Festing in Place - Fall 2022


September 29-October 2
Thursday, September 29, 2022 -
11:00am to 7:00pm

Live from the WWOZ Studio

600 Decatur St
Suite 350
New Orleans, LA 70130

Upcoming Shows

Join us for Festing In Place on WWOZ, a 4-day broadcast event co-produced with the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Archive, starting Thursday, September 29 and running through Sunday, October 2 from 11am-7pm CT each day!

The schedule includes archival festival performances from an unparalleled list of performers.



Thanks to our Festing in Place Fall 2022 sponsors:



Additional support provided by our Drum Roll sponsors:

Judge Sidney and Ava Cates

Guitarist Jimmy Robinson at jimmyrobinsonmusic.com

Ginger & Lola your Chicago OZillians...who remain Guardians of the Groove now & forever.

Morgan K in Atlanta who knows what it means...

David Francis, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation Board President.

James and Loretta Davis want to give a big shout out to all the great musicians at Mahogany Jazz Hall where they play the best Jazz in The Quarter!

From Penny Warriner in loving memory of her late husband, Bobby Matthews, and his brother, Bunny Matthews, original Guardians of the Groove.

Bob Brudd in Orland, IL.

From Alice and Stella, Canine Guardians of the Groove who recently moved to Albuquerque, and are thrilled to stream Festing in Place.

Cam Marston

Mr & Mrs Walter Wolfman Washington

Ed and Gayle; long-time "OZies" from Texas.

In memory of James Krivo, Father, Doctor, activist, musician, and lover and supporter of public radio. From Knot Kool Jewelry: handcrafted rings and other nola inspired accessories.

Michael S. Self

Sam Poche and Jennifer Saltaformaggio of Team Right Side & Latter & Blum, love supporting the Guardians of the Groove. Keep on smiling.

Bob Gibson, The Photography Studio in Lincoln City Oregon.

With thanks to everyone at WWOZ for all you do! Ling Ling, Hank, Sarah and Patrick

Art & Eyes on Magazine Street

Nancy, Todd, Ella Grace, and JockImo, with enormous thanks to the hardworking staff and volunteer DJ’s who brighten our days with the most amazing music.

Rob Damerow, Guarding the Groove from Ypsilanti, Michigan.

A big Shout out to WWOZ from Louis, Maybelle, and Honey from Killeaux’s on Decatur.

Ward Family from the Great State of Michigan, Forever Guardians of the Groove.

Lawrence Kalantari - In honor of swing dancers everywhere.

Zags Festing in Place in Spokane, Washington.

If and When Customs and If and When Woodworking in New Orleans and Maine.

Jacqueline Ehle Inglefield, artist.

Gretchen and Bill Bailey, groovin’ to OZ in the CBD.

Mahogany Jazz Hall, in honor of New Orleans Musicians.

In honor of all the dogs and cats and their people, of NOLA and Acadianiana that Zeus' Rescue helps, through fostering, adopting, volunteering, and donating by generous supporters. The animals listen to 'OZ all day long.

Maisie, Cazzie, Diane and Rob

Tami Leliuga

And Mark Rochon, in honor of IPNO--the Innocence Project New Orleans—-fighting every day to free the wrongfully convicted and the unjustly punished.

Mike & Kathy Clarke of Vienna VA. Jazz Festers since 1994. Glad to help Guard the Groove with 'OZ.

The Rosenbaum Family, including Nola, Autumn and Magic, from Purchase, NY

OZ board member Sunpie Barnes, @ Sunpie Images and Music

Bruno & Frida Go to Mardi Gras, a children's book about two French Bulldogs living and adventuring in the French Quarter.

WWOZ board member Bob Edumundson

Brad & Amy Absher

Stella, Madeleine Albright, Tiny and their humans, Vicki and John, Festing in Arlington, VA.

... and, in loving memory of Verna and Sidney Arroyo, the inspiration for Festing in Place.


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