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...
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
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...
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
Check out Marc Broussard performing 'Lucky' ...
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...
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.
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 ...
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...