Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest 2017 Lineup (10/13-10/15)

Tue, 09/26/17
The 2017 Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest is coming! The sound of great blues and scent of delicious BBQ will fill the air surrounding Lafayette Square the weekend of Oct. 13-15. Check out this year's lineup below and if you can't make it there yourself, tune in to WWOZ's liv... Read more

Video: Edna Karr Brass Band at 'OZ

Mon, 09/25/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
We welcomed the mighty Edna Karr Brass Band, led by director Chris Herrero, into our studios for the first episode of School Groove of the 2017-18 school year earlier today! Check it out: Read more

Video: Southern Decadence 2017

Mon, 09/25/17
Attendance at Southern Decadence, held over Labor Day weekend, broke records with over 210,000 attendees celebrating pride, life, and love in the French Quarter. WWOZ was on hand to capture some highlights from the festive scene.  Read more

Video: Bamboula 2000 at 'OZ

Tue, 09/19/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Show host Maryse Dejean was pleased to welcome Bamboula 2000 onto the Monday edition of Jazz From The French Market yesterday. Check out their performance below. Read more

New Orleans Film Fest 2017 (10/11-10/19)

Mon, 09/18/17
The New Orleans Film Fest is back and bigger than ever. Its 28th incarnation will run from Wednesday, October 11 to Thursday, October 19. The festival will again feature many films by local filmmakers and films that are especially of local interest, plus a few with music as... Read more

Video: Marc Broussard 'Lucky'

Wed, 05/31/17
The Young Leadership Council of New Orleans just wrapped up another jamming Wednesday at the Square season. WWOZ was on hand at Lafayette Square on a Wednesday in late March to broadcast and video stream from the weekly concert. Check out Marc Broussard performing 'Lucky' ... Read more

Video: Latinos in New Orleans

Tue, 05/30/17
WWOZ takes a look at the long history of Latinos in New Orleans, including the original "Spanish Quarter," exploited laborers who rebuilt the city after Katrina, and music by those who live in the city today. For more from this rich culture, tune in to our Latin music shows... Read more

James Andrews 'Treme Song'

Thu, 05/25/17
The Treme/7th Ward Fest will be in full swing for this Memorial Day weekend! In honor of two of our most vibrant neighborhoods, here's the 6th Ward's own James Andrews and his band performing the Treme song live at WWOZ last year. Read more

Video: Kristin Diable 'I Know A Man'

Wed, 05/24/17
The great free concert series, Wednesday at the Square, run by Young Leadership Council New Orleans at Lafayette Square, is coming to an end of its spring 2017 season. WWOZ was there to broadcast and video stream live from the event on March 29, 2017 with performances from ... Read more

Video: Jimmy "Duck" Holmes at Blues & BBQ Fest

Wed, 05/17/17
Jimmy "Duck" Holmes, 69, is one of the last blues musicians known for what is labeled "the Bentonia sound" made most famous by Skip James. He is also the proprietor of one of the oldest juke joints in Mississippi, the Blue Front in Bentonia (population 440). In the mid-2000... Read more

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