Piano Night is the flagship benefit event for WWOZ 90.7FM and has become a tradition among New Orleans music lovers and loyal fans all over the world. This one-of-a-kind benefit concert for WWOZ is held each year on the Monday night between the two New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival weekends.
WWOZ will be out at Jazz Fest, broadcasting live! We'll be letting you do some Festing vicariously through us so keep your dial set on 90.7 fm (or wwoz.org!) throughout Jazz Fest! Stay tuned as we continue to update our list of performers!
WWOZ’s live broadcast of Jazz Fest 2013 is sponsored by Coventry Health Care of Louisiana.
Second Weekend Schudule:
Thursday, May 2
The Woodshed Hammond B3 featuring Kyle Roussell, Joe Ashlar
Glen David Andrews
Friday, May 3
Christian Winther - Soul House
Nicholas Payton with Vincente Archer & Lenny White
The Cookers with Eddie Henderson, Billy Harper, Craig Handy, David Weiss, George Cables, Cecil McBee, Billy Hart
Saturday, May 4
Malê Debalê of Bahia Brazil
Sunday, May 5
Satan and Adam
Wayne Shorter Quartet with Danilo Perez, John Patitucci, Brian Blade
Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Orchestra with Dee Dee Bridgewater
First Weekend acts included in our Live Broadcasts: Xavier University Jazz Band, Mark McGrain & Plunge, Guitar Slim Jr, Sonny Landreth, Campbell Brothers, Lionel Ferbos & Pal Court Jazz Band, Jason Marsalis, Gerald French & The Original Tuxedo Jazz Band, Tribute to Bob French, Tribute to Sidney Bechet with Dr. Micchael White, Donald Harrison, Breeze Cayolle , Roderick Paulin, The Session, Gregg Stafford & The Jazzhounds, Shannon Powell Quintet with Charlie Gabriel, Dianne Reeves, Kid Ory Tribute Hot Trombones with Lucien Barbarin, Freddie Lonzo, Craig Klein, Ronell Johnson, Treme Brass Band Tribute to Uncle Lionel Batiste
Four days of French Quarter fun!
French Quarter Festival (April 11-14), the kickoff to festival season, celebrates its 30th Anniversary with a feast of local music on over 20 stages throughout the Quarter.
We will be broadcasting live from French Quarter Festival. See the details below.
French Quarter Fest is the largest free festival in the south! With over 800 local musicians and great food from across New Orleans, it is a great way to get to know the French Quarter. Check out the schedule of music events, the restaurant menus, and the French Quarter Festival's photos from previous years!
We will be broadcasting live from French Quarter Festival:
Friday, April 12
2:00 - 3:30 Camille Baudoin and the Living Rumors
3:45 - 5:15 The Soul Project
Saturday, April 13
2:00 - 3:30 Alvin Youngblood Hart's Muscle Theory
5:30 - 7:00 Rotary Downs
Sunday, April 14
11:00 - 12:15 Luke Winslow-King
12:30 - 1:45 The Tin Men
2:00 - 3:30 Creole String Beans
Check out photos from FQF 2012!
WWOZ is gettin' in the game! We'll be on the Super Bowl Boulevard down at Woldenberg Park all weekend. Open to the public, come on down for an awesome showcase of Louisiana music, food and drink, and the chance to spot NFL broadcasters and players.
Check out these stellar music lineups!
Thursday, January 31:
Stooges, Bonerama + more
Friday, February 1:
The Iguanas, Trombone Shorty, Mem Shannon + more
Saturday, February 2:
Rebirth, Meschiya Lake, Lost Bayou Ramblers + more
Sunday, February 3:
Soul Rebels, Papa Grows Funk, Charmaine Neville + more
Tab Benoit at Jazz Fest 2008. Photo by Leon Morris.
WWOZ staff & volunteers will be hanging out in the Public Health tent. Come say hello!
If this fantastic lineup isn't enough to inspire you to brave the football frenzied French Quarter this weekend, we've got you! We'll be broadcasting live from Super Bowl Boulevard this Friday and Saturday. Here are the the artists you can look forward to hearing on the airwaves:
John Mooney - Saturday, Feb 2 @ 12:15pm CST
Sunpie & The Louisiana Sunspots - Saturday, Feb 2 @ 3:20pm CST
Tab Benoit - Saturday, Feb 2 @ 6:25pm CST