WWOZ Live Event Broadcasts

Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo 2010

DATE
Fri, May 21, 2010
5:00pm - 7:00pm

The 5th annual Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo is on Friday, May 21, through Sunday, May 23, on the banks of Bayou St. John in New Orleans. Founded after Hurricane Katrina to restore the social fabric of Mid-City, this free music festival raises funds for charities supported by the Mothership Foundation.

This year's headliners include Bill Summers & Jazalsa, Benny Turner & Real Blues (a tribute to Marva Wright), Walter "Wolfman" Washington, and BeauSoleil with Tab Benoit, and there'll be plenty of hand-crafted art and delicious food. Check out the complete performance schedule!

WWOZ will broadcast live from Bayou Boogaloo — stay tuned to this page for details!


WWOZ Live Broadcast Schedule*

Friday, May 21

5:00-5:00 p.m. Hot Club of New Orleans
6:15-7:30 p.m. Brother Tyrone & the Gospel Stars
7:45-9:00 p.m. Bill Summers & Jazalsa

Saturday, May 22

4:30-5:30 p.m. Mem Shannon & the Membership (recorded 11:45 a.m.)
5:45-6:45 p.m. Good Enough for Good Times
7:45-9:00 p.m. Benny Turner & Real Blues with Special Guests (tribute to Marva Wright)

*times subject to change without notice

VENUE

Bayou Saint John at Orleans Avenue
Along Bayou St. John
Corner of Orleans Avenue & Moss Street
New Orleans, LA
Bill Summers
Bill Summers
Tab Benoit
Tab Benoit

WWOZ Presents Gulf Aid: A Benefit Concert

DATE
Sun, May 16, 2010
TIME
2:00pm - 10:00pm

On Sunday, May 16, WWOZ in conjunction with SDT Waste and Debris, Mardi Gras World, and Rehage Entertainment presented Gulf Aid, a benefit concert to raise funds for efforts to stop the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico from destroying our wetlands, as well as for fishermen and their families. The concert ran from 2 p.m. to 10:15 p.m. at Mardi Gras World River City in New Orleans. The event is also sponsored by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Foundation.

WWOZ broadcasted many acts live from the concert.

Schedule of Performers

Coastal Outdoor Stage 

[Please note: the outdoor stage was moved indoors!]

2:00pm MyNameIsJohnMichael
2:30pm Big Sam's Funky Nation
3:15pm Honey Island Swamp Band
4:00pm Beausoleil
4:45pm Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers with Jeremy Davenport5:30pm Rebirth Brass Band
6:15pm Steve Riley and The Mamou Playboys with Jon Cleary
7:00pm Soul Rebels Brass Band
7:45pm Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk
8:30pm Zachary Richard
9:15pm Irvin Mayfield's Playhouse Revue

Wetlands Indoor Stage
3:30pm Allen Toussaint
4:15pm The Voice of the Wetlands Allstars (featuring Tab Benoit, Dr. John, Cyril Neville, George Porter Jr., Waylon Thibodeaux, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Johnny Sansone, Johnny Vidacovich and Marcia Ball)
5:30pm Ani DiFranco
6:15pm Preservation Hall Jazz Band with Mos Def & Terence Blanchard
7:45pm John Legend
9:15pm Lenny Kravitz

Read more about the concert

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YLC Wednesdays at the Square presents Dirty Dozen Brass Band + Happy Jack Frequency

DATE
Wed, May 12, 2010
TIME
5:00pm - 7:30pm

WWOZ will broadcast Happy Jack Frequency and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band live from Lafayette Square, presented by the Young Leadersship Council as part of the YLC Wednesday at the Square concert series.  

The Dirty Dozen Brass Band is a world famous music machine, whose name is synonymous with genre-bending romps and high-octane performances. They have revitalized the brass band in New Orleans and around the world, progressing from local parties, clubs, baseball games and festivals in their early years to touring nearly constantly in the U.S. and in over 30 other countries on five continents.

James Martin of Happy Jack FrequencyHappy Jack Frequency is the solo project of New Orleans native James Martin (pictured at left), who earned his stripes working alongside greats such as Trombone Shorty, Allen Toussaint, Dr. John and Lenny Kravitz. The band consists of bassist Charles Lumar, guitarists John Marcey and Matt Clark, and drummer Kyle Sharamitaro, playing James' original music plus several great covers at venues like Tipitinas, One Eyed Jacks, Howlin' Wolf and Blue Nile.

 

 

VENUE

Lafayette Square
Lafayette Square
602 Camp Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Dirty Dozen Brass Band

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

DATE
Sun, May 2, 2010
TIME
11:00am - 7:00pm

WWOZ will broadcast live from the the 2010 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell.

Jazz Fest 2010 Live Broadcast Schedule

Can't make it to the Fest? WWOZ will be broadcasting live from the second weekend of Jazz Fest. Stay tuned to this page for additions and updates!

SUNDAY, MAY 2

11:25 a.m. Mia Borders (Gentilly Stage)
12:30 p.m. Allen Toussaint's Jazzity Project (recorded 5/1)
2:00 p.m. Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue (Gentilly Stage)
2:55 p.m. Don Vappie & the Creole Jazz Serenaders (Economy Hall Tent)
4:20 p.m. Preservation Hall-Star Revue (Economy Hall Tent)
5:45 p.m. Tribute to Juanita Brooks featuring Wanda Rouzan, Barbara Shorts & Topsy Chapman (Economy Hall Tent)

VENUE

Fairgrounds Race Course
Fairgrounds Race Course
1751 Gentilly Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70119

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

DATE
Sat, May 1, 2010
TIME
11:00am - 7:00pm

WWOZ will broadcast live from the the 2010 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell.

Jazz Fest 2010 Live Broadcast Schedule

Can't make it to the Fest? WWOZ will be broadcasting live from the second weekend of Jazz Fest. Stay tuned to this page for additions and updates!

SATURDAY, MAY 1

11:30 a.m. Roderick Paulin & the Big Easy Groovers with Nicole Slack-Jones: a tribute to Cannonball Adderly (WWOZ Jazz Tent)
2:00 p.m. Brian Blade & the Fellowship Band (WWOZ Jazz Tent)
3:45 p.m. Sugarfoot & the Ohio Players (Congo Square Stage)
5:35 p.m. Marcus Miller presents Tutu Revisited: The Music of Miles Davis featuring Christian Scott (WWOZ Jazz Tent)

VENUE

Fairgrounds Race Course
Fairgrounds Race Course
1751 Gentilly Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70119