One week ago today, the Black Masking Indians of New Orleans debuted their
new suits for the year. A large congregation gathered outside the Backstreet
Cultural Museum at various points throughout the day to celebrate the spirit
of Mardi Gras Day within their community whil...
2023 was a big year for WWOZ as we moved to a new home at Jax Brewery at the
end of November! We, of course, celebrated the milestone with a second line
parade from our old spot at the French Market to Jax.
Check out these video highlights from the special day, featuring ap...
WWOZ is moving up the street from our French Market Studio to our new home at
Jax Brewery. We're spending this week looking back at 17 years of WWOZ
broadcasting from the French Market with photos, videos, and station
WWOZ is an open book, but the ...
We marked the end of an era here at our WWOZ French Market location
yesterday! Treme Brass Band wrapped it up with the final live set in our
performance studio on Wednesday, November 1 (All Saints Day) but they didn't
stay there-- this party hit the broadcast studio, office...
WWOZ was in the streets with Prince of Wales and Lady Wales Second Line
Parade yesterday! Check out the video and keep up with all the latest from
the social aid & pleasure clubs of New Orleans at Takin' It To The Streets!
Congratulations to Dr. Courtney Bryan as she was named a MacArthur Fellow
today! Courtney is a composer and pianist who melds elements of jazz,
classical, and sacred music in works that reverberate with social and
political issues of our time.
Courtney has been a regular p...
On Wednesday, September 20, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation
presented the Allison Miner Series: Featuring Research from the Jazz &
Heritage Archive at the George and Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center, 1225 N.
Rampart Street. The inaugural lecture featured George ...