WWOZ Live Event Broadcasts

'OZ Vibes: Preservation Hall Jazz Band

DATE
Sat, May 30, 2009 6:00pm

Preservation Hall Jazz BandThe legendary tradition-bearing Preservation Hall Jazz Band is coming to WWOZ on Saturday, May 30, at 6 p.m. to chat and perform during Block Party with Brice Nice. They'll discuss their new album, New Orleans Preservation, Vol. 1, which was recorded in January 2009 at the hallowed Preservation Hall and features performances from Charlie Gabriel, Mark Braud, Walter Payton, and Clint Maedgen. And they'll be sharing their enduring brand of traditional New Orleans jazz live on the air and online, so tune in and don't miss out!

The broadcast is part of our 'OZ Vibes series, generously sponsored by The Transportation Revolution — the Home of Ducati, Triumph & Vespa in New Orleans.

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'OZ Vibes
WWOZ 90.7 FM

Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo

DATE
Fri, May 22, 2009
TIME
5:00pm - 9:00pm

Bayou BoogalooThe 4th annual Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo will be held on Friday, May 22, and Saturday, May 23 on the banks of the beautiful Bayou St. John in New Orleans. The free, family-friendly music and arts festival is put on by the MotherShip Foundation and features some of the best bands in New Orleans, including Little Freddie King, Soul Rebels, Charmaine Neville, Bo Dollis Jr. and the Wild Magnolias, and tons more!

Here's our live broadcast schedule for the Bayou Boogaloo, so tune in and don't miss out!

 

FRIDAY, MAY 22

5:00  - 5:45 p.m. Storyville Stompers
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Little Freddie King
7:30 - 9:00 p.m. B3 Summit with Joe Krown, John "Papa" Gros, and Rich Vogel

 

Visit the Bayou Boogaloo web site for the complete festival schedule and lineup.

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

"Simply Red": a Tribute to Alvin “Red” Tyler

DATE
Sat, May 9, 2009 8:00pm

Photo of Alvin "Red" Tyler by Lee Crum

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation will present "Simply Red," a tribute to the legendary New Orleans saxophonist Alvin "Red" Tyler, at the Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp Street in the Warehouse District.

The tribute will feature stories and music that made "Red" Tyler a New Orleans original. Scheduled to appear are Germaine Bazzle, Ed Perkins, Chris Severin, Steve Masakowski, Johnny Vidacovich, Roderick Paulin, Albert June Gardner, David Torkanowsky, Thaddeus Richard, Clyde Kerr Jr., and more. Further information is available at (504) 558-6100 or at jazzandheritage.org.

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Contemporary Arts Center
Contemporary Arts Center
900 Camp Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Jazz Fest — Sunday, May 3rd Broadcast

DATE
Sun, May 3, 2009
TIME
11:00am - 7:00pm

SUNDAY, MAY 3

11:10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. June Gardner & the Fellas (recorded April 24) Economy Hall Tent
12:20 - 1:10 p.m. Lil' Buck Sinegal Blues Band (recorded April 25) Blues Tent
1:25 - 2:15 p.m. New Birth Brass Band (recorded April 30) Congo Square Stage
2:20 - 3:35 p.m. Third World (recorded April 25)
Congo Square Stage
4:10 - 5:05 p.m. Luther Kent & Trickbag Blues Tent

 

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

Jazz Fest — Saturday, May 2nd Broadcast

DATE
Sat, May 2, 2009
TIME
11:00am - 7:00pm

SATURDAY, MAY 2

11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Mario Abney Quintet
Jazz Tent
12:20 - 1:10 p.m. Courtney Bryan Jazz Tent
1:25 - 1:35 p.m.
Interview: Ron Markham of New Orleans Jazz Orchestra
WWOZ Hospitality Tent
1:35 - 2:35 p.m.
Hot Club of New Orleans
Economy Hall Tent
2:40 - 3:35 p.m. Ensemble Fatien featuring Seguenon Kone, Dr. Michael White, and Jason Marsalis Jazz Tent
4:25 - 5:25 p.m. Preservation Hall Jazz Band Economy Hall Tent
5:25 - 5:40 p.m. Interview: Aaron Neville
WWOZ Hospitality Tent
5:40 - 7:00 p.m.
Remembering Miles Davis's Kind of Blue @ 50, with Jimmy Cobb's So What Band featuring Wallace Roney, Vincent Herring, Javon Jackson, Larry Willis, and Buster Williams Jazz Tent

 

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