The 20th Anniversary Mirliton Festival comes to the Bywater on Saturday, November 7, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Live music includes Alex McMurray, Happy Talk Band, Panorama Jazz Band, and many more. And after you've stuffed yourself with all the delicious food from dozens of local vendors like Sucré, the Joint, and Satsuma Café, stop by the WWOZ booth and say hi!
We preview the upcoming Po-Boy Preservation Festival in the Oak Street Corridor of New Orleans. Celebrating its third year, the festival features food from 40 vendors this year, along with an Artist's Village and two stages. We also feature one of the bands playing at the fest - Los Po-Boy-Citos - an ensemble that brings Latin soul together with the New Orleans groove.
I'm sitting with 'OZ show host Jukebox Jack just before the live broadcast of Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue. The WWOZ broadcast truck is to the left and behind us is the WWOZ/SoCo stage under golden-hour sun and near-perfect weather. An ideal closing Sunday for Voodoo.