Summer is here and there is a lot going on for Memorial Day weekend!
1) The Treme/7th Ward Festival returns Friday, Saturday, and Sunday with tons
of local talent and events celebrating the deeply unique and vibrant cultures
of these two neighborhoods. Check out the full o...
The Treme/7th Ward Fest will be in full swing for this Memorial Day weekend!
In honor of two of our most vibrant neighborhoods, here's the 6th Ward's own
James Andrews and his band performing the Treme song live at WWOZ last year.
The 2017 Treme/7th Ward Arts & Culture Festival returns to the space beneath
the Claiborne bridge this Memorial Day weekend. The festival celebrates the
history, traditions, and culture of two of the oldest, most notable
neighborhoods in the United States. These vibrant and...
Decided to go digging in the again? Welcome! First, A great
band that may just blow your mind, The Mavericks. I also have been spinning
Bunny Wailer’s super soulful reggae album Protest. Ever heard of the
Mavericks? Probably . . . I, ho...
The Europeana Collections recently made 2.2 milion images from the first 100
years of photography's existence available for browsing, searching, and
download on their website. The collection includes images and documents from
50 European institutions in 34 different countri...
The great free concert series, Wednesday at the Square, run by Young
Leadership Council New Orleans at Lafayette Square, is coming to an end of
its spring 2017 season. WWOZ was there to broadcast and video stream live
from the event on March 29, 2017 with performances from ...
The 12th annual Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest, happening October 13-15 at
Lafayette Square, announced its 2017 headliners today. Fans will be treated
to performances from Grammy Award winners Robert Cray and Bobby Rush.
Rush also performed at this festival in 2014. Check o...
1 Hot Fun in the Summertime Freddy Robinson 02:56 Hot
Fun in the Summertime
2 Abraham Ruthie Foster 04:42 Joy Comes Back
3 Stealing In The Name Of The Lord dimmy Wonder 02:34
Full Up (bunny 'striker' Lee's
4 He Called Me Baby Ella Wa...
1 Really (Part 1) Johnny Jones & The Imperial 7 02:14
Night Train To Nashville - Music City Rhythm And Blues, 1945-1970 (Disc 2)
2 Florence Paragons 02:44 Encyclopedia Of Doo Wop
3 Bila Versatones 02:14 Encyclopedia Of Doo Wop
4 Leroy ...
Lots of great new videos out from New Orleans artists this week! The latest
comes from John Papa Gros and his song 'Cocaine and Chicken Fricassée.'
The song collects narratives from Papa Grows Funk’s long-running Monday
night residency at the Maple Leaf. Gros offers that t...