Pulled pork, Keb Mo, ribs, Little Freddie King, brisket, Ironing Board Sam and the list goes on! We'll be broadcasting live for you out of towners, but the rest of you need to get yo'selves on down to Lafayette Square for the last day of Crescent City Blues & BB. Come visit us at the WWOZ tent, and join in some BBQ fueled bootie shaking!
This week Harvest the Music presents Dr. John featuring Jon Cleary after Natalie Mae & Johnny Sansone on Wednesday. In Armstrong Park on Thursday you can catch Stooges Brass Band and Russell Batiste featuring Jason Neville with The Wild Tchoupitoulas. Come on out to revel in the fall!
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On any given night in New Orleans, you’re likely to find a place with live music and free food. Sometimes it’s red beans and trad jazz, other times it’s BBQ and the blues. On this week’s program, it’s curry and the Pocket brass of Magnetic Ear, an ensemble headed by Martin Krusche, a sax player from Munich who now makes his home in the 9th ward of New Orleans.
Peace Day LIVE is a celebration of the United Nation's International Day of Peace, a U.N. member nation global ceasefire, with day long concerts in cities all over the world. In New Orleans the festivities will feature Billy Iuso, Alfred "Uganda" Roberts, Papa Mali, Renard Poche and many more artists rockin' for peace in on Saturday, September 22 in Congo Square.
Picadillo is a popular dish not only in Cuba but all over Latin America and the Phillipines. You might serve this picadillo Cuban-style, over black beans and rice with a side of plantains. This Cuba à la Nola recipe is courtesy of Chef Jack Treuting from one of our fabulous new sponsors: Rouses Markets!
The Treme Creole Gumbo Festival is coming up November 10-11 in Louis Armstrong Park, and with it comes the opportunity to taste some great creole gumbo. Get your palate primed with this recipe, which demonstrates in epic detail the complexity of great gumbo. We'd like some now, please!