WWOZ Piano Night returns for its 31st year on Monday, April 29, 2019 at 7pm.
Piano Night is the flagship benefit for WWOZ 90.7FM and has become a tradition among New Orleans music lovers and loyal fans all over the world. Held each year on the Monday night between the two New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival weekends, Piano Night features a great line-up of players, each of whom is a torch-bearer of the New Orleans Piano Tradition.
Here's the lineup for 2019:
John "Papa" Gros
Piano Night 2019 has a new feature: "The Byrd's Nest Lounge Patron Party," an intimate Piano Night showcase and patron party up in the House of Blues Foundation Room. This exclusive experience is named after the godfather of New Orleans' boogie woogie piano and the beneficiary of the very first Piano Night: Mr. Henry Byrd, AKA Professor Longhair.