WWOZ's show hosts have begun compiling their lists of the best CDs of 2012. When it's time to shop for your favorite music lovers (or yourself!), let those-in-the-know point you to the latest great New Orleans, Cajun, Jazz or Blues tunes.
The 5th Annual New Orleans Fringe Festival hits stages across the city this week with its special and unusual theatrical features. Fringe Fest is where one can catch some of the most innovative and creative theater being performed anywhere in the country today.
November 11: The Sudan Social Aid & Pleasure Club annual parade will set out at 12noon on St Phillip Street. Also headlining this week are the Versatile Ladies of Style, Chosen Few & Sophisticated Diamond Divas. This is going to be one fabulous parade! Head to our In The Streets page for the route sheet.
On Wednesday November 14th The Brasseurs, Corey Ledet & His Zydeco Band, and the Soul Express Brass Band will be at The Maple Leaf to celebrate the release of "En Francais Vol. 2" a compilation of classic rock songs sung entirely in Cajun French. Think: Geno Delafose covering "Wild Horses" en francais. Ne le manquez pas!
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On this week’s program we combine Cajun and Zydeco music with a visit to Boudin and Beer, an event where 50 chefs from Louisiana and beyond prepare this Cajun specialty sausage of ground meat, pork and rice. During the program, we profile four different chefs and their approach to the sausage.
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, in collaboration with the Lower 9th Ward Center for Sustainable Engagement & Development, presents a Tom Dent Congo Square Symposium on Friday, Nov. 9. Admission is free, but register to hold your place.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 10:00pm - Thursday, November 8, 2012 - 12:00am
Join us Wednesday night November 7th from 10:00 p.m. till midnightish as we have special guest Ted Riederara of Never Records joining us for a very special show. Ted will be spinning vinyl records manufactured during the past month he has spent in New Orleans.