WWOZ Live Event Broadcasts

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

Bay Bridgefest 2012

DATE
Sat, Jun 2, 2012
TIME
4:00pm - 7:00pm

Fredy Omar Con Su Banda will be performing at Bay Bridgefest 2012. Photo by Hunter King

Festival Lineup

4:00 - 5:15 Roddie Romero & Hub City All Stars
5:45 - 7:00 Fredy Omar con su Banda

 

Come on out to Bay St. Louis with WWOZ to enjoy a day of beach fun at Bay Bridgefest! If you can't make it out, we'll be broadcasting live from the festival, so get on out or tune on in!

LOCATION

At the beachfront Bay St. Louis, MS

Patti Austin: Live in Concert

DATE
Fri, May 18, 2012 8:00pm

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation presents the incomparable Patti Austin in an intimate evening of song on Friday, May 18, in the Lupin Theater at the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts. All proceeds benefit the Heritage School of Music.

A Grammy Award winner, Patti made her debut at the Apollo Theater at age four and had a contract with RCA Records when she was only five. Quincy Jones and Dinah Washington have proclaimed themselves as her godparents.

Fifty-three years after getting her first record contract, Patti Austin was awarded her first Grammy, winning Best Jazz Vocal Album for Avant Gershwin at the 50th annual Grammy Awards. The award came for her ninth nomination in that category.

A small number of "Gold Circle" seats are available, which come with a champagne reception with the artist following the performance.

Order tickets online here.

 

LIVE BROADCAST INFO

The live radio/stream broadcast will start at 8:45pm CDT.

VENUE

NOCCA | Riverfront Campus
NOCCA | Riverfront Campus
2800 Chartres Street
New Orleans, LA 70117

Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo 2012

DATE
Fri, May 18, 2012
through Sun, May 20, 2012
DETAILS

Three days of Mid-City-ing!

For all our Mid-City buddies, and all of our friend who become Mid-Citizens during the weekend of Bayou Boogaloo, get on your dancing shoes! We'll be out at the bayou broadcasting live, so check back as we continue to add performers to the lineup!

SATURDAY, MAY 19

2:45 – 3:45 Bachaco
3:45 – 4:45 JAM-ALL featuring Jamal Batiste
5:45 – 6:45 Voices Of The Big Easy featuring Chuck Perkins

SUNDAY, MAY 20

11:45 – 12:45 Feufollet
1:45 – 2:45 Gena Delafose & French Rockin Boogie Band
3:45 – 4:45 Lynn Drury


Lynn Drury. Photo by Catherine King

VENUE

Bayou Saint John at Orleans Avenue
Along Bayou St. John
Corner of Orleans Avenue & Moss Street
New Orleans, LA
Feufollet. Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee