WWOZ Live Event Broadcasts

The Twelfth Annual "Great Night in Harlem"

DATE
Fri, May 17, 2013
TIME
7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Jazz Foundation of America presents its annual "A Great Night in Harlem" gala concert to benefit our Jazz Musicians Emergency Fund. This evening will raise money to assist countless elder jazz and blues musicians in crisis across the country, artists who have spent their lives making ours richer with their music.

Held at the historic Apollo Theater in Harlem, the concert brings together legends of the Music to say "thank you" for keeping the Musicians and the Music alive.

'OZ will be broadcasting from 7 - 9pm; check back for more details.

Lineup
The lineup includes an unforgettable combination of jazz, blues, R&B and rock legends with Elvis Costello, Paul Shaffer (Late Show with David Letterman), Macy Gray, Sharon Jones, Long John Hunter, Jeffrey Wright - MC (Basquiat, Cadillac Records), Chad Smith of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Matthew Whitaker, Steven Bernstein (Musical Director) & the Kansas City Band: James Carter, Henry Butler, Don Byron, Curtis Fowlkes, Nicholas Payton, Jerry Dodgion, Art Baron, Craig Handy, Victor Lewis, Ray Anderson, David Gilmore and many more. Quincy Jones will also make a special appearance to pay homage to his mentor, legendary trumpeter Clark Terry who just turned 92, and to introduce a memorial musical tribute for his dear friend, Claude Nobs, the beloved Montreux Jazz Festival founder.including a special tribute to Clark Terry.

WWOZ and the New Orleans music community will be forever grateful to the Jazz Foundation of America for all the assistance that they gave to New Orleans musicians in the wake of Katrina.
 

Learn more: Watch a video about the Jazz Foundation of America

Learn more: Watch a video about the Jazz Foundation of America

LIVE BROADCAST INFO

Broadcast runs from 7 - 9 pm. 

LOCATION

Apollo Theater
253 West 125th Street
New York, NY
Nicholas Payton
Nicholas Payton, photo by Leon Morris
Henry Butler
Henry Butler, photo by Hunter King

Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo 2013

DATE
Fri, May 17, 2013
through Sun, May 19, 2013
DETAILS

Three days of Mid-City-ing!

For all our Mid-City buddies, and all of our friends who become Mid-Citizens during the weekend of Bayou Boogaloo, get on your dancing shoes!

'OZ will be live broadcasting from the Bayou Boogaloo on Saturday and Sunday, per the schedule below. See the complete music schedule here.

LIVE BROADCAST INFO

SATURDAY, MAY 18

12:15 – 1:30 Alexey Marti Septet
2:45 – 4:00 Nathan and the Zydeco Cha Chas
5:15 – 6:30 Debauche

SUNDAY, MAY 19

12:10 - 1:10 Pine Leaf Boys
2:20 - 3:30 New Orleans Nightingales
4:40 - 5:50 Ironing Board Sam

 

LOCATION

Bayou Saint John at Orleans Avenue [nid:47436]
Bonerama
Bonerama is playing at this year's Bayou Boogaloo
Bayou Boogaloo logo

"Piano Night" A Benefit for WWOZ

DATE
Mon, Apr 29, 2013
TIME
8:00pm - 11:30pm

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.

» Piano Night Tickets and more

VENUE

House of Blues
House of Blues
225 Decatur Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
Iberia Bank logo
WWOZ's Piano Night Broadcast is sponsored by Iberia Bank

Jazz Fest 2013

DATE
Fri, Apr 26, 2013
through Sun, May 5, 2013

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
Roy Ayers

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
Kenny Neal
Cha Wa
Eric Lindell
Malê Debalê of Bahia Brazil
Los Lobos

Sunday, May 5
Satan and Adam
John Boutte
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

Here are the stations (thus far) simulcasting with us this year for Jazz Fest:
KPOV - Bend, OR
CIUT - Toronto, Canada
KGOU - Norman, OK
WUSM - Hattiesburg, MS
KSVR - Mount Vernon, Skagit Valley Radio, WA
WBAI - New York City, NY

VENUE

Fair Grounds Race Course
1751 Gentilly Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70119
Live interview
Sam Doores and Alinda of Hurray for the Riff Raff interview live on-air. Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee.
WWOZ DJs

Jazz Fest 2014

DATE
Thu, Apr 25, 2013
through Sat, May 4, 2013

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! Check back for more details on who we'll broadcast and when.

VENUE

Fair Grounds Race Course
1751 Gentilly Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70119
Live interview
Sam Doores and Alinda of Hurray for the Riff Raff interview live on-air. Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee.
WWOZ DJs