WWOZ joins with sister station KUVO to broadcast a special benefit concert hosted by the Friends of New Orleans, live from the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver, Colorado. The "New Orleans All-Star Jam-Balaya" features a truly all-star line-up of New Orleans musicians.
Artists scheduled to perform at the Sunday night concert include Allen Toussaint with the Meters, James Andrews, The Wetlands All-Stars with Tab Benoit, George Porter, Jr., Cyril Neville, Waylon Thibodeaux, Johnny Sansone, Anders Osborne, Johnny Vidacovich, Irma Thomas, Marva Wright, Marcia Ball, Donald Harrison, Jr., Kirk Joseph, Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, The Soul Rebels, The Wild Tchoupitoulas Mardi Gras Indians, Lauren Barrett, Mary McBride, Henry Butler, Walter "Wolfman" Washington, Terence Blanchard and Randy Newman.
Your hosts for the evening will be David Kunian from WWOZ and Carlos Lando from KUVO. For more information, go to the Friends of New Orleans website.
|2:00 - 3:15||Kidd Simmons' New Orleans Jazz Band|
|3:30 - 5:00||New Orleans Helsinki Connection featuring Leroy Jones|
|5:15 - 6:45||Dr. Michael White and the Liberty Jazz Band|
WWOZ is broadcasting live from the Satchmo SummerFest, a free two-day music festival at the Old U.S. Mint that also includes a world-reknown music symposium, an art show and the Satchmo Club Strut, all in honor of New Orleans' favorite son, the great Louis Armstrong.
The Mint will host live performances on four stages all day on Saturday and Sunday with some of New Orleans' finest traditional jazz, brass band and contemporary jazz music, along with hands-on workshops and performances for children.