The 7th Annual Katrina March & Second Line has been rescheduled for this Monday, September 3 at 10am. This march to remember will start on the corner of Galvez & Jourdan Avenue and make its way to the Bunny Friend Park where a NOLA star-studded memorial concert will take place. Click to see the flyer for a list of all artists performing!
Entergy trucks, neighbors and friendly strangers asking how I'm doing how I fared, Mississippi river bike ride, lights being fixed on Canal Street, news crews packing it up yet some still trying to get the story disappointed they didn't get their Katrina anniversary Emmy winning story, tourists on Bourbon Street trying to see the sights and book swamp tours, beer deliveries, restaurant
I hope to be able to present a South African edition of the World Journey this Saturday and feature music that I learned about and picked up while I was there with the WWOZ team that went to the Joy of Jazz Festival in Johannesburg last week. It was the end of a dry winter when we were there, but there were still some flowers in bloom.
George Ingmire and I are in Johannesburg, South Africa, for the Joy of Jazz festival which started today, Thursday, 23 August. We hope to bring you a broadcast from here during my World Journey show this Saturday.
Our Fall Membership Drive is coming up and we want YOU to come on down to the station to help us make this season's drive our best yet. The drive is September 25th - October 5th and we are looking for phone bank volunteers to help us sign up new and recurring members as they support WWOZ and our mission of bringing New Orleans music to the universe!
Now Once a month students in Preservation Hall's free, weekly traditional jazz education program are learning to weave the rhythms and culture of West Africa into the brass and jazz styling of New Orleans music. Educators from AfricaNOLA's Africa Brass Master's Series will be at Preservation Hall October 13th.
October 14: The Prince of Wales & Lady Whales Social Aid & Pleasure Club second line will be parading in the 12th Ward. This week we are featuring an interview with Joe Stern, the Prince of Wales VP, and of course, the route sheet is up. Use it! There's no better way to dance off the BBQ.