Film/Video

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

Ooh Poo Pah Doo tribute

Sun, 04/23/17
Since it opened 3 1/2 years ago, Ooh Poo Pah Doo has been more than a bar and music venue-- it's served as a community center for residents, musicians, and other cultural bearers of the 6th Ward but owner Judy Hill had to close it down last week. “It was everything to me,”... Read more

The Deslondes at Abita Springs Busker Fest

Wed, 04/19/17
WWOZ's video team has been on hand to capture some great performances at the last couple years of the Abita Springs Busker Festival. This year, we'll be live video streaming from the Fest on Sunday, April 23. Check out the 2017 lineup here. Here's a highlight from The Desl... Read more

The Iguanas at 'OZ

Fri, 03/24/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
What a ride it's been! The Iguanas closed out our Spring Pledge Drive in fine form this afternoon with a performance on the New Orleans Music Show with host Bill DeTurk. Check them out below and support WWOZ by becoming a member today! Want more? Check out the rest of the ... Read more

Video: Shannon Powell

Fri, 03/24/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Ain't nobody got rhythm like Shannon Powell! Check out his trio sitting in at WWOZ this morning in support of the station on our FINAL day of the Spring Pledge Drive! If you love this music and want to support us bringing more like it to you, become a member today.  Read more

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