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John Doyle and Ashley Davis Land At The Whirlybird

Sun, 05/08/16
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
For lovers of Celtic music, the name John Doyle is synonymous with Celtic music at its very best. This Thursday, on May 12, 2016, Celtic music lovers will have the rare chance to catch both John Doyle and up-coming contemporary Celtic singer-songwriter Ashley Davis at The ... Read more

Mother's Day with Irma Thomas

Thu, 05/05/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
The Soul Queen of New Orleans, mother of four, headlines another Mother's Day celebration at the Audubon Zoo this Sunday, May 8. This is a day full of music, food, fun and family for moms and families of all ages. Ashley Sno opens, playing from 11:30-12p followed by Sweet C... Read more

2016 Bayou Boogaloo

Mon, 05/02/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
The 11th annual Bayou Boogaloo is coming May 20-22! This free 3-day family-friendly music and arts festival was started in 2005 and is held on the banks of Bayou St. John. It features live music, a huge variety of food vendors, an arts market, and athletics. There is a kids te... Read more

Photo Highlights from Jazz Fest second weekend

Mon, 05/02/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
Here are a few of our favorite photos from the second weekend of Jazz Fest 2016! Check out even more in our full Flickr photostream. Read more

Photo highlights from Day 3 of Jazz Fest

Tue, 04/26/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
Here are a few of our favorite photos from Day 3 of Jazz Fest 2016! Check out even more in our full Flickr photostream. Read more

Photo highlights from Day 2 of Jazz Fest

Sun, 04/24/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
Here are a few of our favorite photos from Day 2 of Jazz Fest 2016! Check out even more in our full Flickr album here. Read more

Photo highlights from Day 1 of Jazz Fest

Sat, 04/23/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
Here are a few of our favorite photos from Day 1 of Jazz Fest 2016! For more, check out our Flickr albums here and here. Read more

Piano Night 2016 honoree: Allen Toussaint

Wed, 04/20/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
At each Piano Night, WWOZ selects a special honoree, a keeper of the New Orleans piano tradition flame; someone who has been highly influential in New Orleans music and the New Orleans style. There are few more influential than our 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award honoree Al... Read more

Jazz Fest after-shows

Mon, 04/18/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
It's always a good time for live music in New Orleans but the weekends of Jazz Fest and the days surrounding it are always especially ripe with amazing acts. Here are just a few of my personal picks for Jazz Fest after shows, day-by-day. For full listings, see our Livewire ... Read more

Piano Night artist feature: Marcia Ball

Sun, 04/17/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
"Rollicking, playful, good time blues and intimate, reflective balladry..her songs ring with emotional depth." - Rolling Stone "A sensational, saucy singer and superb pianist... where Texas stomp-rock and Louisiana blues-swamp meet" - USA Today Grammy nominee Marcia Ball i... Read more

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