Piano Night

WWOZ Piano Night

Ellis Marsalis
Ellis Marsalis at Piano Night 2010. Photo by Jef Jaisun.

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Piano Night 2014 happens April 28!  Tickets are on sale!

Piano Night is the flagship benefit event for WWOZ 90.7FM and has become a tradition among New Orleans music lovers and loyal fans all over the world.  This one-of-a-kind benefit concert for WWOZ is held each year on the Monday night between the two New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival weekends.


2014 Piano Night Line Up

Rocking the 2014 Piano Night stages will be:  Ellis Marsalis, Cyrus Chestnut, Jon Cleary, Davell Crawford, John Gros, Marcia Ball, Joe Krown, Nigel Hall, David Todd Paquette, Marty Sammon, the Terrance Simien Trio featuring Danny Williams, Yoshitaka "Z2" Tsuji, Sanford Hinderlie, Paul Longstreth, David Torkanowsky, Robert Walter’s Trio featuring Simon Lott & Chris Stillwell, and direct from Cuba Jorge Luis Pacheco. Read more about these amazing artists.

Piano Night Artists


The New Orleans Piano Tradition

If you'd like to learn more about the New Orleans Piano Tradition celebrated on Piano Night, check out the videos on our "Exploring the New Orleans Piano Tradition" page, which include lengthy lecture/performances by Tom McDermott, Henry Butler, and John Cleary, as well as shorter clips featuring legends like Professor Longhair, Dr. John, and James Booker.


Piano Night Food Donors


Albrecht Ice Sculpture
Commander's Palace

La Divina Gelateria
Liberty's Kitchen
Martinique Bistro
Mimi's in the Marigny
NOLA Restaurant
Rio Mar
St. James Cheese Company


Piano Night 2014 is sponsored by:

People's Health Laffite Guest House Silk Road Collection OffBeat NOLA Motor Sports Park http://thetheatres.com/ Chevron Image Map


Piano Night memorabilia

Piano Night merchandise  


Past Piano Nights - 201320122011201020092008, videos from 2008


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