Brass-a-palooza anyone? Come on out this Friday, September 28 for "Beats of the Streets" at Loyola, a day of music, film & conversation dedicated to New Orleans' Brass Band tradition including performances by Dirty Dozen, Young Tuxedo, and Baby Boyz Brass Bands.
WWOZ will be broadcasting this incredible night of music live from Carnegie Hall in New York City on Monday, October 8th at 7pm CDT. Joined by Aaron Neville, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Branford Marsalis, to name a few, and hosted by Soledad O'Brien, don't miss out as Irvin Mayfield & The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra wow the Big Apple with the sounds of New Orleans!
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.