WWOZ Live Event Broadcasts

Eric Lindell

DATE
Fri, Feb 6, 2009 10:30pm

photo of Eric LindellOn Friday, February 6, at 9:30 p.m., WWOZ will present blue-eyed soul singer/guitarist Eric Lindell broadcast live from Mid-City Lanes Rock 'n' Bowl. His roots-rock band includes Derek Huston and Jimmy Carpenter (saxes), Scott Jackson (bass), Chris Davis (drums), and Marc Adams (keys). Don't miss this powerhouse of original soulful mix of funk, blues, rock, and swamp pop.

» Read more about Eric Lindell

» Visit Eric Lindell's website

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Mid-City Lanes Rock 'n' Bowl
Mid-City Lanes Rock 'n' Bowl
3016 S. Carrollton Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118

Jesse McBride Presents the Next Generation

DATE
Tue, Feb 3, 2009 11:00pm

photo of Jesse McBride & the Next GenerationOn Tuesday, February 3 at 10 p.m., WWOZ will broadcast a performance by jazz pianist Jesse McBride and The Next Generation live from Snug Harbor. Tune in to 90.7 FM or listen online at WWOZ.org to catch this evening of compositions dedicated to the second 50 years of New Orleans jazz. 

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Snug Harbor
Snug Harbor
626 Frenchmen Street
New Orleans, LA 70116

J.J. Grey

DATE
Wed, Jan 28, 2009
TIME
3:00pm - 4:00pm

photo of J.J. GreyBe sure to tune in to the Wednesday afternoon blues and R&B show, Sittin' at the Crossroads with Big D, to hear a live in-studio performance by J.J. Grey, who performs with his band Mofro at the House of Blues that night in support of their latest release, Orange Blossoms.

» Read more about J.J. Grey & Mofro

This performance is part of the 'OZ Vibes Concert Series, sponsored by The Transportation Revolution.

BeauSoleil

DATE
Fri, Jan 23, 2009 4:00pm
photo of BeauSoleil by Rick Olivier
Photo of BeauSoleil by Rick Oliver

Grammy winners and 10-time nominees BeauSoleil perform live in the WWOZ studio, in celebration of their Jan. 20 release on Yep Roc Records, Alligator Purse. The band is in town for their world premiere CD release party at the The Maple Leaf on Friday, and they play at the Blue Moon Saloon in Lafayette on Saturday, January 24.

For the upcoming 51st annual Grammy Awards, BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet received a nomination in the Zydeco/Cajun category for their Munck Music CD, Live at the 2008 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Michael Doucet received a nomination in the same category for the Smithsonian Folkways release, From Now On.

Hailing from Lafayette, Louisiana, BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet take the rich Cajun traditions of Louisiana and artfully blend elements of zydeco, New Orleans jazz, Tex-Mex, country, blues and more into a satisfying musical recipe.

BeauSoleil features Michael Doucet on violin, guitar, accordion, mandolin, and vocals; David Doucet on guitar and vocals; Jimmy Breaux on accordion; percussionist Billy Ware; drummer Tommy Alesi; and Mitch Reed on fiddle and bass.

» Read more about BeauSoleil on the Yep Roc website

This performance is part of the OZ Vibes Concert Series, sponsored by The Transportation Revolution.

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Live from the WWOZ Studio
WWOZ 90.7 FM
1008 N. Peters
New Orleans, LA

Greg Stafford & the Jazz Hounds

DATE
Mon, Jan 19, 2009
TIME
12:00pm - 3:00pm
WWOZ will broadcast a performance by Greg Stafford & the Jazz Hounds that was recorded live at the Danny Barker Centennial Celebration in the French Market on Saturday. The musical tribute to Danny Barker was performed by an all-star traditional jazz band that includes Greg Stafford, Dr. Michael White, Freddie Lonzo, Bernie Attridge, Seva Venet, and Shannon Powell.

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Live from the WWOZ Studio
WWOZ 90.7 FM
1008 N. Peters
New Orleans, LA