French Quarter Fest is just around the corner! Tune in online or on the airwaves to catch plenty of live broadcasts from the 26th annual free music festival, including the Honey Island Swamp Band, Astral Project, Big Chief Bo Dollis Jr. & the Wild Magnolias, The Revealers, and many more. Plus get info on performers, schedules, and new stage locations.
The following is a transcript of a presentation by David Freedman, General Manager of WWOZ FM New Orleans, at the Grammy Week Louisiana Economic Development Office of Entertainment Brunch for 300 music industry executives.
The New Orleans Saints are no longer the "Aint's" after their stunning Superbowl victory. Fans, musicians and a few celebrities got together last weekend for a second line parade to bury the Aint's for good in traditional New Orleans style. Local photographer Jerry Moran shares his experience in words and pictures.
Join Tom Morgan on the Tuesday New Orleans Music Show from 11 am to 2 pm for 1949 in Louisiana music. The show will continue its look at the music of New Orleans and Louisiana on a year by year basis. Tomorrow's show will feature the first recordings of Professor Longhair, Fats Domino, Percy Mayfield and others.