Best of 'OZ 2017: 'Struttin' With Some Barbecue' at Danny Barker Festival

Sat, 12/02/17
Over the coming weeks, we're featuring WWOZ's top videos of 2017! This one is from back in January at the Danny Barker Festival's opening night at Snug Harbor. The song, 'Struttin' With Some Barbecue,' was first recorded by Louis Armstrong in Chicago in 1927 with his Hot Fi... Read more

Video: Twerk Thomson 'Midnight Blues'

Sun, 11/26/17
Twerk Thomson came in to promote Twerk Thomson Plays Unpopular Songs at WWOZ earlier this year. Unpopular Songs is a different type of traditional jazz album. Instead of polished and pristine, the cuts are gritty and accompanied by the pops and hisses that give vinyl record... Read more

Dr. John w/Fess, Earl King and The Meters

Tue, 11/21/17
It's Dr. John Day in New Orleans! The Night Tripper celebrates his 77th birthday today. Check out this hourlong performance from 1974 featuring the man of the hour, plus Professor Longhair, Earl King, The Meters, and more. So good! Read more

Professor Longhair in Nice, 1978

Wed, 11/22/17
More to enjoy from the 1978 Jazz Festival in Nice, France. Here's Professor Longhair's set from June 16. James Booker also performed that day. We featured his set last week (link below).  Read more

Video: Cyril Neville & Swamp Funk 'Big Chief Jolly'

Sun, 11/19/17
It's a big weekend at Tipitina's as the famed venue hosts "A Neville Family Groove: Celebrating 40 Years of Music at Tipitina's with the First Family of Funk" on Friday, November 24 and "The Funkin' Truth: Celebrating 40 Years of Music at Tipitina's with Grammy Lifetime Awa... Read more

Video: Tuba Skinny at WWOZ

Fri, 11/17/17
Tuba Skinny is just one of the many bands performing at the Treme Creole Gumbo Fest this weekend. Check out their appearance at WWOZ earlier this year below and then find more details on this weekend's festival and lineup here. Read more

Video: Malevitus at WWOZ

Wed, 11/08/17
Revisiting the live series of music our Wednesday night Kitchen Sink hosts brought into the studio over the summer with this song from Malevitus. This was part of their 50th anniversary celebration of the "Summer of Love." Hear The Kitchen Sink every weeknight, 10p-midnight. Read more

James Booker in Nice, 1978

Tue, 11/07/17
Here's a treat-- a 32-minute set of James Booker's solo set at the Nice, France Jazz Festival on June 16, 1978.  Read more

The Session at WWOZ, June 2017

Mon, 11/06/17
Check out The Session, performing live at WWOZ back in June.  From the group's website: "Individually and collectively, we are trying to create a sound that reflects who we are at this moment. However, we are each steeped in a rich tradition. We have been lucky enough to p... Read more

Video premieres from The Revelers + more

Wed, 11/01/17
The New Orleans Video Access Center (NOVAC) paired up with three local artists to create new music videos. Now in its third year, the program pairs talented local filmmakers with students (ages 17 & up) who want to learn all about the creative process behind music video pro... Read more

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