The final show in Jazz in the Park's fall concert series is a benefit called Keep The Music Free featuring Irma Thomas, MyNameIsJohnMichael, Bill Summers, George Porter Jr. and more! Buy tickets to support this fantastic concert series that brings music, food, and community to Armstrong Park on Thursday evenings.
We are very excited to announce two WWOZ podcasts that capture morsels of New Orleans music and culture and deliver them straight to your computer! Our podcasts are a series of audio segements that can be listened to online or (if you subscribe) will automatically download when new installments are ready.
TBC Brass Band will be riling up Armstrong Park as part of the all-brass lineup at this year's fest, November 10 & 11. Come with an appetite because it's going to be gumbo-palooza with a variety local vendors offering their take on the New Orleans' staple.
Have you always wanted to show your art to the world at Jazz Fest? The Jazz & Heritage Foundation has teamed up with the Arts Council of New Orleans to make it easier. On November 1 at 12 noon CST they are going to present a webinar explaining everything you need to know before applying to participate.
Are you a Louisiana musician looking to head out on more tours? The Louisiana Offices of Cultural Development and Tourism are teaming up to help. You need to apply by November 16th to be included on a roster of Louisiana musicians that will be touted at national and international events throughout the year. Find out more!
phew. Yesterday beat me up. Today, I took a much more chill approach. I played the drums for awhile (I'm not so good, I need a lot of practice) and then I headed out to Bacchanal to meet friends for a girls night with Helen Gillet playing so beautifully under the trees and the lights strung in the branches. The weather was cool enough not to need bug spray!
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On this week’s program we explore the musical haunts of New Orleans with Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Grayson Capps, John Mooney, Paul Sanchez & The Rolling Road Show and others. Along the way, we’ll also visit Cree McCree, a local costume designer, for a lesson in her signature style: Halloween Cocktail Couture.
"That Sounds Good!" is a collection of recipes drawn from WWOZ's Louisiana music community. Cooking demos featuring recipes from the book, prepared by Margie Perez and Wanda Rouzan, will air on WGNO's "News with a Twist" segment this week on Wednesday (7/17) and Friday (7/19).