It's an awesome week to be in New Orleans!
1) The 48th annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival kicks off on Friday,
April 28. The team has put together another amazing lineup with 500+ acts
over 7 days at the Fair Grounds. WWOZ will be on hand broadcasting live from
International Jazz Day holds a special place in the hearts of people in the
birthplace of jazz! This year's International Jazz Day falls on Day 3 of the
48th annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival which takes place each
April/May in New Orleans, the birthplace of jazz....
Just in time for the 48th annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, the
impressively extensive Jazz & Heritage Archive has launched a new online
database that allows users to search every single act that's ever performed
at the decades-long festival.
In addition to sho...
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
WWOZ was on hand to capture Brother Tyrone's p...
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,
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 ...
One of the most wonderful things about the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage
Festival is the depth and breadth of musical talent that it brings to the
Crescent City over two glorious weeks of music, food, and fun – and not
just out at the Fairgrounds.
This Jazz Fest season, a...
Various clubs will be holding Second Line Parades at the 2017 New Orleans
Jazz & Heritage Festival. Mardi Gras Indians will also be present, performing
onstage and parading throughout the Fair Grounds. Check out the lineup
First weekend: Friday, A...
The 10th annual Sync Up conference is coming April 28 to May 6. This unique
conference brings together leaders in music, film and digital media for
educational and networking sessions during Jazz Fest. Events include Sync Up
Music April 28-29 and May 5 which will be streame...