New Orleans Music

Musicians Resources

Fri, 05/16/08
Are you a musician? A manager? The mother of a musician? Check out our resources with information about how to get on the air at 'OZ, grants, funding, legal services and more! Read more

June Festivals!

Sun, 05/11/08
Here's a sampling of some of the June festivals in Louisiana. Back to the Beach Festival The Back to the Beach Festival is a popular one held from May 30 - June 1, in Kenner, at the lake at the end of Williams Boulevard. Besides good local music, there is also a car sho... Read more

Piano Night 2008 Memories

Mon, 05/05/08
With all the work and attention to the Jazz Fest, WWOZ’s big fundraiser, Piano Night, sometimes fades away too quickly. We were at the House of Blues for the whole evening last Monday, and we even got backstage to shoot some video with some of the production team and the mu... Read more

Piano Night 2008

Sun, 04/20/08
WWOZ's Annual Piano Night » Watch our behind-the-scenes videos from Piano Night » Check out bios and photos for 2008 Piano Night artists » Buy Piano Night T-shirts and posters in the WWOZ Swamp Shop When: Monday April 28, 2008 — 7:00 p.m. 'til Where: House of Blue... Read more

Piano Night 2008 Artists

Sun, 04/20/08
Read more about Piano Night 2008Watch our behind-the-scenes videos from Piano NightBuy Piano Night T-Shirts and Posters in the WWOZ Swamp ShopCheck out some of the great musicians who made the 20th Piano Night so special. sw   EDDIE BO ... Read more

2008 Big Easy Awards

Sat, 04/12/08
The Monday before the beginning of Jazz Fest will showcase another longtime New Orleans music tradition, the Big Easy Awards and the announcement and awarding of the WWOZ Guardians of the Groove. The Award Ceremony, presented by Harrah’s New Orleans Casino & Hotel and Gam... Read more

Fats Domino Takes Over NYC - Part 1

Fri, 01/04/08
Authored by David Kunian
The first in a two-part series about Fats Domino's trip to New York City in November of 2007. Fats plays the Pink Elephant in Chelsea and receives the key to New York City. Nick Daniels, Donald Harrison, Jr. and Lloyd Price also make appearances. Read more

Fats Domino Takes Over NYC - Part 2

Fri, 01/04/08
Authored by David Kunian
This is the second of a two part program about Fats Domino's trip to New York City in November of 2007. Fats headlines the "Today Show" in Rockefeller Center. Ivan Neville and Tipitina's Foundation executive director Bill Taylor also say a few words. Read more

Tipitina's 30th Anniversary

Mon, 01/14/08
Authored by David Kunian
A celebration of the 30th anniversary of Tipitina's going on the week of January 14th that contains some recollections of the early days and some short vignettes about more recent times. Read more

Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation Award

Wed, 02/27/08
Authored by Marie Lovejoy
When KIPP McDonough 15 started their new school year one year after Katrina, music teacher Kelvin Harrison had no instruments with which to teach. After he displays a little ingenuity and a lot of dedication, help comes from the Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation . . . and they... Read more

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