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Music, crafts, and food lineup for Jazz Fest 2023

Tue, 04/25/23

Sober space available at Jazz Fest 2023

Tue, 04/25/23
Authored by Carrie Booher
For the first time, 1 Million Strong will partner with Jazz Fest to include a free, sober-supportive space at the festival for attendees to cool down, recharge, and enjoy the music of Jazz Fest and alcohol-free cocktails in a relaxing environment.  "Having 1 Million Strong... Read more

'OZilians at & around Jazz Fest 2023

Mon, 04/24/23
WWOZ's show hosts and volunteers are a talented group of people! Lots of us will be appearing at Jazz Fest, the days between, or nighttime shows around the city. Check out where you can catch these WWOZ folks during the next couple weeks below! Derrick Freeman (sub) Satur... Read more

Johnny Jackson, Jr. Gospel Is Alive! celebration to be held May 1

Sun, 04/16/23
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation’s Johnny Jackson Jr. Gospel Is Alive! Celebration presented by Peoples Health will be held on Monday, May 1, 2023 from 9-11am at the Franklin Avenue Baptist Church (2515 Franklin Avenue). The concert is free and open to the public.... Read more

Photos: French Quarter Fest 2023

Thu, 04/13/23
Just a few photo highlights from a temperate first day of French Quarter Fest's 40th anniversary year! Come down for more music, food, and fun Friday through Sunday, 11am-8pm. Full lineup can be found at frenchquarterfest.org. WWOZ's live broadcast schedule from French Quar... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for April 2023

Wed, 04/12/23
  In the APRIL 2023 Issue of the 'OZone, WWOZ's monthly newsletter: Join Us: WWOZ Piano Night Happens Monday, May 1 | Listen: Jazz Fest Live Broadcast | How to Pick Up Your Brass Pass | LAB Award: Best Use of Digital Media | Listen: WWOZ's French Quarter Fest Broadcast |... Read more

Show Host Profile: Sakura "D Rootzmaster" Kone

Sun, 04/09/23
While most of New Orleans sleeps through the wee hours of every Wednesday, D Rootzmaster sits at the board in the WWOZ studio, connecting listeners, musicians, and poets from all over the world. For the past 13 years, from midnight to 6 am, his show, Overnight Music and Inf... Read more

Recipe: Shrimp Piri-Piri

Sat, 04/08/23
This recipe has a Portuguese-SE African history, combining European ingredients like olive oil and garlic with fresh prawns and dried chiles native to coastal east Africa. It's Mozambique's national dish. It's not for the faint of pallate. This shrimp piri-piri is hot, cont... Read more

In Memoriam: Kidd Jordan

Fri, 04/07/23
Legendary avant-garde saxophonist Edward “Kidd” Jordan died on April 7, 2023 at the age of 87. Jordan was a highly accomplished and committed improv performer and educator. Throughout his career, he collaborated with an impressive array of musicians, including Alvin Batist... Read more

Jazz Fest hosting one-day ticket sale at Tipitina's Saturday

Mon, 04/03/23
Jazz Fest is holding a one-day sale on single-day advanced tickets to the upcoming 2023 Festival, scheduled for April 28 – May 7. Held at Tipitina’s (501 Napoleon Ave.) on Saturday, April 8, 10am-5 pm, the one-day sale is the opportunity for fans to purchase advanced ticket... Read more

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