Film/Video

50 years ago today: Mahalia Jackson & Louis Armstrong

Fri, 07/10/20
This performance happened 50 years ago today at Newport Jazz Festival. Read more

Video: Killer Whale 'Comfortable'

Mon, 06/29/20
The new video from Killer Whale for 'Comfortable' is giving out major early MTV vibes! Check it out below:  Read more

Video: Henry Gray, Bobby Rush, Carol Fran, and Lazy Lester

Thu, 06/25/20
Blues fans, check out this jam session with Henry Gray, Bobby Rush, Carol Fran and Lazy Lester. Between songs, Gray talks about playing with Howlin' Wolf and the reputation Wolf had as being "mean." Read more

Video: Big George Brock at Bogalusa Blues Fest 2014

Mon, 06/22/20
Remembering the late Big George Brock with these videos captured by WWOZ at Bogalusa Blues Fest 2014. Brock died after a long illness on April 10 in St. Louis. Read more

Film: 'Straight Line'

Fri, 06/19/20
Inspired by the true story of legendary musician Sam Cooke and the incident that birthed the song "A Change Is Gonna Come," Straight Line follows a band of young Black musicians known as "Lost Identity.” When they travel to Shreveport, Louisiana to perform at a local barbec... Read more

Video: Galactic 'Something's Wrong With This Picture'

Tue, 06/16/20
Last week, Galactic rereleased 'Something's Wrong With This Picture,' with contributions from Anjelika 'Jelly' Joseph and Ivan Neville. "In light of the current events, we felt the original message of this song has a very strong relevance today," the band stated. The song w... Read more

Video: Goldman Thibodeaux & the Lawtell Playboys, Nov. 2019

Tue, 06/09/20
Goldman Thibodeaux & the Lawtell Playboys perform 'J’ai plus de place pour aller' at the Thibodeaux family reunion, November 2019, in Mallett, Louisiana. This was filmed by WWOZ's DJ Swamp Boogie. You can hear his show each Thursday, 7-10pm, on WWOZ.  The band's latest is ... Read more

Return to Congo Square: May 31, 2020

Sun, 06/07/20
The spiritual home to New Orleans music, Congo Square, reverberated for the first time in months to the drums of Luther Gray's Congo Square Preservation Society on Sunday, May 31. Gray says, "This is the time for the indigenous people of the planet to make their voices hea... Read more

Video: Piano Night 2015, 2016, 2020

Sun, 05/31/20
Here's a special treat for you! Fresh from the WWOZ Video archives, performances from WWOZ Piano Nights 2015 and 2016, plus our most recent and unusual Piano Night ever-- #StayHome Piano Night 2020. On this playlist, see performances from Monty Alexander, Robert Glasper, Je... Read more

YouTube premiere of WWOZ's 'Closeup: Tank & the Bangas'

Thu, 05/21/20
Check out our YouTube page (or just watch below) this Sunday, May 24 at 7pm as we host the YouTube premiere of 'Closeup: Tank & the Bangas'! We've added some bonus interview footage at the end.  'Closeup: Tank & the Bangas' was created as an in-depth profile of the excitin... Read more

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