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Joan of Arc 2017 parade video highlights

Wed, 01/11/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Twelfth Night revelers with Joan of Arc had to push their plans back a day this year as cold and windy rain swept New Orleans on January 6. The krewe rolled on in still chilly weather January 7 at 7p, though, and WWOZ was on the scene. Check out these highlights from this y... Read more

Marty Sammon 'Southern Nights'

Wed, 01/11/17
In honor of Allen Toussaint's birthday on January 14, we're spending this week looking back at some fantastic tributes that our 2016 Piano Night performers paid to him last April. See the whole collection here. Today, we've got Marty Sammon performing 'Southern Nights,' one... Read more

Danny Barker special show tonight 10p-12a

Tue, 01/10/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Tune in tonight (Tuesday, January 10) as host David Kunian hosts a 5-part Danny Barker radio project in honor of Barker's birthday on January 13 and this week's Danny Barker Guitar & Banjo Festival. Listen here from 10p-12a! If you miss it, it'll be available afterwards on ... Read more

John Papa Gros 'On Your Way Down'

Tue, 01/10/17
In honor of Allen Toussaint's birthday on January 14, we're spending this week looking back at some fantastic tributes that our 2016 Piano Night performers paid to him last April. See the whole collection here. Today, we've got John Papa Gros performing 'On Your Way Down' f... Read more

New music spotlight: Noah Young Band

Tue, 01/10/17
Authored by Chris Saucier
While he’s not busy touring around the country with jazz/funk band Naughty Professor or performing and recording with other New Orleans musicians, bassist Noah Young is hard at work finding outlets for his own compositions with the Noah Young Band. Young’s side project’s d... Read more

Joe Krown 'Mother-In-Law'

Mon, 01/09/17
In honor of Allen Toussaint's birthday on January 14, we're spending this week looking back at some fantastic tributes that our 2016 Piano Night performers paid to him last April. See the whole collection here. Up first, Joe Krown performs 'Mother-In-Law,' the 1961 hit made... Read more

Big Chief David Montana of Washitaw Nation Mardi Gras Indians

Fri, 01/06/17
Big Chief David Montana, preparing for Mardi Gras, talks about the challenges of keeping the Mardi Gras Indian traditions alive. Read more

5 things to know for 1/6-1/12

Fri, 01/06/17
1) It's Carnival Time! January 6 is Twelfth Night and marks the start of the 2017 Carnival season in New Orleans. There is plenty going on tonight, including Phunny Phorty Phellows and Not So Secret Society of the Elysian Fields (see the full 2017 parade schedule here) and ... Read more

Mardi Gras 2017 Parade Schedule

Thu, 01/05/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Twelfth Night is upon us, marking the start of the 2017 Carnival season! Check out the New Orleans parade schedule (subject to change) below. Friday, January 6 7p Phunny Phorty Phellows (St. Charles Streetcar) 7:30p Not So Secret Society of the Elysian Fields (Rampart Street... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for January, 2017

Thu, 01/05/17
In the January 2017 Issue of the 'OZone, WWOZ's monthly newsletter: Twelfth Night Live Broadcast: Monk Boudreau | More Live Broadcasts | Our Show Hosts' Favorite Recordings of 2016 | Meet the Staff: Marietta Goodman, Office Manager | Marcus Roberts at the Jazz & Heritage Cen... Read more

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