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San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (Running of the Bulls), July 8-10

Thu, 07/07/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
San Fermin in Nueva Orleans the annual Encierro (bull run) festival in New Orleans, which pays homage to the world famous Encierro of Pamplona, Spain, or “The Running of the Bulls.” One small difference – the New Orleans "bulls" are the Big Easy Rollergirls and participants... Read more

2016 Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest

Tue, 10/04/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
The 11th annual Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest, happening October 14-16 at Lafayette Square, announced their 2016 lineup yesterday. This free festival happens just as the weather starts to cool down again, making it the perfect time to head to the CBD for great music and de... Read more

IPW 2016

Wed, 07/06/16
June 18-22 was a celebratory time at The Morial Convention Center, as New Orleans hosted this year's IPW Conference, a large travel industry marketplace with over 70 countries represented. In an effort to promote traditional city traits, members of WWOZ staff, as well as v... Read more

Locals at Essence Fest 2016

Tue, 06/21/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
Essence Fest is nearly upon New Orleans again, this year happening Thursday, June 30 through Sunday, July 3. Essence brings some of the top names in R&B, hip-hop, jazz, blues, and more to the Crescent City each July as the nation's premiere contemporary African American mus... Read more

This Weekend: Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival

Mon, 06/13/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
This weekend brings the 10th annual Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival to Armstrong Park. This free festival features some of the top Cajun and zydeco talent in Louisiana today. Performers include Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas, Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys, Roddie Romero and t... Read more

Six Course Burmese Dinner to Benefit Local Charity

Thu, 06/09/16
Authored by Mark LaMaire
Join WWOZ Show Host Mark LaMaire for a special dinner event benefiting a non-profit organization LaMaire founded in 2010 which provides educational sponsorship for ethnic refugees from Myanmar.  A Taste of Burma Benefit Dinner will feature six courses of traditional and Bur... Read more

Voodoo announces 2016 lineup

Tue, 06/07/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
The 2016 Voodoo Music & Arts Experience will be taking place, as always, Halloween weekend in New Orleans. This year, it's October 28-30. 2016 marks the 18th annual Voodoo Festival and they're bringing out some big names, including Tool, Arcade Fire and The Weeknd. Also per... Read more

Creole Tomato Fest This Weekend

Mon, 06/06/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
The 30th annual Creole Tomato Fest is coming to the French Market this weekend! The free festival runs from 10a-7p Saturday, June 11 and Sunday, June 12 and spans the four blocks of the French Market District, from Dutch Alley to Crescent Park. There will be four live music st... Read more

Treme/7th Ward Arts & Culture Festival

Thu, 05/26/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
The first ever Treme/7th Ward Arts & Culture Festival is happening this Memorial Day weekend, May 27-29. The festival kicks off on Friday with tours of Treme and the 7th Ward, panel discussions, and the Babydoll Bar Crawl through ten different libations spots. Tickets are r... Read more

Slidell Blues & Jazz Fest 5/28

Tue, 05/24/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
The Slidell Jazz & Blues Festival returns this Saturday, May 28, with a lineup that includes Amanda Shaw, Michael "Soulman" Baptiste & the Real Soul Band, Big Al & the Heavyweights, New Suit Band, Swingaroux Big Band, Don Thanars & Third Coast, Greg Barnhill, Ronnie Kole, a... Read more

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