WWOZ Live Event Broadcasts

French Quarter Festival

Thu, Apr 10, 2014
through Sun, Apr 13, 2014

French Quarter Festival (April 10-13), kicks off the 2014 festival season with a feast of local music on over 20 stages throughout the Quarter, including Dr John's first appearance since 1987. 

WWOZ Live Broadcast Schedule 
from the Esplanade in the Shade Stage, next to the Mint

Friday, April 11
11:00-12:15 Luke Winslow King
12:30-1:45 Robin Barnes
2:00-3:30 Camile Baudoin & Living Rumors
Saturday, April 12
12:30-1:45 Chegadao 
2:00-3:30 Chris Mule & The Perpetrators
3:45-5:15 Ernie Vincent & The Top Notes
5:30-7:00 Johnny Sketch & The Dirty Notes
Sunday, April 13
12:30-1:45 Ingrid Lucia
2:00-3:30 Los Po-Boy-Citos
3:45-5:15 Creole String Beans
5:30-7:00 Astral Project

Mango Freeze in the Quarter

Get yourself some pre-Jazz Fest Mango Freeze during French Quarter Festival.

Brass Pass Pick-Up

Get your Brass Pass during French Quarter Festival! We'll be at the New Louisiana Music Factory location at Frenchmen and Decatur (just steps away from the Mint) for pickup. More details.


French Quarter Fest is the largest free festival in the south! With over 800 local musicians and great food from across New Orleans, it is a great way to get to know the French Quarter. Check out the schedule of music events, the restaurant menus, and the French Quarter Festival's photos from previous years




French Quarter New Orleans
Robin Barnes
Robin Barnes. Photo by Kichea S. Burt.
Johnny Sketch
Johnny Sketch. Photo by Jennifer Leslie.
Creole Sting Beans
Creole Sting Beans. Photo by Suzy Moran.

Freret Street Festival, April 5

Sat, Apr 5, 2014
12:40am - 7:00pm

We are excited to announce that we will be broadcasting live to the world from the Freret Street Festival's Cadiz Street Stage! Here's the broadcast schedule:

12:40- 1:5 Tank &  The Bangas
2:20 – 3:35 Mississippi Rail Company
4:00 – 5:15 Gal Holiday
5:40 – 7:00 Tommy  Malone Band

And here's the complete Festival Lineup:

Napoleon Avenue
11:00-12:15 Chawa
12:40-1:55 Charmaine Neville
2:20-3:35 Caesar Brothers
4:00-5:15 Golden Eagles
5:40- 7:00 Wild Magnolias

Cadiz Street
11:00-12:15 COOT
12:40-1:55 Tank and the Bangas
2:20-3:35 Mississippi Rail Company
4:00-5:15 Gal Holiday
5:40- 7:00 Tommy Malone Band

Upperline Street
11:00-12:15 Lagniappe Brass Band
12:40-1:55 Claude Bryant All Stars
2:20-3:35 Nairobi Youth
4:00-5:15 Parishoners
5:40- 7:00 Margie Perez Band

Soniat Street
11:00-12:15 Wooden Wings
12:40-1:55 Kid Carsons
2:20-3:35 Baby Bee
4:00-5:15 Helen Gillet
5:40- 7:00 Sweet Crude

Jefferson Avenue
11:00-11:20 D’Lux Girlz
11:30-12:15 N’fungola Sibo
12:40- 1:55 Otra
2:20-3:35 Seguenon Kone
4:00-5:15 Jazsalsa
5:40-7:00 Flowtribe


Freret Street Festival
Freret Street Between Napoleon and Jefferson
New Orleans
Tank and the Bangas
Tank and the Bangas

Jazz Journey: The Spring Quartet (Jack DeJohnette, Joe Lovano, Esperanza Spalding and Leo Genovese)

Thu, Feb 6, 2014
7:30pm - 10:30pm
The legendary jazz musicians Jack DeJohnette, Joe Lovano, Esperanza Spalding and Leo Genovese will perform together as a once-in-a-lifetime ensemble known as The Spring Quartet. The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation will present the group in a special Jazz Journey concert on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at the Civic Theater in New Orleans.
The Christian Scott Sextet  will also perform, and Helen Gillet will provide walk in music.
WWOZ will be live broadcasting this event.
Per the Foundation, this show is sold out. "Due to extremely high demand, all available advance tickets for this event have been sold. If any seats are available the night of the show, will sell them at the box office."




The Civic Theatre
The Civic Theatre
510 O'Keefe Street
New Orleans, LA 70113
Jack DeJohnette, Joe Lovano, Esperanza Spalding and Leo Genovese
Jack DeJohnette, Joe Lovano, Esperanza Spalding and Leo Genovese

Cuttin' Class with the Joseph S. Clark High School Brass Band, February 6

Thu, Feb 6, 2014
12:00pm - 1:00pm

The next edition of Cuttin' Class date is set for Thursday, February 6 at NOON, on the New Orleans Music Show. Our guests will be the Joseph S. Clark High School brass band, an 8-piece group under the direction of Joe Franklin.


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

Cuttin' Class with the Newman School Jazz Band, January 23

Thu, Jan 23, 2014
12:00pm - 1:00pm

On January 23, the Newman School Jazz Band will become the latest to visit WWOZ for "Cuttin' Class", a series of live in-studio performances by middle and high school age students in celebration of music education in the Greater New Orleans area, made possible by Coventry Health Care of Louisiana.

The Newman School Jazz Band is

Daniel Silbert (senior, drums)

Alex Tebo (senior, bass)

Will Milvid (junior, piano)

Nick Favret (sophomore, alto)

Emma McAlister (sophomore, vocals)

Jackson Gasperecz (freshman, guitar)

Cedric deRaczynski (freshman, trumpet)

» More "Cuttin' Class"


Live from the WWOZ Studio
WWOZ 90.7 FM
1008 N. Peters
New Orleans, LA
Newman School Jazz Band
Newman School Jazz Band