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Food of the Day: Pheasant, Quail & Andouille Gumbo

Sun, 04/28/13
Authored by David Stafford
Our food of the day today: Pheasant, Quail & Andouille Gumbo It's not as photogenic as Crawfish Sacks or Soft Shell Po-Boys, but it's really, REALLY delicious. A member of the Jazz Fest Forum st nojazzfest.com, with the handle HotBrownGravy, posted this recipe for Jazz Fest ... Read more

Electronic Power Drop Lets Voices Rise

Sun, 04/28/13
Authored by Melanie Merz
A memorable Jazz Fest moment took place on the Cultural Exchange Pavillion Tent yesterday when A Tribe Called Red, a trio of DJs from Ottowa Canada, had the music pumping - and the crowd dancing - so hard the sound went out. The crowd kept up the energy for a few mintues, b... Read more

Today at Jazz Fest

Sun, 04/28/13
Authored by David Stafford
Here are a few things of note happening today at Jazz Fest: Interview: John McCusker’s Creole Trombone: Kid Ory with Lucien Barbarin, 1:15 - 2:00 on the Allison Miner Music Heritage Stage, inside the grandstand Parades 12:10 Ninth Ward Hunters and Ninth Ward Navajo Mardi Gra... Read more

Scenes From Tonight's Show

Sat, 04/27/13
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
For a rebroadcast of this show, please go to prx.org Tonight's special show is from the Eulipion Lounge.   Save the cab fare for three hours of collector's music, "you've never heard by musicians you've never heard of."  A music club that's located right between your left an... Read more

Magary Lord

Sat, 04/27/13
Authored by David Stafford
Magary Lord has developed a huge fan base in Salvador de Bahia, on the northeast coast of Brazil, with a new sound rooted in Angola, Africa: Black Semba. He's also been an active participant in Carnival (see the video below). Magary Lord today on the Jazz & Heritage Stage: ... Read more

John Boutte on the Food Heritage Stage

Sat, 04/27/13
Authored by Melanie Merz
John Boutte performing at Jazz Fest is a given, but this year he stepped up to stage you might not expect: the Food Heritage Stage in the Grandstand. That's right, John donned an apron, put on a cap, and picked up some stirring spoons for WWOZ! John prepared his Down in the... Read more

Herlin Riley

Sat, 04/27/13
Authored by David Stafford
Legendary jazz drummer and native New Orleanian Herlin Riley stopped by the Allison Miner Music Heritage Stage for an interview during Jazz Fest this afternoon. Riley is often featured on Jazz at Lincoln Center, and has played with a Wynton Marsalis, Doctor John, Harry Conn... Read more

Food of the Day: Fried Soft Shell Crab Po-Boy

Sat, 04/27/13
Authored by David Stafford
Our food of the day today: Fried Soft Shell Crab Po-Boy Oh yeah!       Read more

Today at Jazz Fest

Sat, 04/27/13
Authored by David Stafford
Here are a few things of note happening today at Jazz Fest: Interview with the Sweetheart of New Orleans, Wanda Rouzan, by WWOZ's Sally Young, 12:00 - 12:45 in the Allison Miner Music Heritage Stage, inside the grand stand Parades 12:30 Real Untouchable Brass Band with Divi... Read more

BILL’S JAZZ FEST PICKS – DAY II

Sat, 04/27/13
Authored by Bill DeTurk
  It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  No Andy Williams, not Christmas, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, the unchallenged greatest music and culture event on the planet.  I hope you remembered your sunscreen yesterday and were not fooled by the perfect temper... Read more

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