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Robert Cray & Bobby Rush to headline 2017 Crescent Blues & BBQ Fest

Mon, 05/22/17
The 12th annual Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest, happening October 13-15 at Lafayette Square, announced its 2017 headliners today. Fans will be treated to performances from Grammy Award winners Robert Cray and Bobby Rush. Rush also performed at this festival in 2014. Check o... Read more

2017 Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Fest

Wed, 05/17/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
  The 2017 Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival, presented by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, happens in Armstrong Park on Saturday, June 24 and Sunday, June 25. Get your dancing shoes on and clear out that stomach because there's some hot tunes and good eats. NOTE... Read more

Ponderosa Stomp announces 2017 lineup

Mon, 05/08/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
The Ponderosa Stomp announced its lineup for this year's festival, happening October 5-7 at the Orpheum Theater. The Stomp celebrates the unsung heroes of American music, particularly artists in early rock'n'roll, one-hit wonders, and swamp pop.  This year, the Stomp will ... Read more

5 things to know for 5/5 - 5/11

Fri, 05/05/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
It's another great week to be in New Orleans!  1) We're amidst the second weekend of the 48th annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and things couldn't be looking better! Music, food, cultural presentations, and weather are all fantastic. There are too many great act... 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

5 things to know for 4/28 - 5/4

Fri, 04/28/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
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 e... Read more

Festival International de Louisiane - 4/26-4/30

Tue, 04/18/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Festival International de Louisiane is happening Wednesday, April 26 - Sunday, April 30, 2017. Lafayette will welcome an estimated 300,000 revelers to celebrate the international culture of Louisiana with music, food, and plenty of dancing. Official guests this year will re... Read more

Sync Up Conference 2017

Tue, 04/18/17
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 also stre... Read more

Jazz in the Park Spring 2017 Schedule

Tue, 04/18/17
Armstrong Park is back with their popular biannual Jazz in the Park weekly concert series! This season's shows run from Thursday, April 13 through Thursday, June 1. Concerts are free and run from 4-8p. Food and local art vendors are on hand, as well as a few kid-friendly ac... Read more

Tuba Skinny at Abita Springs Busker Fest

Thu, 04/13/17
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. Tuba Skinny will perform at 6pm t... Read more

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