Lost Bayou Ramblers kicked off the 2023 Louisiana Cajun Zydeco concert series
at the George and Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center on Friday, June 2! Check
out their 90-minute set in the player below:
It's Marshall Allen's 99th birthday today! Today at 1pm CT, we're
premiering 'Space Is The Place' from the Arkestra's November 17, 2018
performance at the Music Box Village. The full set will be available on our
YouTube channel at a later date.
WWOZ show hosts have been ho...
It was a beautiful night as Wit's End Brass Band played at a fundraiser for
Community Kitchen Collective in the Lower 9th Ward's Holy Cross neighborhood
yesterday! The Community Kitchen Collective provides healthy food for people
The Wit's End Brass Band is an exp...
Scenes from Uptown Super Sunday on March 19, 2023! The Mardi Gras Indians
were out on the streets to show their amazing art, accompanied by Baby Dolls,
second line dancers, and brass bands. This annual event is centered around
A.L. Davis Park at the corner of Washington Ave...
The Music Box Village starts their spring season of programming and events
today (Friday, March 10)! Here's a peek into what was new at this unique
venue last season. They'll be hosting an opening party tonight starting at
5pm, all ages are welcome. Details at musicboxvilla...
Charlie Musselwhite closed out the first full day of performances at Crescent
City Blues & BBQ Fest, presented by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage
Foundation, on Saturday, October 15, 2022! Check out his performance,
originally video streamed live by WWOZ, below:
Early Mardi Gras morning, the 9th Ward Black Hatchets assembled at the
house of Big Chief Dowee Robair where he leads them in the "Indian Red"
prayer while introducing, one by one, several Queens (Big and Little), two
Spy Boys, two Wild Men, and two Medicine Men. They then ...
New Orleans has about 100 official and unofficial parades every year during
carnival season, as well as special concerts and events. Last weekend, WWOZ's
videographer went to seven of these and here are some excerpts of what he
saw. The music ranged from New Orleans brass t...
The Dew Drop Inn, the creation of Frank Painia, was a barbershop, restaurant,
hotel, lounge, and performance venue at the heart of Black society and
culture in New Orleans from the 1940s through the 1960s.
The city’s top talent, including Dave Bartholomew, Allen Toussaint, ...