Video only: Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet

Sun, 03/04/18
WWOZ will be video streaming as The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation proudly presents the Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet in concert on Saturday, March 10, with shows at 8p and 9:30p, at the Jazz & Heritage Center (1225 N. Rampart Street). We will be video streaming the ... Read more

Tom McDermott: Piano Night special feature

Tue, 03/06/18
WWOZ Piano Night is returning to House of Blues Monday, April 30! As the city’s premier event celebrating the great pianists of New Orleans, this year’s Piano Night is dedicated to the memory and legacy of Fats Domino. Tickets for the event at House of Blues are available n... Read more

Video: Cha Wa 'Ooh Na Nay'

Sun, 03/04/18
Cha Wa performing 'Ooh Na Nay' in our studio last March. St. Joseph's Night and Super Sunday are coming up! Stay in the loop at WWOZ's Takin' It To The Streets, your source for Mardi Gras Indian and second line events.  Read more

Interview with Terence Blanchard

Tue, 02/27/18
WWOZ sat down with the great Terence Blanchard for a conversation about his work on 'Champion,' an opera in jazz. 'Champion' makes its New Orleans debut March 9 and 11, produced by the New Orleans Opera. Read more

Culu and N'Kafu African Dance Ensembles at Congo Square Rhythms Fest

Thu, 03/01/18
One of the best parts of the Congo Square Rhythms Fest are the talented and vibrant dance groups who continue the highly meaningful dance traditions at this historic site. This year, the dancers will be heavily featured on Sunday, March 4, from 12 - 1:30p. Check out the Cul... Read more

Mardi Gras Indian battle at Congo Square Rhythms Fest

Wed, 02/28/18
Congo Square Rhythms Fest is coming up this weekend! Every year features a Mardi Gras Indian battle, this year happening on Saturday, March 3 starting at 3:15p. Check out the verbal spar we caught in 2016 featuring members of the Flaming Arrows, Mohawk Hunters, and Fi-Yi-Yi... Read more

Champion Jack Dupree in 1969

Fri, 02/23/18
Champion Jack Dupree is in fine form in this set recorded in 1969. These 27 minutes are part of a longer performance. For more, be sure to check out the links at the bottom.  Read more

Video: A2D2 'Summertime'

Sun, 02/18/18
Arsene Delay and Antoine Diel (A2D2) talk about how they met and cover Ella Fitzgerald's 'Summertime' at the WWOZ studio on January 1, 2017.  Read more

Herlin Riley 'Tutti Ma Was A Big Fine Thing'

Wed, 02/14/18
Happy birthday, Herlin Riley! Here's his performance of 'Tutti Ma Was A Big Fine Thing' at WWOZ in 2016.  Read more

Big Chief Monk Boudreaux & the Golden Eagles f/Big Chief Juan Pardo 'Sew, Sew, Sew'

Sat, 02/10/18
Sew, sew, sew! The Mardi Gras Indians are putting the finishing touches on this year's suits now and in honor of their hard work, here's Big Chief Monk Boudreaux & the Golden Eagles featuring Big Chief Juan Pardo performing 'Sew, Sew, Sew' at Congo Square Rhythms Fest. Read more

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