Festing in Place

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WWOZ presents Jazz Festing in Place, 2020, an 8-day broadcast event,  April 23-26 and April 30-May 3 from 11am-7pm, the same days and hours as the originally-scheduled Jazz Fest!  The schedule includes over 100 archival Jazz Fest performances from and an awesome list of headliners: Fats Domino, Professor Longhair, Trombone Shorty, Dr. John, The Radiators, The Neville Brothers, Irma Thomas, and Allen Toussaint. Thanks to our sponsors for helping us make it happen.

  Uniti Fiber |  Entergy Corporation |  Blue Plate Mayonnaise | Luzianne Tea | French Market Coffee
The Goldring Family Foundation | Camellia Beans | The Fertel Foundation | Tabasco
Major Services | Courtney & Mike Katzenstein | CMC Drywall | Jones Walker LLP | Atmos Energy
Gia Maione Prima Foundation | Copeland's Family of Restaurants | Miller Lite | JAMNOLA

 

Jazz Festing In Place

Tue, 01/19/21
Tune in to WWOZ April 22-25 and April 29-May 2 as we partner with the Archive of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation to bring you "Jazz Festing In Place 2021," featuring rare and historic sets from Jazz Fest's past, on the traditional spring weekends of the festival!... Read more

2020 In Memoriams

Fri, 01/01/21
Authored by Carrie Booher
New Orleans lost many great artists and culture bearers in 2020. With smaller funerals, no second-lining, and no traditional sendoffs, it has been very difficult for the community. Today, during Festing in Place: Happy New Year from New Orleans, we'll be airing a memorial s... Read more

Festing in Place: Happy New Year from New Orleans cubes

Mon, 12/21/20
Join us in ringing in the New Year New Orleans style! We'll help you celebrate safely by featuring some of the best live performances from years past. On New Year's Eve, transport to intimate venue performances with some of the biggest names from New Orleans music includin... Read more

2020 Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival: Festing In Place

Sat, 10/10/20
Mark your calendar: on the weekend of October 16-18, we'll be partnering with the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation to present a virtual Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival, both on the air and online. Our video team has recorded the past six festivals, and we'll be re-... Read more

2020 Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival: Festing In Place

Sat, 10/10/20
Mark your calendar: on the weekend of October 16-18, we'll be partnering with the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation to present a virtual Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival, both on the air and online. Our video team has recorded the past six festivals, and we'll be re-... Read more

2020 Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival: Festing In Place

Sun, 09/20/20
Mark your calendar: on the weekend of October 16-18, we'll be partnering with the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation to present a virtual Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival, both on the air and online. Our video team has recorded the past six festivals, and we'll be re-... Read more

Help support WWOZ with your very own sign by Nan Parati, the sign writer for Jazz Fest

Sat, 08/08/20
At the end of a Jazz Fest day back in 1986, I was out on the field (in what is now the Folk area) writing a stack of band signs for the next day's festival. Two men ambled up and stood, watching me write, though I was more interested in the fact that Aaron Neville was sitti... Read more

"Jazz Festing In Place" Cubes

Wed, 04/29/20
Get the downloadable version of our broadcast schedule for 2020! Read more

Classic Jazz Fest Recipe: Alligator Sauce Piquante

Fri, 04/24/20
From the first (1984) edition of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Cookbook by Lorraine Landry and Lee Barnes. Courtesy NOJ&HF Archive. Alligator Sauce Piquante, as prepared by: Joe Cahn, New Orleans School of Cooking. 1/2 lb. lard 2 lbs. alligator meat, defatted a... Read more

Classic Jazz Fest Recipe: Red Beans and Rice

Fri, 04/24/20
From the first (1984) edition of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Cookbook by Lorraine Landry and Lee Barnes. Courtesy NOJ&HF Archive. Red Beans and Rice as prepared by Judith Burks and Albert Sabi. 1 ham shank 2 lbs. red beans 2 medium onions, chopped 2 stalks cel... Read more

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