Festing in Place 2023

Friday, October 6, 2023 - 11:00am

WWOZ Live Broadcast


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Tune in October 5-8 for our annual celebration of the live music of New Orleans and the world beyond! Once again, we're partnering with the Archive of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation to share the greatest music from Heaven & Earth, including sets from the Neville Brothers, Dr John, Irma Thomas, Allen Toussaint, Professor Longhair, Walter Wolfman Washington, Tuba Skinny, Germaine Bazzle, Amanda Shaw, Aaron Neville, Lost Bayou Ramblers, John Boutte, Cowboy Mouth and lots more! Break out your festival gear, and get ready to celebrate the best of New Orleans music--anywhere in the world!

Festing in Place Lineup
for Friday October 6
All times are listed in Central Time

11 am Charlie Gabriel (Jazz Fest 2023)
11:30 am John Boutte (Jazz Fest 2023)
12:00 pm T-Marie & Bayou Juju (FQ Fest 2023)
12:20 pm Don Vappie’s King Oliver Tribute (WWOZ Studio 2023)
12:45 pm Ivan Neville & Dumpstaphunk (Jazz Fest 2022)
1:20 pm Tricia Boutte (FQ Fest 2023)
1:45 pm Jimmy Buffett (Jazz Fest 2008)
2:40 pm Big 6 Brass Band (Treme Creole Gumbo Fest 2023)
3:05 pm Lost Bayou Ramblers (Jazz & Heritage Foundation 2023)
3:30 pm Professor Longhair (Tipitina's 1979)
4:15 pm Solid Harmony (WWOZ Studio 2023)
4:35 pm Louisiana's Leroux (FQ Fest 2023)
5:05 pm Steve Pistorius (WWOZ Studio 2022)
5:25 pm Germaine Bazzle (Jazz Fest 2023)
5:50 pm Radiators (Dream Palace 1998)


Thanks to our Festing in Place Fall 2023 sponsors:




Additional support provided by our Drum Roll sponsors:

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation Board President, Tara Hernandez loves listening and grooving to WWOZ-- Remember, the Good Stuff happens in the Groove!

Tom Lewis & Sarah Martin.

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

Fellow guardians of the groove, Bo and Amanda McDonald.

Vicki Arroyo and John Carey of Arlington, Virginia congratulate Beth and the WWOZ TEAM on another great year of Festing in Place!

Mahogany Jazz Hall, in honor of New Orleans Musicians.

The Fagan Family of Decatur, GA.

Michael, Jennifer, and Daisy invite you to enjoy the Saturday Morning Brunch Club show on WWOZ 10:00 AM to noon!

Remembering Monte Shalett: Iron Man, music man, and an incredibly bright light.

Nancy and Todd Gilbertson, with gratitude for the whole OZ team that fills our souls with amazing music daily.

Stan, Josh, and Munster. Proud Washingtonian Guardians of the Groove supporting WWOZ now and forever.

Peychaud's Bar at 727 Toulouse.

The Hoodoo Gurus from Sydney, Australia, want to thank WWOZ for continuing to guard the groove. It’s in safe hands with y’all!

JB Awnings - serving New Orleans and surrounding areas.

Beth is sending love to my neutral ground family.

Cork and Barrel Bourbon and Wine shop at Bluegrass Airport in Lexington, KY.

Guarding the Groove from the Land of Make-believe in Upper Jay, New York. Shouting out to Tuba Skinny, Chris Christy, Uncle Mike, the crew at Jacques IMO’s and the crew at Breakaways.

Alyssa and Zack at Undergrowth Coffee 4332 Magazine St… Keeping Coffee Pure.

Bob Gibson, owner of The Photography Studio in Lincoln City on the Oregon Coast, wishes to thank WWOZ for providing the soundtrack to the daily operation of the studio.

Gladewaves - a boots-on-the-ground direct aid organization offering support to people in need in Greater New Orleans.

Jenn Sato and the Bayou Krewe.

Bill Carlson of Boring, Maryland says Thanks to Winston and Kurt for introducing me to New Orleans and WWOZ nearly 40 years ago!

Team Right Side, Sam Poche and Jennifer Saltaformaggio, love supporting the Guardian Groove Angels, and the best radio station on the planet!

Dr Mark St. Cyr, in memory of great uncle Johnny St. Cyr.

James and Loretta Davis, Part time New Orleanians, Full time OZ listeners. Proud Guardians of the Groove. OZ is the one constant in our ever-changing world.

From David and Allison in Boston, big fans of Trad Jazz with Leslie Cooper.

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

Chris Smith & Gina Mazzei-Smith proudly support WWOZ.

Piper, Kelli, and the Hellion Hounds of Neelys Bend in Music City, Tennessee, are proud to continue to support 'OZ in honor of Ms. Ada Mae, the original Guardian of our Groove. Howl at the moon, y'all!

Thank you, WWOZ from Sarah, Patrick, Ling and Hank down in the Treme.

In memory of Hugh O’Riordan, Guardian of the Groove from Boise, Idaho. He is missed!

New Orleans Own, Mr. EveryThAnG Loves WWOZ, Loves NOLA, and LOVES Youuuuuuuuu!

Dr. Quinton Miner of Lakeview Endodontics.

In memory of Dr. John Samuel Faulkner from Emily.


To all the volunteers who keep WWOZ rolling so the rest of us can enjoy the love of New Orleans and its music.

Lisa and Kenny Jackson, proud supporters, and part of the NOLA in the Bay Area brigade.

Spooner, Sophia, Mable and Wonder.

Cafe Negril, in memory of Taylor Jones.

Join Louis, Honey, and Maybelle while they’re groovin’ to WWOZ at Killeaux’s on Decatur.

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

Annie Hoffman from Cambridge, Massachusetts.

And, in loving memory of Verna and Sid Arroyo, the inspiration for Festing in Place!


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