The 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 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.
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.
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|
SATURDAY, MAY 2
|11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
||Mario Abney Quintet
|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|