WWOZ Live Event Broadcasts

Bria Skonberg Quartet

Sat, Apr 25, 2015 9:00pm

2 shows, 9 & 11.

WWOZ plans to live broadcast the first show.



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

WWOZ's Live Broadcast of Jazz Fest, 2015

Fri, Apr 24, 2015
through Sun, May 3, 2015

Our Jazz Fest live broadcasts run from 11a-7p.  

Here's what's on for Sunday, May 3:

11:15-12:00 Courtney Bryan (live from the Jazz Tent)

12:20-1:10 Khari Allen Lee & Gregory Agid: music of Alvin & Harold Batiste (live from the Jazz Tent)

1:30-2:20 Jason Marsalis (live from the Jazz Tent)

3:05-4:00 Topsy Chapman (recorded live earlier today at the Economy Hall Tent)

4:20-5:15 Kid Chocolate’s Onward Brass Band (recorded live earlier today at the Economy Hall Tent)

6:00-7:00 Kermit Ruffin’s Tribute to Louis Armstrong (recorded live earlier today at the Economy Hall Tent)

‘til next year…

Please remember we'll also have artist interviews, produced pieces, impromptu Mardi Gras Indian and brass band performances, and more!


Fair Grounds Race Course
1751 Gentilly Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70119
WWOZ's 2015 Live Broadcast is sponsored by LSU Health New Orleans

Festival International de Louisiane, Th Apr 23

Thu, Apr 23, 2015
6:00pm - 10:00pm

WWOZ is heading to Cajun Country!

We're excited to partner with KRVS Radio Acadie to bring you an evening of live music from Lafayette's Festival International. Tune in to hear Bas Clas, Grupo Fantasma, Roddie Romero & the Hub CIty All Stars, Vieux Farka Toure and more.

WWOZ's Boudin Man will join the KRVS broadcast team over in Lafayette on Thursday April 23 from 6 to 10pm.


Lafayette, LA Lafayette, LA
Roddie Romero
Roddie Romero & The Hub City Allstars at the Jazz Fest 2011. Photo by Danielle Small

French Quarter Festival, 2015

Thu, Apr 9, 2015
through Sun, Apr 12, 2015

The 32nd Annual French Quarter Festival presented by Chevron is April 9-12, 2015. 

We'll be live broadcasting all performances from the Esplanade in the Shade stage during FQ Fest. Such a lineup!
Friday, April 10
11:00 – 12:15    Idlewild String Confederation 
12:30-1:45        Neshia Ruffins & Young Franchise Band
2:00-3:30          John Mooney & Bluesiana
3:45- 5:15         Eric Lindell
5:30- 7:00         Johnny Sketch & The Dirty Notes

Saturday, April 11
11:00 -12:15     Mississippi Rail Company 
12:30-1:45        Ingrid Lucia
2:00 -  3:30`     Guitar Slim Jr.
3:45 – 5:15        The Tin Men
5:30 – 7:00        Los Otros

Sunday, April 12
11:00 – 12:15    The Bottom Up Blues Gang 
12:30 – 1:45      Robin Barnes
2:00 – 3:30        Creole String Beans
3:45 – 5:15        Rory Danger & The Danger Dangers
5:30 – 7:00        Astral Project




French Quarter New Orleans, LA 70116
Allen Toussaint
Allen Toussaint
Aurora Nealand
Aurora Nealand and the Royal Roses

Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival

Sat, Mar 21, 2015
through Sun, Mar 22, 2015

11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. both days. 

The eighth annual Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival celebrates  the many traditions that trace back to Congo Square - including brass bands, Mardi Gras Indians and the music from Africa, the Caribbean and the Gulf South.

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation's Class Got Brass contest takes place Sunday.


WWOZ will broadcast from the festival on Sunday, March 22:

12:00 – 12:45 Moyuba featuring Michael Skinkus (recorded Saturday)

1:00 - 1:45 Africa Brass Band LIVE

2:00 – 2:30 Yissy Garcia from Cuba (recorded Saturday)

2:45- 3:30 Tank and The Bangas LIVE

4:45 – 5:45 Hot 8 Brass Band LIVE

6:00 – 7:30 Rebirth Brass Band LIVE


Complete Festival Lineup

Saturday, March 21 
11:00 am to 12:00 pm       Latin Drum Circle 
12:00 to 12:45 pm            Moyuba featuring Michael Skinkus 
12:45 pm to 1:00 pm        Culu & N'Kafu African Dance
1:00 pm to 1:40 pm          Alexey Marti 
1:45 pm to 2:15 pm          Yissy Garcia from Cuba 
2:15 pm to 2:30 pm          Tekrema Dance Theater
2:30 pm to 3:15 pm          Big Chief Smiley Ricks 
3:15 pm to 4:15 pm          Battle of the Mardi Gras Indian featuring Fi Yi Yi and the Guardians of the Flame, plus DJ Truth Universal
4:15 pm to 5:30 pm         Cha Wa 
5:30 pm to 6:00 pm         N'Fungola Sibo Dance Theater
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm         The Wild Magnolias featuring Monk Boudreaux and Bo Dollis Jr. 
Sunday, March 22   
11:00 am to 12:00 pm     African Drumming & Dance Circle 
12:00 pm to 12:45 pm     Bamboula 2000 
12:45 pm to 1:00 pm      Nkiruka Drum and Dance Ensemble
1:00 pm to 1:45 pm        Africa Brass 
2:15 pm to 2:45 pm        Kumbuka African Dance Ensemble
2:45 pm to 3:30 pm        Tank & da Bangas 
3:30 pm to 4:45 pm        CLASS GOT BRASS COMPETITION
4:45 pm to 5:45 pm        Hot 8 Brass Band 
5:45 pm to 6:00 pm        Class Got Brass winners announcement 
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm        Rebirth Brass Band


Armstrong Park
Louis Armstrong Park
901 North Rampart Street
New Orleans, LA 70116
N'Fungola Sibo Dance Theater at Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival 2014. Photo by Kichea S Burt.