Stopped by the Hi Ho Lounge (2239 St. Claude) Monday April 3,
and checked out a show that was part of Instant Opus, a weekly series of
improvisation and sonic communication. The Hi Ho already has the Blue Grass
Pickin Party so this continues t...
Trombone player, vocalist, and composer David L. Harris opens up with his
debut solo album entitled Blues I Felt combining his "old-school
leanings" towards traditional jazz with his sultry interpretation of blues
and modern jazz. With the help of Shea Pierre (piano), Jasen...
Catch a break from the sun at The Louisiana State Museum at the Old U.S. Mint
during French Quarter Fest. They'll be hosting a free lecture series on
Louisiana music on Saturday and Sunday on the third floor. The Old U.S. Mint
is located at 400 Esplanade Ave. and has two st...
WWOZ Piano Night is coming Monday, May 1! The 29th edition of Piano Night is
subtitled "Back to the Roots" and for good reason. This Piano Night will be
a return to the original concept: solo pianists, playing one at a time on the
main stage at the House of Blues. Tickets a...
Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre will host the Film Festival portion of French
Quarter Festival this year with another stellar lineup of films that are
free and open to the public. The Theatre is located at 616 St. Peter. Full
schedule with film synopses:
Friday, April 7
French Quarter Fest returns April 6-9 and WWOZ will again be on hand for
Friday and Saturday live broadcasting some of the best acts from the
largest free musical festival in the United States. Tune in at 12:30p this
Saturday to hear a live set from Muevelo, "New Orleans' n...
1 Way Back Home Jr. Walker & The All Stars 03:40
2 Who Is He Andrea Vereen & The St. Marks Choir 04:26
Oh, Say Can You See
3 The Best You Can Bill Withers 02:24 Making Music
4 Let the Water Run Dry (feat. Ken Boothe) Inn...
We were pleased to welcome the students from Langston Hughes Academy Brass
Band to our studios earlier today for the latest episode of Cuttin' Class!
Led by Samuel Venable, this group of young musicians were very excited
to be a part of the program. Check out the video of t...
1) It's Downtown Super Sunday this weekend and the New Orleans Bayou Steppers
are steppin' out with their first second line in two years! Get all the
details on both events from WWOZ's Takin' It To The Streets.
2) Delgado Music Fest is happening Friday, March 31 and Saturda...