WWOZ will be broadcasting Ken Vandermark and Tim Daisy live from the Balcony of the Blue Nile as part of this Open Ears Music Series performance, which focuses on improvisational jazz. Tune in at 90.7 fm or online!
Check back tonight at 9:00pm central time for a live audio broadcast of this event. Sorry, there will be no video broadcast.
The Marc Stone Band, featuring WWOZ's own show host, Marc Stone, will be broadcast live from Carrollton Station on WWOZ 90.7 fm and online at wwoz.org. They will be playing along with the Hell Bent Horns and special guests Kirk Joseph and Amanda Walker.
The show begins at 8pm, with the live broadcast starting at 9pm.
Eliza, our Outreach Coordinator will be tabling at the event; the first 5 new or renewing members receive a free 'OZ koozie!
Let's Be Totally Clear is an initiative of The Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living to give musicians, service industry and casino workers a safe and healthy environment to work in. Let's Be Totally Clear sponsors smoke-free music broadcasts with WWOZ to promote their cause.
'OZ will be heading back to Washington, D.C. for our second year at the DC Jazz Festival, where we will be broadcasting live on June 11 and 12.
Saturday, June 11 at 6:30 (CST)
Bobby McFerrin with the Howard University AfroBlue Choir, the Warner Theater
Sunday, June 12 at 2:30 (CST)
Frederic Yonnet & Friends, Jazz On The Mall, Sylvain Amphitheater
Roy Hargrove & RH Factor, Jazz On The Mall, Sylvain Amphitheater
With more than 100 performances in dozens of venues across the city, the DC Jazz Festival is the largest music festival in Washington, D.C. and one of the most highly anticipated cultural events in the nation. The Festival presents year-round music education programs and concerts for DC students and residents by local, national and internationally-known talent at venues across D.C., promotes music integration in school curricula, and supports outreach to expand and diversify the audience of jazz enthusiasts.
Tune in to wwoz.org or 90.7 fm to hear the live broadcast of the "Soul Queen of New Orleans" Irma Thomas and the Professionals, along with Kermit Ruffins and the Barbecue Swingers at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World on the Eastbank. This concert is part of Rotary International's annual convention, taking place this year in New Orleans.
For more information about the Rotary International convention, click here.