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French Quarter Fest celebrates 40 years w/50+ musical debuts, fireworks, parade + more

Tue, 01/31/23
Authored by Carrie Booher
The non-profit French Quarter Festivals, Inc. (FQFI) announce the 40th anniversary of French Quarter Festival presented by Chevron, April 13-16, 2023! French Quarter Fest is the largest free festival and showcase of Louisiana music, food, and culture. The festival takes pla... Read more

Abita Springs Busker Fest 2023

Mon, 01/30/23
Abita Springs Busker Fest returns to the Abita Trailhead on April 2! This year's lineup includes Max & the Martians, Jacky Blair & the Hot Biscuits, Secret Six Jazz Band, Jump Hounds, The Deslondes, and Tuba Skinny. The festival will also feature Abita beer, food, art vendo... Read more

Spring 2023 Wednesday at the Square

Mon, 01/30/23
Authored by Carrie Booher
YLC's free Wednesday at the Square concert series returns this spring! YLC Wednesday at the Square is a free concert series in the heart of New Orleans Central Business District. Proceeds from food and beverage sales benefit the Young Leadership Council’s community projects... Read more

2022 Report to the Community

Thu, 01/19/23

Video: The Dew Drop Inn

Thu, 01/19/23
The Dew Drop Inn, the creation of Frank Painia, was a barbershop, restaurant, hotel, lounge, and performance venue at the heart of Black society and culture in New Orleans from the 1940s through the 1960s. The city’s top talent, including Dave Bartholomew, Allen Toussaint, ... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for January 2023

Thu, 01/19/23
    In the JANUARY 2023 Issue of the 'OZone, WWOZ's monthly newsletter: WWOZ Brass Passes Going Fast! | 2023 Jazz & Heritage Concert Series | In Memoriam: Walter Wolfman Washington | Twelfth Night Video | WWOZ Show Hosts Favorite Recordings of 2022 | Volunteer Profile: ... Read more

In Memoriam: Barbara Lacen Keller

Mon, 01/16/23
New Orleans culture bearer and activist Barbara Lacen Keller has died at the age of 76. She had been a valued member of the Board of Directors of WWOZ since 2021; and of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, where she was elected to the Advisory Council in 2016, and o... Read more

Recipe: Green Onion and Potato Soup

Sun, 01/15/23
This is recipe with many virtues. Foremost, it hits the spot in this chilly season. For instance: before or after a night parade. It's also fast & easy. It's cheap too, perfect for these inflationary times. Finally, it's adaptable. The version presented here is pretty rusti... Read more

Jazz Fest 2023 Lineup Announced

Fri, 01/13/23

2023 BRASS PASSES: Only a few left!

Fri, 01/13/23

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