As an African American woman who sang, wrote most of her own songs, and
played a lead instrument (in her case, left handed guitar), Barbara Lynn was
something of a rarity early in her career. In this 1966 TV appearance on the
short-lived TV show The !!! Beat, whose house ba...
When referring to the early days of hiphop, nationally, most people talk
about New York City and southern California. However, New Orleans hiphop goes
back decades, too, and the NOLA Hip Hop and Bounce Archive at Tulane's
Amistad Research Center aims to preserve and share s...
Comin' home baby
04 Have A Talk With God (with Stevie Wonder)
The Blind Boys
Smoking Time Jazz Club performs Jelly Roll Morton's 1926 composition "New
Orleans Bump" at The Music Box last April in City Park. The Music Box was a
musical installation presented by the Helis Foundation which hosted
orchestral performances, artist talks, educational works...
There's no shortage of summer fun in New Orleans. With so many great outdoor
events in June, July, August, and September, and an average high temperature
hovering just above 90 degrees during those months, it's imperative to keep
your cool in the sun and crowds. Here are yo...
WWOZ works to bring the sounds of New Orleans to the world. This summer,
we're heading to the Midwest and the East Coast to do just that with two
special events featuring some of the best acts in New Orleans today.
On June 19-21, we'll be onhand at the Bayou Boogaloo in Nor...
The Andrew Duhon Trio performs "Sidestep Your Grave" from the 2013 album The
Moorings. This is fresh stuff: it was recorded last week (June 3, 2015) at
Music City Roots live from The Factory in Nashville.
The West Bank gets in on the live music action starting June 10 with the
return of Wednesdays On The Point at Algiers Point. These free shows begin at
5:30pm and end at 8:30pm each Wednesday starting in June and running through
July. The stage is set up right at the ferry l...
Trombone Shorty performs "St. James Infirmary" at In Performance at the White
House: Red, White, and Blues accompanied by the White House band featuring
Booker T. The performance was recorded in February 2012; other performers
included Jeff Beck, Buddy Guy, Keb' Mo', Mick J...
'Tis the season for Creole tomatoes! The Creole Tomato Festival hits the
French Market this weekend. The true stars of the festival (pictured) will be
arriving along with farmers from the areas surrounding New Orleans.
Fleshing the fest out will be music on three stages, fo...