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...
New Orleanians' creativity can't be dampened by a lack of parades! Here are
just a few of the house floats from all over New Orleans that residents
designed and installed to celebrate Mardi Gras 2021.
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation presents the next installment of
Sync Up workshops for musicians: Virtual Gigging - Best Practices!
For the last nine months New Orleans artists of all stripes have been
redefining what it means to perform in an unprecedented lands...
A few weeks ago, WWOZ's video director happened upon friends and family
celebrating the life of New Orleans artist Katie Ray with her second line and
sendoff on the levee at the End of the World in the Bywater. RIP Katie Ray.
Our virtual Groove Gala was a smashing success last night! Shoutout to
everyone who joined us live as we streamed on our website, YouTube, Facebook,
and Twitch. If you missed it, here is the stream as it aired last night!
Thanks to all of our brand new and renewing members ...
Here's something new from WWOZ video: Telephone Grooves, a game of musical
While artists and audiences struggle with not being able to work, perform,
and create together in person, we enlisted eight artists across New Orleans
to collaborate in a new but socially...
Sunday was Little Freddie King's 80th birthday and he celebrated in style
with a live video stream from BJ's!
Pin a dollar or a few on him at paypal.me/wackowadeproduction.
WWOZ's Andrew Grafe will be devoting a 2-hour show to Little Freddie on
Monday from 2-4pm. Listen li...
WWOZ was on hand to live video stream Bon Bon Vivant's set from the balcony
of the New Orleans Jazz Museum on Tuesday, June 16! Check out their set
below, and tune in for our next video stream with the Shannon Powell Trio on
Tuesday, June 23 at 5pm.