to 1403 Washington.
Stop: Commander's Palace. Out Washington to Annunciation. Up Annunciation to Louisiana. Left on Louisiana to Tchoupitoulas.
Stop: Single Ladies. Turn right and Up Tchoupitoulas to 3801 Tchoupitoulas. Disband: Rock Bottom Lounge.
Prince of Wales: Alvin aka Quiet. President, Joe. VP, Paul. Business Mgr, Walter. Asst Business Mgr, Desiree aka Ray. Sgt at Arms, Stan, Nolan, Bruce, Joel
Lady Wales: Betty. President, Phyllis. VP, Janice. Secretary, Terina.
Waler Children: Gabriella, Miguel, Dillon, Jody, Nick, Henry
In memory of Keith Gardner, Sidney "Lil Bruh" Morris, & all our departed Prince of Wales/Lady Wales.
Respect yourself and your culture. Leave your guns, dogs, and troubles at home.
Special thanks to the following people & organizations: Norman Dixon Jr. & The Norman Dixon Fund, the New Orleans Social Aid & Pleasure Club Task Force, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Gigi's Closet, Monk Boudreaux, CB Prints & a special thanks to DJ Junior
STOP THE VIOLENCE!
The Bucktown Seafood Festival is an annual community event hosted by St. Louis King of France Church and School. It provides a weekend of fun for the church, school and surrounding areas. The Bucktown Seafood Festival offers the perfect opportunity for family and friends to get together while enjoying great food, music, entertainment, games, and rides while helping to build a better church, school, and community.
Jeremy Davenport 11:00am – 12:00pm
Stooges Brass Band 12:15pm – 1:15pm
Sol Driven Train 1:30pm – 2:45pm
Flow Tribe 3:00pm – 4:15pm
Benjy Davis 4:45pm – 6:15pm
Paul Varisco & The Milestones with Luther Kent 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Capital One Stage
John Rankin 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Luke Winslow – King Duo 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Sarah + Father Ron 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Pony Space 4:00pm – 5:00pm