The deadline for the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation's 2010-2011 Community Partnership Grants in the category of "Jazz Journey Presenting: Festivals and Concerts in Music and Performing Arts" is Monday, Sept. 20. These grants provide support to nonprofit organizations that hire local performing artists for cultural events.
Post Millennial Tension via Folk Forms. A hard row to hoe. Bittersweet guitar pleads for mercy. Brother Dege represents the the modern primitive backlash against the madness and angst of the 21st century.
In a country where the jails are full, and the soul is being drained by hyper commerciality and bombastic corporate greed.
WWOZ's first Groovin' In the Vines event at Pontchartrain Vineyards is on Saturday, Sept. 11, in honor of our 30th anniversary. Sunpie and the Louisiana Sunspots will perform, and 'OZ will broadcast the show live! Transportation packages are available, but spots are limited, so get your tickets today.
Courtesy of Chef Todd Pulsinelli, American Sector, New Orleans. If you like the recipe, then check out Louisiana Cookin' magazine. Subscribe with the promotion code wwoz2010, and they'll donate $5 to WWOZ.
Influential Chicago saxophonist and Louisiana native Fred Anderson passed away on June 24 at the age of 81. He made his mark on the improvisational music scene in a number of ways, including co-founding Chicago's avant-garde Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians. He also owned and operated one of the Windy City's most important music venues, the Velvet Lounge.
Friday, August 20, 2010 - 10:00pm - Saturday, August 21, 2010 - 12:00am
The Rhythm Room
Tune in Friday, August 20th from 10-12 pm for the debut of a new series that will pair off two Crescent City selectors in a friendly battle of musical minds as they spar to keep your toes tappin' and your head snappin'.