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Honoring Allison Miner

Mon, 03/20/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
This weekend, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation Archive and NOLA 4 Women are collaborating on a two-day event honoring the late Allison Miner at the George & Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center (1205 N. Rampart). The events are part of a multi-organization effort spe... Read more

WWOZ at Art In Bloom 2017

Fri, 03/17/17
WWOZ was on hand for the 2017 edition of Art In Bloom, one of the most anticipated springtime events in New Orleans. Art in Bloom showcases spectacular floral designs created by over 100 exhibitors that remain on display at the New Orleans Museum of Art for four days, from ... Read more

2017 Congo Square Rhythms Festival

Wed, 03/08/17
Congo Square Rhythms Festival, presented by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, returns to Armstrong Park March 18-19, 2017. This is the 10th annual presentation of this deeply meaningful and vibrant (and free!) festival that celebrates the many traditions that trac... Read more

Twerk Thomson

Wed, 03/08/17
Tyler “Twerk” Thomson, bassist for the Shotgun Jazz Band, has come out with his debut release entitled Twerk Thomson Plays Unpopular Songs on his new record label, Twerk-O-Phonic Records. It's a different type of traditional jazz album-- these cuts are gritty and accompanie... Read more

2017 Wednesday at the Square schedule

Thu, 03/02/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
The 18th annual Wednesday at the Square in Lafayette Square lineup is out! This regular springtime concert series features local artists and food and drink vendors. This year, due to high demand, an additional Tuesday date has been added for the week between Jazz Fest weeke... Read more

All vinyl + Willy Gantrim on Acoustic Blues today, 2-4p

Sun, 01/29/17
Tune in today during Acoustic Blues with Your Cousin Dimitri as he spins a special vinyl-only show and welcomes special guest Willy Gantrim back to our studios for a brief live performance. Listen here! Check out Willy's performance from last time he was at WWOZ on October ... Read more

French Quarter Fest 2017 Lineup Announced (April 6-9)

Tue, 01/24/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
The lineup for French Quarter Fest 2017 (April 6-9) has been released! Aaron Neville will perform at the festival for the first time, making his debut at the Abita Beer Stage in Woldenberg Park. Other headliners include Irma Thomas, Ellis Marsalis, The Dixie Cups, Little Fr... Read more

Danny Barker Banjo & Guitar Festival 2017

Wed, 01/04/17
The Danny Barker Banjo & Guitar Festival returns Thursday, January 12 to Sunday, January 15. This annual festival is held each January in honor of the late Danny Barker's birthday on the 13th. WWOZ will be broadcasting and video streaming live from the opening night of the... Read more

Twelfth Night Live Broadcast: Big Chief Monk Boudreaux & the Golden Eagles

Wed, 12/21/16
January 6 is Twelfth Night, marking the official start of Carnival season in New Orleans! This is an important night for the Mardi Gras Indians and Big Chief Monk Boudreaux & the Golden Eagles will be hitting the stage at the Blue Nile to celebrate. We will be broadcasting ... Read more

Dr. Michael Torregano, Sr., Calvin Johnson, Albinas Prizgintas, Keith Porteous, and more

Wed, 12/14/16
Listen in Thursday night to WWOZ Jam Session Revisited, 3 hours of live music from the 'OZ studios hosted by Freddie Blue & Big D. Scheduled performers include Dr. Michael Torregano, Sr., Calvin Johnson, Albinas Prizgintas, Keith Porteous, One Love Brass Band, Folk Blues Ex... Read more

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