Here's a special treat for you! Fresh from the WWOZ Video archives,
performances from WWOZ Piano Nights 2015 and 2016, plus our most recent and
unusual Piano Night ever-- #StayHome Piano Night 2020. On this playlist, see
performances from Monty Alexander, Robert Glasper, Je...
The 34th annual Creole Tomato Festival will look different than other years
due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But, it's happening and we're happy to share
this news from the French Market! Join them Saturday, June 13 and Sunday,
June 14 to celebrate and eat at home.
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Dirty Dozen Brass Band leader Roger
Lewis talks to Action Jackson about how he started playing music, the many
musical legends he's performed with, how New Orleans music is received
around the world, and much more. Listen in:
1 Super Bad Kashmere Stage Band 01:50 Thunder Soul (Kram LP-103)
2 That's Alright Ranky Tanky 03:22 Ranky Tanky
3 Time is winding up Dorothy Norwood 03:09 SuperFunk's Mission Impossible
4 Since I Lost My Baby The Tamlins 03:00 Red Rose
5 Sho Nuff You Can (You Can Count on Me) ...
We are happy to share that WWOZ is one of the recipients of a Louisiana
Culture Cares Fund Grant from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities. The
Louisiana Culture Cares Fund was established by the Louisiana Endowment for
the Humanities, the Helis Foundation, and the Na...
2 The X-sorcist The Devils 03:23
3 Wade In The Water Mavis Staples & Lucky Peterson 03:48 Spirituals & Gospel
4 The Ghetto (Live) Ruthie Foster 05:10 Live at the Paramount
5 Don't Set Me Back Diamond Joe 02:25 Moanin' & Screamin'
6 hooray festival roman stewart 02:43 trojan re...
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Original Pinettes Brass Band leader
Christie Jourdain talks to WWOZ's Action Jackson about how the all-female
band was originally received by other musicians, the competition that
earned them respect, how the pandemic is impacting musi...
Check out our YouTube page (or just watch below) this Sunday, May 24 at 7pm
as we host the YouTube premiere of 'Closeup: Tank & the Bangas'! We've added
some bonus interview footage at the end.
'Closeup: Tank & the Bangas' was created as an in-depth profile of the
New Orleanians' creativity and support for each other is still in high gear
throughout this pandemic. One new effort is Letters From The Porch, a series
of videos in which musicians and performers offer their gifts in gratitude to
the medical community.
Artists perform on ...
This weekend would have been the 47th annual New Orleans Greek Festival on
Bayou St. John. It's a Memorial Day weekend tradition put on by the Holy
Since the Greek Festival cannot go on as planned, WWOZ would like to invite
you to "Greek Fe...