The Bywater came alive again this spring. These scenes are from Vaughan's
Lounge in March, April, and May 2021! Featured performers include Treme
Brass Band, Joly Bmore, James Andrews, Trombone Shorty, and Dayna Kurtz.
New Orleans homes are dressed for Pride Month! Check out these wonderfully
creative house floats that commemorate and celebrate the impact lesbian,
gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals have had on history locally,
nationally, and internationally.
George Porter, Jr. has long held court with his trio on Monday nights at the
Maple Leaf Bar. More than 14 months of Monday night silence was broken on
June 7, 2021. The band performed two sets, with plans for many more to come
each Monday in 2021!
More from a beautiful New Orleans spring! This is a small taste of a few more
of the outdoor concerts that have happened throughout the city over the last
few months. Musicians featured in this video include Aaron Fletcher, Jesse
McBride, Lieff Kapilian, Pat Casey, Judith O...
It's been a beautiful spring for outdoor music in New Orleans! Here's Tuba
Skinny performing outside The Tigermen Den in the Bywater on April 25, 2021.
See more from WWOZ video on our YouTube channel!
WWOZ video has been out this month and we're sharing highlights from some of
the outdoor performances we've captured around New Orleans over the last few
weeks. This is Alynda Mariposa Segarra (Hurray for the Riff Raff) performing
a rare solo show live at Domino Sound Recor...
Alfred Uganda Roberts became an ancestor one year ago (May 5, 2020). On April
11, 2021, a memorial was held for him in Congo Square.
Roberts played percussion with numerous New Orleans bands and recorded with,
among others, Allen Toussaint, The Meters, Professor Longhair, a...
Welcome to WWOZ Piano Night 2021: From Our Homes to Yours! This is a benefit
for WWOZ, but as in 2020, no tickets are required. By going virtual we are
able to open our doors and make seats to welcome thousands of guests who
never would have been able to all fit in the same...
In 2017, the Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame collaborated with WWOZ to record
an oral history with "Miss Teen" (Augustine Germaine Lewis), who was Spy
Girl with the Cheyenne Mardi Gras Indians in New Orleans in the 1940s and
1950s. Miss Teen passed in March 2021. Here are so...
It's St. Joseph's Day in New Orleans and the night of March 19 has, for more
than a century, meant that Black Masking Indians step out in neighborhoods
across the city to participate in rituals with long histories.
The trials and tribulations of making a new Indian suit for...