Due to possible weather complications in New Orleans, this broadcast has been cancelled.
WWOZ hits the road to broadcast for our second year in a row from the Detroit International Jazz Festival in beautiful downtown Detroit on Labor Day weekend. The theme for this year's festival, which is celebrating its 29th year, is "A Love Supreme: The Philly-Detroit Summit." For more information, please visit the Detroit Jazz Festival website.
For our final night in Denver, WWOZ and KUVO will broadcast a special evening of jazz from the Dazzle nightclub featuring three of Denver's favorite vocalists — Allan Harris, Carla Cook, and Rene Marie. For more information, see the Dazzle Jazz website.
WWOZ and KUVO join together again to present a live broadcast of the best of Latin jazz from the Denver After 5 Jazz and Blues Festival. Grammy Award winner, bandleader and conguero Poncho Sanchez and his group will light up the stage with tropical Latin fare, jazz standards, R & B and funk. Taking the stage after Poncho Sanchez's group is Cuban trumpet virtuoso and Latin Grammy winner Arturo Sandoval. Go to the Denver Jazz Festival website for more information.
WWOZ will broadcast a Jazz Jam benefit featuring Henry Butler and David Amram, along with musician friends from Denver and New Orleans, at the Dazzle nightclub for WWOZ and local Denver station KUVO. For more information, please visit the Dazzle Jazz website.
|5:00 - 6:00||David Amram with Tony Black and José Madera|
6:00 - 7:30
||Ken Walker, Todd Reid and Bill Kopper|
|7:30 - 9:00||
Tim Martersteck with Todd Reid and Brian Wilson
9:00 - 10:00
||Henry Butler and Friends|
|10:00 - 12:00||
Lynn Baker, Jeff Jenkins, Dave Corbus, Brian Wilson
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.