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Photos: French Quarter Fest 2023

Thu, 04/13/23
Just a few photo highlights from a temperate first day of French Quarter Fest's 40th anniversary year! Come down for more music, food, and fun Friday through Sunday, 11am-8pm. Full lineup can be found at frenchquarterfest.org. WWOZ's live broadcast schedule from French Quar... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for April 2023

Wed, 04/12/23
  In the APRIL 2023 Issue of the 'OZone, WWOZ's monthly newsletter: Join Us: WWOZ Piano Night Happens Monday, May 1 | Listen: Jazz Fest Live Broadcast | How to Pick Up Your Brass Pass | LAB Award: Best Use of Digital Media | Listen: WWOZ's French Quarter Fest Broadcast |... Read more

Show Host Profile: Sakura "D Rootzmaster" Kone

Sun, 04/09/23
While most of New Orleans sleeps through the wee hours of every Wednesday, D Rootzmaster sits at the board in the WWOZ studio, connecting listeners, musicians, and poets from all over the world. For the past 13 years, from midnight to 6 am, his show, Overnight Music and Inf... Read more

Recipe: Shrimp Piri-Piri

Sat, 04/08/23
This recipe has a Portuguese-SE African history, combining European ingredients like olive oil and garlic with fresh prawns and dried chiles native to coastal east Africa. It's Mozambique's national dish. It's not for the faint of pallate. This shrimp piri-piri is hot, cont... Read more

In Memoriam: Kidd Jordan

Fri, 04/07/23
Legendary avant-garde saxophonist Edward “Kidd” Jordan died on April 7, 2023 at the age of 87. Jordan was a highly accomplished and committed improv performer and educator. Throughout his career, he collaborated with an impressive array of musicians, including Alvin Batist... Read more

Jazz Fest hosting one-day ticket sale at Tipitina's Saturday

Mon, 04/03/23
Jazz Fest is holding a one-day sale on single-day advanced tickets to the upcoming 2023 Festival, scheduled for April 28 – May 7. Held at Tipitina’s (501 Napoleon Ave.) on Saturday, April 8, 10am-5 pm, the one-day sale is the opportunity for fans to purchase advanced ticket... Read more

Class Got Brass competition Sunday

Tue, 03/28/23
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation’s Class Got Brass competition takes place on Sunday, April 2! The event will be held at the George and Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center (1225 N. Rampart Street). Class Got Brass is free and open to the public. Louisiana middle an... Read more

Photos: Treme Creole Gumbo and Congo Square Rhythms Fests 2023

Mon, 03/27/23
A few photo highlights from a beautiful Treme Creole Gumbo Fest and Congo Square Rhythms Festival over the weekend! These festivals, presented by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, take place concurrently in Armstrong Park each March.  Special thanks to our volunt... Read more

New Generation, Revolution Second Line Parades this weekend

Thu, 03/23/23

Photos: Super Sunday 2023

Wed, 03/22/23
Scenes from Uptown Super Sunday on March 19, 2023! The Mardi Gras Indians were out on the streets to show their amazing art, accompanied by Baby Dolls, second line dancers, and brass bands. This annual event is centered around A.L. Davis Park at the corner of Washington Ave... Read more

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