Jazz Fest is gaining a day this year! EIGHT days of fun, music, and food will
be happening at the Fairgrounds for the festival's 50th anniversary. The
festival will start on Thursday, April 25. The new day is "Locals Thursday,"
and anyone with a valid Louisiana ID can purch...
1) Oak St. Po Boy Fest is happening Sunday from 10a-6p! Over 30 vendors will
be serving up delicious po boys. See the menu here. 15 bands will perform on
4 stages, including George Porter Trio, Soul Brass Band, and Sam Price & the
2) InFringe Fest is runnin...
WWOZ's Action Jackson sat down with Janice Kimble of the Treme Baby Dolls for
the latest Takin' It To The Streets interview. Listen in to hear her take
on why she participates in the tradition, what's so important about the Baby
Dolls, and what the Treme Baby Dolls are doin...
It's an important election this Tuesday, November 6, and 5th Ward Weebie's
got a message for you-- use your vote! Voter turnout for Louisiana elections
has been in decline for more than 3 decades, with last year's election
getting less than 13% voter turnout. Get to the pol...
WWOZ was on hand to live video stream from the George French Band's set at
the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Center on Saturday, October 27, 2018! Check
it out below.
This was part of the Jazz & Heritage Foundation's free concert series.
Clarinetist and music historian Dr. Michael White will host "Tricentennial
Soul: 300 Years of Black Music in New Orleans" at Xavier University's
McCaffrey Ballroom on Sunday, November 4 starting at 3p.
"Tricentennial Soul" is a free concert and discussion about the musical...
1 Jump Off Cookin' On 3 Burners 03:39 Lab
Experiments Vol. 2
2 I Earned Mine Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens 03:00
3 You Got To Serve Somebody Pops Staples 04:37
4 Don't Stay Away Phyllis Dil...
1) Get out and vote, Louisiana! Election Day is Tuesday, November 6. Find
your polling place here and review sample ballots here before your head to
2) The New Orleans Jazz Museum is hosting a new exhibit opening on Thursday,
November 8. Drumsville!: Evolution o...
WWOZ was on hand to capture the latest Sync Up Workshop at the New Orleans
Jazz & Heritage Center on Thursday, October 25. The topic of this month's
workshop was 'Podcasts, Playlists, and Radio.'
The workshop features two presenters with wide-ranging experience in
Hot 8's done it again! Check out their fantastic cover of Joy Division's
'Love Will Tear Us Apart.'
"We fell in love with this song a long time ago," the group said. "It has a
deep emotional meaning. Although we do listen to a lot of funk, jazz and rap,
we listen to Britis...