Since it opened 3 1/2 years ago, Ooh Poo Pah Doo has been more than a bar
and music venue-- it's served as a community center for
residents, musicians, and other cultural bearers of the 6th Ward but owner
Judy Hill had to close it down last week.
“It was everything to me,”...
1 Grab a handful Art Jerry Miller 02:08 Stax of Funk
2 Come Free Your People Curtis Mayfield 04:14 Love Is
3 Dipped In The Water (featuring Syleena Thompson) Syl
Johnson 04:27 Back In The Game
4 Too experienced Bob A...
1) The annual Abita Springs Busker Festival is hitting the north shore on
Sunday, April 23 and we'll be there video streaming live from 11:45a-7p.
Check out the video streaming schedule.
2) The 20th Annual French Film Festival will be running at the Prytania
Theatre from ...
Alan Lomax is generally not associated with digital technology as most of his
famous work and recordings were done before the digital technology became
common-- but that dissociation may be about to change. Lomax died in
2002 but the final years of his life were spent envis...
Tom Worrell stopped into the studio this afternoon to give us a taste of his
upcoming set at WWOZ Piano Night 2017. He also talks about what's different
about this year's Piano Night as we go "Back To The Roots" with a stripped
down setup onstage and individual performers p...
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. Get your ...
WWOZ's video team has been on hand to capture some great performances at the
last couple years of the Abita Springs Busker Festival. This year, we'll
be live video streaming from the Fest on Sunday, April 23. Check out
the 2017 lineup here.
Here's a highlight from The Desl...
Armstrong Park is back with their popular biannual Jazz in the Park weekly
concert series! This season's shows run from Thursday, April 13 through
Thursday, June 1. Concerts are free and run from 4-8p. Food and local art
vendors are on hand, as well as a few kid-friendly ac...
The blues, funk, R&B, and soul sounds of one of Walter "Wolfman" Washington &
the Roadmasters have been delighting the ears of New Orleans music fans for
30 years. They'll be celebrating this landmark with a show at Tipitina's this
Friday, April 21 with openers Soul Project...
Cole Williams was pleased to welcome the Dolores T. Aaron Academy Brass Band
to WWOZ earlier today for our April edition of Cuttin' Class! Check out the
3-song performance below, plus a short interview with director Andy Bower
and some of the students.