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King James & the Special Men in Studio

Thu, 08/31/17
We welcome King James & the Special Men for a live in-studio performance during the Kitchen Sink show.  Listen live world-wide here. Watch live video stream here or on Facebook Live.   Read more

Rocking the Fiddle with Boyd Tinsley and Crystal Garden at One- Eyed Jacks

Fri, 07/28/17
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
  Well-known rock-violinist Boyd Tinsley is taking advantage of The Dave Mathews Band’s 2017 summer hiatus to tour as performer, producer, and band-manager with jam-rock group Crystal Garden. Fresh from an early July Unity Concert in Charlottesville, Va – just blocks away... Read more

New Orleans Oyster Fest June 3-4

Wed, 05/31/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Free admission, oysters in just about every form, and great music by the riverfront this weekend for the 2017 New Orleans Oyster Festival! Head to Woldenberg Park to hear the sounds and chomp some seafood. Music lineup: Saturday, June 3 10:30 - 11:45a Pontchartrain Wrecks... Read more

Treme/7th Ward Fest this weekend

Thu, 05/25/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
The 2017 Treme/7th Ward Arts & Culture Festival returns to the space beneath the Claiborne bridge this Memorial Day weekend. The festival celebrates the history, traditions, and culture of two of the oldest, most notable neighborhoods in the United States. These vibrant and... Read more

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

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