Piano Night 2016 happens on Monday, April 25, and it'll be another outstanding celebration of the New Orleans piano tradition.
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.
2015 Piano Night Line Up
On Piano Night 2015, we'll be honoring Henry Butler. The lineup so far includes the Robert Glasper Experiment, Joey Alexander, Ike Stubblefield, Marcia Ball, Nigel Hall, Jorge Luis Pacheco, Brian Coogan, Joe Krown, Conun Pappas, Meghan Swartz, and Kyle Roussel. Read more about these amazing 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. See a photo here
George Rodrigue Print
Something new this year at Piano Night: we'll be auctioning off a one-of-a-kind George Rodrigue print that's been signed by musicians at 'OZ throughout the year. See a photo here
Live Painting Piano Night
We'll also have a live painter at Piano Night this year, and we'll raffle off the complete painting. His name is Scramble Campbell
Piano Night Tees
Piano Night Tees tees through the years: 2009-2014
Past Piano Nights - 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, videos from 2008
Piano Night is sponsored by:
Piano Night photos:
David Todd Paquette in Piano Heaven. Photo by Catherine King/C8King Photography