'OZ will be heading back to Washington, D.C. for our second year at the DC Jazz Festival, where we will be broadcasting live on June 11 and 12.
Saturday, June 11 at 6:30 (CST)
Bobby McFerrin with the Howard University AfroBlue Choir, the Warner Theater
Sunday, June 12 at 2:30 (CST)
Frederic Yonnet & Friends, Jazz On The Mall, Sylvain Amphitheater
Roy Hargrove & RH Factor, Jazz On The Mall, Sylvain Amphitheater
With more than 100 performances in dozens of venues across the city, the DC Jazz Festival is the largest music festival in Washington, D.C. and one of the most highly anticipated cultural events in the nation. The Festival presents year-round music education programs and concerts for DC students and residents by local, national and internationally-known talent at venues across D.C., promotes music integration in school curricula, and supports outreach to expand and diversify the audience of jazz enthusiasts.
Tune in to wwoz.org or 90.7 fm to hear the live broadcast of the "Soul Queen of New Orleans" Irma Thomas and the Professionals, along with Kermit Ruffins and the Barbecue Swingers at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World on the Eastbank. This concert is part of Rotary International's annual convention, taking place this year in New Orleans.
For more information about the Rotary International convention, click here.
WWOZ broadcasted live on Saturday, May 21st from Old Town Bay St. Louis, at Bay Bridgefest 2011. For more informaton about the event, including the entire music/event schedule, the 5K run/walk, art vendors and more, check out the Bay Bridgefest website.
|3:00 - 4:15 pm||Lynn Drury|
|4:45 - 6:00 pm||Mem Shannon & the Membership|
|6:30 - 7:45 pm||Rosie Ledet & The Zydeco Playboys|
|8:30 - 10:00 pm||Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe|
WWOZ will be broadcasting from the next YLC Wednesday at the Square. Tune in for Geroge Porter, Jr. and the Lee Boys live on wwoz.org or on the dial at 90.7 fm.
YLC Wednesday at the Square is a free, 12-week concert series with food and drink for sale to benefit the Young Leadership Council. It is located at Lafayette Square on St. Charles Avenue in the CBD across from Gallier Hall. Local artisans also sell their work in the Artist Village near the Camp Street entrance. Concerts are held every Wednesday from March 30 to June 15, 2011 from 5:00 to 7:30 pm, rain or shine.