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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

Plucking The Celtic Harp Strings at The Hispanic Heritage Festival

Tue, 10/18/16
Rounding out Hispanic Heritage Month, Ecos Latinos, Jean Lafitte National Jazz Historical Park & Preserve, and The New Orleans Jazz National Historic Park presents the Latino Heritage Festival to take place Saturday Oct.22, 2016 and Saturday Oct. 29, at 2.30 pm at the Louis... Read more

Steve Pistorius

Thu, 10/06/16
Listen in as Steve Pistorius joins host Leslie Cooper on the Traditional Jazz Show. Audio stream: Video stream: Steve is passionate about early New Orleans Jazz piano styles. His favorite style is that of one of... Read more

KIPP Believe College Prep Jazz Ensemble on Cuttin' Class

Wed, 09/28/16
Tune in at noon on Thursday, October 13 as we welcome middle school students from KIPP Believe College Prep Jazz Ensemble for the second episode of Cuttin' Class of the 2016-17 school year! The band is under the leadership of Mr Keith Hart. Audio stream: http://www.wwoz.or... Read more


Tue, 09/27/16
Big D welcomes Deltaphonic and their New Orleans outlaw funk sounds onto "Sittin' at the Crossroads" on Wednesday, September 27 around 3p. Watch their live performance at WWOZ's studio on our video stream or tune in. Deltaphonic is a New Orleans blues rock, funk, and countr... Read more

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