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

Jazz Fest Weekend 2 broadcast previews

Tue, 05/02/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
We're coming to you all weekend long from Jazz Fest 2017, Thursday through Sunday! WWOZ is planning to bring you over a dozen acts from the second weekend of Jazz Fest 2017, including sets from Quiana Lynell & the Lush Life Band (12:30-1:20p Thursday), Doyle Cooper Jazz Ban... Read more

Jazz Fest broadcast preview: Brother Tyrone & the Mindbenders

Wed, 04/26/17
We're coming to you all weekend long from Jazz Fest 2017! Getcha some New Orleans rhythm & blues with this one-- here's a preview of one of our scheduled broadcasts for Saturday, April 29 from Brother Tyrone & the Mindbenders. WWOZ was on hand to capture Brother Tyrone's p... Read more

Jazz Fest broadcast preview: Lil Buck Sinegal

Thu, 04/27/17
We're coming to you all weekend long from Jazz Fest 2017! Here's a preview of one of our scheduled broadcasts for Sunday, April 30: Lil Buck Sinegal Blues Band with special guest Barbara Lynn.  Lil' Buck Sinegal, "Master of the Stratocaster," from Lafayette, Louisiana, is ... Read more

Joe Krown: Piano Night special feature

Thu, 04/27/17
WWOZ's Piano Night, held annually during Jazz Fest at the House of Blues, celebrates the New Orleans piano tradition. This year, we're taking it way back courtesy of WWOZ enthusiast and 2017 Piano Night organizer and performer Joe Krown. The theme of Piano Night 2017 is "Ba... Read more

Joey Alexander Trio 'Soul Dreamer'

Tue, 04/25/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Jazz Fest starts on Friday and one of the most anticipated acts in the WWOZ/Zatarain's Jazz Tent this year is young Joey Alexander, a pianist with skills well beyond his years. Alexander performed at WWOZ's Piano Night in 2015 when he was just 12. He's back in New Orleans ... Read more

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