WWOZ Live Event Broadcasts

Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest

DATE
Fri, Oct 18, 2013
TIME
11:00am - 7:00pm

It's that time of the year! The 2013 Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival will take place October 18-20th down at Lafayette Square. The event is presented by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival & Foundation

WWOZ will be there broadcasting (and eating many pulled pork sandwiches) so come on by! 

See the complete lineup here.

 

 

LIVE BROADCAST INFO

Saturday, October 19
 
11-12 - Rev. John Wilkins 
12-1 - Guitar Lightnin Lee 
1 – 2:15 - Blind Boy Paxton 
2:15 -3:15 - John Mooney 
3:15- 4:30 - Alvin Youngblood Hart Muscle Theory
4:30 – 5:45 - Sonny Landreth 
5:45 – 7:00 - Shemekia Copeland 
 
Sunday, October 20 - REVISED
 
11 – 12 - Shemekia Copeland 
12 – 1 - Cedric Burnside Project
1 – 2: 15 - Ed Perkins
2:15 – 3:15 - Tommy Malone
3:15 – 4:30 - Jonathan Boogie Long
4:30 – 5:45 - The Lee Boys
5:45 – 7:00 - Beverly Guitar Watkins
7:00 – 8:30 - Mel Waiters

LOCATION

Lafayette Square
Alvin Youngblood Hart
Alvin Youngbood Hart will be performing this year. Photo by Jef Jaisun.

Cuttin' Class with Chalmette High School

DATE
Wed, Oct 9, 2013
TIME
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Students from Chalmette High will play live in the WWOZ Studio at noon on Wednesday, October 9.

Members include:

Joe Kirchem: Tenor Sax, 17
Heath Feraci: Trumpet, 17
Joshua Anderson: Trumpet, 16
Ashley Alfonso: Trombone, 17
Chase Dembrun: Tuba, 16
Jack Stogner: Snare Drum, 15
Demesmen Perria: Bass Drum, 16

VENUE

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

Free Jazz Journey Concert: Roberto Fonseca

DATE
Tue, Oct 1, 2013
TIME
8:00pm - 11:30pm

Cuban jazz pianist Roberto Fonseca comes to the House of Blues on October 1 for a free Jazz Journey concert presented by the folks over at New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival & Foundation. 

Los Po-Boy-Citos open the show. Seating is general admission, and no advance tickets are required. Come see this international rising star while you can! 

WWOZ will be broadcasting as follows: 

8:30 – 9:15 pm Los Po-Boy Citos  
 
9:30-11:00 pm Roberto Fonseco

LOCATION

The House of Blues New Orleans, LA
Roberto Fonseca
Roberto Fonseca

Bogalusa Blues and Heritage Festival

DATE
Sat, Sep 28, 2013
TIME
10:30am - 10:00pm
Join Us at the Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival!
 
The second Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival happens September 28 with a lineup includes Walter Trout, Ana Popovic, Paul Thorn, and Vasti Jackson, among others. Last year's inaugural festival honored Bogalusa native Henry Roeland Byrd, AKA Professor Longhair; this year's tribute is to Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown.
 
 
WWOZ will be there, with Mango Freeze, the Swamp Shop, and a live broadcast, per the schedule below:
 

2:15–3:15 HOMEMADE JAMZ BLUES BAND

3:30-4:45 VASTI JACKSON

5:00–6:30 PAUL THORN

6:45-8:15 ANA POPOVIC

8:30-10:00 WALTER TROUT

 

LOCATION

Cassidy Park Bogalusa, LA
Vasti Jackson
Vasti Jackson will play the Bogalusa Blues and Heritage Festival.

Block Party at Rouses on Carrollton

DATE
Sat, Aug 3, 2013
TIME
11:00am - 4:00pm
Get Mango Freeze at Rouses Starting August 3!
 
New Orleans’ local big-time grocery chain, Rouses, will be 'OZ-ifying three of their stores, starting with the Mid-City location at 400 N. Carrollton. The café area will be transformed with WWOZ banners and posters, and best of all, the real-deal authentic WWOZ Mango Freeze (like you get at Jazz Fest) will be served up daily.
 
Join us on August 3 for the big kick-off party. Our remote broadcast truck and outreach krewe will be there to celebrate from 11a-4p, with Murf Reeves from 11-2 and Nita Ketner 2-4.
 
And the music will be happening all weekend!
 
Friday August 2, 4-6pm New Wave Brass Band
 
Saturday August 3, 11am-1pm Red Wolf Brass Band
                             2-4pm Treme Brass Band & Dancing Man 504        
           
Sunday August 4, 11-1 Topsy Chapman & Solid Harmony
 
 
 

LOCATION

Rouses
400 North Carrollton United States
New Orleans, LA 70130
Mango Freeze
Mango Freeze: Not just for festivals any more!