WWOZ's Piano Night has paid tribute to the greatest in the New Orleans piano
tradition. This year, we honor the recently deceased Fats Domino. In 2016,
pianists took the stage to pay tribute to the recently deceased Allen
Toussaint. Here's Marcia Ball doing Toussaint's 'Hol...
Most people think of Congo Square when they think of the first Jazz Fest. But the first event of the first Jazz Fest was actually somewhere else— on the last sidewheel steamboat in America, on the Mississippi, the night of April 22, 1970.
We are happy to welcome Davell Crawford back to the Piano Night stage this
year! Check out his performance of 'Please Send Me Someone To Love' for Jam
In The Van outside the House of Blues a few years ago.
Acclaimed as the "Piano Prince of New Orleans," Crawford brings equ...
We are happy to welcome Jon Cleary back to the WWOZ Piano Night stage this
year on Monday, April 30! Here's a fascinating preview as he breaks down the
New Orleans piano sound, its many influences, and how it has a "a common
denominator, a thread that runs through it. You c...
Wild Opelousas of Martin Behrman Charter School created their first Mardi Gras Indian suits in 2016. Students are able to take a class to about this important New Orleans cultural tradition and share in making the suits.
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation presents the 29th
annual Johnny Jackson, Jr., Gospel Is Alive! Celebration, a free community
concert featuring gospel star Bishop Hesekiah Walker plus Tyrone Foster & The
Arc Singers and the Council on Aging Community ...
1) Abita Springs Busker Fest is happening this Sunday, April 22. Performers
at the trailhead this year include Jumbo Shrimp Jazz Band, Deslondes, Dr.
Bird and the Beak Division, and Aurora Nealand & the Royal Roses. Keep up to
date on any changes due to weather at their Fac...
Check out the 2018 "Factory Fest" schedule! What a lineup. All shows take
place at Louisiana Music Factory (421 Frenchmen).
Thursday, April 26
12p Anrew Duhon
1p Cha Wa
2p Jason Marsalis
3p Gal Holiday
4p Billy Iuso
5p Chris Thomas King
Monday, April 30