Jazz Fest

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

Queen Ida and Terrance Simien.

Fri, 04/26/13
Authored by David Stafford
Every day at Jazz Fest, there are a number of interviews held on the Allsion Miner Stage in the Grandstand...  One of today's featured Zydeco legend Queen Ida and contemporary Zydeco star Terrance Simien.   Ida Lewis "Queen Ida" Guillory is a Louisiana accordionist and the f... Read more

Food of the Day: Crawfish Sack, Oyster Patty and Crawfish Beignets

Fri, 04/26/13
Authored by David Stafford
Our food of the day today:  Crawfish Sack, Oyster Patty and Crawfish Beignets Yum! Read more

Jazz Fest Is Off and Running

Fri, 04/26/13
Authored by David Stafford
Praise be! Jazz Fest 2013 is underway! The Friendly Travelers in the Gospel Tent. Read more

Today at Jazz Fest

Fri, 04/26/13
Authored by David Stafford
Here are a few things of note happening today at Jazz Fest: Cooking Demo at 3:30pm, in front of the Grandstand (east end): John Boutte makes his Down in the Treme Carrot Ginger Soup, a recipe from That Sounds Good!. Available in the Book Tent. See your favorite tradition bea... Read more

Today at Sync Up

Fri, 04/26/13
Authored by David Stafford
  Watch the Sync Up conference live - streaming in real-time video and audio at WWOZ.org, starting at 10 a.m. CST every day of the conference. The Sync Up Conference, put on by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation and held during Jazz Fest at NOMA in City Park, is New ... Read more

Second Lines, Mardi Gras Indians, and Brass Bands at Jazz Fest, Friday April 26

Thu, 04/25/13
Authored by David Stafford
What's going on at the Jazz & Heritage Stage and around the Fair Grounds. 11:15 - 12:00 Semolian Warriors Mardi Gras Indians 11:30 - 12:15 Brass Band Throwdown - [Kids Tent] 12:20 - 1:20 Young Pinstripe Brass Band 1:40 - 2:25 ... Read more

The New Orleans Piano Tradition

Mon, 04/15/13
Authored by David Stafford
We're two weeks from WWOZ's Piano Night at the House of Blues, a night which celebrates the New Orleans piano tradition. If you'd like to know more about that tradition, here are a couple of video introductions. The first is a lecture/performance by Tom McDermott (who's pla... Read more

Introducing the 2016 Brass Pass

Mon, 01/14/13
It's never too early to start thinking about next year's Jazz Fest! WWOZ's supply of Brass Passes ran out earlier than ever last year... Read more

Students Visit the Fairgrounds for Jazz Fest

Thu, 05/05/11
Authored by Briana Prevost
"I'mma need y'all to stay with the group," says Music Director at Abramson Science and Technology Charter School, Erica Johnson, as she looks after some eager gradeschoolers who want to buy sno-balls."I can't let you guys walk by yourself, this is a big place; we need to st... Read more

Jazz Fest - Week 2 - Day 4 - with the Boudin Man

Mon, 05/03/10

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