WWOZ Live Event Broadcasts

Membership Drive Closeout from the Mother-In-Law Lounge

Fri, Mar 13, 2015
11:00am - 7:00pm

On Friday, March 13, we'll be ending the Spring Membership Drive in style! OZ is broadcasting live from Kermit's Mother In Law Lounge in the Tremé, and you're invited to join us. We'll bring the live music, WWOZ DJs and throw a party. You'll be able to come by and get your membership in person, or just hang out and enjoy the company. 

We'll be at the club, at 1500 North Claiborne from 11am to 7pm. Check back closer to March 13th for a full list of performers and a schedule of the mayhem we're planning for our listeners!


Kermit's Tremé Mother-in-Law Lounge
1500 N Claiborne
New Orleans, LA 70116
Mother-in-law lounge

Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival

Sat, Mar 21, 2015
through Sun, Mar 22, 2015

11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. both days. 

The eighth annual Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival celebrates  the many traditions that trace back to Congo Square - including brass bands, Mardi Gras Indians and the music from Africa, the Caribbean and the Gulf South.

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation's Class Got Brass contest takes place Sunday.

Saturday, March 21 
11:00 am to 12:00 pm       Latin Drum Circle 
12:00 to 12:45 pm            Moyuba featuring Michael Skinkus 
12:45 pm to 1:00 pm        Culu & N'Kafu African Dance
1:00 pm to 1:40 pm          Alexey Marti 
1:45 pm to 2:15 pm          Yissy Garcia from Cuba 
2:15 pm to 2:30 pm          Tekrema Dance Theater
2:30 pm to 3:15 pm          Big Chief Smiley Ricks 
3:15 pm to 4:15 pm          Battle of the Mardi Gras Indian featuring
                                             Fi Yi Yi and the Guardians of the Flame
                                             Plus DJ Truth Universal
4:15 pm to 5:30 pm         Cha Wa 
5:30 pm to 6:00 pm         N'Fungola Sibo Dance Theater
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm         The Wild Magnolias featuring Monk Boudreaux and Bo Dollis Jr. 
Sunday, March 22   
11:00 am to 12:00 pm     African Drumming & Dance Circle 
12:00 pm to 12:45 pm     Bamboula 2000 
12:45 pm to 1:00 pm      Nkiruka Drum and Dance Ensemble
1:00 pm to 1:45 pm        Africa Brass 
2:15 pm to 2:45 pm        Kumbuka African Dance Ensemble
2:45 pm to 3:30 pm        Tank & da Bangas 
3:30 pm to 4:45 pm        CLASS GOT BRASS COMPETITION
4:45 pm to 5:45 pm        Hot 8 Brass Band 
5:45 pm to 6:00 pm        Class Got Brass winners announcement 
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm        Rebirth Brass Band


Armstrong Park
Louis Armstrong Park
901 North Rampart Street
New Orleans, LA 70116
N'Fungola Sibo Dance Theater at Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival 2014. Photo by Kichea S Burt.

French Quarter Festival, 2015

Thu, Apr 9, 2015
through Sun, Apr 12, 2015

The 32nd Annual French Quarter Festival presented by Chevron is April 9-12, 2015. 

WWOZ will be live broadcasting from this event. Check back for complete details as the festival approaches.


French Quarter New Orleans, LA 70116

Jazz Fest, 2015

Fri, Apr 24, 2015
through Sun, May 3, 2015

Jazz Fest 2015 happens April 24 - May 3, 2015. 

WWOZ will be live broadcasting. Check back for complete details as the festival approaches.



Fair Grounds Race Course
1751 Gentilly Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70119
WWOZ's 2015 Live Broadcast is sponsored by LSU Health New Orleans