1) Congo Square Rhythms Festival is happening Saturday and Sunday. Brass
bands, the 2018 Class Got Brass competition, African dance ensembles, Mardi
Gras Indians, and more will be hitting the stage at this historic site. Both
days begin with a drum circle at 11a and end wit...
One of the best parts of the Congo Square Rhythms Fest are the talented and
vibrant dance groups who continue the highly meaningful dance traditions at
this historic site. This year, the dancers will be heavily featured on
Sunday, March 4, from 12 - 1:30p. Check out the Cul...
Rebirth Brass Band joined us in the studio during the New Orleans Music
Show this afternoon to share a few songs and promote their appearance at
the upcoming Congo Square Rhythms Festival, happening March 3-4! Rebirth
will hit the Congo Square stage on Saturday, March 3 at ...
Congo Square Rhythms Fest is coming up this weekend! Every year features a
Mardi Gras Indian battle, this year happening on Saturday, March 3 starting
at 3:15p. Check out the verbal spar we caught in 2016 featuring members of
the Flaming Arrows, Mohawk Hunters, and Fi-Yi-Yi...
WWOZ sat down with the great Terence Blanchard for a conversation about his
work on 'Champion,' an opera in jazz. 'Champion' makes its New Orleans debut
March 9 and 11, produced by the New Orleans Opera.
We were happy to welcome the students of KIPP Believe Jazz Band, along with
band director Mr. Keith Hart, into our studio this afternoon for the
February edition of School Groove! Check out the performance from these
talented kids below.
Congo Square Rhythms Fest is coming up this weekend and we've got highlights
from recent years to share with you! Below, check out Casa Samba's 2016
This free festival celebrates the many traditions that trace back to Congo
Square, including brass bands, Mard...
Can we make it two? Last year, New Orleans' own Tank & the Bangas won NPR's
big Tiny Desk Contest and we know there's another New Orleans artist out
there with the moxie and desire to win this year!
The contest is open to unsigned musicians from all genres. In order to app...
Festival International de Louisiane announced their 2018 lineup yesterday.
This year's roster includes talent from more than 20 countries and regions,
featuring local Louisiana artists alongside international musicians. The
festival will take place April 25-29 in Lafayette....