WWOZ Live Event Broadcasts

Open Ears 5th Anniversary Celebration: The Ullmann/Swell 4

DATE
Tue, Oct 16, 2012 10:00pm

The Open Ears Music Series consists of weekly concerts of interesting music, often of the improvised variety.. The performances are on Tuesdays, upstairs at The Blue Nile.
 

The ‘Ullmann/Swell 4′ is the latest format of Gebhard Ullmann (based in Berlin) and Steve Swell (based in NYC) with bassist Hill Greene and legendary drummer Barry Altschul. This emotional and intense quartet was founded in 2004.

LIVE BROADCAST INFO

WWOZ is thrilled to be broadcasting one of this month's Open Ears Music Series 5th Anniversary Events. Show Host David Kunian will also be up in the Blue Nile Balcony Room, ready to set up The Ullmann/Swell 4 when they take to the stage around 10:30pm.

VENUE

Blue Nile - Balcony Room
Blue Nile - Upstairs
532 Frenchmen St. Up Stairs of Blue Nile
New Orleans, LA 70116

Sunday @ Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival

DATE
Mon, Oct 15, 2012
TIME
12:00pm - 8:00pm

WWOZ will be broadcasting live on Saturday and Sunday from the seventh annual Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival, presented by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation. The fest celebrates Southern soul with the best in local and international blues and R&B talent, plus the greatest assemblage of home-style barbecue to be found in New Orleans. Admission is free!

SUNDAY OCTOBER 14th LIVE BROADCASTS:
12:00 pm to 1:15 pm Richard Smith
2:15 pm to 3:30 pm Ironing Board Sam
4:30 pm to 5:45 pm Latimore
6:45 pm to 8:00 pm Clarence Carter
 

Clarence Carter at Jazz Fest. Photo by Hunter King.
 

VENUE

Lafayette Square
Lafayette Square
602 Camp Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Saturday @ Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival

DATE
Sat, Oct 13, 2012
TIME
12:00pm - 8:00pm

WWOZ will be broadcasting live on Saturday and Sunday from the seventh annual Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival, presented by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation. The fest celebrates Southern soul with the best in local and international blues and R&B talent, plus the greatest assemblage of home-style barbecue to be found in New Orleans. Admission is free!

SATURDAY OCTOBER 12th LIVE BROADCAST SCHEDULE:
12:00 pm to 1:15 pm Ernie Vincent
2:15 pm to 3:30 pm Li'l Buck Sinegal
4:30 pm to 5:45 pm The Bo-Keys with Otis Clay
6:45 pm to 8:00 pm Keb Mo
 
 

Keb Mo plays dem' blues. Photo by David Stafford.
 

VENUE

Lafayette Square
Lafayette Square
602 Camp Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Irvin Mayfield & NOJO 10th Anniversary Live Broadcast from Carnegie Hall

DATE
Mon, Oct 8, 2012 7:00pm

WWOZ will be broadcasting this incredible night of music live from Carnegie Hall in New York City on Monday, October 8th at 7pm CDT. You can join the celebration by tuning in to 90.7 FM or streaming the concert on WWOZ.org. Joined by Aaron Neville, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Branford Marsalis, Haley Reinhart, Casey Abrams, Sphinx Virtuosi and hosted by Soledad O'Brien, don't miss out as Irvin Mayfield & The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra wow the Big Apple with the sounds of New Orleans!


The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra was founded in 2002 by Irivin Mayfield when he realized that New Orleans, the birthplace of jazz, did not have an istitution dedicated to the business of its musical legacy. NOJO was created as a vehicle preserve and strengthen the jazz industry in New Orleans as well as to

Over the past 10 years NOJO has headlined performances at major venues around the country, inaugurated New Orleans' first ticketed jazz concert series, established educational programs for young musicians in conjunction with the University of New Orleans, and certainly not to be forgotton: NOJO's last album "BOOK ONE" earned a 2010 Grammy Award for "Best Large Jazz Ensemble."

If you will be in New York for the event and would like to attend the show, tickets can be purchased directly from Carnegie Hall.

LOCATION

Stern Auditorium, Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall New York, NY

2012 Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival

DATE
Sat, Jun 9, 2012
through Sun, Jun 10, 2012
DETAILS

10:30 am to 7:30 pm each day

Rosie Ledet. By Leon Morris

With two stages, a huge crafts fair and great food, the Cajun-Zydeco Fest is a dance-happy celebration of the rockin' music of southwest Louisiana. With misters, crafts, musicians young and old, and now an interview stage inside the U.S. Mint, it will be Zydeco-tastic experience!

WWOZ will be broadcasting live from the event!

Live Broadcast Lineup

Saturday, June 9

3:15 – 4:45 Rosie Ledet & The Playboys
5:15 – 6:45 Lost Bayou Ramblers

Sunday, June 10

1:00 – 2:30 Dwayne Dopsie and Zydeco Hellraisers
3:15 – 4:45 D.L. Menard with the Jambalaya Cajun Band

 

Check out the Creole Tomato Festival, the Cajun-Zydeco Festival's sister festival!

VENUE

Old U.S. Mint
The Old U.S. Mint
400 Esplanade Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70116
Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers. Photo by Bill Sasser
Lil Nathan & The Zydeco Big Timers at the Fais Do Do Stage. Photo by Danielle Small