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Today at Jazz Fest

Sat, 04/27/13
Authored by David Stafford
Here are a few things of note happening today at Jazz Fest: Interview with the Sweetheart of New Orleans, Wanda Rouzan, by WWOZ's Sally Young, 12:00 - 12:45 in the Allison Miner Music Heritage Stage, inside the grand stand Parades 12:30 Real Untouchable Brass Band with Divi... Read more

BILL’S JAZZ FEST PICKS – DAY II

Sat, 04/27/13
Authored by Bill DeTurk
  It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  No Andy Williams, not Christmas, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, the unchallenged greatest music and culture event on the planet.  I hope you remembered your sunscreen yesterday and were not fooled by the perfect temper... Read more

What's That Instrument Called?

Fri, 04/26/13
Authored by David Stafford
What's that intstrument called? A hurdy-gurdy. That's Nicolas Boulerice of the Quebecois folk band Vent du Nord on the Fais Do Do stage. Read more

Queen Ida and Terrance Simien.

Fri, 04/26/13
Authored by David Stafford
Every day at Jazz Fest, there are a number of interviews held on the Allsion Miner Stage in the Grandstand...  One of today's featured Zydeco legend Queen Ida and contemporary Zydeco star Terrance Simien.   Ida Lewis "Queen Ida" Guillory is a Louisiana accordionist and the f... Read more

Food of the Day: Crawfish Sack, Oyster Patty and Crawfish Beignets

Fri, 04/26/13
Authored by David Stafford
Our food of the day today:  Crawfish Sack, Oyster Patty and Crawfish Beignets Yum! Read more

Jazz Fest Is Off and Running

Fri, 04/26/13
Authored by David Stafford
Praise be! Jazz Fest 2013 is underway! The Friendly Travelers in the Gospel Tent. Read more

Today at Jazz Fest

Fri, 04/26/13
Authored by David Stafford
Here are a few things of note happening today at Jazz Fest: Cooking Demo at 3:30pm, in front of the Grandstand (east end): John Boutte makes his Down in the Treme Carrot Ginger Soup, a recipe from That Sounds Good!. Available in the Book Tent. See your favorite tradition bea... Read more

BILL’S JAZZ FEST PICKS – DAY I

Fri, 04/26/13
Authored by Bill DeTurk
  It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  No Andy Williams, not Christmas, Day 1 of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, the unchallenged greatest music and culture event on the planet. My hot picks, dedicated to Callie – Start out with the N. O. Suspects or Freddie ... Read more

Today at Sync Up

Fri, 04/26/13
Authored by David Stafford
  Watch the Sync Up conference live - streaming in real-time video and audio at WWOZ.org, starting at 10 a.m. CST every day of the conference. The Sync Up Conference, put on by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation and held during Jazz Fest at NOMA in City Park, is New ... Read more

Second Lines, Mardi Gras Indians, and Brass Bands at Jazz Fest, Friday April 26

Thu, 04/25/13
Authored by David Stafford
What's going on at the Jazz & Heritage Stage and around the Fair Grounds. 11:15 - 12:00 Semolian Warriors Mardi Gras Indians 11:30 - 12:15 Brass Band Throwdown - [Kids Tent] 12:20 - 1:20 Young Pinstripe Brass Band 1:40 - 2:25 ... Read more

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