WWOZ will bring you Jon Cleary: Piano, Bass & Drums and the Lost Bayou Ramblers live from YLC Wedensday at the Square on April 14. The very next night, we'll broadcast soul legend Betty Harris' rare appearance at the Old Point Bar with the Marc Stone All-Star Band. Tune in and don't miss out!
If you tune into WWOZ's Morning Set this Tuesday, April 13 you will be in for a special treat as New Orleans' own Sarah Quintana will be performing live in-studio starting around 8:30 AM. Sarah earned her chops performing on the streets of the French Quarter and has since gained worldwide recognition as one of the most talented vocalists to emerge from New Orleans.
Susan Cowsill has developed into one of New Orleans’ premier roots/pop songwriters. Her sandy voice and steady guitar skills combine to create music that is enjoyed by fans of country, southern rock and Americana alike. Catch our live broadcast of Susan Cowsill & Friends at French Quarter Fest on Sunday, April 11.
Antoine’s Restaurant spans 5 generations, over a century and a half of history. This year, Antoine’s tasty contribution to French Quarter Fest is Oyster Bonne Femme over Bow Tie Pasta, and Shrimp Regua, named after the restaurant’s Executive Chef Michael Regua (pictured). If you're at the Fest, don't miss these tasty delights!
Tonight, in honor of the late great educator, jazzman, WWOZ DJ, and all around upright bad ass Don "Moose" Jamison, we'll put the epic late period John Coltrane composition "Ascension" on around 10 PM Tueday 4/6/10 on the Kitchen Sink. This is to commemorate Easter for those of us who celebrate such things.
Kicking off our French Quarter Fest Artist Spotlight series is Ensemble Fatien, led by multi-instrumentalist, dancer and choreographer Seguenon Kone. Find out more about this band that bridges West African and New Orleans traditions, and hear them during our live broadcast from French Quarter Fest on April 9.
Louis Prima fans, check this out.
WWOZ's own Dan Meyer (pictured), the host of Monday's Traditional Jazz show, will be part of the 14th Annual New Orleans International Music Colloquium being held in conjunction with the French Quarter Fest on Saturday.