Live event

2020 Danny Barker Banjo & Guitar Fest on WWOZ

Thu, 01/09/20
Authored by Carrie Booher
Tune into WWOZ over the coming days as we celebrate the life and legacy of the great Danny Barker in conjunction with the 6th annual Danny Barker Banjo & Guitar Festival! Here's what's on tap (subject to change): Monday, Jan. 13 9-11am Trad Jazz show host Dan Meyer will be... Read more

Cigar Box Serenaders

Thu, 01/09/20
The Cigar Box Serenaders will be joining host Murf Reeves in the studio on Monday to promote the New Orleans Cigar Box Guitar Festival! The festival is happening Jan. 15-18 at Chickie Wah Wah and the Howlin' Wolf.  Listen live here, or watch live video on our Facebook page. Read more

Danny Barker Birthday Bash

Wed, 01/08/20
Due to technical difficulties, we won't be bringing you our scheduled live broadcast of the Danny Barker Birthday Bash at Snug Harbor this evening. We're recording the show, however, and will be sharing it with you in the coming days. The event features Topsy Chapman, Dr. ... Read more

David Torkanowsky and Evan Christopher

Wed, 01/08/20
David Torkanowsky and Evan Christopher will be joining us in the studio on Jazz From The French Market this afternoon! Listen live at 90.7 FM or watch on our Facebook page.  Read more

Video: honoring Big Chief Tootie Montana

Mon, 01/06/20
Earlier today, Black Masking Indians chanted in honor of Big Chief Tootie Montana, the "Chief of Chiefs," in front of his statue in Congo Square/Louis Armstrong Park. His family invited the public to this celebration of his life and the opening of Carnival season. Read more

Holiday concerts, bonfires, parades, and more

Sat, 11/30/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
This December is full of holiday music, events, and activities in and around New Orleans!  MUSIC One of New Orleans' best holiday traditions is the free concert series at St. Louis Cathedral and St. Augustine Church. Below, this year's schedule at St. Louis Cathedral. All... Read more

Video: African Dance at Congo Square Rhythms Fest 2019

Wed, 11/27/19
Sunday afternoon at Congo Square Rhythms Fest/Treme Creole Gumbo Fest was full of beautiful African dance! Featured groups were N'Kafu & Culu, Kumbuka African Dance & Drum Collective, N'Fungola Sibo, Chakra Dance Theatre, Seguenon Kone, and Garifuna.  Read more

Samantha Fish partners with New Orleans Cigar Box Guitar Festival for 2020

Fri, 12/06/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
The New Orleans Cigar Box Guitar Festival has some big news this year-- it's now in partnership with Samantha Fish, one of the most prominent cigar box guitar players performing today. The rebranded Samantha Fish Cigar Box Guitar Festival is a cultural and musical celebrati... Read more

Luna Fête returns Dec. 12-15

Thu, 12/05/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Luna Fête returns December 12-15 to celebrate the holidays. LUNA Fête (which stands for Light Up NOLA Arts) blends New Orleans' historic architecture with contemporary light and video mapping technology, sound installation and motion graphics. Taking place in Lafayette Squa... Read more

Babefest this Sunday

Wed, 11/20/19
Singer/songwriter/activist Ani DiFranco announces the fourth annual Babefest, a festival of music, community and activism taking place Sunday, November 24, 4:30-8p, at the Orpheum Theater in New Orleans. This year’s Babefest is a benefit for The Roots of Music, a New Orlean... Read more

WWOZ
Get the 'OZone monthly newsletter
facebook logo
Like us on Facebook
Volunteer
Volunteer at WWOZ
WWOZ
Hear it here!