Piano Night

WWOZ Piano Night

Ellis and Delfeayo Marsalis
Ellis and Delfeayo Marsalis at Piano Night 2014. Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee.

Piano Night 2015 happens on Monday, April 27, and it'll be another outstanding celebration of the New Orleans piano tradition.

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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, Nigel Hall, Jorge Luis Pacheco, Brian Coogan, Joe Krown, Meghan Swartz, and Kyle Roussel. 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.

Thank Yous


2014 Piano Night Photo Galleries

Davell Crawford



patron party


Photographers. Thanks to our volunteer photographers, whose work can be seen in the galleries linked above: Leon Morris, Kichea S. Burt, and Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee, Catherine King, and Eli Mergel .


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Piano Night Tees



Past Piano Nights - 2014, 201320122011201020092008, videos from 2008


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