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...
Our photographers are on the scene to capture the moments that make Jazz Fest
special-- even on a day that was half rained out. Jazz Fest wasn't able to
open the gates till 3p on Sunday, April 30 but there was still some great
music and happenings. Check out some highlights...
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 ...