On Friday, March 13, we'll be ending the Spring Membership Drive in style! OZ is broadcasting live from Kermit's Mother In Law Lounge in the Tremé, and you're invited to join us. We'll bring the live music, WWOZ DJs and throw a party. You'll be able to come by and get your membership in person, or just hang out and enjoy the company.
We'll be at the club, at 1500 North Claiborne from 11am to 7pm. Check back closer to March 13th for a full list of performers and a schedule of the mayhem we're planning for our listeners!
Celebrate the 1-year Anniversary of Louisiana Music Factory and WWOZ's Swamp Shop on Frenchmen Street. We'll be doing a live broadcast from 12:30 to 6p. And check out this lineup!
1p - John Boutte
2p - Lost Bayou Ramblers
3p - Little Freddie King
4p - The Shotgun Jazz Band
5p - Eric Lindell
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation will present its 4th Annual Jazz Journey Tribute to Martin Luther King on Friday, January 16.
In concert will be Grammy-nominated South African R&B and gospel artist Jonathan Butler.
Also performing for Jazz Journey are The Nu Legends with New Orleans' own Nicholas Payton, Herlin Riley, Max Moran, David Torkanowsky and Donald Harrison.
Jazz Journey will be carried on Wwoz 90.7 FM and on the internet at wwoz.org, live from the Dillard University Memorial Chapel beginning at 7:15.
Several speakers will deliver comments on Dr. King's legacy in the context of current events.
6:00p: Doors open
6:30p: Martin Luther King Tribute program with speakers
7:30p: Dillard University Choir performs
7:45p: The Nu Legends perform
9:00p: Jonathan Butler performs
Join us for five nights of international jazz on WWOZ, when we broadcast live from Danilo Perez's Jazz Club at the American Trade Hotel Panama, January 12-16th as part of the 2015 Panama Jazz Festival.
Monday, January 12 - 10pm Central Time
Tuesday, January 13- 10pm Central Time
Wednesday January 14 - 10pm Central Time
Thursday January 15 - 10pm Central Time
Friday January 16 - 10pm Central Time
On Thursday, December 11, students from the Dolores T. Aaron Academy Drumline will take to the air waves at WWOZ in the most recent edition of Cuttin' Class. Cuttin' Class showcases NOLa's newest crop of young musicians in a series of live in-studio performances by middle and high school age students from the Greater New Orleans area.